Making the best of your listing
Here are few tips to enhance your chance of receiving more booking requests:
A clear headshot style profile picture. The listings with profile pictures are more likely to be selected by our guests. It is also about safety concerns and earning trust from users.
Amenities. Amenities are useful or fun features your space provides.
While essentials like soap, toilet paper, Wi-Fi, and towels are often provided by most hosts, you can consider additional amenities to set your place apart. For example, many travellers appreciate amenities like a hair blower, snacks and coffee machine to make their stay more comfortable. Statistics show that the amenities you provide can become the reason why a guest chooses you. Make sure to state clearly in your listing description what you will provide, what is to be expected so that your guests can feel reassured and will know in advance what to include in their luggages.
If you still find it hard to attract booking requests, check if you fulfilled these key points:
- Competitive price
- Updated calendar
- High quality pictures of the property
- Detailed profile
- Spread the word on your social media!
If necessary, do not hesitate to lower the price to attract potential guests. Once you have strong and positive reviews, you can consider raising the price to be on par with other listings in your area. It is always better to rent your property at a lower rate, rather than not renting at all!