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Airbnb: Let’s get this party stopped

Friday, May 28, 2021 by Elizabeth Pagano

Vaccinated? Ready to party? Airbnb would like you to put off those plans until the end of summer, at least. Yesterday, the vacation rental company announced the extension of its “party ban” through the end of summer 2021 in Texas. The ban first went into effect in August 2020. You can read about the ban, which likely doesn’t apply to your house, here. In addition, the company has declared that guests who do not have a history of positive reviews on the site will not be allowed to make one-night reservations for entire homes during the July 4 weekend. The company will announce an update to the policy at the end of summer (though there is no word on whether that will take place at the end of Texas summer, in November).

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