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How to use Instant Book

Set your listing for Instant Book and relax—hosting just got easier. 

The benefits include:

  • Convenience: Book guests without having to respond to each request.
  • More guest interest: Guests can use filters to search for listings that can be booked instantly. Instant Book listings are more popular with guests since they’re able to more easily plan their trip.
  • Search placement: Instant Book positively affects your response rate for your listing, which can improve your listing’s placement in search results.
  • Superhost Status: Instant book can also help you reach Superhost status, which requires that you maintain a 90% response rate.

To turn Instant Book on or off:

  1. Go to Listings and click the listing you want to change
  2. Click Policies and rules
  3. Next to Instant Book, click Edit
  4. Select Instant Book on or Instant Book off 
  5. If you choose Instant Book on, select your guest requirements
  6. Click Save

When Instant Book is on, it applies to all available dates on your calendar. Guests who meet your requirements will be able to automatically book your place.

Check out the Resource Center and find out what other Hosts have to say about Instant Book.

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