Though Airbnb's user reviews empower travelers to make educated decisions, what's not often considered is that your hosts can also review you. But the feedback you get on your Airbnb page is important. Here's what you need to know.
Now, there's a whole wide world of travel cooking gear and how-tos out there but it's pretty useless if you can't get your mittens on some salt, pepper and oil, so we're gonna start with finding the basics.
I started out like anyone else, skeptical but intrigued. Who is going to rent my room? Is it safe. Luckily AirBNB has a pretty good verification, review and rating system. So I figured what the heck, let me give it a shot.
Just because the term of the lease is over does not mean that the landlord automatically gets their seasonal rental property back. In many States, the tenant must surrender possession of the property prior to the landlord retaking possession.
Traveling with family or a large group? Renting a villa may be a better value than a hotel. With the right villa rental, you'll have more space, family-friendly amenities and can live like locals rather than tourists. Plus, depending on the villa, you can save money.
A vacation home can provide you and your family with precious R & R, and it can also be a source of income in the right circumstances. But unfortunately the tax rules for renting out your home can be mind-numbingly complex, depending your intentions and circumstances.
Imagine learning to cook in 20 different kitchens, operate 20 different washing machines and TVs, find the 20 best bus stops, subway stations, ferries or taxi stands, all without speaking the native language!
I'm not a big believer in pre-planning every single detail -- sometimes the best vacation moments are spontaneous. But unless your rich uncle is paying for the trip, you'll need to do a certain amount of preparation or your budget will fly out the window.
Airbnb CEO and cofounder Brian Chesky was in our office this morning talking about his company's plans for the future. While he mentioned many interesting things, the most fascinating was his list of the unexpected ways people use Airbnb.