Airbnb

palestine

People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organizers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
5.15.19
Airbnb

New York City Sued Airbnb Operators For Allegedly Posing As Fake Hosts​

A $20.7 million lawsuit implicates a ring of real estate agents and companies posting multiple listings on sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO.
Ankita Rao
1.14.19
spending

Five Amazing Trips You Can Take for $50 a Day or Less

A great vacation doesn’t have to break the bank.
Evie Carrick
10.12.18
phobias

My Spider-Filled Airbnb Is the New ‘Hereditary’

I’m a grown-ass woman who leans into my own phobias and I don’t care who knows.
Sarah Berman
6.25.18
Travel

Cheap Places to Travel in 2018 Where Your Dollar Stretches Further

Skip overpriced cities where a cup of coffee costs more than a steak dinner back home. Here are six places you'll actually want to visit this summer that don't cost a fortune.
Melissa Locker
5.18.18
Work

Being a Freelancer Can Really Suck

No boss, no problem? Not so fast. The gig economy has all kinds of pitfalls for workers and sometimes even their neighbors.
Melissa Kravitz
5.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Airbnb's Gentrification Problem

On today's episode, we discuss the impact of Airbnb rentals on vulnerable New York neighborhoods.
VICE Staff
5.7.18
gig economy

Airbnb 'Superhosts' Spill Their Money Making Secrets

Most hosts earn less than $500 a month—but learn the tricks of the trade and you can bring in much, much more.
Nadja Sayej
4.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

African Countries Are Using Trump's 'Shithole' Comments to Drive Tourism

"We would like to invite you to come to shithole Namibia, one of the best shithole countries out there."
Drew Schwartz
1.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Florida Man Says Hidden Cameras in His Airbnb Were for Sex Parties, Not Spying

After a couple staying there discovered that a smoke detector above their bed was actually a secret camera.
River Donaghey
10.10.17
bad ideas

Canada Is Looking to Airbnb to Help Fix Its Housing Crisis

This is a terrible idea.
Jordan Pearson
10.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump's Childhood Home Is Great, Tremendous, Available for Rent on Airbnb

The rental comes with a cardboard cutout of the president and a creepy placard outside the bedroom where he "was likely conceived."
Drew Schwartz
8.9.17
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