Imagine a world where managing your short-term rental properties is as seamless as a tap on your smartphone. You have control over access, security, and direct communication with your guests—all in one place.
Whether you’re a seasoned host or just dipping your toes into the world of short-term rentals, Vikey is your companion for a stress-free, efficient, and delightful hosting experience.
In this blog post, we’ll explore Vikey’s features, delve into pricing options that fit your needs, and discover how easily it integrates with the Lodgify software. Get ready to transform your property management game with Vikey!
Since 2016, Vikey has offered an integrated solution that allows remote opening of the accommodation door and automates all aspects of check-in and check-out, including guest recognition and payment for upselling services, such as integration with legal authorities for guest registration.
Whether a cozy rental cabin in the woods, a charming bed and breakfast, or a nice city apartment, Vikey’s innovative approach makes your guests’ check-in process a breeze.
A little side note you should know: Vikey is only available for rentals in the EU.
What advantages does Vikey offer?
Effortless check-ins and guest convenience
Vikey presents a strategic solution that simplifies the check-in process for your property. With Vikey, guests can effortlessly unlock doors using their smartphones, eliminating the need for traditional key handovers and the associated staffing costs.
The result? Satisfied guests are more likely to leave positive reviews and return for future stays. Vikey brings efficiency to your hosting operations, whether day or night, offering a convenient solution for everyone involved.
Total security control
With Vikey’s smart lock technology, your property’s security is in your hands. You have complete control over access, guaranteeing both you and your guests’ safety and peace of mind. Additionally, you are always aware of who is accessing your property and when.
Seamless legal compliance
In countries with strict guest registration regulations, such as Spain, Italy, and Portugal, Vikey streamlines compliance by automatically updating local law enforcement authorities with essential guest information, simplifying the legal aspects of short-term rentals. Vikey ensures you stay on the right side of the law without administrative inconvenience.
Efficient energy management
Vikey also empowers you to monitor and control energy consumption effectively, resulting in substantial cost reductions and contributing to sustainability. Whether from a remote location or on-site, you can fine-tune energy settings to ensure your guests enjoy optimal comfort without unnecessary energy waste.
This win-win scenario benefits your financial bottom line and the overall environment.
Effortless property management integration
If you’re already using Lodgify, you’re in for a treat! Vikey seamlessly syncs your booking and guest information with your Lodgify account, making property management more efficient.
What’s the price tag on Vikey’s convenience?
Vikey offers three flexible subscription plans to suit your specific needs. The Online Check-in plan starts at just €4.90 per month and includes essential features like guest data storage, digital contracts, and PMS integration, making it a great and affordable choice for streamlined property management. Personalizing your subscription is always possible, for example, with a reminder of online check-ins via WhatsApp or SMS.
If you’re aiming for the pinnacle of smart property management, the Vikey Opening subscription provides smart access control for main entrances, starting at 19.90€, and additional rooms, starting at 9.90€, ensuring efficiency and security.
The third option would be Domotics, which provides you with Vikey4 Bridge Hub for sensor and/or device management, which starts at 14.99€.
Whether you opt for software-only solutions or self-check-in hardware, Vikey’s packages come complete with the host app, guest web app, and dedicated assistance.
How does the Lodgify-Vikey integration work?
Linking Vikey to Lodgify is a straightforward process, a simple three-step procedure!
Once you’ve created your Vikey.com account (here), simply navigate to the administration section in the menu bar, click on the integrations section, and select ‘Add New Integration.’
From there, choose Lodgify from the list, copy and paste your Lodgify API key, and voilà! You’ll be seamlessly connected and ready to import your bookings.
Take a step forward in enhancing your hosting experience. Try our integration today and witness how Vikey and Lodgify combine innovation and convenience to satisfy your guests and streamline your operations.
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