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Payment Processer necessary if only on AirBnB?

Alexandra W
Dec 13, 2022 5:30 AM
Joined Nov, 2022 1 post

Hi - I'm just getting my listing set up. Right now we are only going to be on AirBnb. We plan on scaling up soon but want to go live. Do I still need to set up a payment processor or will guests be paying through AirBnb? Thanks!

Ken T
Dec 13, 2022 2:16 PM
OR Team Member Joined Aug, 2019 1021 posts

You are correct that Airbnb collects all guest payments themselves, so, you do not have to have your own payment processor if you are only using Airbnb.

However, we do offer the option to take direct security deposit holds for Airbnb guests:

https://www.ownerreservations.com/support/articles/security-deposit-holds#airbnb

And, in order to use that function, yes, you would have to have your own payment processor configured in your OwnerRez account.  But this is up to you.