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Part 3 How To Find A Good Deal On Airbnb

Final chapter to my 3 part tips on Airbnb. So we just got back from San Francisco, which is the birthplace for Airbnb, and of course we decided to stay in another airbnb apartment. As the birthplace of San Francisco, we were spoiled with abundance of accommodation choices in every corner of the city depending on the budget. The Airbnb units in this city are considerably cheaper than renting a hotel room as San Francisco is one of the top 3 most expensive places to live in the US. What impressed us the most was that most of the Airbnb hosts...

Part 2 – How To Find A Good Host On Airbnb

Aside from finding a good room and location for your stay, finding a good host will make or break your holiday. This especially true if you are sharing the place with your host. If you are going to share a place with a host, you want to live with someone who is accommodating, flexible and nice. Someone who will respect your privacy, someone approachable and happy to share tips of their city with you. A few tips to find the perfect host…. Start by messaging them. Review their room/unit for rent, and strike up a conversation about anything at...

How To Use AirBnB for Newbies – Part 1 Finding a Good Crib

How many of you have used Airbnb? I think most of us have at least heard of this marvelous site even if you have not used it before. Well i personally started using this site during its infancy stage, 5 or so years ago when searching around for a better accommodation deal in Paris. Things were so different then, especially the pricing 🙁 so much more affordable then. But don’t fret, because even with the costlier pricing these days, it is still the better option for short term accommodation compared to hotels / hostels. So, i’m...