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    Airbnb’s 5-step cleaning process

    Learn the five steps of the process with added guidance, tips and best practices.
    By Airbnb on Oct 19, 2020
    5 min video
    Updated May 13, 2021


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    This video will walk you through Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process, plus added guidance, tips, and best practices to help you offer guests an enhanced clean. As part of our COVID-19 safety practices, all hosts are required to follow this cleaning process between guest stays, in addition to their local laws and guidelines.

    The 5-step process is based on Airbnb’s cleaning handbook, which was developed in partnership with experts in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.

    Information contained in this article may have changed since publication. The five-step enhanced cleaning process provides a simple set of requirements for cleaning your listing. For more information on how to implement those steps, please refer to the entire Airbnb cleaning handbook. As a host, you may need to take extra steps to protect yourselves, your teams, and your guests, and you should always consult and comply with any relevant local laws or guidelines. Airbnb is not responsible for any injuries or disease resulting from following this cleaning process. For cleaning guidelines and rules specific to where you host your region, please bookmark this Help Center article.

    Oct 19, 2020
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