What Do The Best Vacation Rentals Have In Common?

What Do The Best Vacation Rentals Have In Common?

The insurance people, Geiko, have recently launched a video entitled The Best Airbnbs Have These Things in Common. So I thought that I’d enumerate them and see how our own listings (here in fabulous Fort Lauderdale) compare. We have two – both are in a...
How To Contact Airbnb

How To Contact Airbnb

Host or guest, enter the Airbnb numbers into your phone now. You’ll find them by using the button below. HOW TO CONTACT AIRBNB Airbnb has grown enormously – worldwide – since the service started in 2008. To be honest, I suspect that even the founders...
Oh, Those Airbnb Horror Stories!

Oh, Those Airbnb Horror Stories!

From time to time, you’ll find them on the internet – those horror stories about Airbnb guests. Or sometimes about Airbnb hosts. Well, do you know how many people stayed in Airbnb accommodation last night? Or how many will tonight? Or tomorrow night?...
Why You Shouldn’t Sneak Extra People Into Your Rental

Why You Shouldn’t Sneak Extra People Into Your Rental

When you’re travelling, especially if you’re sticking to a budget, there can be the temptation to sneak an extra person or two into the accommodation you’re renting. Maybe you’ve rented a place on Airbnb or a similar site and the host charges...
The Ten Commandments of Being a Great Airbnb Guest

The Ten Commandments of Being a Great Airbnb Guest

Did you realise that when you become a guest at an Airbnb rental you join an elite group? Or at any rate, you can if you so wish. That group is made up of Airbnb members who have been given five star ratings by their hosts – ‘superguests’ if you...
Airbnb: Be Sure To Choose the Right Accommodation

Airbnb: Be Sure To Choose the Right Accommodation

Where ever you’re going on your trip, the chances are that you’ll find plenty of accommodation options to choose from on Airbnb. It might even be hard to select one. There’s no problem at first – even if you can’t decide between your...
Airbnb Guests: Why Should I Pay a Cleaning Fee?

Airbnb Guests: Why Should I Pay a Cleaning Fee?

There does seem to be quite a lot of confusion online from short-term rental guests who don’t understand what the so-called cleaning fee is all about. Note that not all hosts charge this as a separate fee but wherever you stay – hotel, guesthouse B &...
Travel: Let’s Talk about Beds!

Travel: Let’s Talk about Beds!

Throughout the world beds are just beds aren’t they? Yes, unless you are travelling to a remote island where you’ll be sleeping in a hammock, you can expect to find ‘regular’ beds everywhere. There are confusions, of course. What is described...
Why Airbnb Reviews Matter

Why Airbnb Reviews Matter

As you know, Airbnb is a service that is run on trust. The guest trusts that the host will provide them with pleasant accommodation and the host, in turn, trusts that his or her guest will be respectful of their property and possessions. With this in mind, both the...
Airbnb Guest? How to get Great Reviews

Airbnb Guest? How to get Great Reviews

If you’ve used Airbnb, or browsed the site, then you’ll know that guests can leave reviews for their hosts and vice versa. This is an excellent system as it keeps everyone accountable. Increasingly, I’m seeing online questions from guests whose hosts...
Airbnb Guest? What to do if things go wrong

Airbnb Guest? What to do if things go wrong

Approximately one million people stayed in Airbnb accommodations last night. The same will happen tonight, and tomorrow, and the next night …. and it’s more than likely that every single one of those people had or will have a great stay with no problems....
Why Choose Airbnb for Business Travel?

Why Choose Airbnb for Business Travel?

Have you noticed that so many people today are choosing to arrange their business travel with Airbnb rather than the more traditional hotels? It makes such good sense. When you select one of Airbnb’s ‘business travel ready’ properties, you can be...
New Airbnb Guest?

New Airbnb Guest?

Are you thinking about using Airbnb the next time you travel? If so, you’ve made an excellent choice. Airbnb offers such a wide selection of accommodation types so whatever kind of place you’re looking for, you’ll find just the right place for you. A...
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