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business guest
March 19, 2018

How to welcome guests travelling for work

Many of us might think of homesharing as a fun way to travel for leisure. Bu these days, as the popularity of platforms like Airbnb increases, more and more business travellers are choosing homeshares. You can see why – travelling for work can be lonely and a homeshare feels more welcoming than a sterile hotel...
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March 5, 2018

Foolproof hosting tips for keeping your belongings safe

Here at GUARDHOG, a question we get asked a lot by new Airbnb hosts is: what do I do with my personal belongings? If you’re letting out all or part of your home on a homesharing platform, you might be wondering the best way to deal with this. Thankfully, we’ve got some top tips –...
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February 13, 2018

How to take amazing homesharing photographs

At GUARDHOG, we’re obsessed with homesharing (as well as the insurance you need to have in place when you’re doing it). And we get that one of the things that will make potential guests choose your pad over another is the photos. Don’t worry – you don’t need to be a professional photographer… just follow...
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January 30, 2018

7 hacks for keeping your Airbnb clean

The problem with cleanliness is that everybody’s standards are different. For Airbnb hosts, the solution is to hit the highest standard possible – and that way you can keep everyone happy, and maybe even earn yourself Superhost status. If hosting is your thing but cleaning isn’t, here are our seven hacks for keeping your homeshare...
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January 17, 2018

Five ways to share in 2018

A new year is upon us and at GUARDHOG, our resolution is to get even more involved in the sharing economy. How about you? All over the world, platforms and apps are appearing that enable people to take part, and there are plenty of ways you can share right here in the UK. It’s good...
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December 18, 2017

8 tips for creating a ‘stay again’ atmosphere for your homeshare guests

We all love a party with a happy atmosphere (as the song says…). And the same goes when travelling: something that will make you book the same place again is the positive feeling your accommodation gives you. So how can you create an atmosphere in your homeshare that will make guests return and recommend you?...
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December 5, 2017

The sharing economy and Camplify UK – a match made in caravan heaven

Camplify is is the UK’s fastest-growing caravan hire and RV sharing community. We’re pleased to welcome them onto our blog to talk about their arrival in the UK – and where GUARDHOG insurance comes in… People all over the globe are now sharing their assets and belongings to complete strangers, some really cashing in and...
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November 20, 2017

7 hacks for dealing with language barriers when you’re hosting

As an Airbnb host, you’ll have plenty of ways to make your guests feel welcome. Not only is it all part of the home-sharing experience, but it will help you to get positive reviews – and even Superhost status. But how can you make that welcome just as warm when your guests don’t speak the...
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sharing boat insurance
November 7, 2017

Boats, the sharing economy – and the importance of insurance

Boataffair connects quality boats with the right person. We’re pleased to welcome Adrian Walker, CEO and founder of this boutique peer-to-peer boat sharing platform, to talk about how he met GUARDHOG and the importance of insurance when you’re sharing boats… It can be time consuming to navigate the ‘murky waters’ of insurance. And for Boataffair,...
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October 24, 2017

The 5 biggest errors Airbnb hosts need to stop making

Lodgify is an innovative all-in-one vacation rental software solution which empowers lodgings owners and managers to build their own professional website, accept online bookings and manage all reservations from one place. GUARDHOG welcomes Lodgify’s tips on avoiding the most common hosting mistakes… What started as a humble blow-up mattress on a San Francisco bedroom floor...
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