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I am trying to understand how AirBnB calculate their pricing
My listing price on my calendar has $299 per night but when ABB send through the pricing breakdown it has $274 per night? It also has a service fee charge of $42.77? (Is that what is charged to the guest)? Why would ABB be taking $25 a night?
I’m just a little confused and very new to this, I appreciate any help
Airbnb charges you 3% Airbnb charges the guest anything up to 20%.
How do you think they make their money?
And this is why we get pinged on value!
They see our average price and all of a sudden all the fees and charges get added.
Some guests feel it is a bait and switch.
None of that explains what @Claire_Davidson is seeing. The host’s daily rate was reduced by AUD25 (about 8.4%) before Airbnb took their 3% fee.
Edit: Actually, I’m only assuming it was before they took the fees, but the service fee doesn’t work out correctly either way, so I don’t get it. Maybe there’s some other facto they don’t tell you about, like an exchange rate fee.
Check the Currency you selected on your own pricing. Is it in US$ AU$ or something else?
Check whether you have inadvertently accepted an Airbnb suggestion to run a discount.
Contact the Airbnb Help - you can chat online, or there will be a phone number you can ring.