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Beyond

Revenue Management Solution for Short-Term Rentals

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Beyond Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Beyond product overview

What is Beyond?

Beyond (formerly Beyond Pricing) is a revenue management solution for short-term rental managers and owners to get, grow, and keep revenue.

Key benefits of using Beyond

? Beyond Pricing helps users to increase their revenue from vacation rental properties through data-driven automatic pricing generated by applying algorithms, statistics and analytics.

? The solution allows users to link Airbnb or other accounts with Beyond Pricing and further manage pricing recommendations, calendars etc. from a single dashboard.

? To determine the best pricing for users, Beyond Pricing captures the same data that hotels, airlines and other travel industries use to decide the current pricing of their services.

? The solution analyses the health of property listing on the basis of various factors such as neighborhood, local demand and seasonality to determine the best price of the property.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

FAQs/Forum
Email/Help Desk
Chat
Phone Support

Training options

Live Online
Videos
Webinars
Documentation

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Value for money

4.4

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Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
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Beyond features

Functionality

4.5

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Total features

15

5 categories

Most valued features by users

Activity Dashboard
Calendar Management
Room Booking
For Vacation Rentals
Multi-Currency
Price / Margin Management
Dynamic Pricing
Price Optimization

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Beyond users reviews

Overall Rating

4.5

/5

31

Positive reviews

Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8.41/10
Rating distribution

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Pros
The support is outstanding and the training is great as well. The options make sense and give us a lot of ways to stay booked in a very competitive environment.
Good experience good customer service, I am globally satisfied with this service.
I really enjoy the ease of use of the property calendars...I can literally go in and adjust rates on 100+ properties in a matter of minutes, something I wasn’t able to do through my PMS interface.
Cons
I hate to be nit picky but when I started, the software was clunky.
Their pricing algorithm (which is essentially the entirety of their service) proved to be poor for our properties. They priced us either obscenely high or way too low.
There is a steep learning curve at the beginning and this is not a set it and forget about it software.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great Pricing for Value

Reviewed 2 years ago

Definitely would (and have) recommended to others. Customer service/support is very responsive/helpful.

Pros

I was quickly able to tune my pricing to both optimize my pricing so that I could increase occupancy, as well as average rate. The integration with AirBNB & VRBO allowed me to quickly adjust, as well as view market conditions to understand how to set my pricing strategy.

Cons

There isn't a way to apply the same parameters to both the AirBNB & VRBO channels. Also, there isn't yet a Booking.com or TripAdvisor channel.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Beyond Pricing Makes Me Money

Reviewed 2 years ago

I recommend Beyond Pricing to everyone I can. The tool is extremely valuable, and I know I'm making more money and spending less time managing prices than I would be if I were doing it all manually.

Pros

Managing pricing for my vacation rental sounds like it could be a daunting task when taking into account all the variables that can impact the price; however, Beyond Pricing makes it very easy. I love the fact that you just manage your base price and it adjusts everything from there. I've already made a lot more money using Beyond Pricing to get me the optimal rate than I've spent on the product.

Cons

Figuring out my base price was a bit difficult. I used the Nearby Listings to see what would be a good base price to start with, but I found that the base price it was showing me of other listings resulted in prices that were way too high. I ended up adjusting it down and slowly built it up the price as bookings came in. I also found that the base price that seemed to work well in the popular months was too low for the slower months as they booked up well before 30 days out. The data it gives is really helpful and will help me get the optimal rate for the slower months next year.

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  • Likelihood to recommend1/10

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Potential for greatness, but falls short on every aspect, and has costed me significant losses

Reviewed 2 years ago

Cancelled well within my free one month trial. Firstly, beyond pricing should be paying me- a glitch in their system shortly after signing up caused my booking.com profiles, calendars and 3 years of history to be wiped blank and locked out. Beyond pricing is wholly email-based, and has no support line to call when things go pear shaped. Even once they decided to email me back, after over 12 hours of...

Pros

I love the concept behind this company, but unfortunately, for the below reasons, cannot and will not recommend, and hope they either get their act together or stop trading immediately, before messing up other peoples’ livelihoods and hunting down pennies to boot!

Cons

Email based, no support line, caused significant losses to my business due to glitches in their system which completely erased my booking.com accounts and calendars, leading my properties to be 2 days off line and to be unable to accept any reservations whatsoever, with any pending reservations automatically cancelled. No help in the meantime- I had to spend 6 hours on the phone with Booking.com's IT department to try and fix Beyond Pricing's glitch, meanwhile Beyond Pricing merely emailed me copy and paste FAQs that were unrelated and unhelpful, after long delays.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Beyond makes pricing and revenue work

Reviewed 4 months ago

We base our business' success upon Beyond - we can't really flourish without it - and will grow based upon the data and insights it provides.

Pros

The initial setup was straightforward and easy to implement. We configured the tool, compared our short term rental property to others based upon location, amenities, etc. and built the seasonal and annual pricing models. The data available in the tool helped us understand regional factors and constraints so that we could be competitive but not 'compete against ourselves' for proper pricing.

Cons

The seasonal pricing seems to be a good idea, but the interface seems to be time-based (e.g., monthly buttons are available, seasonal ones are not). Recommend making all aspects of the interface either seasonal (with user-chosen start/end dates) or monthly for consistency.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great Product to Dynamically Price

Reviewed 2 years ago

Works great for my needs. It delivers enough of a revenue boost to well justify the cost.

Pros

Beyond Pricing is just that...it's a superior alternative to Airbnb SmartPricing. Beyond Pricing works on the behalf of hosts...not the platform. This productive definitely increased my nightly rate. It integrates pricing from more sources than the OTAs.

Cons

Beyond Pricing continues to improve and they regularly add features. They aren't every market, and some markets are geographically broad. You can set it and forget it with your high season. I've found the pricing then to be very accurate. In the off season I feel like seasonality can be so hyper-local that it doesn't perform quite as well there. They recently added functionality to blanket discount over their predicted price for dates you set...I'm hoping that helps with some of the seasonality issues.

Vendor response

Thanks Lee! We love your review and feedback. We work every day to help people like you build a stronger business and it's hugely appreciated to see you take the time to share your thoughts.

Beyond FAQs and common questions

Q. What type of pricing plans does Beyond offer?

Beyond has the following pricing plans:
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available | (No Credit Card required)


Q. Who are the typical users of Beyond?

Beyond has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


Q. What languages does Beyond support?

Beyond supports the following languages:
English


Q. Does Beyond offer an API?

No, Beyond does not have an API available.


Q. What other apps does Beyond integrate with?

Beyond integrates with the following applications:
Stripe


Q. What level of support does Beyond offer?

Beyond offers the following support options:
FAQs/Forum, Email/Help Desk, Chat, Phone Support

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