Yes, Booking.com requires all bookings to be instantly bookable.
You must also find an alternative accommodation for your guest if a double booking occurs.
Minimum Content Requirements
Booking.com requires the following to publish your property. These should all be addressed in Lodgable before activating your property:
Latitude / Longitude
Number of bedrooms
Number of bathrooms
Check in time
Check out time
You must have a kitchen or kitchenette if you're renting an apartment, home, or another type of vacation rental.
10 large, high-resolution photos of a minimum of 2048 x 1536 pixels
Full arrival information: name, email, phone number on property level
You must have activated Stripe in Lodgable so that you can accept credit card payments. Booking.com will share a virtual credit card number with your Lodgable account and it is your responsibility to charge it.
Your company information must be filled in Lodgable
Your phone number is mandatory info and a property cannot be published without it.