With over 4 million listings in 191 countries, Airbnb has made travelling more accessible and enjoyable. Are you one of the hosts enrolled in the digital marketplace? Even better! Here are 5 reasons why being an Airbnb host simplifies.
1. You Know What to Look For
You’ve created listings of your own, so you know exactly how to find what you’re looking for. When it comes to pricing, amenities, descriptions, and reviews--you’re all over a listing more efficiently than a regular traveller.
The fine print also never trips you up. You’ve made sure to pay close attention to the cancellation policy in case something comes up. Luckily, Airbnb hosts tend to be extremely accommodating… but you already knew that!
2.Consider it Market Research
Struggling to find an excuse to get out of the office for a holiday? Since you’re an Airbnb host, consider travelling and staying at other Airbnb’s a form of market research! What competitive edge to these homes or hosts have?
Who knows, maybe you’ll be inspired by their guest onboarding, technologically savvy key hand-off, or the artistic touch of their home - you’ll never know until you go! You may even consider conducting a brief interview with your Airbnb host. Nothing like a little insight from a pro!
3.Host From Anywhere
If you’ve made Airbnb hosting a lucrative business, you won’t need to take a day off to travel! Host your homes from your laptop, anywhere in the world you may be. With the appropriate Airbnb management software and maybe an onsite helping-hand… you’re good to go.
You could even find an Airbnb host as cool as you who would be up for an opportunity to swap places free of charge. You can boost each other's profiles with a positive Airbnb review and both enjoy a free stay. This could save you hundreds of dollars while vacationing to a dream destination.
Just be sure to make your place available to them when it comes time to return the favour!
5. Your Airbnb Community Make for Great Hosts
The final reason why being an Airbnb host simplifies travelling is because your Airbnb host community provides a wealth of resources.
Airbnb hosts can be found in hundreds of thousands of cities and can help you discover the best places to seek dining, entertainment, culture, transportation, and everything else you’d want to know while visiting. Get in touch and be an active participant in your Airbnb community and you’ll never be a stranger when you travel.
Being an Airbnb host is so much more than running your own lucrative short-term rental business. It opens the door to making travelling and lodging a viable and easier experience.
You’ve already got one-up on what to look for, check the fine print, the freedom to work from anywhere and a wealth of information to discover amongst your Airbnb community. As an Airbnb host, You are officially out of excuses that keep you from travelling!