How to Create And Optimize Your Airbnb Listing – Airbnb Calendar Settings
Hey there, welcome back to part three of how to create and optimize your Airbnb listing. In this blog post, I’ll be covering your calendar settings.
If you’re wondering what I talked about in part one and two, then head over to the links below to check it out.
Part one: creating and marketing your listing
Yes, it’s important for you to read part one and two for this blog post to make the most sense to you. However, feel free to jump in if you’re just looking how to best set up your calendar settings to maximize your Airbnb’s revenue potential.
How to Optimize Your Airbnb Calendar Settings
How to Minimize Your Airbnb Calendar Turnaround Time
Airbnb will ask you how much notice you would need before a guest arrives. I had customized my cutoff time on the same day before 7 pm. You can have a different cutoff hour. Just be realistic about how long it would take you to clean. I chose 7 pm because regular check-in time for me is at 4 pm. I want to give ample time for my cleaner to turn the unit around for the next guest.
Now, why do I do this?
It is to maximize profit. If I had selected 1, or 2 days, that means Airbnb will automatically block up to 2 days after my guest checks out. This also means you will lose those two available days to host.
How Advanced Should You Open Up Your Airbnb Calendar
In the next post, I’ll be talking about your pricing strategy. In this post, I’ll share with you how to determine your market value, ramp up as a new host, and maximize your nightly rates to get the most of your listing.
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