How To Save Money On Your Airbnb Listing In The Winter

After my first winter running my Airbnb apartments I realized that saving money on your heating bills was extremely important to stay profitable because (unless you’re in Australia!) in most places in the world, it gets cold. Really cold. The last thing you want is for your utility bills to suddenly go through the roof. … Read more

How to Attract Lucrative Business Travelers on Airbnb & Booking.com

How to Target Business Travelers on Airbnb & Booking.com

One of the biggest ‘bumps’ in my bookings has come from specifically targeting business travelers for my Booking.com & Airbnb apartments! Contrary to what most people in their 20s believe, I know from experience that business travel isn’t always that much fun. You tend to run late from meetings, arrive late, and leave early. With … Read more

Stop Paying OTA Commission: Here are 12 insider tips.

stop paying ota commission

Online travel agencies are awesome, and we get great bookings from them, but they’re also expensive. You’ll sometimes have to (or opt in to) pay commissions of up to 25% per booking. That’s a big chunk of your revenue. The standard answer when people renting out their property on booking.com or Expedia or Airbnb when … Read more

How to get more Bookings on Booking.com in 2022

Booking.com is by far the most profitable channel for me. Almost 8 out of every 10 of my bookings are from booking.com. They have a fantastic, highly sales focussed infrastructure which includes free promotions, google ads, and more. They have been the largest online travel agency (see this article) for more than two years in … Read more

Triple your Airbnb bookings with a Channel Manager!

triple your sales with a channel manager

Put simply a Channel Manager, when talking about running a hotel or renting out your property for short-term lets is a centralized system for storing and organizing bookings. They link Expedia, Airbnb, Booking.com, and many other travel websites. They can message your guests, set your prices, prevent over-bookings, and much much more. When I started … Read more

13 Awesome Ways to Make More Money from your Short Term Rental

Make More Money from your Short Term Rental

In over three years of letting out apartments on Airbnb, Booking.com, and many other websites, I have realized that there are a ton of opportunities to increase your revenue while still presenting yourself in an honest, ethical, and professional way to your customers. The real truth is that the best guests are the ones that … Read more