My wife and I are interested in becoming hosts in the future, but we
can't afford to buy a property and can't rent out our own place right
now. We have a very flexible schedule and my wife in particular is an
excellent home decorator and hostess. Is there...
-it is very important that AirBnb revisit the "transparancy" of the
review process ; Reviews should be "weighted" not equal because the
impact is NOT equal -a poor Guest review by Host has very little impact
as many Hosts do not check "Guest Reviews" when...
I have a guest who booked, for three days then left for one and booked
two more when they returned. The cleaning fee automatically gets added.
We would have rented the place for the day if it was requested, thus the
cleaning fee would have had merit. We d...
Unrelated to our doing Airbnb (we live in Wales and are doing really
rather well at around 90% occupancy month in month out since only
starting last November) I just changed my mortgage company and in the
process my financial advisor was obligated to decl...
We had a guest instant book for 1 night a couple of weeks before her
reservation date. She had forgotten to add her +1 guest to the
reservation at the time, so requested to alter her reservation which we
accepted. The alteration went through and we hosted...
Is there a better way to collect the Costa Rican 13% occupancy tax other
than by inflating the villa's daily rate? I think my place is at a
disadvantage relative to other properties because I am adding the tax to
the daily rate. What has your experience b...
I have a repeat guest that has booked at least a few days each week
since September because he has been coming to town for work. He's going
to need to continue to come for work for probably the next few months.
He wants to discuss booking by the month so ...
I've successfully used the app on my phone, but since switching to
travelling I can't find a way to switch back to hosting! I was going to
ditch it off my phone and start again, but cannot see a way to download
it again on the site. As I'm not brilliant w...
Never thought I'd be discussing this topic, but after 29 years of
working with the same firm I was laid off. Now, I am wondering, does my
AirBNB income constitute employment income, or just rental income, and
does need to be reported to the state unemploy...