Host on Airbnb

Earn money as an Airbnb host

What you could earn

What you could earn in Other (International)

What you could earn

What you could earn in Other (International)

$347
yearly potential

You could earn

What you could earn in Other (International)

$347
yearly potential
You could earn
$347 / year
Why host on Airbnb?
No matter what kind of home or room you have to share, Airbnb makes it simple and secure to earn money and reach millions of travelers looking for unique places to stay, just like yours.
You’re in control
With Airbnb, you’re in full control of your availability, prices, house rules, and how you interact with guests. You can set check-in times and handle the process however you like.
We’re there at every step
Airbnb offers tools, hospitality tips, 24/7 support, and an online community of experienced hosts for questions and sharing ideas for success.

How to be an Airbnb host

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Create your listing
It’s free and easy to create a listing on Airbnb. Describe your space, how many guests you can accommodate, and add photos and details.
Our pricing tool can recommend competitive rates, but what you charge is always up to you.
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Welcome guests
Get to know guests before arrival by messaging them on our platform.
Most hosts clean the spaces guests can use, and provide essentials like clean sheets, towels, and toilet paper.
You can greet guests in person with a key or just send them a door code.
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Get paid
Airbnb’s secure payment system means you never have to deal with money directly.
Guests are charged before arrival, and you are paid automatically after check in, minus a 3% service fee.
You can be paid via PayPal, direct deposit, or international money wire, among other ways.

Safety on Airbnb

$1,000,000 Host Guarantee

$1,000,000 Host Guarantee

In the rare event of accidental damage, the property of every Airbnb host is covered up to a million dollars. It’s peace of mind at no extra charge.

Host Protection Insurance

Host Protection Insurance

If your guests get hurt or cause property damage, our Host Protection Insurance protects you from liability claims up to a million dollars, included free for every Airbnb host.

Airbnb is built on trust

Airbnb is built on trust

All Airbnb travelers must submit a profile photo and verify their phone & email. Hosts can also require a government ID. Guests and hosts each publish reviews after check out keeping everyone accountable and respectful.

Frequently asked questions

Getting Started

Earnings

Start creating your listing