Do you want to travel the world but your bank account is telling you it’s not in your budget to stay in the Paris Ritz Carlton? No worries, with Airbnb you can achieve your dream of travelling the world without bankrupting yourself.
Like with anything else in life, it is important to know the best tips and tricks to make sure you have the best – and safest time – possible.
Having stayed in nine Airbnbs across five countries, I’ve picked up a few tricks to successfully select an Airbnb and make the most of the experience. Verification
Let’s start with the basics: safety. To ensure you are not willingly entering a murderer’s lair, keep an eye out for a green checkmark that says “Verified” on the property’s page. This small green sticker ensures that it’s not a scam—the host is a real person that has submitted government ID as a reference. Reviews
It’s best to pick a property that has been reviewed by at least 30 people—because let’s be real, no one has 30 friends to lie for them online.
Reviews can be long and boring to read so it’s important […]