When it comes to vacation rentals, no two guests are alike. Every Airbnb guest has a different idea of where the best place to travel to is, the best time of year to go, who they’d like to travel with, and finally what they’ll do once they are there.
To help make things a bit easier, here are 6 types of vacation rental guests and how to attract them.
While many guests use Airbnb when traveling for pleasure, a select group of Airbnb guests use Airbnb for business travel. Often they opt for a vacation rental as a cheaper alternative to a hotel stay.
Couples are always looking to get away from it all and a vacation rental offers the perfect opportunity to unwind. In many cases when couples decide to travel, they are usually celebrating something, such as a birthday, wedding, honeymoon or anniversary.
If your property is located in an area that attracts a lot of tourists, it is likely that cultural enthusiasts will be interested in your property. Cultural enthusiasts are travelers who are looking to become immersed in the cultural experience that your location has to offer.
Many parents find vacationing with young children (under five) difficult under most circumstances. However, you can make their lives easier by providing a place that is safe and comfortable for the kids.
There are more than 66 million people worldwide who have some sort of mobility issue. Unfortunately, they still have problems finding vacation rentals that cater to their medical needs.
From sports teams to girls’ weekend, church retreats, and family reunions, large groups often use vacation rentals for their annual gatherings. While the most important feature for a group is the amount of space that your property has, people also want to experience the best that your area has to offer without feeling like they are making too many sacrifices by rooming together.
Every host should know his target audience. Look at your amenities and then look at who is making inquiries. If you want to get the best possible results as an Airbnb host, adjust your amenities to attract these types of guests who regularly make inquiries about your property.
And if you are interested in automating your Airbnb management iGMS vacation rental software has auto-messaging, templates, and lots of other features that can help you win any type of guest. Now is simply up to you to figure out how to identify your vacation rental guests and target them appropriately.