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How do I set cutoff times for my experience?

To set cutoff times:

  1. Go to Create an experience on airbnb.com
  2. In the menu, click Booking settings
  3. Select your preferences for cutoff times, then click Next

How cutoff times work

You have two cutoff times: one to get your first booking and one to get your last booking.

  • First cutoff time: If no one books by a certain time, you have the option to remove that instance of your experience without penalty. This helps you know in advance whether you'll be hosting or not.
    • For example, if you set your first cutoff time to 1 day before the start time and no one books by then, the experience will be removed from search.
  • Second cutoff time: After you get at least one booking, you can set the second cutoff time.
    • For example, if you set the second cutoff time to 2 hours before the start time, then additional guests can book up to two hours before the experience begins. Booking will close 2 hours prior to the start time.
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