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.

  1. Go to Channel Manager on the Hostex website.
  2. Switch to the Listings page and choose Airbnb channel listings.
  3. Click on the Settings button on the right side of the listing.
  4. Unable the Instant Book in Booking Settings.