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    How do I book a pre-approval or special offer?

    If you contact a host about their place to stay before requesting to book it, the host has the option to invite you to book in a couple of ways:

    • Pre-approval: The host invites you to book for the dates and prices shown when you contacted the host
    • Special offer: The host chooses a custom price (or other details) and invites you to book with the new details. You’ll have 24 hours to accept the special offer.

    How it works

    1. Go to your Inbox
    2. Open the message with your host’s pre-approval or special offer
    3. Find the box that shows the details of your pre-approval or special offer and click Book now
    4. On the next page, click Reserve, then review your reservation details and your payment info
    5. Click Confirm and pay to complete your booking

    Note: The special offer will be for the nightly rate, cleaning fees, and any extra guest fees, but it doesn’t include taxes, security deposit, or Airbnb service fee. You will get a detailed breakdown of the price before you finalize the booking.

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