Are you travelling for the summer? If so, you will likely need a place to stay during your travels. While most people automatically opt for a hotel, renting an Airbnb can be a much better option. A lot of the time you will find that an Airbnb is cheaper and cosier than a hotel room.
If you have never booked an Airbnb, you may be a bit unsure of how things work and how to find the best places to stay. Here a few tips for renting an Airbnb that are sure to help.
Things to consider when booking an Airbnb
Verify your account
Before you even attempt to rent an
Try to rent from a Superhost
A Superhost on
Know your budget before you look
AirBNB allows you to filter your search results by cost which means you should know how much you are looking to spend per night before you search. If you don’t, you may have a harder time finding a place to stay.
Be specific with what you need
As I said, AirBNB allows you to add budget filters to your search. They also allow you to filter by accommodation type, number of beds and quite a few other options. Be very specific with what you need in your search filters and you’ll have a much easier time finding something that will work.
Airbnb’s – especially popular ones rented by Superhosts – tend to fill up quickly. As soon as you know the dates for your trip, begin searching on
Be respectful of the property
When you’re visiting an
Leave things better than you found them
As with anything that isn’t yours, aim to leave the property better than it was when you found it. Clean up any trash, sweep and mop and so on. After all, wouldn’t you want someone else to do the same if it was your home?
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Don’t forget travel insurance
Whether you are booking somewhere to stay close to home or further afield it is always worth booking travel insurance. You never know what is going to happen so it’s good to have an insurance policy to give you some protection. Click here for more info on the kinds of travel insurance plans available in your country.