Due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus, Airbnb Host Referral Program was temporarily on hold. Now the program has been resumed in the regions listed below:

Australia (AU)

  • Hunter Valley
  • Mandurah
  • Newcastle
  • Orange
  • Snowy Mountains
  • Upper North Coast NSW
  • Blue Mountains
  • Mid North Coast NSW
  • Gold Coast-Tweed
  • Byron Bay
  • Launceston
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Central Coast
  • Yarra Ranges
  • Canberra
  • Bendigo
  • Busselton
  • Far South Coast NSW
  • Hervey Bay
  • Illawarra
  • Lakes Entrance
  • Margaret River
  • Phillip Island
  • South West Coast VIC
  • Southern Highlands
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Victorian Snowfields

Austria (AT)

  • Graz
  • Salzburg
  • Klagenfurt Land
  • Innsbruck

Belgium (BE)

  • Dunkirk
  • Gent
  • Antwerp
  • Arlon
  • Bruges-Ostende
  • Liege
  • Hotton

Canada (CA)

  • Kamloops
  • London
  • Squamish
  • Blue Mountain
  • Essex
  • Canmore
  • Charlevoix
  • Goderich
  • North Bay
  • Mt Tremblant Laurentides
  • Salt Spring Island
  • Muskoka
  • Niagara Falls
  • Barrie
  • Bancroft-Madawaska
  • Laval
  • Georgian Bay
  • Lanaudiere
  • Toronto Northwest
  • Eastern Townships
  • Chaudiere Appalache
  • Central Kootenay
  • Centre du Quebec
  • Fernie
  • Hope
  • Kelowna
  • Nanaimo
  • Niagara-On-The-Lake
  • Penticton
  • Prince Edward County
  • Quebec City
  • Quebec Region
  • Red Deer
  • Revelstoke
  • Saguenay Lac St Jean
  • Sudbury
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Vernon
  • Victoria

Czechia (CZ)

  • Brno

Germany (DE)

  • North Sea Coast SH
  • Dresden
  • South East SH
  • Erfurt
  • Luebeck
  • Lueneburg Heath
  • Baltic Sea Coast MV
  • Mecklenburg Lake District
  • North Sea Coast NS
  • Spreewald
  • Kiel
  • Landkreis Goslar
  • Marburg Giessen Fulda
  • East Brandenburg
  • Bremen
  • Allgaeu
  • Havelland
  • Saxon Switzerland

Denmark (DK)

  • Aarhus

Finland (FI)

  • Jyvaskyla
  • Kuopio
  • Tampere
  • Turku

France (FR)

  • Ain
  • Drome
  • Clermont Ferrand
  • Var
  • Loir-et-Cher
  • Charente Maritime
  • Cannes
  • Aveyron
  • Haute Corse
  • Cotes d'Armor
  • Alpes Maritimes
  • Calvados
  • Morbihan
  • Bourges
  • Maine-et-Loire
  • Pyrenees Orientales
  • Ardeche
  • Hautes Pyrenees
  • Indre-et-Loire
  • Strasbourg
  • Cote d'Or
  • Jura
  • Landes
  • Corse du Sud
  • Gard
  • Manche
  • Montpellier
  • Haut-Rhin
  • Poitiers
  • Bouches du Rhone
  • Pas de Calais
  • Alpes de Haute Provence
  • Gironde
  • Herault
  • Vendee
  • Haute Savoie
  • Marseille
  • Aude
  • Lot
  • Troyes
  • Gerardmer
  • Sarthe
  • Orleans
  • Reims
  • Dordogne
  • Pyrenees Atlantiques
  • Compiegne
  • Amiens
  • Gers
  • Saone et Loire
  • Doubs
  • Lot et Garonne
  • Eure
  • Yonne
  • Limoges
  • Tarn

Hungary (HU)

  • Balaton

Ireland (IE)

  • Conamara
  • West Clare
  • Limerick
  • Connemara
  • Galway
  • Cork
  • Kilkenny
  • Waterford
  • Glenties
  • South and West Kerry

Italy (IT)

  • Aosta Valley
  • Adriatic Coast - Ancona
  • Trentino Alto Adige
  • Lombardy Mountains

Mexico (MX)

  • Playas de Rosarito
  • Cuernavaca
  • Queretaro
  • Morelia
  • Saltillo
  • Colima
  • Torreon
  • Chapala
  • Zinacantepec
  • Tijuana
  • Valle de Bravo
  • Leon

