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What is Instant Book?

Instant Book listings don't require approval from the host before they can be booked. Instead, guests can just choose their travel dates, book, and discuss check-in plans with the host.

For hosts

If you have Instant Book on, it will apply to all available dates on your calendar. Guests who meet your requirements will be able to automatically book your space.

The benefits of Instant Book 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

Learn about turning Instant Book on or off for your listing.

For guests

You can filter your search to only view listings that are available through Instant Book. To be eligible for Instant Book, you must complete your Airbnb account.

There is no additional fee for confirming a reservation with Instant Book.

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