My wife and I love to travel, and we often use short-term rental services like Airbnb as an alternative to expensive hotel stays. While our house was being remodeled earlier this year, we stayed in a condo in Little Italy here in San Diego using Airbnb. And we hosted families from Portland, Australia and Mexico for stays ranging from three days to almost two weeks in our previous North Park home, using Airbnb to screen the guests and arrange the details. We talked to our neighbors before we hosted, sent them the electronic profiles of the people who were coming to stay and gave the neighbors our cellphone numbers if any problems came up. None ever did.
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