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What is the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award?

Important update:
As the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 continues to impact the travel industry and forces countries into lockdown, we’re unfortunately unable to support the Certificate of Excellence qualification period for 2020. We will do our best to get the process up and running again and to keep you updated on this page as and when we have further news.  


What benefits do Certificate of Excellence properties receive?


As a Certificate of Excellence winner, you’ll get:

  • A Certificate of Excellence badge on your winning listing(s) 
  • A promotional kit to help you publicise your achievement

  • A Certificate of Excellence widget to display your certificate on your own website

  • Access to a Certificate of Excellence merchandise store where you can purchase special items


How can I win an award?


TripAdvisor Rentals uses special criteria for determining who wins. The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to rentals that:

  • Have great reviews

  • Have responsive owners

  • Provide a positive traveller experience


Find out if you qualify


The award is for free listings with enabled booking requests. See Terms and Conditions for more details.

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