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Airbnb Hosting - The Boost You Need

Why Host on Airbnb?

No matter what kind of home or room you have to share, Airbnb makes it simple and secure to earn money and reach millions of travelers looking for unique places to stay, just like yours.
No matter what kind of home or room you have to share, Airbnb makes it simple and secure to earn money and reach millions of travelers looking for unique places to stay, just like yours.

You're in Control

With Airbnb, you’re in full control of your availability, prices, house rules, and how you interact with guests. You can set check-in times and handle the process however you like.
With Airbnb, you’re in full control of your availability, prices, house rules, and how you interact with guests. You can set check-in times and handle the process however you like.

We're there at Every Step

Airbnb offers tools, hospitality tips, 24/7 support, and an online community of experienced hosts for questions and sharing ideas for success.
Airbnb offers tools, hospitality tips, 24/7 support, and an online community of experienced hosts for questions and sharing ideas for success.

Getting Started with Hosting

Create your listing

It’s free and easy to create a listing on Airbnb. Describe your space, how many guests you can accommodate, and add photos and details.
Our pricing tool can recommend competitive rates, but what you charge is always up to you.

Create your listing

It’s free and easy to create a listing on Airbnb. Describe your space, how many guests you can accommodate, and add photos and details.
Our pricing tool can recommend competitive rates, but what you charge is always up to you.

Welcome guests

Get to know guests before arrival by messaging them on our platform.
Most hosts clean the spaces guests can use, and provide essentials like clean sheets, towels, and toilet paper.
You can greet guests in person with a key or just send them a door code.

Welcome guests

Get to know guests before arrival by messaging them on our platform.
Most hosts clean the spaces guests can use, and provide essentials like clean sheets, towels, and toilet paper.
You can greet guests in person with a key or just send them a door code.

Get paid

Airbnb’s secure payment system means you never have to deal with money directly.
Guests are charged before arrival, and you are paid automatically after check in, minus a 3% service fee.
You can be paid via PayPal, direct deposit, or international money wire, among other ways.

Get paid

Airbnb’s secure payment system means you never have to deal with money directly.
Guests are charged before arrival, and you are paid automatically after check in, minus a 3% service fee.
You can be paid via PayPal, direct deposit, or international money wire, among other ways.

Hosts like you, worldwide

2.9M
Hosts on Airbnb
Hosts on Airbnb
800K
Average Airbnb stays each night
Average Airbnb stays each night
14k
New hosts per month
New hosts per month
Hosting has helped me pay for a new kitchen and other upgrades.”
Hosting has helped me pay for a new kitchen and other upgrades.”
Tessa hosts in London to earn extra money
Tessa hosts in London to earn extra money
Learn how they host
Hosting has helped me pay for a new kitchen and other upgrades.”
Hosting has helped me pay for a new kitchen and other upgrades.”
Tessa hosts in London to earn extra money
Tessa hosts in London to earn extra money
Learn how they host

Safety At Airbnb

$1,000,000 Host Guarantee

In the rare event of accidental damage, the property of every Airbnb host is covered up to a million dollars. It’s peace of mind at no extra charge.
In the rare event of accidental damage, the property of every Airbnb host is covered up to a million dollars. It’s peace of mind at no extra charge.

Host Protection Insurance

If your guests get hurt or cause property damage, our Host Protection Insurance protects you from liability claims up to a million dollars, included free for every Airbnb host.
If your guests get hurt or cause property damage, our Host Protection Insurance protects you from liability claims up to a million dollars, included free for every Airbnb host.

