Welcome! We are a community of AirBnb hosts

This forum is dedicated to connecting hosts with other hosts. Sign up to get the latest updates and news just for AirBnb hosts! Note that we are not affiliated with Airbnb - we are just passionate hosts!

Cash deposit for housekeys?


#1

Hi guys,

Question: The airbnb I’m going to stay at tomorrow is asking for a cash deposit of 50€ - I love this idea, because I also hand out housekeys - is this something that a host is allowed to do?

Thanks for any input!


#2

We completely avoided the issue by installing a key-pad unit: Schlage - keypad lock - BE365

Works great, After each guest leaves, you change the pincode. No worries about lost keys or some guest duping a key. We don’t have locks on internal doors apart from simple hooks and chains on the bedroom doors.

cheers


#3

Lost keys are charged to the guest deposit at
$15. Have not had anyone lose. :slight_smile:


Altcoin Fantasy - Crypto Fantasy Trading and Simulation Game - Win Bitcoin and Altcoins!