Hotels.com affiliate program

Earn on booking hotels worldwide with the Hotels.com affiliate program

  • 30 days
    The cookie lifetime
  • 4,8%
    Commission on the booking price
  • $250
    The average check
  • 800 000+
    Hotels in 16 000+ destinations
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Travelpayouts Rules

  1. Conditions:

    1. You are not allowed to send emails and other messages to Internet users without their explicit consent.
    2. You are not allowed to add URL’s that link to the Advertiser’s website and post other promo-materials on third-party websites without explicit consent of their owners.
    3. You are not allowed to use or display (directly or indirectly), the trademark, logo, or branding (including, without limitation, any misspelling or substantially similar version thereof) of Advertiser or Advertiser's Product suppliers, in any manner whatsoever (including without limitation, in any search engine marketing or optimization, in any domain name, any other online/offline marketing or advertising, press releases, etc.) without first obtaining prior written approval from Advertiser, which may be denied in Advertiser's and their suppliers' sole discretion.
    4. You are not allowed to use Advertiser’s trademark, logo, brand and/or domain name for advertising campaigns in contextual advertising systems.
  2. Profit:

    1. The Agent’s reward for user acquisition is paid by the Principal for actual bookings and purchases of travel services on Advertiser’s websites that are done by referrals from the Agent’s to the Advertiser’s website.
    2. The Agent’s reward is based on all referrals to the Advertiser's website, who used the URLs that contain the Agent ID. Provided that all the bookings of the travel services made from a user’s PC within a 30-day period starting from his first visit to the Advertiser's website are taken into account. Cookies, which are installed in user’s browsers, are used to keep record of the customers.
    3. The Agent’s reward is calculated as a fraction of the revenue earned by the Advertiser for the sale of travel and other services: 6.4% commission on the total booking value net of taxes and fees (3.2% commission on bookings if user are registered in Welcome Rewards™ program).
    4. Agent’s personal account on the Principal’s website is used by the Principal to provide the Agent with the real time information about revenue earned by the Advertiser from the referrals that come from the Agent's websites.
    5. The Agent commission earned for the previous month is paid from 10th to 20th day monthly, by transferring funds to the Agent's account according to the payment details specified in the personal account.

Traffic types allowed:

  • Native advertising Teaser advertising is a term used for an advertising campaign where series of ads are presented to the consumer without revealing the complete identity of the product or brand till the last ad. Teaser advertising campaigns consist of two parts: series of teaser ads (one or more than one) and a revealer ad. Typically, the ads are placed on sites with mainstream traffic (news aggregators and so on).
  • Email marketing Using affiliate links in the email marketing, using own email addresses database. SPAM is forbidden by default.
  • In mobile apps Display ads (in various formats) in mobile applications. Built-in advertising or advertising via ad networks.
  • Cash back Cash back - return to the buyer part of the paid amount. For example, a webmaster promises to everyone who buys insurance on his link a refund of 4% of the cost of insurance. Webmaster reimburses 4% of his commission.
  • Promotional codes Use promotional codes of the advertiser used for other marketing activities to attract users.
  • Youtube-traffic Traffic from Youtube.com

Traffic types forbidden:

