Listing and hosting

Everything you need to know to get started as a Host using the LiveLocal website.

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The LiveLocal booking process

In this article, we step through the process LiveLocal follows to manage a booking from start to finish.
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Hosts checklist | Prepare to welcome your first LiveLocal guests

Learn how to be a great host by being prepared for your first guests.
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Who can host on LiveLocal?

Almost anyone can be a host on LiveLocal, so long as their primary country of residence is New Zealand.
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How do I make a new Listing?

In this article, we explain step by step how to make a new Listing on LiveLocal.
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How do I format my listing description so it looks cool?

In this article, read more about how you can use Markdown formatting to give your listing description a makeover!
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How do I show an old and new price section in my listing description?

Learn how to show a special pricing section in your listing that displays your old price and new price on LiveLocal.
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Why do my images appear sideways or upside down?

Read here to understand why some portrait images appear sideways or upside down when you upload them to your listing.
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Are the nightly rates on LiveLocal fixed, no matter what?

This article explains why fixed short-term pricing works, why we shouldn't fear it, and why it makes good business sense in New Zealand.
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How to offer a discount for long term bookings

Read this article to find out how to offer a lower fixed price to guests who are looking to book your place long term.
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Can I sync my calendar from LiveLocal to other platforms?

Read this article to understand why you can't syncronise your calendar on LiveLocal to other platforms, and why that's ok.
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How do I block days in my Listing calendar?

This article covers how hosts can manually block days in their calendar, in order for it to stay up to date.
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As a host, how can I transfer reviews into my LiveLocal listing?

In this article we explain how you can manually transfer some of your listing reviews from other platforms into your LiveLocal listing.
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Can I post my listing on your site and take bookings elsewhere?

Read how to use LiveLocal to advertise your place but divert all your bookings back to your preferred platform, such as Airbnb.
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What do the different categories and listing types mean?

Read here to learn more about what each of the categories mean when you are choosing how best to describe your place.
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How to calculate your all-inclusive Fixed Price for LiveLocal

In this article we explain the options for covering things like additional guest and cleaning costs using LiveLocal fixed pricing.
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How to collect additional funds or charge for extra services?

In this article we explain how you can manually charge for additional services through the LiveLocal website.
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Can I charge extra guest fees or cleaning fees?

Learn more about why all compulsory extras should be included in your nightly price on LiveLocal.
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How do I close or delete my listing?

Learn how to make your listing invisible to guests or how to delete it entirely.
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How can I create a section in my Listing Description that links Guests to book outside LiveLocal?

Learn how to generate leads from LiveLocal and create a tidy direct links section that advertises your other preferred booking methods.
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Does LiveLocal offer a Host Guarantee?

As a host, it is important to arrange for adequate insurance to cover you for unexpected outcomes while operating your business.
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