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Category: Airbnb

Airbnb hosting tips from professional hosts around the globe. Here, we share guides on property management, how to increase your Airbnb income, review tips, checklists, and so on.

A Tax Guide for Furnished Holiday Lettings 

What qualifies as a Furnished Holiday Let and what are the benefits of owning a Furnished Holiday Let? How do you claim capital allowances and tax relief? Read our guide to find out.

Earn your holidays with short-term lettings

One of the easiest ways to fund a trip is to turn your home into a short let while you’re away. Find out the benefits of short letting your property and how to calculate your holiday let rate.

A local guide to Paris for Airbnb Guests

Airbnb is all about encouraging travellers to not just ‘go’ to a place, but to ‘live there’. If you are managing an Airbnb in Paris and you’re stuck for ideas, we have put together this local guide that you can share with guests to help them make the most out of their stay with you.

Paying Tax on Airbnb Income: The Definitive Guide

Do I have to pay Airbnb income tax? And which tax rate do I have to pay over my rental revenue? In this guide, we’re explaining the rules and tax-free allowances for furnished holiday lets in the United Kingdom.

How Airbnb hosts can enforce their no smoking policy

How can you ensure that guests do not breach your no smoking policy? We rounded up tips from our in-house team of experts to help you keep your property smoke free and avoid bad reviews from future guests.

How much would the Queen make as an Airbnb Host?

Did you know that Queen Elizabeth II could earn over £1 million a day by listing Buckingham Palace on Airbnb? Although you might not own a stately home, find out how you can maximise your rental income.

A local guide to Edinburgh for Airbnb Guests

If you’re an Airbnb host in Edinburgh and you’re stuck for ideas when it comes to putting together a list…

Living the Dream: Managing your Airbnb Remotely

Thinking to take a sabbatical and travel around the world? Considering to place your property on Airbnb while you are away for an extra source of income? Find out…

Keeping Demanding Guests Happy

Don’t let guests become a source of frustration. Find out how you can manage your guest communication and ensure you get off the right foot every time…

5 tips to increase your Airbnb ranking

Learn how to optimise your Airbnb listing with hero images, stellar guest communications, fair pricing and great customer reviews.

Instant Book Listings: A guide for Airbnb hosts

Instant Book listings on Airbnb can provide a range of benefits for hosts. Find out how you can benefit with our simple 5-step guide…

Pets and Airbnb: Making a pet-friendly Airbnb work

What happens when you have an overly friendly dog and want to rent your spare room out on Airbnb? Or…

A tenant’s guide to renting your space on Airbnb

Fancy a few months abroad without having to say goodbye to your much-loved rental property? How can you keep your…

5 spaces you didn’t know you could rent out on Airbnb

Is it really possible to make money from the treehouse you built for the kids all those years ago? Do…

Airbnb’s 90-day limit in London: how to play by the rules

In January 2017, new Airbnb rules were introduced for hosts in the Greater London area that involved setting automatic limits for entire home listings to 90 nights per calendar year.

How to get your Airbnb ready for the holiday season

We are fast approaching a very busy time of year for vacation rentals which makes it a good time to…

5 Things to do when Airbnb guests check in

Your house is looking clean and tidy. The doorbell rings. It’s your first Airbnb guest. What happens next? Should you…

Airbnb dangers: Keeping guests safe during their stay

Most countries require hotels and accommodation houses to comply with strict safety laws – with fire escapes, extinguishers, smoke detectors…

What to do when guests damage your Airbnb

Most Airbnb hosts are very proud of their vacation rentals. They’ve spent time and money decking the place out with…

5 Tips to Keep Your Airbnb Linens Fresh

With all the advice swirling around about ‘how to have the very best Airbnb listing’, feeling overwhelmed is understandable. However,…

How to make your Airbnb guests feel like a local

There are lots of different reasons why people travel. For some, it’s about staying in a nice hotel and lying…

5 Ways to increase your Airbnb occupancy rate

It might be easy to attract guests during peak season but the ultimate goal for any Airbnb host is to…

Selling yourself in eight words or less: The art of writing a highly-clickable Airbnb title

The listing title is one of the first things a potential guest will read about your Airbnb so it’s important…

A good night’s sleep: Making your Airbnb a slumber haven

How many of us sleep well when we are away from our own bed? There’s a reason why many people…

How to keep your Airbnb ‘green’

You don’t need to own an eco-lodge in a forest to be considered ‘green’ on Airbnb. More and more guests…

How to benefit from Airbnb as a digital nomad

If you are one of the growing number of people who have quit your day job to enjoy a more…

Lost in translation: The toils and joys of hosting travellers from foreign lands

One of the most rewarding parts of being an Airbnb host (apart from the benefits to your bank account) is…

10 Airbnb hosting mistakes to avoid

How can new hosts avoid getting bad reviews on Airbnb? There are some common mistakes that are easy to make…

10 tips to help your Airbnb guests go off the beaten track in London

Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye… there are plenty of famous landmarks dotted around the UK capital but often…

It’s a matter of time: Being realistic about time spent managing your Airbnb

Turning your investment property into a vacation rental might seem like an easy way to make a few extra bucks…

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