Introducing 25 upgrades, from calendar to checkout

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky shares the latest features inspired by Host feedback.
By Airbnb on Mar 26, 2024
4 min video
Updated Mar 26, 2024

Editor’s note: This article was published as part of the Airbnb 2023 Summer Release. Information may have changed since its publication. Learn more about our latest product release.

The Airbnb 2023 Summer Release includes all kinds of new features across the hosting experience. With Early Access, you can start using them today. 

Redesigned pricing tools

All the pricing tools are now in the calendar—so you can easily set and adjust your prices from one place. With our updated price breakdown, you’ll also see the total price for guests and what you earn.

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Compare similar listings

For the first time ever, you can compare your price to the average price of similar listings booked nearby, helping you stay more competitive.

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Swipe-to-select and yearly view

Now in the app, you can swipe to select a date range on your calendar—no more tapping each day individually. And coming soon, get a 12-month overview at a glance with the new yearly view.

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Built-in checkout instructions

Quickly add common checkout instructions to your listing, and easily include custom requests. Guests will be reminded of the tasks before leaving, and can tap to notify you when they’ve checked out.

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Inbox read receipts 

You and your guests will both get read receipts so you know if a message has been read. Plus, you can now share checkout instructions faster with new quick replies.

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Co-Host permissions and payouts

It’s easy to invite new Co-Hosts, and you can set Co-Host permissions with a tap. Choose full access, calendar and inbox, or just calendar. You can also configure and share payouts from your bookings with your Co-Host.

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Be the first to try the new features above

With Early Access, you can start using these upgrades today. Then share your feedback to help us fine-tune the experience.

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The complete list of upgrades for Hosts

See total price

You can view your total nightly price across the app to always know what guests will pay.

Swipe-to-select dates

Swipe to quickly select or edit a date range in the calendar—no need to tap individual days.

Built-in checkout instructions

Create checkout instructions even faster by picking from a pre-set list of common tasks.

Inbox read receipts

You and your guests both get read receipts so you know if a message has been read.

Co-Host tab

A new tab lets you view all Co-Hosts and manage their permissions and payouts.

Early Access

You can now try out new features, then help us fine-tune them by sharing your feedback.

Price breakdown

An updated price breakdown shows you what guests pay and you earn.

Compare similar listings

Compare your price to the average price of similar listings nearby to stay competitive.

Pricing and availability settings

Refreshed calendar tools have been updated for a consistent experience across devices.

Weekly and monthly discounts

Use a new slider to set or adjust discounts while seeing the price guests will pay.

Yearly calendar view on mobile

Soon, you can view your availability for the year, and each month’s price, on one screen.

Custom checkout details

Add specific requests to your checkout instructions that are unique to your home.

Automatic checkout info 

Guests will be auto-sent your checkout details the day before they leave.

One-tap checkout notifications

With just a tap, guests can now notify you when they’ve checked out of your place.

Quick replies for checkout

Use quick replies and scheduled messages to easily share your checkout instructions.

Review highlights for Rooms Hosts

Host profiles for Airbnb Rooms now highlight notable quotes about the Host.

Fun facts in profile

Customize your profile with fun, new details, like your favorite song in high school.

Host travel history

Share trips you’ve taken on Airbnb to give guests a better sense of your travel tastes.

Host interests

You can now select hobbies from a pre-set list to help find shared interests with guests. 

More detailed guest profiles

Guests can add new details to their profile, so you know a little more about who’s booking.

Simpler Co-Host invitations

It’s now easier than ever to invite Co-Hosts to help manage your listings.

New Co-Host permissions

Set new permissions, choosing: full access, calendar and inbox, or just calendar.

New Co-Host payouts

You can now share payouts with a Co-Host as either a percentage or fixed amount. 

Identity verification of guests

All booking guests worldwide will go through identity verification.

Worldwide reservation screening

The technology that helps reduce the risk of parties and damage is now globally available.

Airbnb Rooms: Featuring the new Host Passport

A new take on private rooms features the Host Passport to help guests get to know you before they book, and search tools that elevate your listing. 

Host Passport
Share details about yourself with guests, like your favorite hobbies, pet’s name, fun facts, and what makes staying with you special.

Redesigned filters
Our updated filters make it simple for guests to switch between types of stays and easily get the average prices of rooms and homes.

Rooms Category
It’s easier than ever for guests to discover Rooms listings with a new category featured at the top of our homepage.

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Mar 26, 2024
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