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Be the Airbnb Host Your Guests Can't Stop Raving About.™
The Hosting Journey essentials page is a curated list of products and companies, which I use for my own Airbnb. I created this page to help you become the Airbnb host guests can't stop raving about.
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PRODUCTS TO HELP YOU BUILD YOUR VACATION RENTAL:
Whether you’re first starting out or you have welcomed your 100th guest, you want to make sure you have products that will take your vacation rental to the next level without breaking the bank… It’ll only look like you did. If I discover a new and easier way I’ll share it here. Because it’s always about adapting and changing.
Click here for more products for your vacation rental. A thorough list so you can have it handy at any time.
Threshold™ Performance Sheet Set. I love the double corners. the top and bottom labels and easy care. Yes, I use these for my Airbnb!
Threshold™ Duvet Covers I like this brand and try to get their duvet covers on sale.
Podcast Episode to help you about your home:
THJ 12: How to Get Rid Of Bed Bugs: A Complete Guide For Your Airbnb
The downloadable pdf will have a longer list including small appliances like toaster, blender, etc.
Kitchen Gadget Cookware Utensil Set
And don't forget the wine opener!
Yes, please provide knives for your guests.
Another item to better have a double set off.
Something neutral and dishwasher safe.
Also, buy a second set because they will break.
It's always great to provide Coffee, tea, and some essentials.
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector
A guest can cancel a reservation if you don't have a detector.
COMPANIES TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS:
These companies and brands will help you to create an easier way to check-in your guests, send instructions to your cleaners, get a loan for your renovations, and much more. Please note, I haven’t tried out every company in this category, but I want to keep you informed about new products. Tell me about your experiences and/or any new ones you recommend.
Providing the Tools and People for the Best in Short Term Rental Cleaning. Sign up for your free 14-day trial.
Search for investment property begins and ends with Mashvisor.
Get a 50% forever discount and a 14-day free trial.
Podcast Episode about Taxes:
Airbnb Management Vacation Rental Software
New York-based Airbnb property management and concierge service.
Automate Your Airbnb Messages
Your solution for compliant short-term rentals.
Cloud-based short term Property Management.
Automate the digital chores of your Airbnb.
The 5-Star House Manual, spend less time answering questions and more time enjoying your life.
Podcast Episode all about Vacation Rental Insurance:
THJ 17: Everything you need to know about insurance for your Airbnb