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Airbnb Just Made It a Lot Easier to Split the Bill - Travel News

From The Kitchn - December 11, 2017

Airbnb is a great resource for travelersespecially for people traveling with friends. Instead of getting multiple expensive hotel rooms, you can go in on a sweet multi-bedroom apartment and get a better space for less money, often with access to your own refrigerator and stove. You can even reserve a whole house, or rent Julia Child's home in Provence and cook in her real French kitchen.

The only downside is that it can be annoying to have to split up the bill afterwards. Now Airbnb has made it a lot easier to split the bill, thanks to a new feature that lets multiple people split the cost of a reservation upfront.

Airbnb's new feature is called Split Pay, and it means that never again will anyone have to pay for the whole bill upfront, then wait for all the rest of the guests to pay their share.

According to Conde Nast Traveler, the bill-splitting feature is a response to a survey Airbnb conducted last year about what features customers wanted to see. A group payment option was by far the most-requested result.

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