Finn.no is a leading online marketplace in Norway, owned and operated by Schibsted since its establishment in the year 2000.
Norwegians spend an average of 36 hours a year on Finn.no, making it a crucial platform for online purchases and sales. Furthermore, every second, 2,000 searches are conducted on Finn.no, indicating the site’s popularity and reliability as a marketplace.
On average, Finn.no receives 6.2 million unique visitors and 25 million visits per week, looking for all kinds of rental services: buy-sell marketplace for furniture, cars, private finance, and of course, travel services.
Norwegian traveller profile at Finn.no
Norwegians are the primary patrons of this popular booking platform. 90% of Finn.no bookings are made by the locals. And with an average stay of 7.6 days, it’s clear that they love to explore the world at scale!
But who exactly are Finn.no users? Both men and women are equally drawn to the platform, with a slight male majority at 54%. Additionally, the majority of users fall in the 35-54 age range.
Finn.no seems to be a hotspot for people with a yearly income of 400,000 – 800,000 NOK. So if you’re looking to tap into Norway’s booking market, the Finn.no platform is something to think about.
Finn.no Short-Term Rentals
Finn Reise (Travel) is a metasearch where the travel-related offers are being promoted such as: flights, hotels, car rentals, pre-packages, and vacation rentals.
Finn.no’s vacation rental holds the number one position in the Norwegian market and has strengthened its position in recent years. The solution provides content from both private landlords and professional agencies, and in 2022, the company has seen record-high numbers in traffic and ads from private users.
The most popular travel destinations at Finn.no are domestic and beach-bound: Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Canary Islands.
Advanced search filters of Finn.no
The vacation rentals site at Finn.no is built with multiple search filters allowing users to choose dates, price range, types of accommodation, amenities and popular countries.
Vacation rentals search filters at Finn.no
Finn.no allows searching for keywords. If, for example, a traveller searches for “family bunk”, on the results page s/he will be shown all listings where this phrase is met in the title or description.
That is why you as a host need to properly prepare the listing titles and thorough descriptions.
Finn.no allows vacation rentals search by keywords
Cancellation policies at Finn.no
Cancellation policies for Finn.no’s vacation rental service vary depending on the specific property and landlord. Guests are advised to carefully review the cancellation policy for the property they are interested in before making a reservation.
In general, guests may be eligible for a refund if they cancel their reservation within a specified timeframe before the check-in date. However, some properties may have stricter cancellation policies or non-refundable deposits. Travellers are encouraged to purchase travel insurance to protect themselves against unforeseen circumstances that may require cancellation or changes to their reservation.
If you are a property owner or agency, and you list your properties to Finn.no via Your.Rentals, you will have a choice to set different cancellation policies. These include:
- Super flexible 50%
- Free cancellation 7 days before check-in
- Free cancellation 14 days before check-in.
Finn.no accepts a variety of payment methods for its vacation rental service, including credit cards, debit cards, and invoices. However, the specific payment methods accepted may vary depending on the property and landlord.
Additionally, for guests from Norway Finn.no also accepts Vipps, Trustly, and Klarna pay. Swedish guests may as well use Swish, Trustly and Klarna pay.
The Finn.no has a mobile application for Mac and Android users, making it convenient for travellers to send messages, receive notification, save to favourites and do the search.
So, with such a huge coverage in Norway and Sweden one can assume that Finn app is highly popular among the returning travellers in Northern Europe.
Finn.no for vacation rental managers
One of the easiest ways to appear in front of the Norwegian public is to list at Finn.no metasearch. And the easiest way for small-medium hosts to get listed there – is by registering at Your.Rentals and choosing Finn.no as one of the channels.