If you don’t already know, Super Bowl LIII will be in Atlanta, GA this year and the city is preparing for a once in a lifetime atmosphere. With more than a million people visiting the city for the Super Bowl, many Atlanta locals are asking is it a good idea to Airbnb my house or apartment during Super Bowl weekend?
Airbnb is community marketplace for people to list their apartments or homes online, so people all over the world can have a place to stay when they travel. Over the years, Airbnb has become one of the most popular apartment sharing services around the world. But just like other businesses, Airbnb has it’s pros and cons.
Let’s look at some of the pro’s and con’s of AirBnb
If your a Airbnb host, you get to meet new football fans from around the world.
It’s cheaper and more convenient for travelers to use Airbnb
It’s a great way to make extra money from your apartment
Theres a host protection plan that would insure you up to $1,000,000.
Visitors will pay extra for apartments closer to Mercedes-Benz Stadium
There’s a good chance some property could be damaged during a visitors stay
Some states and some apartment complexes have laws that might prohibit you from using Airbnb. Know and understand your local laws
It takes time and energy in upkeep of your place to make sure it Airbnb ready. Things like laundry, pre-stay communication, and key hand-offs, will need your time.
You can’t make all your guests happy, some will just not respond positively to your hospitality.
You might have to find a place to stay that weekend if you don’t have the space to host and stay in your apartment
There is no question that Super Bowl weekend in Atlanta will be a very lucrative Airbnb weekend, but is it right for you?
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