Are you ready to rent out your home on a short-term basis with
? A great opportunity to earn extra income while being away for the vacations. However, even if Airbnb has a robust system for screening potential hosts and guests, and obliges registrants to abide by a set of rules, unforeseen risks can arise. So it’s important to ensure your safety by following these 3 tips from StyQR .

Get an insurance !

has an insurance program to protect guests. This covers civil liability up to around €800 ,000 per claim. And this, in the event of lawsuits brought by tenants for bodily injury or property damage during their stays with
. However, the sign doesn ‘t protect you from any damage to your home (wine spills, breakage, theft…), so think carefully about taking out adequate insurance.

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for safety

An access control system lets you give your guests dematerialized access to your home via smartphone. This avoids the need to give out physical keys that can be easily copied or lost. Using an application, the badge is transferred to your guests in a single click, and as soon as they leave, you can easily cancel access, wherever you are in the world. This is an ideal secure solution for Airbnb hosts wishing to control multiple properties easily.

is an example of an application that can manage 100% dematerialized and secure access control.

Do away with existing badges, keys and access cards, and control secure access to your home!

Your identity away

from wrong people

If you don’t have surveillance cameras, install a safe to store your precious or personal belongings (computer, cameras, important papers…).

Protect your data on the web by implementing cyber-filtering, a set of techniques that restrict access to certain sites normally accessible on the Internet and censor your confidential data.

Finally, if your guest rents your entire home, consider keeping or forwarding your e-mail to another trusted address. A simple safety measure!

Set up an internal regulation

inside your digital welcome booklet

The best way to ensure your peace of mind as a host of short-term rentals is toinsist that your travelers follow precise rules. With StyQR, you can not only integrate these rules into your digital welcome booklet(respect for neighbors, no smoking in your apartment…), but also include all the information your travelers will need (wifi, digicodes, practical information, good addresses…) By scanning a QR code delivered to you, they will have access to your rules and useful information for their stay.

Create your booklet