Netherlands (NL)

  • The Hague
  • Maastricht
  • Zwolle
  • Groningen
  • Zealand
  • Arnhem-Nijmegen
  • Friesland
  • Apeldoorn
  • Den Helder

New Zealand (NZ)

  • Northland
  • Waiheke Island
  • Taupo
  • Hamilton
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Rotorua
  • Taranaki
  • Wellington

Norway (NO)

  • Tonsberg
  • Bergen
  • Kristiansand
  • Stavanger

Poland (PL)

  • Lodz

Portugal (PT)

  • Coimbra
  • Evora
  • Beja
  • Setubal

Slovakia (SK)

  • Bratislava

South Korea (KR)

  • Busan
  • Daejeon
  • Incheon
  • Sokcho
  • Daegu
  • Goyang
  • Jeju
  • Seongnam
  • Yeosu

Spain (ES)

  • Gijon
  • Palma
  • Pontevedra
  • Santander
  • Bilbao
  • Pamplona
  • San Sebastian
  • Murcia

Sweden (SE)

  • Kristianstad
  • Halmstad

Switzerland (CH)

  • Lausanne
  • Geneva
  • Lake Geneva Region
  • Berne
  • Ticino

Taiwan (TW)

  • Hualien

United Kingdom (GB)

  • Norfolk
  • Suffolk
  • Bath
  • Yorkshire Dales
  • Cotswold
  • Herefordshire and Mid Wales
  • Yorkshire Moors
  • Aberdeen
  • Isle of Wight
  • Northumberland and Scottish
  • North Somerset
  • Hastings
  • Plymouth
  • Belfast
  • East Kent
  • Ballymoney
  • Stirling
  • Perth and Kinross
  • Shropshire
  • Bournemouth
  • Cheltenham and Gloucester
  • Snowdonia
  • Dorset
  • Ceredigion
  • Newcastle
  • Southampton
  • Lancashire
  • Wiltshire
  • Northampton
  • Chichester
  • Sheffield
  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Stratford-on-Avon
  • Glastonbury
  • Bordon
  • Argyll
  • Cornwall
  • Devon
  • Lake District
  • Peak District

United States (US)

