Why should I booking buffer window?
By configuring Airbnb to automatically block preparation window in between reservations, you can minimize spreading coronavirus infection to your next guests during COVID-19. These guidelines are provided by Airbnb in collaboration with CDC.
More info here.
How can I add booking buffer on Airbnb?
Step 1: Login to you Airbnb host account.
Step 2: Click on Listing in the top navigation bar.
Step 3: Click on the listing you want to add booking buffer.
Step 4: Click on Availability tab.
Step 5: Click on Edit next to Reservation Preferences.
Step 6: Under Preparation time dropdown, select your preference.
Recommendation for COVID-19: is at least 2 days.
Step 7: Click the Save button.
That's it you're all set. Airbnb will now update your existing reservations to add your selected preparation window (if possible). Booking buffer will automatically be added for new bookings.
Did you know?
In case you haven't done so, we recommend activating cleaning buffer in Automatebnb to help minimize coronavirus infection to your housekeeper (in turn your guests) during COVID-19. Click here to learn more.