How an invite to book works
So, you’ve got some dates in mind and you found a place you’re interested in. You message the Host and they reply with an invitation to book. Great news—this means that the place is available and the Host wants to seal the deal.
What’s next? All you have to do is click Book Now in the message thread, add your payment information, and click Confirm. You’ll be all set.
Not quite ready? You have 24 hours to decide if you want to book for those dates and that price. If you wait longer, the guest fees may change, or the Host may accept another booking, as they are able to invite many potential guests.
- HostWithdraw a guest pre-approvalThere are no penalties for withdrawing a pre-approval so long as the guest hasn't booked your place yet.
- GuestInvites and special offersYou can contact a host about their place before requesting to book it. The host then has the option to pre-approve you or give you a special…
- HostPre-approving guestsYou should only send a pre-approval if you’re ready to confirm a reservation. If the guest books within 24 hours, the reservation will be co…