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Airbnb guest favorite badge

Airbnb Guest Favorite Badge: What Is It and How Does It Work?

In its Winter 2023 Release, Airbnb has rolled out some important updates to make the Airbnb experience even more reliable and affordable for guests. One of the most important upgrades is the introduction of the Guest Favorites feature.
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Airbnb Check-out Instructions for a Clear and Simple Check-out

There are no strict rules about what to include in your check-out instructions. If you are not sure what to keep in, you’ll find some useful tips in this article. Follow them to ensure a stress-free check-out.
How to Start Airbnb in Australia

How to Start Airbnb in Australia: Essential Steps

Recent research revealed that hosts in Australia can have an average monthly income of up to $3000. If things go well, running an Airbnb can even become your primary source of income. So, how does it all work, and how do you get started?
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Mario Zorović from KeyNinja: “It’s like your own air traffic control. But we provide the tech and labor behind it.”

Mario explains how to make streamlined cleanings and easy check-ins the dynamic duo of your guest experience strategy.
Ski House Rentals

Ski House Rentals: Everything You Need to Know to Start a Business

A ski property located in a popular tourist destination can be a good source of real estate passive income. While you may only use your ski chalet a few weekends during the winter, you’ll have the opportunity to rent it out on the weeks or weekends when it’s sitting empty.
Christmas Airbnb

Christmas Airbnb: Ideas and Tips for Festive Style

You, as a host, may be wondering how to make your Airbnb rental extra special for guests during the holiday season. In this blog, you'll find some tips on adding Christmas decor to your Airbnb without breaking the bank.
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How to Create Outstanding Listings

We invited Jeff Iloulian, the mastermind behind HostGPO, to our recent Hospitable Masterclass. Jeff breaks down the importance of that first impression, talks about sustainable stays, and shares his vision of the new Airbnb “guests favorite” badges.
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Advice for Airbnb Hosts to Make Your Listing Successful

Owning an Airbnb can be very rewarding and lucrative, but hosting is often challenging because managing a short-term rental business requires much time and effort. But there are ways to make the hosting process more enjoyable and fulfilling.
airbnb hosting how-to

Airbnb Hosting: How to Start and Set Your Business for Success

If you’re thinking about hosting on Airbnb but aren’t sure how to start, manage your STR property, attract potential guests, or ensure a great guest experience, you’re not alone. Find the answers to begin hosting confidently and set your vacation rental business for success.
Google vacation rental faq

Getting listed on Google Vacation Rentals: Your Questions Answered

We recently held a Direct Q&A discussing some of our latest Direct feature releases, including Google Vacation Rentals, and plenty of questions came up on how the integration works, how to list on Google Travel and Maps, and who can access it.
HomeToGo vs Airbnb

HomeToGo vs. Airbnb: Which is Better for Hosts

Airbnb competes with different websites, including online travel agencies and travel meta-searches like HomeToGo. In this article, we’ll compare HomeToGo vs. Airbnb and discuss their business models, features, and commissions to help you determine whether it’s a good website for you.
Airbnb living room ideas

Airbnb Living Room Ideas to Style Your Space

A living room is one of the most important rooms in your Airbnb. In this blog, we'll provide tips on how to style your living room to create a cozy atmosphere. You'll also find some Airbnb living room ideas to help create a stunning space, impress your guests, and get more great reviews.
VideoMyListing

Why Your Airbnb Listing Needs A Video (and how to make one in minutes!)

Did you know that video is the #1 method of attracting and finding new customers? My hunch is “yes, and”… making videos is too hard, time-consuming, or expensive for most hosts. It doesn't have to be, though.
Airbnb theft

Airbnb Theft: 7 Ways to Prevent Your Guests from Stealing

Opening your house to strangers always comes with an element of risk, and although having a guest steal something from your rental is very rare, you should take measures to protect yourself and your valuables. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what you can do as a vacation rental owner.
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Bill Faeth from Build STR Wealth: “If you nail those three things, you can crush it.”

We sit down to outline why and how to make marketing your hosting superpower. Discover Bill’s “golden rules” for vacation rentals and the pivotal role marketing plays among them.
Airbnb kitchen essentials

Airbnb Kitchen Essentials: What Should You Stock for Your Guests?

One of the main reasons why travelers choose to stay in Airbnb properties over hotels is to have a home-away-from-home experience. So, to make your guests feel comfortable, you should provide some Airbnb kitchen essentials needed to cook and serve most meals.
Airbnb pet fee

Airbnb Pet Fee: Everything You Need to Know

Of course, hosting pets isn’t always possible, but if you’re open to it, you’re likely to attract more travelers and increase your bookings. And if you list your home on Airbnb and choose to make your rental pet-friendly, you can add a pet fee to your nightly price.
airbnb review example

Airbnb Review Examples and How to Give Them as a Host

Unfortunately, writing guest reviews is rather time-consuming, and sometimes, it can be a bit difficult to come up with a new guest review each time. The good news is that you can create review templates, even automate the process, and then carry on with your day.

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