How To Turn Off Instant Book of My Airbnb Listings?

Once an Airbnb listing is linked to Hostex, “Instant Book” will be enabled by default.

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.

To turn it off,

  1. Go to the Properties section.
  2. Click on the property linked with Airbnb listing(s).
  3. On the right-hand side, you will find all the listings in this property.
  4. Click on the listing you want to edit.

Then you can turn off the Instant Book.