Using the Airbnb app in Trinidad and Tobago


  1. Using the Airbnb app in Trinidad and Tobago
  2. Did You Know?
    • Airbnb gets its name from the air mattresses founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia used when they were renting out their San Francisco digs during a design conference.
  3. Fast Facts (AUG 2019)
    • 6 M+ listings worldwide
    • 100K+ cities and 191+ countries and regions
  4. Support Questions
    • Pointed me to general online articles
    • Says, yes it works in T&T
    • Be guided by local rules governing rentals
  5. TOURISM Minister Randall Mitchell says a policy for the regulations of Airbnb to be implemented this year -- Newsday FEB 2019
  6. What I found
    • Many listings in Trinidad and Tobago
    • No TTD currency
    • No offline or cash payments (see TOS)
    • Easy sign up with facebook login
  7. For sure it can be used and is being used in Trinidad and Tobago
  8. Some Caribbean countries have signed agreements with Airbnb
  9. Gift cards are a payment option. Love this feature.
  10. Airbnb cashing out options
  11. Safety precautions as usual, look for verified listings and the reviews.
  12. Share your experience using the app with us in the comments below.