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How can I export my Wimdu calendar to other external calendar platforms?

This function enables you to export your Wimdu calendar in order to synchronize it with other
calendar platforms that support the standard iCal format.

Using Calendar Synchronization: Export your Wimdu calendar function (located in My Listings > View Calendar) to export your calendar to other external calendar platforms that use the standard iCal format. This will allow you to keep your Wimdu calendar automatically synchronized in external calendars.

Currently, your default Wimdu Calendar settings for new offers (created after March 2018) exports only dates made unavailable via Wimdu. That means that only dates blocked on our calendar will show has unavailable when exported to other platforms

You have at your disposal a new feature that will allow you to choose the way that Wimdu calendar export the dates unavailable to an external calendar platform.

  • Go to My listings and click the “View calendar” option to access the listing’s calendar page.
  • Scroll to “Calendar Synchronization: Export your Wimdu Calendar” and choose one of the following options:

"Export all unavailable dates"

This option exports all unavailable dates on your Wimdu calendar. Dates made unavailable on other calendars synced with your Wimdu calendar will also be exported

"Export only dates made unavailable via Wimdu"

This option only exports dates that have been made unavailable via Wimdu.On most platforms, you can simply copy and paste the Wimdu Calendar iCal link into the “Import Calendar” section. However, for some platforms like Google and Yahoo!, you will need to download your Wimdu Calendar as an ICS file before you can import it into their calendar. Here are download instructions for both PC and Mac.

How to download your Wimdu Calendar as an ICS file on a PC:

  1. In My Listings > View Calendar, select the full URL inside the “Export Calendar” box.
  2. Right-click and select “Go to URL”.
  3. Your file should be automatically downloaded to your default download folder.

How to download your Wimdu Calendar as an ICS file on a Mac:

  1. In My Listings > View Calendar, select the full URL inside the “Export Calendar” box.
  2. Right-click and select “Open URL”.
  3. Your file should be automatically downloaded to your default download folder.

How to Export to Google Calendar:

Please note that your Google Calendar needs to be set to “Make the calendar public” before you can import your Wimdu Calendar. You can update access in the “Share this Calendar” section of your Google Calendar settings.

  1. Follow the instructions above to download your Wimdu Calendar as an ICS file.
  2. Open your Google Calendar and click on “Settings”.
  3. Go to “Calendars” and click on "Import Calendar".
  4. Then “Choose File” and select the calendar you want to import your Wimdu calendar into.
  5. In the file browser, navigate to your downloaded ICS file, then select “Open” (“Choose” on Mac).
  6. Make sure the specific Google Calendar you want to import into is selected from the drop-down menu, then click on “Import”.

How to Export to Yahoo Calendar:

  1. Follow the instructions above to download your Wimdu Calendar as an ICS file.
  2. In the “My calendars” panel located on the left of your Yahoo Calendar select the calendar you want to import to.
  3. Click on the down arrow next to your calendar then select “Share”.
  4. Select “Enable my public calendar” then click “Save” to close.
  5. Click on the down arrow next to your calendar once again and select “Import”.
  6. Click on “Choose File”.
  7. In the file browser, navigate to your downloaded ICS file, then select “Open” (“Choose” on Mac).
  8. Click on “Import” to finish.

Watch our video guides for step-by-step instructions on how to set up Calendar Synchronization.

Once you’ve successfully exported your Wimdu calendar, any updates to availability made within Wimdu will usually be reflected in your external calendar every few hours. Please note, the frequency of synchronization varies depending on the platform and, on some platforms, automatic synchronization may not be supported. Please refer to your external platform’s documentation for more information.

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