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Staying Safe in Airbnb With Children: Airbnb Tips

If you are traveling to an Airbnb with children and you aren’t sure that a listing has what you may need, Airbnb recommends messaging the host directly with questions prior to booking. Below is a full list of the various home risks Safe Kids Worldwide identifies: Batteries Burns and Scalds Carbon Monoxide Choking and Strangulation […]

Airbnb Security Deposit Host Claim: Airbnb Tips

When you book a listing through Airbnb with a security deposit, the payment details are stored but not charged or authorized for the deposit unless the hosts makes a claim against your stay. The host has 48 hours from your check out date to make a claim for damages to their property. If a host […]

Airbnb Refrigerator and Food Etiquette; Airbnb Tips

So it’s your first time staying in an Airbnb and sharing a kitchen with strangers. Perhaps the strangers are your host(s), and perhaps they are other guests, or perhaps some mix of the two groups. What should you do? What food can you eat? What is the protocol? In general, if you are unsure, just […]

How to Pay for Airbnb; Airbnb Tips

Airbnb has several payment method options, which depend on what country your payment account is located in. Once you find a space you want to stay in and contact the host, once they write back and authorize the reservation you are good to go to pay for and confirm the reservation if you are sure […]

Airbnb References; Airbnb Tips

If you are new to Airbnb, or even if you aren’t, before you get your first review you might consider getting public references from people that know you in person. This will help build up your host or guest profile and give you some credibility either before or in addition to reviews. Prior to your […]

What is an Airbnb Pre-Approval; Airbnb Tips

Have you ever gotten a pre-approval on an Airbnb reservation and not know what that meant? Or perhaps you have heard of it but weren’t sure what it was? Time to clear that up! A pre-approval is a way for a host to let guests know that the listing is available after the guest sends […]

What do Airbnb Reservation Statuses Mean: Airbnb Tips

To check the status of a reservation, log into Airbnb.com and your account. Then go into your Inbox on the right side of the message thread with the guest or host to see what the reservation status is.   According to the Airbnb website, the statuses mean the following: Inquiry: A guest sent a message […]