  • Nantucket
  • Telluride
  • Mammoth Lakes
  • Taos
  • Ann Arbor
  • Panama City Beach
  • College Station
  • Winter Park
  • Norfolk (VA,US)
  • Fredericksburg
  • Hilton Head Island
  • South Florida Gulf Coast
  • Tucson
  • Destin
  • Leadville
  • Chelan County
  • Summit County
  • Athens (GA,US)
  • Killington
  • Tallahassee
  • Colorado Springs
  • Pittsfield
  • Santa Fe
  • Stratton
  • Crested Butte
  • South Bend
  • Western Maine
  • Flagstaff
  • Mendocino Region
  • Port Aransas
  • Provo
  • Saratoga Springs
  • Redding
  • Erie
  • Auburn
  • Augusta-Richmond
  • Knoxville
  • Central Shore Lake Michigan
  • Delaware Beaches
  • Adirondacks
  • Connecticut Shore
  • Saint Simons Island
  • Macon
  • Traverse City
  • Denton County
  • Cape May
  • Jackson County (NC,US)
  • Moab
  • Charlottesville
  • Dayton
  • High Desert
  • Savannah
  • Harrisburg
  • Lake Winnipesaukee
  • Memphis
  • South Shore Lake Michigan
  • Wisconsin Dells
  • Rochester (NY,US)
  • Warren County
  • Swain County
  • Marion County
  • Brazoria County
  • Berkshires
  • North Coast Mass
  • Macon County
  • Coastal New Hampshire
  • Chaffee County
  • Urban Orange County
  • Grays Harbor County
  • Northern Maine
  • Bakersfield
  • Idyllwild
  • Marin
  • Carlsbad
  • Tahoe (CA,US)
  • Fort Wayne
  • Jacksonville
  • Sunapee
  • Greenville County
  • Transylvania County
  • Central Florida Atlantic Coast
  • Columbia (MO,US)
  • Little Rock
  • Southern Maine
  • Canton
  • Lake Arrowhead
  • White Mountains
  • North Central Shore Lake Michigan
  • Nassau County (Long Island)
  • Windsor County
  • Suffolk County (Long Island)
  • Fort Worth
  • Amelia Island
  • Luray
  • North Central Florida
  • Ventura County
  • Boulder
  • Burlington
  • Monterey Region
  • Cache County
  • Temecula Valley
  • Coos County
  • Larimer County
  • Acadia National Park
  • Alabama Gulf Coast
  • Ashland
  • Athens County
  • Bannock County
  • Bellingham
  • Bend
  • Big Bear Lake
  • Birmingham (AL,US)
  • Bloomington IN
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Branson
  • Brian Head
  • Buffalo
  • Burnet County
  • Cape Cod
  • Catskills and Hudson Valley
  • Central Florida Gulf Coast
  • Champaign
  • Charleston
  • Chattanooga
  • Chico
  • Coeur D' Alene
  • Columbia (SC,US)
  • Daytona Beach
  • Des Moines
  • Door County
  • Dubuque
  • Eugene
  • Fayetteville
  • Fresno
  • Galveston
  • Grand Haven
  • Grand Junction
  • Greater St Augustine
  • Haywood County
  • Hood River
  • Hot Springs
  • Humboldt County
  • Huntsville (AL,US)
  • Ithaca
  • Kane County
  • La Plata County
  • Lake Havasu City
  • Lake Ozark
  • Lexington
  • Louisville
  • Lubbock
  • Lucas County
  • Lynchburg
  • Madison
  • Mansfield
  • Midcoast Maine
  • Milwaukee
  • Miramar Beach
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Napa Region
  • Newport
  • North Carolina Coast
  • North Carolina Mountains
  • Northern Michigan
  • Northern Minnesota
  • Northern Wisconsin
  • Ocean City
  • Oklahoma City
  • Omaha
  • Oshkosh
  • Outer Banks
  • Palm Springs Desert
  • Pierce County
  • Poconos
  • Portland (ME,US)
  • Providence
  • Provincetown
  • Reno
  • Richmond
  • Roanoke
  • Rochester (MN,US)
  • San Luis Obispo
  • Santa Barbara
  • Sedona
  • Shenandoah National Park
  • Shreveport
  • Smoky Mountains
  • South Padre Island
  • Spokane
  • Springfield
  • St George
  • State College
  • Stowe
  • Syracuse (NY,US)
  • Tri-Cities
  • Tulsa
  • Tyler
  • Virginia Beach
  • Waco
  • Yosemite

Uruguay (UY)

  • Montevideo

Eligibility Requirements

Host referring (referrer)

  • All Airbnb customers are eligible to send referrals, except customers in China
  • If the referrer (existing host) is based in China but the referee is not, the referral will not work
  • Referrer can become the co-host of the new (referred) host
  • Referrer has a limit of 25 successful referrals

New Host (referred host)

  • Must not have previously published a listing
  • Listings that are not Entire home/apartment are not eligible for the reward
  • Host is still eligible if they created a listing previously, but never published it until after they received an invite
  • Can be an existing Airbnb guest
  • Can be an existing Airbnb co-host, but they must not have published a listing
  • The referred host can be a co-host from a referrer listing, the referrer will still be eligible for a payout in this case
  • If the referred host was previously referred by a different host they cannot be referred by a new referrer, even if that previous referral expired or they never created a listing

Qualifying Booking

  • The booking value must be above the minimum booking value (usually $100 USD)
  • If the first reservation the Referred Host makes does not qualify, the Referring Host will receive the payout once a reservation does qualify
  • The guest must checkout of the qualifying reservation before the referral’s expiration date (usually 150 days from creation date)
  • Must not trigger any fraud checks
  • Once referees have completed a qualifying reservation, the referrer will have their payout released 30 days after the guest checks out
  • Note: it may take a bit longer for the payment to actually process, depending on payout instrument

Reward Types

Host referring a host

  • Existing hosts who refer a new host receive a bounty that is between $100-600 depending on the referrer’s market
  • Referrer hosts who are not located in the US are going to receive the equivalent amount in their default currency
  • The referrals expire in 150 days from creation date
  • These customers have a limit of 25 successful referrals
  • If the referee (new host) changes their email address after accepting the invitation, the referrer will not receive a payout

Guest referring a host

  • Guests who refer a new host receive a bounty. This bounty may vary
  • The referrals expire in 150 days from creation date. These customers have a limit of 25 successful referrals

Superhost referring a host

  • Hosts with Superhost status at the time the referral is sent are eligible for an additional 20% reward
  • This will be reflected on the referral send page at the time the referral is sent