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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…

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 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…

Above and beyond: How to make your Airbnb stand out from the competition

The vacation rental industry is becoming more competitive each day, which means that unless your property is unique or in…

The Airbnb checklist: Five things to do before your guests arrive

You’ve put clean sheets on the bed, done a quick vacuum of your Airbnb – but are you really ready…

Families: The next big thing on Airbnb?

Screaming children drawing crayon sketches all over your beautiful white walls…the thought is enough to stop most Airbnb hosts from…

An extra set of hands: Airbnb co-hosts

If you’re a busy Airbnb host who needs a break from the daily grind of guest communication and check-ins, why…

When (not) to use Instant Book on Airbnb

It might lead to higher rankings and more bookings for your Airbnb but before you decide to opt for Instant…

Getting off on the right foot: Top tips for starting fresh on Airbnb

Setting up an Airbnb business can be a daunting process, especially if you’re someone who hasn’t used the website for…

Damage control: What happens when Airbnb hosts mess up?

You might have the very best of intentions, have the most stylish abode, have a long list of guests who…

Airbnb guest etiquette – how to be an exemplary visitor

A growing number of travellers are embracing the sharing economy by using apps such as Airbnb, HomeAway, and VRBO –…

Airbnb and home security – do you really need a surveillance camera?

Installing surveillance cameras inside your Airbnb might seem like a logical step when it comes to ensuring the safety of…

5 things to keep in mind when approving guests for your Airbnb

Luckily, it doesn’t happen often – but from time to time an Airbnb horror story makes the headlines. All-night parties….

What to Charge for your Airbnb Cleaning Fee

Scrubbing toilets and dusting shelves… cleaning your Airbnb is probably the least glamorous side of being a host. How many…

The ultimate Airbnb welcome package

What happens when you go above and beyond for your Airbnb guests? You get great reviews from happy travellers who…

How to write an awesome Airbnb welcome letter or email

Being a successful Airbnb host is not just about securing new guests for your property. It’s also about keeping those…

Airbnb vs. The Neighbours

How do you run a successful Airbnb without spoiling your relationship with the neighbours? For many hosts, managing an Airbnb…

Positioning your property: The Airbnb alternatives worth considering

When it comes to vacation rentals, Airbnb is a household name – a trusted platform used by travellers around the…

How to start an Airbnb business

While Airbnb has been a lucrative way of securing an additional income to many hosts, some hosts are taking it…

How to Really Make Money on Airbnb – Tips from a SuperHost

Airbnb created a home sharing platform and community that changed the rental and travel industry forever. Many sign up on…

How to promote your Vacation Rental outside Airbnb

Sure, you can rely on a steady stream of bookings by optimizing your Airbnb listing and displaying your home from its…


What Airbnb hosts can learn from luxury hotels

Airbnb’s popularity means it’s always mentioned as the example when it comes to good hospitality. It ranks number one in…

How to maximise your revenue on Airbnb

How do you max out your earning power on Airbnb? It can be really lucrative if it is managed well…

5 Solutions for Airbnb Key Management

One of the biggest problems Airbnb hosts face is, of course, the key hand-over to guests. If possible, a meet-and-greet…

Luggage Storage: 4 Ways Airbnb Hosts Can Deal With This Classic Problem

It’s the question every Airbnb host gets asked at some point… “Where can I leave my bags?” “Can I leave…

5 Quick Tips to make your Airbnb stand out for business travellers

If you hadn’t noticed, something of a minor revolution is occurring on Airbnb.  Think of someone using Airbnb, and your…

Get Snappy: Taking Photos For Your Airbnb

A picture is worth a thousand words, or so the saying goes. A stunning feature photo can say more than…

How and why you should get your Airbnb ‘Business Travel Ready’

Business travel is one of Airbnb’s major growth areas and as an Airbnb host, the business market is a lucrative…

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