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COVID-19

Airbnb’s post-pandemic 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.

Travel

How to protect yourself when using Airbnb

What happens if you’re injured while staying at an Airbnb, and how to protect yourself if you’re a host.

Travel

Travel SOS: 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.

Travel

Travel Vision: Airbnb wants you to find your 'not-so-local'

Airbnb has launched a special project hoping to entice travellers to find their ‘not-so-local’ and book an overnight stay in a true blue regional pub.

News

Australian towns and local governments declare war on Airbnb

Airbnb is spreading like a virus, particularly around coastal towns and popular beachside holiday spots. But is the rising tide of Airbnb-listed accommodation good for Aussie tourism, or will the virus kill the system?

Travel Q&A

Travel SOS: Can I use Airbnb and not ruin my Age Pension?

Renting out a room via Airbnb seemed like a good way for Derek to earn extra income but what does it mean for his Age Pension?

News

Everything you need to know about using Airbnb

Whether you are looking for the perfect place to stay or be a better host, follow these tips.

Travel Q&A

Travel SOS: what if I don’t like my Airbnb accommodation?

Airbnb is becoming a popular form of accommodation for travellers. Barbara is about to use it for the first time but wonders what to do if she doesn’t like the place in which she’s staying. Lee Mylne investigates.

Australia

These Airbnbs will have you booking a weekend away today

Why would you stay in standard accommodation when you could, instead, spend time away in one of these quirky Australian Airbnbs?

Europe

Airbnb: Max and Jenny’s experience in France

Max and Jenny are experienced travellers who recently tried an Airbnb in France. Did it all go according to plan? Let’s find out ...

Income and asset tests

Age Pension: is my self-contained unit an asset?

Renting out a room via Airbnb seemed like a good way for Lyn to earn extra income but does her set-up qualify part of her home as an assessable asset?

Airbnb: find out if it works

With over 60 million users, Airbnb is an innovative and affordable new approach to booking accommodation, but does it live up to the buzz? Find out in our hands-on review.

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