No matter what kind of home or room you have to share, Airbnb makes it simple and secure to host travellers. You’re in full control of your availability, prices, house rules, and how you interact with guests.
If you are new to this kind of hosting/hospitality business then you have to understand that while you are creating a stay experience for your guest(s), you are also going to experience the life of a host. Host who has to take care of guest needs, your and your guest safety during stay, finding niche in your area and sharing it with your guests, emergency backup when you are not in town, be prepare for misunderstandings and importantly don’t start sweating in just few negative reviews!
Believe me, hosting at Airbnb is as easy as 1 2 3…. Hosting in 3 steps:
1. List your space for free: Share any space without sign-up charges, from a shared living room to a second home and everything in-between.
2. Decide your hosting type: Choose your own schedule, prices, and requirements for guests.
3. Welcome your first guest (अतिथि देवो भवः): Once your listing is live, qualified guests can reach out. You are free to interact with them have questions and discussions before they stay.
Once you and your property listing are reviewed by the Airbnb team online, you can go live on this innovative platform. The most important part is still left out- EARNING AT Airbnb! Let’s point this out to make it simple!
The Pricing: If you are first time host, then it is recommended to choose SMART PRICING OPTION, which means airbnb automatically keep your prices competitive as per your area of operation. You can fill your base pricing, minimum pricing and maximum pricing as well. These pricing will act when you decide to turn off smart pricing option.
The Payment: You get paid by your way depending upon your area of operation, in India you can opt for direct bank transfers which usually takes 3-4 days after successfully hosting. If you want to provide other services, such as equipment rental or a tour, guests can pay you for them through the app after they book.
Your First Booking: You can provide discounts of 15-25% for your first 5 customers and gain positive review, which will help you to grow consistently over this platform. HAPPY HOSTING TO YOU!