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How to Become a Whistler Superhost and Boost Your Vacation Home Rental Bookings

By September 16, 2019 No Comments

Airbnb Superhost Whistler

Did you know that Airbnb’s most top qualified accounts are called ‘Superhosts‘? With over 6 million Airbnb listings around the world, becoming a Superhost may seem like a challenge. Thankfully, Airbnb is clear on their requirements on how you can work your way up to become a Superhost today. 

In addition, Whistler Vacation Homes Management is here to help you understand how to become a Whistler Superhost and boost your vacation home rental bookings in today’s blog post.

What is a Superhost?

On one hand, it’s assuring to know that Whistler seasonal rentals is usually never a problem for vacation rental home owners during the high seasons. With over 3 million guests staying in Whistler throughout the year, homeowners are delighted during the summer and winter seasons, when the most popular events and activities take place on the mountains each year.

On the other hand, becoming a Superhost can help increase your opportunities for successful rental bookings all year round. If you own a property in the Whistler area, you’ll want to work with a property management company that can help your vacation home earn its way up to becoming a Superhost account on Airbnb.

Benefits of Becoming an Airbnb Superhost

Earning a Superhost account on Airbnb is a great way of accomplishing more bookings for your vacation home in Whistler. Accounts crowned as a Superhost can receive upwards of 22% more bookings than those without the title! 

There are many advantages to becoming a Superhost on Airbnb, which include:

  1. An increase in earnings from your property listings.
  2. Greater visibility for your listing so it will gain better exposure among potential guests.
  3. Bigger payouts from Airbnb host referrals when your friends or family sign up using your exclusive referral link.

Luckily, your account is automatically reviewed every quarter throughout the year so you won’t have to worry about the little things like signing up to become a Superhost or checking on the status of your host account. Keep on reading for the requirements on how to start working your way up on Airbnb as a Superhost today.

How to Become an Airbnb Superhost: Requirements

If your account meets the following prerequisites, you will automatically get notified of your promotion as a Superhost. In order to become a Superhost, your account must meet the following requirements, as listed the Airbnb platform:

  • Completed at least 10 trips OR successfully completed 3 reservations that total at least 100 nights
  • Maintained a 90% response rate or higher
  • Maintained a 1% percent cancellation rate (1 cancellation per 100 reservations) or lower, with exceptions made for those that fall under our Extenuating Circumstances policy
  • Maintain a 4.8 overall rating

To review the Superhost prerequisites in full or see other tips on how to become a top tier host on Airbnb, click here to check out the official website’s FAQ page to learn more.

Other Tips on How to Increase Long Term Rental Bookings

  • Go above and beyond for your guests.
    A Superhost understands that providing excellent guest services is essential to finding success for long term rentals. To read more about things you can to do boost your bookings, you may wish to check out our blog post, “5 Design Tips To Increase Bookings Of Your Whistler Vacation Home”.
  • Hire a Credible and Reliable Property Management Company
    Working with Whistler Vacation Homes Management means that your property will be listed on popular online marketplaces like Airbnb where you’ll get to attract and align your property with the perfect guests for you.

    Whether you need assistance with marketing and pricing, guest screening and concierge, amenities or maintenance, WVH Management provides 24/7 support for you.

If you own a property in the Whistler area, you may be interested in applying to host with us. We promise to deliver reliable property management services for your vacation rental home. 

WVH Management always make sure we’re providing the latest information and implementing the best promotional strategies to help your vacation home listing stand out. Our aim is simple: to land you more bookings, provide the best management support for your vacation home, and to create an unforgettable experience for your guests during their stay.

WVH Management is Here to Help

At WVH Management, we take great pride in providing stellar care for our clients’ vacation rental homes on the mountains. There are over 3 million memories are made on the Whistler Mountain, each year — we look forward to being a part of yours. For more information on how we can help you become a Superhost or increase bookings for your vacation rental home, please feel free to reach out by calling us at 604-545-0488 or by filling out this form to inquire further.

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