- Airbnb is one of the most popular ways to see the world, but there are lots of details to consider before booking with the site.
- These tips can help you avoid a mediocre experience with Airbnb so you can achieve true vacation nirvana.
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I use Airbnb all the time when I travel or go on vacation.
Hotel rooms can be convenient and reliable, but I often find that booking a vacation home through Airbnb is cheaper, offers you more space, and is a little more fun to boot. You often get a better feel for the local flavor by choosing to live in a home in the area, rather than a standardized hotel room.
I just got back from my honeymoon this past week. We were gone for two weeks, and visited four different cities in Europe, staying in accommodations exclusively through Airbnb. Some of the Airbnbs were better than anything we could’ve gotten in a hotel; others fell short of our expectations. But there was a lot that I learned through this experience and others, that I will definitely consider for the next time I use Airbnb.
Here are my 11 top tips and tricks for using Airbnb.