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Interesting and positive experience Airbnb's you have stayed in:

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1) Pleasant hosts.
2) Decent accommodations.
3) Write a short review or post a link to review.
4) Must be a first hand experience.
5) Please post a * if it you negotiated a rate and ** if negotiated last minute.
6) Please post a S in bold if place is shabbos friendly.


USA
Arizona - https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/19640418?source_impression_id=p3_1577164162_aVpEeDHi3gaT1dq7 - Beautiful scenery - Nice host but will charge a late fee if you come late -  Amazing for stay between Grand Canyon South rim and grand Canyon West rim.

Canada
Montreal - **/S - https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/25265604?source_impression_id=p3_1577163866_8GlpydeXaJLuxQHL  - Nice apartments - Close to jewish community - Owned and managed by Jews- I had a slight smell but not bad at all.






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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #40 on: November 30, 2016, 10:52:42 PM »
1. How can a host or a potential guest trade phone numbers on airbnb before booking? AIrbnb blocks it many ways, any tricks?


2. can one make a deal with the host to book on the condition that a friend will check the place out right after booking and if we don't like the place the host can cancel the booking?.
why cant you message him this before the booking and ask about checking out the place/ meeting up somewhere? no phone numbers needed

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #41 on: December 01, 2016, 12:12:12 AM »
when contacting a host to inquire about a property, you get the response by text (and in airbnb inbox) and that's how you communicate, or at least that's how it worked by me last few bookings.
Don't wait for the perfect moment; take the moment and make it perfect.

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #42 on: December 01, 2016, 12:18:57 AM »
why cant you message him this before the booking and ask about checking out the place/ meeting up somewhere? no phone numbers needed

Thanks that worked..

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #43 on: December 01, 2016, 12:27:32 AM »
1. How can a host or a potential guest trade phone numbers on airbnb before booking? AIrbnb blocks it many ways, any tricks?


2. can one make a deal with the host to book on the condition that a friend will check the place out right after booking and if we don't like the place the host can cancel the booking?.

1. Use email or your full name. I usually say, contact me at joshmoe at (what rhymes with) jeemail. Or - you can find my name on linkedin/google.

2. If they can check right after booking, they may as well check out before.
I've had a few people check it out before booking. Never had anyone request it afterwards.

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #44 on: December 01, 2016, 01:02:10 AM »
1. How can a host or a potential guest trade phone numbers on airbnb before booking? AIrbnb blocks it many ways, any tricks?


2. can one make a deal with the host to book on the condition that a friend will check the place out right after booking and if we don't like the place the host can cancel the booking?.
1. in three seperate messages.
718
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joeshmoe
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g.....l

2. any checking out should be before booking, there are penalties involved in cancelling, so once booked, as a host i would never cancel, and as a guest you'll have to eat some fees.

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #45 on: December 18, 2016, 04:47:59 PM »
Found a very suitable property on airbnb but host keeps declining without reason, tried from 2 different accounts, availability calendar wide open. Any insight on why a host would reject a request to book? (First time air bnb, but account is fully verified.)
Any frequent air bnb users input would be appreciated.

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #46 on: December 18, 2016, 05:52:43 PM »
Found a very suitable property on airbnb but host keeps declining without reason, tried from 2 different accounts, availability calendar wide open. Any insight on why a host would reject a request to book? (First time air bnb, but account is fully verified.)
Any frequent air bnb users input would be appreciated.
A host that doesn't really want to host? Read through this.. ;) ;D

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #47 on: December 18, 2016, 06:10:48 PM »
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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #48 on: April 25, 2017, 12:42:26 PM »
Anyone have any discount codes that are current? And/or discounted gift cards?

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #49 on: June 07, 2017, 06:04:13 PM »

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #50 on: June 08, 2017, 12:59:44 AM »
Not sure what the business model is for airbnb.  But I know that I get charged the full booking amount when I book.  Do they transfer the money right away to the host or do they hold on to it until the time of the stay?

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #51 on: June 08, 2017, 03:53:48 AM »
Not sure what the business model is for airbnb.  But I know that I get charged the full booking amount when I book.  Do they transfer the money right away to the host or do they hold on to it until the time of the stay?

It's held in escrow, and then direct deposited to the host, after the first night.

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #52 on: June 08, 2017, 09:00:32 AM »
 So they  have all that money to play with from the time the rental is booked until they have to pay the host?

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #53 on: June 08, 2017, 10:25:02 AM »
Looking for a place in netanya ASAP
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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #54 on: June 21, 2017, 02:30:31 PM »
Is there a way to split the payment on several cc's?
Any other ideas to use several saved Amex offers on one stay?

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #55 on: June 21, 2017, 02:34:47 PM »
Is there a way to split the payment on several cc's?
Any other ideas to use several saved Amex offers on one stay?
IINM you can use the individual Amex offers to buy gift cards, then combine all the gift cards into 1 account.

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #56 on: June 21, 2017, 02:36:29 PM »
IINM you can use the individual Amex offers to buy gift cards, then combine all the gift cards into 1 account.
Is that current information?  I think this time GCs are not triggering the Amex rebate.

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #57 on: June 21, 2017, 02:37:42 PM »
Is that current information?  I think this time GCs are not triggering the Amex rebate.
Not current, hence the IINM.

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #58 on: June 25, 2017, 10:21:37 AM »
selling current amex offer for $125 OBO

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Re: Airbnb Master Thread
« Reply #59 on: June 25, 2017, 12:16:32 PM »
Anyone ever rented anything near a kosher hotel in Switzerland?
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