Airbnb Global Party Ban extended until summer 2021

Thinking of having a house party this summer? He will have to be with you.

Back in August 2020, Airbnb instituted a worldwide ban on parties to ‘promote responsible behavior during the pandemic. In action, the ban included removing the “event-friendly” search filter and removing all “parties and events allowed” house rules from all Airbnb listings around the world. This week, the company announced that these features will remain inaccessible at least until the end of summer 2021.

“We want to be very good community players all over the world,” said CEO Brian Chesky in a press release.

But the anti-party measures do not stop there. In the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France and Spain, Airbnb will also continue to prohibit travelers under the age of 25 from booking entire listings in their region under certain circumstances. Specifically, people under the age limit who do not have at least three positive reviews will not be able to book full houses near their place of residence, but they will still have access to hotels, private rooms and any other facilities. other property located outside. their area of ​​permanent residence.

And in the United States, customers without a history of positive Airbnb reviews will also be banned from making overnight reservations to entire homes during the July 4 weekend.

Seriously disappointed? Browse these cozy Airbnb cabins for a fall getaway after the ban.

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