Travel - Tips - Food - Observations

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Ensure Your Airbnb Host Can Legally Host You Before Your Trip

If you want to ditch the hotel for a more interesting (and possibly cheaper) experience, Airbnb and its ilk can be great. If your host isn’t legally allowed to sublet, however, you could end up on the street while visiting a new city.
As Lifehacker alum Adam Dachis explains, if a person is renting their home, they may not be legally allowed to sublet their extra space. In those instances, if the landlord discovers that you’re paying to stay there, they have every legal right to evict you. This could seriously screw up your vacation:
While Airbnb offers lots of great places to stay, sometimes the people looking to make an extra buck off their apartment aren’t legally allowed to do so. One of my neighbors appears to be doing this and I recently stayed in a place in San Francisco where I forgot to ask and ended up staying somewhere I technically wasn’t allowed—at least according to the friend of the guy renting the place to me. This kind of illegal (or at least somewhat unethical) behavior doesn’t always result in dire consequences, but it can.
Of course, some renters can share their home with the blessings of their landlord. Your host doesn’t necessarily need to be the owner. And, of course, there’s always the chance that their landlord won’t find out during your stay. However, that’s a big risk to take, especially if you’re planning to visit somewhere far from home.

Ensure Your Airbnb Host Can Legally Host You Before Your Trip:

'via Blog this'


Post a Comment

Thank you for taking the time to comment. Your opinion is important and of value and we appreciate the positive feedback! If you are "Negative Nancy" then please do us, and humanity, a favor and piss off.

Total Pageviews

Google+ Followers


Blog Archive

Popular Posts

Recent Comments

Rays Twitter feed


Web sites come and go and information is lost and therefore some pages are archived. @rayd123. Powered by Blogger.

Search This Blog


About Me

My photo

I have traveled far and wide and lived in South Africa, the UK and Malaysia. 

I am a technical person that never forgets anything. Recalling it at the right time though is a struggle.

I have always worked with IBM technologies and worked for them for many years. I now do my best to migrate people away from IBM technologies.


Whale Watching Season in Hermanus | Best Spots & Time of Year to See Whales in South Africa Western Cape June to December

Have a Whale of a Time in Hermanus Watch the world’s gentle giants of the deep frolic in waters of Walker Bay Last Update 10 July 2017 Wedg...

Recent Comments

Google+ Followers