Top Airbnb articles 2020
Tips for Securing Your Home While Traveling
You booked a flight, found a place to stay, and solidified your itinerary. Hooray! Now all you have to do is pack, right? Well, not quite. Assuming you’re leaving your house empty, you’re going to want to make a plan to keep it safe and secure when you are home. When it comes to securing your house...
How to easily replace the comforter cover for your next guests
Author bio: Guest post contributed by the Downlite Bedding team. Downlite designs, manufactures, and markets comfort bedding for major hotel chains, Airbnb hosts, and consumers. The family-owned business is an industry leader with three generations of product-knowledge and experience. Anyone...
How to Write an Airbnb Welcome Letter: A Formula for Success
An Airbnb welcome letter can share important details with your guests while also making them feel comfortable in your rental. Find out how a welcome letter can improve your guest communication and what to include in your letter to leave a lasting impression. An Airbnb welcome letter can win your...
How real estate photos differ from generic photography, and what that means for your STR
Most guests search the web to look for captivating photos that fire up their excitement for their next trip. As noted by an airbnb host, browsing for a vacation rental “is like online dating...nobody reads the profile, it’s all about the photos”. I don’t need to tell you the...
Increase Your Vacation Rental Revenue With Upsells
6 Ways to Increase Your Vacation Rental Revenue With Upsells.Vacation rental bookings rarely stay steady year-round. Everyone has their busy and slow seasons. Furthermore, given the recent travel changes since COVID-19, many vacation rental owners are looking for new ways to increase revenue...
5 Tips To Level-Up Your Airbnb Photos
Author: Connor Griffiths | Lifty Life Vacation Rental Management Your Airbnb photos are one of the most important parts of your listing; which is why it’s surprising to still see such poor quality on so many Airbnb listings. Trust me you won’t regret taking a few extra minutes to take some...
A Complete Guide to Vacation Rental Property Management Fees
Learn everything you need to know about vacation rental property management fees, from how it's structured and the services that it covers, to pros and cons. When hiring a property manager or property management company to oversee your vacation rental, it’s important to understand how vacation...
7 Tips on Reopening Your Vacation Rental Business
As people begin to resume travel plans and start taking trips again, vacation rental owners all over the globe are anxious to get back to business. Many are going the extra mile to appeal to eager travelers, finally fill those vacancies, and make up for all of the last-minute cancellations and lost...
The Pro-Hosts Guide to Optimizing Your Airbnb Listings [9 Practical Checklists]
Does your Airbnb listing stand out from the crowd? To gain more visibility on the platform and start securing more reservations you need in the first place to improve the key aspects of your listing. Here are 9 practical checklists to help your Airbnb listing reach its full potential. Read more...
HOW MUCH IS AIRBNB REALLY COSTING YOU?
Airbnb is undoubtedly one of the biggest travel startups to emerge from the sharing economy in recent years. In fact, there are over seven million listings worldwide on the platform and on average over 2 million guests stay on Airbnb every night. Its unparalleled success is, in large part, due to...
Flipkey by Tripadisor
Tripadvisor is the largest travel site in the world with millions of users worldwide. Tripadvisor is a m u st join for any vacation rental owner wanting more bookings. Tripadvisor has just launced it's free-to-list program, making it possible for private and professional...
Hotel search engine with also a wide range of apartments offered. This site searches through all majord accommodation sites and always returns the best price. Hosts can add their properties for free, guests gets a price guarantee on bookings. After making your search, use the filter...
Booking.com, one of the largest hotel search engines in the world, has just lauched it's own Homestay section to compete with Airbnb and other similar concepts. It's free for vacation rental owners to add their properties and travelers can search among 10 000's of Homestays worldwide. GO TO...
Homestay.com is a worldwide booking platform where anyone can book a homestay including tourists, leisure travellers, students, interns, people relocating for work or those who simply want to experience local culture and meet local people when they travel.
VRBO / Homeaway
VRBO is on of the most popular vacation rental sites in the US with over more than 1 million listings. You can rent everything from cabins & condos to castles or villas.