Host an experience on Airbnb

Earn money leading people on activities you love.

Host an experience on Airbnb

Earn money leading people on activities you love.
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Host an experience on Airbnb

What are Airbnb Experiences?

Airbnb Experiences are activities designed and led by inspiring locals. They go beyond typical tours or classes by immersing guests in each host’s unique world. It’s an opportunity for anyone to share their hobbies, skills, or expertise without needing an extra room.

What are Airbnb Experiences?

Airbnb Experiences are activities designed and led by inspiring locals. They go beyond typical tours or classes by immersing guests in each host’s unique world. It’s an opportunity for anyone to share their hobbies, skills, or expertise without needing an extra room.

Share your passion with the world

Introduce guests to the activities and places you’re most passionate about. We’ll help you design your experience step by step, with plenty of resources along the way.

Share your passion with the world

Introduce guests to the activities and places you’re most passionate about. We’ll help you design your experience step by step, with plenty of resources along the way.
“Some guests are now writing and sending postcards to penpals around the world, including me!”
Jena
Hosts Postcard Scavenger Hunt in Oakland
“Some guests are now writing and sending postcards to penpals around the world, including me!”
Jena
Hosts Postcard Scavenger Hunt in Oakland
“I once hosted a woman who had never seen or been in the ocean. It was amazing to see her splashing around in the water!”
João
Hosts The Natural Adventure in Lisbon
“I once hosted a woman who had never seen or been in the ocean. It was amazing to see her splashing around in the water!”
João
Hosts The Natural Adventure in Lisbon
“I took guests to hear classical music by an obscure composer and they loved it! It shows that people can be open to new experiences.”
Ben
Hosts A Classical Wander in London
“I took guests to hear classical music by an obscure composer and they loved it! It shows that people can be open to new experiences.”
Ben
Hosts A Classical Wander in London

Share your passion with the world

Introduce guests to the activities and places you’re most passionate about. We’ll help you design your experience step by step, with plenty of resources along the way.

Share your passion with the world

Introduce guests to the activities and places you’re most passionate about. We’ll help you design your experience step by step, with plenty of resources along the way.
“Some guests are now writing and sending postcards to penpals around the world, including me!”
Jena
Hosts Postcard Scavenger Hunt in Oakland
“Some guests are now writing and sending postcards to penpals around the world, including me!”
Jena
Hosts Postcard Scavenger Hunt in Oakland
“I once hosted a woman who had never seen or been in the ocean. It was amazing to see her splashing around in the water!”
João
Hosts The Natural Adventure in Lisbon
“I once hosted a woman who had never seen or been in the ocean. It was amazing to see her splashing around in the water!”
João
Hosts The Natural Adventure in Lisbon
“I took guests to hear classical music by an obscure composer and they loved it! It shows that people can be open to new experiences.”
Ben
Hosts A Classical Wander in London
“I took guests to hear classical music by an obscure composer and they loved it! It shows that people can be open to new experiences.”
Ben
Hosts A Classical Wander in London
“Some guests are now writing and sending postcards to penpals around the world, including me!”
Jena
Hosts Postcard Scavenger Hunt in Oakland
“Some guests are now writing and sending postcards to penpals around the world, including me!”
Jena
Hosts Postcard Scavenger Hunt in Oakland
“I once hosted a woman who had never seen or been in the ocean. It was amazing to see her splashing around in the water!”
João
Hosts The Natural Adventure in Lisbon
“I once hosted a woman who had never seen or been in the ocean. It was amazing to see her splashing around in the water!”
João
Hosts The Natural Adventure in Lisbon
“I took guests to hear classical music by an obscure composer and they loved it! It shows that people can be open to new experiences.”
Ben
Hosts A Classical Wander in London
“I took guests to hear classical music by an obscure composer and they loved it! It shows that people can be open to new experiences.”
Ben
Hosts A Classical Wander in London

Meet interesting people

Connect with a community of travellers and locals who share your interests. You might make a few new friends, learn from fellow enthusiasts, or get someone excited about a new hobby.

Meet interesting people

Connect with a community of travellers and locals who share your interests. You might make a few new friends, learn from fellow enthusiasts, or get someone excited about a new hobby.
“This experience is made possible by Tonie’s wealth of expertise in regards to Ireland’s LGBTQ history.”
Darragh
Guest on An Untold Story in Dublin
“This experience is made possible by Tonie’s wealth of expertise in regards to Ireland’s LGBTQ history.”
Darragh
Guest on An Untold Story in Dublin
“Running with Gelin was one of my favourite memories from Cuba. He’s fun and very knowledgeable about history.”
Simona
Guest on Culture Run in Havana
“Running with Gelin was one of my favourite memories from Cuba. He’s fun and very knowledgeable about history.”
Simona
Guest on Culture Run in Havana
“Caitlin’s energy was infectious. She was clearly both knowledgeable and passionate about foraging.”
Tim
Guest on Forage Edible Plants in Santa Cruz
“Caitlin’s energy was infectious. She was clearly both knowledgeable and passionate about foraging.”
Tim
Guest on Forage Edible Plants in Santa Cruz

Meet interesting people

Connect with a community of travellers and locals who share your interests. You might make a few new friends, learn from fellow enthusiasts, or get someone excited about a new hobby.

