So, how do I deal with this one? Living in central London my apartment is pretty popular and I’ve had very few issues over a two year period, but am aware of guests booking as a single and sneaking in their other half in contravention of my listing rules. It’s a little annoying and I feel shows a lack of respect for the generosity I offer but I’ve always let it go and never mentioned it.
Now, a young man is heading my way from Santa Monica and suddenly mentions his girlfriend ‘might’ pop by on her way from Spain the last day of a three-day booking from. Ok, by me as long as he pays the extra for an overnight guest. Fine he says, no problem, she might not even come by!
Now I’m thinking, yes she will, who wouldn’t be curious about another apartment, especially mine which has a rich collection of artifacts collected from around the world. The issue is, I’ll have no way of knowing if he turns round and says ‘Oh no, she didn’t make it and anyway she didn’t stay the night!’ I’ve implied my neighbours will inform me of any issues but that’s a bluff as no one ever seems to notice anything.
As he was good enough let me know beforehand it might all be fine and I can comment on his honesty, though I suspect he might be kicking himself now for mentioning it.