• Everything you need to know about how Airbnb's Extenuating Circumstances cancellation policy for COVID-19 works - including some key warnings for new bookings

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Like many accommodation providers, Airbnb has rolled out an Extenuating Circumstances policy to protect travelers in case of COVID-19 disruption to plans.
    However, it only applies to travelers who booked trips before March 14 with check-in dates before July 31, and even then it comes with some pretty big caveats.
    We've broken the plan down in full so you know what you can expect if you need to cancel an Airbnb reservation.
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  • If you're planning on renting a vacation home this summer during COVID-19, here's what you need to know

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    As eager as everyone is for summer getaway, it's important to remember that in many areas of the US, new coronavirus infections are still on the rise .
    If you are renting a vacation home during this time, make sure the property has a strict cleaning protocol between visitors, and look up any regional travel restrictions.
    Be careful who you decide to go with: If the plans involve too many people, you may all be put at a higher risk of contracting the virus.
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    Yes, it's summer, and we all want to get away, but is renting a home right now...
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