Updated Terms of Service

We’ve recently updated our: (1) Terms of Service, (2) Payments Terms of Service, and (3) Privacy Policy (collectively, “Terms”). If you signed up for an account prior to April 16, 2018, we’ll ask you to agree to the new Terms of Service and Payments Terms of Service when you use Airbnb on or after June 27, 2018; until June 27, 2018 the prior Terms of Service and Payments Terms of Service will continue to apply to you. The updated Privacy Policy will automatically come into effect for all existing users on May 25, 2018. Your continued use of the Airbnb Platform from that day on will be subject to the new Privacy Policy. Please read these Terms carefully. If you signed up for an account on or after April 16, 2018, the updated Terms apply to you. Learn more about what’s changing

Terms of Service

Please read these Terms of Service carefully as they contain important information about your legal rights, remedies and obligations. By accessing or using the Airbnb Platform, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Service.

Please note: Section 19 of these Terms of Service contains an arbitration clause and class action waiver that applies to all Airbnb Members. If your Country of Residence (as defined below) is the United States, this provision applies to all disputes with Airbnb. If your Country of Residence is outside of the United States, this provision applies to any action you bring against Airbnb in the United States. It affects how disputes with Airbnb are resolved. By accepting these Terms of Service, you agree to be bound by this arbitration clause and class action waiver. Please read it carefully.

Last Updated: April 16, 2018

Thank you for using Airbnb!

These Terms of Service ("Terms") constitute a legally binding agreement ("Agreement") between you and Airbnb (as defined below) governing your access to and use of the Airbnb website, including any subdomains thereof, and any other websites through which Airbnb makes its services available (collectively, "Site"), our mobile, tablet and other smart device applications, and application program interfaces (collectively, "Application") and all associated services (collectively, "Airbnb Services"). The Site, Application and Airbnb Services together are hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Airbnb Platform”. Our Host Guarantee Terms, Guest Refund Policy, Nondiscrimination Policy and other Policies applicable to your use of the Airbnb Platform are incorporated by reference into this Agreement.

When these Terms mention “Airbnb,” “we,” “us,” or “our,” it refers to the Airbnb company you are contracting with. Your contracting entity will generally be determined based on your Country of Residence. Your “Country of Residence” is the jurisdiction associated with your Airbnb Account as determined by either your express selection or by Airbnb’s assessment of your residence using various data attributes associated with your Airbnb Account.

  • If your Country of Residence is the United States, you are contracting with Airbnb, Inc., 888 Brannan Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States.
  • If your Country of Residence is outside of the United States, the People’s Republic of China (which for purposes of these Terms does not include Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) (hereinafter “China”) and Japan, you are contracting with Airbnb Ireland UC (“Airbnb Ireland”), The Watermarque Building, South Lotts Road, Ringsend, Dublin 4, Ireland.
  • If your Country of Residence is China, you are contracting with Airbnb Internet (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (“Airbnb China”) except where you book a Host Service (as defined below) or when you create a Listing located outside of China, in which case you are contracting with Airbnb Ireland for that transaction.
  • If your Country of Residence is Japan, you are contracting with Airbnb Global Services Limited ("Airbnb GSL"), 25-28 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, D01 H104, Ireland, except where you book a Host Service (as defined below) or when you create a Listing located outside of Japan, in which case you are contracting with Airbnb Ireland for that transaction. Additionally, if your contracting entity is Airbnb GSL, you will nevertheless contract with Airbnb Ireland for all bookings confirmed prior to June 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm UTC.