Property Management (FAQ)

What is Startle’s Airbnb Management?

Startle offers Airbnb management services for your vacation rentals. Select Startle’s Airbnb Management to enjoy hassle free hosting. Be it from property listing, guest communication, cleaning, laundry, toiletries to check-in and check-out of guests. Let us do the job while you enjoy the great reviews!

I’m managing my own listing, can you take it over?

Of course! Contact us at and our local experts will explain to you how it works

My property is not on Airbnb, can I use Startle?

Most definitely! As long as you are keen on exploring short term rentals for your home, we will help you do the necessary. Get your home on Airbnb through Startle in 3 simple steps (link back to Airbnb management page)

How can I earn more from my rental property through Startle?

We have developed a unique pricing strategy that takes into consideration factors such as location, number of bedrooms, historical pricing data and many more factors to maximize your revenue per booking.

How much does Airbnb management cost?

Startle offers homeowners two ways to earn income from their homes:

  1. Percentage Service Fee – Homeowners will pay a fee from 18% of their rental income for the Airbnb management services. There will be additional charges for cleaning and laundry services.
  2. Fixed Income Guarantee – Homeowners will be given a pre-determined monthly income from their short term rentals. Every month, Startle will pay homeowners a defined amount based on your property and unique pricing method. Startle understands the value of your property on Airbnb and we are confident to give you a fixed monthly rent.

What measures are taken to ensure the safety of my property?

Startle places absolute importance on screening guests and verifying them with the booking channel, ensuring that they have positive reviews. If there aren’t sufficient reviews available, we will share with them pre-booking questionnaire prior to guest approval, this is for safety purposes as well as to determine if they would fit in well at your home.

What happens if guests damage my property?

Guests will be screened before they complete their reservations. If you should still find that there is something amiss at your home, please reach us at as soon as possible and we will take care of it for you. In addition to that, every host listed on Airbnb is eligible for $1,000,000 Host Guarantee coverage at no additional cost. Therefore, rest assured that your home will be in safe hands.