API terms of use

These terms and conditions govern the use of the Bookabach Application Programmers Interface (“API”) and access and use of the information (“Content”) provided via the API. By applying for an API key and by subsequently accessing the API you agree to abide by these Terms.

“Content” refers to text, images, video, data or any other information residing on our website or in our databases.

The Bookabach API is designed to allow Channel Partner websites (Channels) and Property Manager websites to access Bookabach content via there web-servers. 


2.1. License for use: Bookabach provides you with a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access Content using our API, for the specific domains you have requested, in accordance with these terms and conditions.

2.2. Right to extend and modify: Bookabach reserves the right to extend and modify the API as it sees fit. Bookabach will do its best to maintain backwards compatibility of the API.  We will notify you in advance of any changes that may effect operation of the API.

2.3. Dynamic content: Content should be treated as dynamic. It may be imported into a database for the purpose of cacheing. However, if cached, you must update your local version of the data no less frequently than once every 24-hour period.

2.4 Fair usage: At this stage there is no limit to the number of API calls you can make. However, fair usage (and common sense!) rules apply.  If we feel your implementation is unfairly loading our servers we reserve the right to withdraw your access to the API.


3.1. Listings are ordered: Listings MUST be displayed in the order received via the API (i.e. our ranked order).

3.2. No scraping: Content should only be accessed via Bookabach URLs, the API or Bookabach Widgets. Bookabach does not permit site scraping!

3.1. Attribution required: Bookabach owns or has license to use the Content in conjunction with appropriate attribution. You agree to attribute Bookabach for any of our Content appearing anywhere on your website by:
a) Displaying a Bookabach Widget on the same page where the content appears (e.g. Price-Availability Widget) which will contact an appropriate credit, and/or;
b) Displaying the approved Bookabach logo with link through to the Bookabach home page or a specific listing page, and/or;
c) Displaying a text link with the word Bookabach with a link through to the Bookabach home page or a specific listing page. 


4.1. Non-solicitation: You agree not to attempt to contact members of Bookabach for any other purpose other than personally renting a holiday home.

4.2. Our right to withdraw access: Bookabach has the right to withdraw access to the API without notice where we feel there has been a breech of the terms or spirit of this agreement.