Airbnb is built on trust

All Airbnb travelers must submit a profile photo and verify their phone & email. Hosts can also require a government ID. Guests and hosts each publish reviews after check out keeping everyone accountable and respectful.
All Airbnb travelers must submit a profile photo and verify their phone & email. Hosts can also require a government ID. Guests and hosts each publish reviews after check out keeping everyone accountable and respectful.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I share my home on Airbnb?
You can learn about local laws and rules and get advice on hosting responsibly in Airbnb’s online Help Center.
Who can be an Airbnb host?
It’s easy to become an Airbnb host in most areas, and it’s always free to create a listing. Entire apartments and homes, private rooms, treehouses, and castles are just a few of the properties hosts have shared on Airbnb. For more details on what’s expected of hosts, check out Airbnb’s community standards, which revolve around safety, security, and reliability, and hospitality standards, which help hosts earn great guest reviews.
Does Airbnb screen guests?
Airbnb verifies some information about guests and hosts to help make our community a safer place for everyone. That includes requiring a profile photo, confirmed phone number, and confirmed email address. As a host, for added security, you can also ask potential guests to provide an official ID and complete Airbnb’s Verified ID process.
How should I price my listing on Airbnb?
What you charge is always up to you, but we do provide tips to help make your space more competitive. When you create a listing on Airbnb, we suggest a price for your property based on your location and other factors. You can set nightly, weekly, and/or monthly rates. Our Smart Pricing tool can help you get the most from your Airbnb.
How do Airbnb payments work?
All payments are processed securely through Airbnb’s online payment system. Guests are charged when a reservation is made, and hosts are paid 24 hours after check-in. How you’re paid is up to you: You can set up direct deposit, PayPal, or a number of other options.
Does Airbnb provide any insurance for hosts?
Accidents are rare on Airbnb, but just in case, we’ve got your back. Our Host Guarantee provides up to $1,000,000 of coverage in case property damage occurs, and our Host Protection Insurance provides liability coverage for up to $1,000,000, for every listing. We also offer 24/7 host support—because your peace of mind is priceless.

Start Hosting Now

Start Hosting Now

Terms and Conditions

The Airbnb New Host Offer (the “Offer”) provides qualifying New Hosts the opportunity to earn a $100 USD Amazon gift card when they create a New Listing on Airbnb and generate $500 in Booking Value by September 30, 2019  (the “End Date”). To qualify for the Offer: (a) you must arrive at Airbnb from https://www.airbnb.com/boost; (b) you must create a new listing (that has not been previously activated, created, or duplicated from another Airbnb listing) using the “Become a Host” button available at https://www.airbnb.com/boost (“New Listing”); (c) you must be a first-time host with an account in good standing (“New Host”); (d) the New Listing must be located in the United States of America (excluding the Miami, Florida area and the Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, which are not eligible); and (e) the New Listing must generate at least $500 in bona fide booking value, excluding guest fees and taxes (“Booking Value”), from stays completed by the End Date. This Offer may not be combined with any other incentive or offer.  Amazon Gift Card is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash or cash equivalent and redemption may be subject to Amazon Gift Card terms and conditions. Qualification for this Offer will be made by Airbnb in its sole discretion and Airbnb reserves the right to any remedy. These Offer Terms and Conditions supplement and are subject to the Airbnb Terms of Service and Payment Terms of Service.
The Airbnb New Host Offer (the “Offer”) provides qualifying New Hosts the opportunity to earn a $100 USD Amazon gift card when they create a New Listing on Airbnb and generate $500 in Booking Value by September 30, 2019  (the “End Date”). To qualify for the Offer: (a) you must arrive at Airbnb from https://www.airbnb.com/boost; (b) you must create a new listing (that has not been previously activated, created, or duplicated from another Airbnb listing) using the “Become a Host” button available at https://www.airbnb.com/boost (“New Listing”); (c) you must be a first-time host with an account in good standing (“New Host”); (d) the New Listing must be located in the United States of America (excluding the Miami, Florida area and the Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, which are not eligible); and (e) the New Listing must generate at least $500 in bona fide booking value, excluding guest fees and taxes (“Booking Value”), from stays completed by the End Date. This Offer may not be combined with any other incentive or offer.  Amazon Gift Card is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash or cash equivalent and redemption may be subject to Amazon Gift Card terms and conditions. Qualification for this Offer will be made by Airbnb in its sole discretion and Airbnb reserves the right to any remedy. These Offer Terms and Conditions supplement and are subject to the Airbnb Terms of Service and Payment Terms of Service.