Airbnb bans unauthorized parties in Texas on July 4 – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Now more than a year after the start of the pandemic, Airbnb is anticipating, until the summer, by announcing a blocking of overnight bookings during the July 4th weekend of entire homes in Texas and across the country. countries, as of April 12, with exceptions for customers with a history of positive reviews. But customers who have a history of positive Airbnb reviews or who have already booked their overnight reservation aren’t subject to the new restriction.
In other words, don’t start an Independence Day explosion on your rented Airbnb – or risk being banned from booking with the service in the future.
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Calling their new approach “The summer of responsible travel”, The 8-point plan aims to“ help hosts, guests and the communities they call home to stay safer ”. It includes “new tools to help travelers and hosts stay healthier, systems to tackle bad behavior and more help for people if part of their trip doesn’t go as planned.”
While this specific July 4th plan is new, this isn’t the first time the online marketplace has not established a fun zone.
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Airbnb largely banned parties long before COVID-19, banning “unauthorized” gatherings. Most hosts also prohibit events in their house rules. But since the start of the pandemic, Airbnb has removed the option for ads that explicitly allow parties and events, and the platform has placed a worldwide ban on parties in all properties listed.
Last year, the San Francisco-based company also announced the suspension or deletion of 80 listings across Texas, who violated his party and event policies.
If you use Airbnb and don’t want to land in hot water, book a property that allows the number of guests you plan to join and follow the host’s rules.
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