  • Contextual advertising Google Adsense and other networks. Contextual advertising is a form of targeted advertising for advertisements appearing on websites or other media, such as content displayed in mobile browsers. The advertisements themselves are selected and served by automated systems based on the identity of the user and the content displayed.
  • Brand contextual advertising Use of the name or its derivatives in advertisements (for example, compensation on #Compensair#). You can allow or forbid for affiliates to bid on and/or make use of the advertiser's brand name or its derivatives. You can also mention those forbidden derivatives/keywords in the "other" section.
  • Click-Under Aggressive advertising. The window with the advertiser's site is opened under the current user's window. Regardless of the will of the user, after any click on the original site.
  • Pop-Under Aggressive advertising. While user reading the page, without disturbing the user, a new BACKGROUND window opens. This window loads the advertised website.
  • Pop-Up Aggressive advertising. A pop-up window opens above the current window, when you click on any area of the original site.
  • Applications in social networksDisplay ads in VK applications. Built-in advertising or advertising via ad networks.
  • Groups and pages in social networks Advertising on the pages of VK, Facebook and other social networks.
  • Targeted ads in social networks Display ads in VK, Facebook and other social networks using the features of the advertising network to target the ads - send to a specific audience, for example, 18-26 years, men, New York.
  • Messengers (Telegram, Viber and others) Using affiliates links and other promotional materials in Telegram, Viber and other messengers. For example, in the Telegram channel. SPAM is forbidden by default.
  • Doorways Doorway pages are web pages that are created (could be generated) for the deliberate manipulation of search engine indexes (spamdexing). Often has low quality traffic, which nevertheless is able to generate sales.
  • Toolbar Often fraudulent traffic. Partner A distributes its Toolbar (browser plugin), which changes the cookie of the original partner B, who in real attracted the buyer. As a result, the commission on the basis of Cookie goes to the wrong person.
  • Motivated traffic The user is motivated to go through advertising and make an action. Motivation is usually a cash or bonus - for example, buy an insurance / tour and get [bonus]
  • Iframe Often fraudulent traffic. Usually, an "invisible" iframe is used, in order to put the cookie for maximum number of visitors.
  • Retargeting / Remarketing A user who has already been interested in the product, but has not made a purchase, can be "found" by Retargeting / Remarketing. Retargeting, also known as remarketing, is a form of online advertising. that can help you keep your brand in front of bounced traffic after they, leave your website.
  • Type-in Type-in, also called URL hijacking, a sting site, or a fake URL, is a form of cybersquatting, and possibly brandjacking which relies on mistakes such as typos made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser.
  • Typosquatting For example, the partner creates a site: hotes.com (original: hotels.com), and places affiliate tools in the hope that the user enters the name of the site (type-in) in the browser incorrectly.
  • Adult-traffic Traffic from sites for adults

What is Hotels.com

Hotels.com is one of the largest hotel reservation services worldwide. The site contains 800,000+ hotels in more than 200 countries.

The service offers a fair loyalty program and guaranteed prices. Clients of the service can pay for reservations online or in the application, where customers can also manage their reservations.

At Hotels.com you can not only book rooms, houses and “all-inclusive” hotel accommodations, but also conference rooms and facilities for business meetings and buffets. Learn more about Hotels.com on the official website.

ATTENTION: traffic from social networks is FORBIDDEN for this campaign

Advantages of the Hotels.com affiliate program

The Hotels.com affiliate program offers generous commission rates of up to 4.8% on bookings. Benefits of working with the Hotels.com are the 30-day cookie lifetime, strong brand, great availability and competitive rates for every destination and every wallet.

If a client uses a promo-code for booking, the affiliate reward is 2.4%.

Commission:

  • 4,8% commission on bookings (2.4% commission on bookings if a user applied a promo code)

Available languages:

40+ languages

Geotargeting:

The whole world

Traffic types allowed:

  • Native advertising Teaser advertising is a term used for an advertising campaign where series of ads are presented to the consumer without revealing the complete identity of the product or brand till the last ad. Teaser advertising campaigns consist of two parts: series of teaser ads (one or more than one) and a revealer ad. Typically, the ads are placed on sites with mainstream traffic (news aggregators and so on).
  • Email marketing Using affiliate links in the email marketing, using own email addresses database. SPAM is forbidden by default.
  • In mobile apps Display ads (in various formats) in mobile applications. Built-in advertising or advertising via ad networks.
  • Cash back Cash back - return to the buyer part of the paid amount. For example, a webmaster promises to everyone who buys insurance on his link a refund of 4% of the cost of insurance. Webmaster reimburses 4% of his commission.
  • Promotional codes Use promotional codes of the advertiser used for other marketing activities to attract users.
  • Youtube-traffic Traffic from Youtube.com

Traffic types forbidden:

