United Kingdom

Around the world, travellers choose Airbnb to enjoy unique experiences in local homes beyond tourist hotspots. Travellers to the UK are increasingly choosing to stay in the homes of hosts outside of city centres, helping them to discover new communities they might otherwise have missed. The spread of tourism to these outer areas has helped extend the economic benefits of cultural tourism to hosts, local businesses and their communities.

£3,000 Annual earnings for a typical host

36 Nights hosted per year by a typical host

76% of hosts share their primary residence

Learn more about the Airbnb community with this dynamic map

This interactive map of the United Kingdom is made so you can learn more about Airbnb’s impact across the region.

A look at the impact of home sharing across the UK

Airbnb just released the UK Insights Report which illustrates how hosts and guests on the Airbnb platform make meaningful contributions, not just to the UK economy at large, but to the local communities where these guests stay.

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VIDEO: Hosts in Edinburgh open their doors for the Festival Fringe

Each year, the Festival Fringe attracts approximately 4.5 million people to Edinburgh during the month of August. With tourism spikes like these, guests often find that many traditional accommodation options are booked up, or see their prices inflated which is why Airbnb is such a great alternative.

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