Airbnb needs to e-book your entire journey
Outdoors of a restricted concierge service, Airbnb hasn’t finished a lot past getting you a room — you are by yourself if you would like a tour. Which may change very quickly, nevertheless. Airbnb is testing Journeys, a journey agent-like service that covers the entire expertise. The fastened-worth choice covers fundamentals like lodging, meals and transportation, but in addition supplies a hand-picked host who’ll present you round city. You possibly can go to locals’ favourite eateries, attend events and even go skydiving. About the one factor you’d have to fret about is attending to the town within the first place.
The experiment is just obtainable for a handful of invited clients planning to remain in San Francisco. There isn’t any assure that Journeys can be extensively out there, if it lasts in any respect. With that stated, it would not be surprising if the service kicks into excessive gear. Airbnb’s lodging-solely technique has been profitable thus far, nevertheless it leaves some huge cash on the desk — Journeys provides it a minimize out of your whole journey. And in the event you’re frightened that you’re going to really feel misplaced when visiting an unfamiliar metropolis, this all-in package deal might set your thoughts comfortable.
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