Meet interesting people

Connect with a community of travellers and locals who share your interests. You might make a few new friends, learn from fellow enthusiasts, or get someone excited about a new hobby.
“This experience is made possible by Tonie’s wealth of expertise in regards to Ireland’s LGBTQ history.”
Darragh
Guest on An Untold Story in Dublin
“This experience is made possible by Tonie’s wealth of expertise in regards to Ireland’s LGBTQ history.”
Darragh
Guest on An Untold Story in Dublin
“Running with Gelin was one of my favourite memories from Cuba. He’s fun and very knowledgeable about history.”
Simona
Guest on Culture Run in Havana
“Running with Gelin was one of my favourite memories from Cuba. He’s fun and very knowledgeable about history.”
Simona
Guest on Culture Run in Havana
“Caitlin’s energy was infectious. She was clearly both knowledgeable and passionate about foraging.”
Tim
Guest on Forage Edible Plants in Santa Cruz
“Caitlin’s energy was infectious. She was clearly both knowledgeable and passionate about foraging.”
Tim
Guest on Forage Edible Plants in Santa Cruz
“This experience is made possible by Tonie’s wealth of expertise in regards to Ireland’s LGBTQ history.”
Darragh
Guest on An Untold Story in Dublin
“This experience is made possible by Tonie’s wealth of expertise in regards to Ireland’s LGBTQ history.”
Darragh
Guest on An Untold Story in Dublin
“Running with Gelin was one of my favourite memories from Cuba. He’s fun and very knowledgeable about history.”
Simona
Guest on Culture Run in Havana
“Running with Gelin was one of my favourite memories from Cuba. He’s fun and very knowledgeable about history.”
Simona
Guest on Culture Run in Havana
“Caitlin’s energy was infectious. She was clearly both knowledgeable and passionate about foraging.”
Tim
Guest on Forage Edible Plants in Santa Cruz
“Caitlin’s energy was infectious. She was clearly both knowledgeable and passionate about foraging.”
Tim
Guest on Forage Edible Plants in Santa Cruz

Host on your terms

Set a schedule that works for you, whether you host daily, weekly, or monthly. Pick your price and group size, and manage all the details on the go with a convenient mobile app.

Host on your terms

Set a schedule that works for you, whether you host daily, weekly, or monthly. Pick your price and group size, and manage all the details on the go with a convenient mobile app.

Start a business with no upfront costs

You’ll get your own page on Airbnb that travellers can use to book your experience. Airbnb handles payment processing, provides 24-hour customer service, and covers liability insurance.

Start a business with no upfront costs

You’ll get your own page on Airbnb that travellers can use to book your experience. Airbnb handles payment processing, provides 24-hour customer service, and covers liability insurance.
Up to $1 million insurance coverage for most activities
Up to $1 million insurance coverage for most activities

Meet the host community

Hosts are chefs, artists, and other in-the-know locals like you who give their guests access to activities and places they can’t typically find on their own. They make everyone feel welcome, and help people in a group connect with one another.

Meet the host community

Hosts are chefs, artists, and other in-the-know locals like you who give their guests access to activities and places they can’t typically find on their own. They make everyone feel welcome, and help people in a group connect with one another.

How to get started

Here’s a brief overview of the process to host an experience on Airbnb.
1
Learn what we’re looking for
Review our quality standards and see if your experience is a fit for Airbnb.
2
Create your experience page
Create a page with descriptions, photos, videos, and other details.
3
Submit to Airbnb for review
If your experience meets our quality standards, you can begin hosting.

How to get started

Here’s a brief overview of the process to host an experience on Airbnb.
1
Learn what we’re looking for
Review our quality standards and see if your experience is a fit for Airbnb.
2
Create your experience page
Create a page with descriptions, photos, videos, and other details.
3
Submit to Airbnb for review
If your experience meets our quality standards, you can begin hosting.
Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions
Do I have to host a home to host an experience?
No. You don’t have to host guests overnight in your home or space to be an experience host.
What’s the time commitment?
You can host as often as you like — feel free to adjust your dates and times until you find what works best for you.
Do I need a business license?
Depending on activities involved, certain experiences may require a business license. Make sure to check local laws in your area to determine which licenses may be required for your experience, especially if there is food, alcohol, or transportation involved. Learn more