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What Can the Timeshare Industry Learn from AirBnB
A lesson from a disruptor
The Timeshare Crusader, Lisa Ann Schreier, offers some insight into what AirBnB is doing that could help increase transparency and customer satisfaction in the timeshare industry.
1. Starting next month, you’ll be able to see the total price you're paying up front.
When you turn this on, you’ll see the total price (before taxes) in search results, as well as on the map, price filter, and listing page. You can also view a full price breakdown with Airbnb’s service fee, discounts, and taxes.
2. We are prioritizing total price (instead of nightly price) in our search ranking algorithm. The highest quality homes with the best total prices will rank higher in search results.
We started as an affordable alternative to hotels, and affordability is especially important today. During this difficult economic time, we need to help our Hosts provide great value to you.
Here’s a post with some great questions to ask BEFORE you purchase a timeshare: