Greetings, I live in Alexandria Va and earlier this year, there was some
news/infomration regarding the State of Virginia imposing state laws
surrounding short term rentals which also would give local governments
ability to enforce legisilation. This topi...
We need some help from the Community, please, if Airbnb is to remain an
important channel for us. So, thoughts, please?. We switched to the new
Airbnb service fee inclusive pricing model as we now use a channel
manager eviivo here in the UK. Our rates pla...
I had an interesting conversation today! For a 5 week period I received
one reservation, and that was for a pre-approval I granted about 2
months ago. Apart from that, nothing, no IB's, no requests and although
I was away for much of that time, it was sta...
I had a guest who is booking in for quite an extensive stay, 42 days,
asking me whether he could extend his stay by six days. I directed him
to the request a change area of his booking. When he put in the dates,
the discount amount was deleted and he was ...
I was amazed our place didn't get rented this weekend, so I went in to
the calendar to reduce the price and Friday and Saturday nights were
blocked out. I didn't block them out, so I selected the days and clicked
the unblock setting (made them available) ...
Recently, one of my guests told me that he wouldn't be able to travel
because he had gotten sick. That was 6 days prior to his check-in date.
Since I have a strict policy I told him to immediately cancel the
reservation and provided valid documentation of...
Hello everyone, Many of you have been hosting for a while now and have
perfected your listings by adding to your place as a great getaway for
guests. No matter how long you've been hosting for, there's always more
to learn and adjustments to make. Even th...
Does anyone who hosts in Spain have any idea how the new "rental laws"
affect Airbnb listings? To my understanding, if I rent out my house in
Spain I have to jump through a load of hoops, such as obtaining a rental
number from the local town hall, having ...
I just found out that guests don't have to convalidate their IDs in
order to book my place and that option is now ONLY available for
"instant book only".I know Airbnb is trying hard to let every host to
use instant book but i find removing this option ver...
Hello to all of you, Harry certainly has by far a fantastic list and I
am in support of everything he has to say in his post... a touch of
"newbie" insight I might add: 1. ) Invest the time in creating a check
in/check out list for guests - Some clear, su...