30k Avios Airbnb deal

Old Jun 15, 19, 4:33 pm
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30k Avios Airbnb deal

New Airbnb rentals can get 30k avios for renting out for 1 night for over 100usd. If the small print reads ok, you could rent your house to yourself (get your friend to rent it for one night). 100 usd minus what Airbnb takes, guess you'll make 40 or 50 usd back. Bag 30k avios for 50 dollars.

I may be wrong?

https://thepointsguy.com/news/airbnb-new-hosts-can-earn-30k-british-airways-avios/amp/
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Old Jun 15, 19, 9:14 pm
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This is US only, but topcashback in the UK had £230 as of yesterday.

Now this is on a blog, you can expect this not to work. Either they’ll pull the deal, or scrutinise claims in detail.
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Old Jun 15, 19, 10:20 pm
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Us site but doesn't seem to indicate it's restricted to there. Have u found other tc and cs?
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Old Jun 16, 19, 12:30 am
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It’s usually tricky to access deals in other territories, but no harm in trying via the US. TCB isn’t s bad alternative.

Would suggest out of town friends are better guests than spouses.
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Old Jun 16, 19, 3:24 am
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£230 on TCB is 24,500 Avios with no risk of failing foul of any residency issues on the US deal.
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Old Jun 16, 19, 4:56 am
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The small print does say genuine transactions. If you’re renting to yourself or a close friend and immediately delist the property I’d not call that genuine. But thanks for the heads up as I have a relative who’s considering getting into the room rental business , and this is a great incentive for her to try Airbnb.
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Old Jun 16, 19, 6:11 am
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Originally Posted by bisonrav View Post
Would suggest out of town friends are better guests than spouses.
Thinking of this outside the original context makes at least me smirk at the very least.
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Old Jun 16, 19, 8:05 am
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I'll look in to TCB. I'm happy to rent my top floor to anyone really. My property is Mexico based, so good chance it falls outside. Shame I can't find more detailed info.
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Old Jun 16, 19, 9:25 am
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Folks may want to see how the last Avios shopping deal that was massively blogged about worked out: Match.com and eHarmony subscriptions via Gate365’s US portal .
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Old Jun 16, 19, 12:24 pm
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I clicked the link to the TPG article but when clicking the link to the offer it said
Sorry
The page you're looking for has either moved or no longer exists.
Also Airbnb does not come up when doing a search.

And the offer isn't listed on TPG UK site
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Old Jun 19, 19, 6:41 am
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Maybe bit OT, but seems now it's possible to collect Avios with Airbnb stays
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Old Jun 26, 19, 12:56 am
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What if you already are an Airbnb host? I tried this out under my BA account and it can see my existing Airbnb listings. It is now asking me if I wish to duplicate those listings. I am not sure what that means? Will my properties be listed twice? How could that work?
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Old Jul 12, 19, 12:20 pm
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Has anyone received the points from this yet?
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Old Jul 12, 19, 12:49 pm
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Has anyone received the points from this yet?
No - we booked and stayed via the link above on 6 July.
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Old Jul 23, 19, 12:14 pm
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Anyone have an update? I hosted my first guest in late June and I still have nothing. I follow up every week or so but keep receiving useless boilerplate replies.
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