Airbnb is a community marketplace where people list and book unique accommodations around the world. Airbnb offers over 4 million property listings (including private homes or apartments) in over 65,000 cities around the world. McGill Travel Services has entered into an agreement with them to offer McGill travelers their Business Travel Program.
For the purposes of this webpage: business = university related activity
self check-in 24/7 – travelers have the ability to enter the premises without the necessity of a key exchange with the host (through lock box, door keypad, doorman, etc)
workspace with guaranteed Wi-Fi
essentials like shampoo, hair dryers, irons
smoke and carbon monoxide detector
How to Register and Book?
- Sign up on www.airbnb.com/business - whether you already have an Airbnb account or are signing up for the first time, you will need to link your mcgill.ca email address to your Airbnb account
- When you receive the Airbnb verification email be sure to verify your work email (mcgill.ca) by clicking the “Verify Business Email” line
- Log in and book at airbnb.com/work
- Mark your trip as “Business Travel” on the payment page under “Step 1- About Your Trip” when asked about the main purpose of your trip
Payment for Airbnb bookings must be made with a personal credit card and reimbursed by expense report.