Optimizing your Airbnb for Quick Turnover Cleaning

Excellent cleaning is and always will be one of the top requirements for a successful Airbnb. Now more than ever, thorough cleaning is essential for the peace of mind and safety of your guests. Airbnb have also introduced cleaning protocols that hosts are required to acknowledge in order to continue hosting their listings, which emphasizes … Continued

How to be a Good Neighbour as an Airbnb Host

Good neighbours can really be a hidden superpower for creating a successful Airbnb. If you’re not present on your property, a friendly face next-door is a huge asset for making your guest’s stay memorable as neighbours can offer directions as well as local tips for the area. Not to mention that having someone you trust … Continued

What to do if your Airbnb Listing is Suspended

As an Airbnb Host, one of the worst things to occur is a suspension of your listing. While this is extremely rare, a suspension may occur at any time – often without warning – and the reasons behind this might be difficult to understand. In most cases, a suspension will occur if there are recurring … Continued

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

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 Give Guests More Certainty When Booking

Following the recent Auckland lockdown, there appears to be an increase of wariness from Airbnb guests when planning new trips. Many guests want to double check refund policies with hosts in case they are unable to travel while others leave booking accommodation to the last minute to avoid needing to cancel. With this, it is … Continued

Personalising Online Hosting – 5 Easy Tips!

As more and more Airbnb guests opt towards Self-Check-ins when possible due to safety and convenience, Airbnb hosts are finding themselves having to think of new ways to personalise guest stays.   Personalising a guest’s stay is super important for helping guests to feel more welcome and not just like strangers staying in your property. … Continued

Why you Should Consider an Airbnb Rental Agreement

All Airbnb hosts like to believe that each guest staying will be respectful and look after their property well. And while this is true in most cases, unfortunately there can be those rare guests that break your Airbnb’s house rules. Some Airbnb guests may claim that they never saw the rules on your listing. Others … Continued