Requiring advanced notice for reservations
Do you need to be notified in advance of bookings from guests?
Keep in mind that advanced notice does limit your bookability by guests. We have found that spots that require more advanced notice reduce their bookings by up to 50%. You can see here a chart of how different advanced notice requirements beyond 1 hour reduce conversion rate on spots:
If needed, you can set / edit a required advanced notice for your spot. You can find this field under the Spot Preferences field in your host account.
You can set up to 24 hours advanced notice required, however, keep in mind that you will be more accessible to guests by having a shorter advanced notice. We recommend setting an advanced notice as short as possible, yet requiring enough advanced notice to effectively prepare the spot for guests. Many of our most popular hosts do not set an advanced notice.