Airbnb introduced its new safety plan, including prohibiting one-night-only reservations during Fourth of July weekend in the U.S.
If you and your friends are looking for a great place to chill over the holiday weekend, maybe you should call a friend instead. Or book a week stay instead of an overnight stay.
Holidays bring people together and especially now since everyone has been cooped up in the house, there is a need to getaway and explore a different State. Airbnb wants everyone to be safe and happy, not a bad deal.
The company said in a news release that the new plan includes blocking guests “without history of positive reviews” from booking one-night-only stays during Fourth of July weekend.
Airbnb said users who have received positive reviews or have already booked reservations are exempt.
The plan also would require hosts to continue with COVID-19 enhanced cleaning protocol.
“As people begin to make plans to reconnect with friends and family, Airbnb is launching the Summer of Responsible Travel, an 8-point plan to help hosts, guests, and communities they call home stay safer,” the short-term rental platform said.
The company added that it’s the customer service community support staff would increase by 50%.
Airbnb said the super hosts would receive discounts on noise detection devices from Minut if they are worried about parties.