May 2021 data show that short-term rentals recorded month-to-month increases in occupancy in many markets worldwide. So what does the future hold in store for the STR industry and short-term rental hosts? Read the post to find out!
Owning and operating a bed and breakfast can be an excellent option to earn extra money, and under certain circumstances, it can be extremely profitable. In this article, we will guide you through the essential steps on starting and running a successful BNB.
Vrbo cancellation policy is a must-have for any host. It will allow you to provide your guests with the necessary information about their booking and be covered if your guests don’t show up. Explore the options and best practices in our guide.
The new feature allows you to add bookings from other channels to Smartbnb, including bookings made directly between you and the guest.
You can still take advantage of Smartbnb automation tools to message your guests, send notifications to your team, and get calendar updates.
Property management is the oversight of a property by a third party on behalf of the property’s owner. Property managers are generally responsible for the day-to-day operations, from communication with guests to arranging for cleaning, repairs, and maintenance. Read the article to learn the details and fruitful alternatives.
If you are planning to rent out your property on Airbnb, you should get ready to face Airbnb complaints from guests. Vacation rental issues happen even to the best hosts, but you shouldn’t forget that these problems, big or small, may quickly turn into bad reviews. Read the article to learn how to prevent those complaints.
Today, Booking.com is one of the largest accommodation booking platforms, with more than 28 million listings in 226 countries and territories across the globe. Planning to become the part of this crowd? Our guide will get you started.
With platforms like Airbnb, Vrbo, and many others, it’s easy to rent your property short-term. But while the extra income can be a real boost, you should be aware of the tax rules before you start making money.
Airbnb released the Scheduled message feature, available to professional hosts only at the moment of writing. This tool allows hosts to schedule messages to automatically send when guests take actions like booking, checking in, or checking out. Let’s compare it to Smarbnb Guest Experience functionality.
Smartbnb is on a mission to help you be flexible and quick to react to changes. Prefer to select which of your accounts’ properties will benefit from automatic messaging and other Smartbnb features? Want to skip some of the properties? Now you can!
Airbnb announced that professional hosts who use third-party software to manage bookings outside North America are required to move to a new pricing structure. This change doesn’t affect hosts who use Smartbnb only to automate their operations and manage communication with guests.
At Smartbnb, we want to make all your check-ins a little bit easier, so we automatically monitor the status of your guests’ flights if you provide us with the necessary information. We’ll track it and inform you about its status so that you understand what to expect.
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