Our Hybrid Way of Working
Hybrid ways of working provide a balance of working in the office and at home.
Support and benefits as Booking.com employees
Working from home
What does hybrid working mean at Booking.com?
How we work
Frequently asked questions
How often can you work from home and how often must you be in the office?
How often you come into the office or work from home is decided between team members and their managers. These team agreements are a great way to collaborate and figure out the schedule that works the best for everyone on the team.
When you come to the office, do you have to stay for the whole day?
No, partial days can be spent in the office (e.g. coming in for a half-day working session).
When you aren’t in the office, are there any core hours that you have to be online?
According to our Employee Handbook, core working hours are between the hours of 10am and 4pm. Exceptions can be discussed with the manager and HR depending on individual needs.
Can I work from home 100% of the time?
At Booking.com, our offices are a special part of our DNA and we will never be a fully remote company. Face to face connection and collaboration play an important role in our culture. While Booking.com has a hybrid approach, we want to encourage you to come to the office where it works best for you and the team. Therefore we implemented team agreements to facilitate this.
Can I work from anywhere within my home country or state?
An employee’s place of work will continue to be their assigned Booking.com office, unless otherwise agreed. Additionally, the employee’s main work from home location must be within a commuting distance of their assigned Booking.com office.
We are currently offering a Work from Abroad option. Our guidelines allow for 20 days per year working from their home country and any country where our employees have the right to work (e.g. EU citizens have the right to work from anywhere within the EU for these 20 days), no carry forward is possible).
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