Avoid Airbnb fees - the ultimate guide
Avoid Airbnb fees. Airbnb takes up to 20% of your profit. What if there was a simple way to keep those money? With these simple steps you can keep more of your hard earned money.
Get your own vacation rental website
The first thing you must do to avoid Airbnb fees is to create your own professional vacation rental website. It's fast and easy to do so. By taking direct bookings you don’t have to pay commission to anyone and you’ll keep the whole profit.
One good place to start is Lod gify. It’s fast, free and easy to get started and you can choose among 100’s of beautiful templates. If you already have an Airbnb listing, it’s fast and easy to copy the content to Lodgify. Lodgify also provides a powerful channel manager and support for Airbnb host.
With the built in direct booking system, you can accept all major cards such as Visa, Mastercard, American Express and many more.
Promote your vacation rental website
Airbnb social media marketing.
Get Listed With Tourism Websites in Your Area.
Create business cards and flyers
Airbnb tips blog
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Looking for something uniqe and different? This is simply a collection of the strangest, weirdest, most unique, cheapest or most expensive Airbnb's in the world:
If you're willing to pay up to $10 000 for an overnight stay at an Airbnb, you should consider the following listings:
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Airbnb's you've got to see to believe
Would you rent an OUTSITE parking lot bed? The ‘room’ which has been advertised at just £8 per night, is located in Peckham, UK. It accommodates one, and comes with a nice double bed, a shabby chic wardrobe and a bedside table. There's no WIFI and appearantly no (sitting down) toilet
Tools for Airbnb hosts
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