Maybe you’ve heard about this company, maybe you haven’t but Aibnb is shaking up the hotel and resort industry like Uber did the transportation industry. Airbnb is a trusted marketplace for people to list and book unique overnight accommodations around the world online or from a mobile phone or tablet.  Not only can you travel and stay overnight for fun or work, you can become a host and rent out your primary or secondary home and earn great money.

Maybe you’re looking for an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, a palacios villa for a month, or even business travel accommodations, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and 191 countries.

Here are some of the benefits for leisure and work travel:

  • Travel experiences with extra space, great amenities and hand picked by you.
  • Chose your price point.
  • Timeshare without the hassle of owning and travel limitations.
  • Book places in any part of town, so you can stay near the office or your favorite restaurant.
  • Feel comfortable in spaces that include essentials such as WiFi and stocked kitchens.
  • Reduce your trip costs by cooking food in your own kitchen and parking in your own spot.
  • Wake up in a real home so you can begin your day in a familiar way, helping you stay focused on long trips.
  • Book a space that inspires you and your family/team to collaborate better, whether it’s for a day or an entire week.
  • Choose a large home, a villa, or a multi-story condo so your whole family/team can stay comfortably under one roof.

Sign up to host

  • Easy set up requirements.
  • Complete control over dates of availability.
  • Great side cash.
  • Direct conversation with guest and ability to greet them.
  • Airbnb collects all money before guests arrive.
  • Host guarantee and insurance to protect your home.
  • Hosting standards help you earn great reviews for future rentals.

So if you’re thinking about traveling or considering renting a home look into this option, but also make sure to look up any permitting, zoning, safety, and health regulations that may apply to hosting in your home.