  • Contextual advertising Google Adsense and other networks. Contextual advertising is a form of targeted advertising for advertisements appearing on websites or other media, such as content displayed in mobile browsers. The advertisements themselves are selected and served by automated systems based on the identity of the user and the content displayed.
  • Brand contextual advertising Use of the name or its derivatives in advertisements (for example, compensation on #Compensair#). You can allow or forbid for affiliates to bid on and/or make use of the advertiser's brand name or its derivatives. You can also mention those forbidden derivatives/keywords in the "other" section.
  • Click-Under Aggressive advertising. The window with the advertiser's site is opened under the current user's window. Regardless of the will of the user, after any click on the original site.
  • Pop-Under Aggressive advertising. While user reading the page, without disturbing the user, a new BACKGROUND window opens. This window loads the advertised website.
  • Pop-Up Aggressive advertising. A pop-up window opens above the current window, when you click on any area of the original site.
  • Applications in social networksDisplay ads in VK applications. Built-in advertising or advertising via ad networks.
  • Groups and pages in social networks Advertising on the pages of VK, Facebook and other social networks.
  • Targeted ads in social networks Display ads in VK, Facebook and other social networks using the features of the advertising network to target the ads - send to a specific audience, for example, 18-26 years, men, New York.
  • Messengers (Telegram, Viber and others) Using affiliates links and other promotional materials in Telegram, Viber and other messengers. For example, in the Telegram channel. SPAM is forbidden by default.
  • Doorways Doorway pages are web pages that are created (could be generated) for the deliberate manipulation of search engine indexes (spamdexing). Often has low quality traffic, which nevertheless is able to generate sales.
  • Toolbar Often fraudulent traffic. Partner A distributes its Toolbar (browser plugin), which changes the cookie of the original partner B, who in real attracted the buyer. As a result, the commission on the basis of Cookie goes to the wrong person.
  • Motivated traffic The user is motivated to go through advertising and make an action. Motivation is usually a cash or bonus - for example, buy an insurance / tour and get [bonus]
  • Iframe Often fraudulent traffic. Usually, an "invisible" iframe is used, in order to put the cookie for maximum number of visitors.
  • Retargeting / Remarketing A user who has already been interested in the product, but has not made a purchase, can be "found" by Retargeting / Remarketing. Retargeting, also known as remarketing, is a form of online advertising. that can help you keep your brand in front of bounced traffic after they, leave your website.
  • Type-in Type-in, also called URL hijacking, a sting site, or a fake URL, is a form of cybersquatting, and possibly brandjacking which relies on mistakes such as typos made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser.
  • Typosquatting For example, the partner creates a site: hotes.com (original: hotels.com), and places affiliate tools in the hope that the user enters the name of the site (type-in) in the browser incorrectly.
  • Adult-traffic Traffic from sites for adults
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Hotels.com Affiliate Tools

After activating affiliate program in Travelpayouts account, you can use two types of promotional materials.

  • Widgets
  • Links
  • Banners
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What is Travelpayouts.com?

The largest travel affiliate network in the world.

220 000
Affiliates already have joined the network

Travelpayouts is a global network. We unite affiliates from Europe, USA, Brazil, India and 50+ other countries.

24
Affiliate programs
16 911 007 $
Paid in 7 years

Payouts without delays, once per month

  • ePayments
  • PayPal
  • WebMoney
  • Yandex.Money
  • Bank Transfer

Advantages of the Travelpayouts Affiliate Network

  1. High income

    The maximum affiliate monthly income paid in November was $63,426.

  2. Uniqueness

    Some affiliate programs and affiliate tools are only available in Travelpayouts.

  3. Diversity

    21 affiliate programs and hundreds of promotional materials.

  4. Only travel

    We work only with travel traffic and we are experts in this.

  5. APIThe API allows you to send requests to our server and receive useful data about tickets and hotels in return. and SDKSDK is a set of libraries that allows you to add search capabilities for flights and hotels to your mobile application.

    Different APIs are available for developers. We also provide SDK for iOS and Android.

  6. Trustable programs

    We only work with reputable travel affiliate programs.

  7. Fast support

    40% of requests to customer support are resolved within 1 hour.

  8. Education

    Free webinars, educational articles and practical advice from experienced webmasters.