Airbnb: What’s the COVID-19 policy?

Jodie wants to know is she’s safe to book an Airbnb for early next year and what protections she’s granted should an outbreak occur or we go into lockdown again.

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Pay when you stay hotel deals

You can now save on upfront holiday costs by taking advantage of Webjet’s flexible Pay at Hotel option on selected stays!


Which hotels will be the big winners?

As we begin to be able to travel again, what has changed since the beginning of the shutdown? Which travel vendors stand to win and which stand to lose?


How hotels will change post-COVID

The world of travel we return to won’t be the same as the one we left behind. Hotels are adapting to the changed needs of guests. These are the changes we can expect to see in the hotel industry.


Trees, timber and tiled opulence

Where you stay can be as much a part of the travel experience as the city or country you’ve chosen to visit. Janelle Ward offers her top three.


New cleaning standard for hotels

The Hilton Hotels group has announced a new program to deliver an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection.


Airbnb rolls out sanitisation plan

Airbnb is rolling out two voluntary sanitisation and coronavirus prevention programs for hosts. It is hoped that such cleanliness programs will drive post-coronavirus guest confidence.


Hotels doing their part for COVID-19

The RMIT-Cisco Health Transformation Lab is partnering with MediStays to launch a critical new self-isolation accommodation service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Travel News

Where are all the Airbnbs?

With so many people using Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms in Australia, have you ever wondered just how many Airbnbs there are? The answer is 346,581.


Why you may want your towels washed

You may want to ignore the sign in your bathroom encouraging you to ‘go green’ and reuse your towels, says a new review.


What’s the hook with $1 hotel stays?

A Japanese hotel owner has a radical plan to combat low occupancy by offering guests ridiculously low rom rates in exchange for a pervy proposition.


Can you trust Airbnb?

Cameron has heard a lot of Airbnb horror stories and isn't sure whether the platform can be trusted for his next holiday.

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