Tips for Choosing Airbnb Furniture That Will Last

If you are an Airbnb host already, you will know that wear and tear often occurs faster in your short-term rental than it may happen in your own home. As a no-brainer, this is due to the increased amount of people coming and going as well as the fact that even the most well-behaved guests … Continued

Guide for Handling Repairs During a Guest’s Stay

If you host an Airbnb, it is inevitable that you will need to do house maintenance from time to time in order to keep your space up to standard. While there are some routine repairs that are predictable, such as repainting or replacing old appliances, there are also some unpredictable damages caused by guests or … Continued

Red Flags when Accepting Reservation Requests

While most guests who use the Airbnb platform are courteous and respectful to hosts when staying in their homes, there are some guests who unfortunately view Airbnbs in the same way as a hotel and therefore do not respect the two-way street of the Airbnb community.  If you choose to approve requests from guests before … Continued

Tips for Making your Airbnb More Accessible

In New Zealand’s 2013 Disability Survey, they estimated that 14% of the population, or 632,000 people at the time of the survey, were living with a physical disability that limited everyday activities. With such a high number of individuals impacted in this way, it is no surprise why accessibility features are so important when renting … Continued

How to Turn Negative Airbnb Reviews into Positive Opportunities

If you have been hosting on Airbnb for years or even if you have just started out, most hosts can agree that one of the worst things that can happen is receiving a negative review.  When this happens, it can sometimes be quite a shock, especially if guests have not expressed any displeasure during their … Continued

How to Reduce the Risk When Using Instant Book

As an Airbnb host, you are most likely already familiar with Airbnb’s Instant Book feature, which allows guests to create bookings without approval needed from the host. This feature has many pros for both guests and hosts. For guests, it saves the hassle and allows them to create reservations quickly whereas for hosts, it allows … Continued

How to Prevent Parties in your Airbnb

One of the biggest fears any Airbnb host would have when renting out their property is the thought of their Airbnb being damaged or their neighbours being disturbed due to a house party. Just recently, Airbnb had announced a global ban on parties and have restricted the ability for people under 25 to make reservations … Continued

How to Prevent Burn-out as an Airbnb Host

Starting out as an Airbnb host can be an exhilarating time as you prepare your Airbnb, anticipate your first guests, and begin gaining reviews. However, after a while, it may begin to feel repetitive and just a little mundane the more reservations you host. The thrill of meeting new guests might wear away, which can … Continued

How to Turn Your House into a Rental Property Paradise

Renting out your home to guests is an awesome way to meet new people, host travelers from all over the world, and boost your income. Whether you want to rent out your entire house or just a single room, this venture can be a great way to bring in some extra cash. You don’t need … Continued

Encourage More Travelers to Your Urban Airbnb

Airbnb recently released data that shows that rural listings were experiencing higher bookings than at this point last year. They attributed this to a redistribution of popular holiday spots and domestic travellers exploring new regions in their own backyards. While this is a good sign for short-term rentals, it does raise the question of how … Continued