The benefits include:
- Convenience: Book guests without having to respond to each request.
- More guest interest: Guests can use filters to search for listings that can be booked instantly. Instant Book listings are more popular with guests since they’re able to more easily plan their trip.
- Search placement: Instant Book positively affects your response rate for your listing, which can improve your listing’s placement in search results.
- Superhost Status: Instant book can also help you reach Superhost status, which requires that you maintain a 90% response rate.
You can turn off instant book on Hostex.
- Go to Channel Manager on the Hostex website.
- Switch to the Listings page and choose Airbnb channel listings.
- Click on the Settings button on the right side of the listing.
- Unable the Instant Book in Booking Settings.