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I set up my listing to require a minimum of 2 nights stay on weekends. We kept getting booking requests for people looking for just 1 night and that doesn’t really work for us so we changed it to 2 nights minimum.
Now we are experiencing a problem with it. Somebody booked next weekend, Saturday and Sunday nights, but now nobody can book Friday night because its saying “dates not available” even though Friday is open.
Is there any way to fix this? I may just have to turn off the setting but its been such a pain denying people who try to stay for 1 evening.
It is possible that some of my labels will not match yours… Go to Calendar --> Availability settings --> at the bottom of this screen, just above Sync Calendars you will have the weekend options --> Click this popup menu and select “Specific Dates” --> Enter the random one night that you wish to be booked --> Okay or Save or some such thing. Then don’t forget to adjust the price!!! Each time i have done this, AirBNB has changed the price of that night to a very low number.
Edited to add: Your listing will then say “Minimum Nights vary. See calendar”
When I clicked on the link, and it asked me to input my reservation dates, your calendar came up and when I clicked on this Friday, it automatically put the end date as the 7th (sunday).
Let’s hope it’s some weird delay!
Looks like the site is evaluating the weekend requirement first and then the exceptions. All the workarounds I can think of won’t work and/or will be a ton of work for you. But your best bet might be to make your minimum 1 night, and then manually select Friday, Saturday, Sunday and make them a 2 night requirement. Ugly… we should add this to my AirBNB Platform rant!