Last updated: January 25, 2022
“Airbnb500 Travel Grant” is promotional credit awarded to qualifying athletes participating in the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Airbnb500 Travel Grant: (i) can be applied to stays and/or experiences bookings on the Airbnb platform; (ii) expires 12 months from the date of issuance or as otherwise communicated by Airbnb; (iii) is non-refundable and non-transferable, and may not be used to book on behalf of third-parties; (iv) cannot be applied to previous bookings; and (v) is not cash, currency, a stored value product or a gift card product. You may not purchase or sell Airbnb500 Travel Grant and Airbnb does not sell Airbnb500 Travel Grant. Airbnb reserves the right to cancel any bookings that violate these Airbnb500 Travel Grant Terms or the Airbnb Terms, and void any associated Airbnb500 Travel Grant.
Only qualifying athletes verified by the International Olympic Committee using athlete accreditation status or such other mechanism are eligible to receive Airbnb500 Travel Grant, subject to applicable legal and/or corresponding platform restrictions on eligibility.
If you are under the age of 18, your Airbnb500 Travel Grant must be redeemed by your parent or legal guardian on your behalf. Your parent or legal guardian must sign up for an Airbnb account or log in to their Airbnb account in order to redeem the Airbnb500 Travel Grant for you.
How It Works
Airbnb500 Travel Grant may be applied during checkout and will reduce the cost of that booking by the applied amount. You are not required to apply Airbnb500 Travel Grant to your next booking and may elect to apply it to a later booking. If less than the total available balance of your Airbnb500 Travel Grant is applied to a booking, the balance will remain in your Airbnb account until used or expiration, whichever occurs first.
If you apply Airbnb500 Travel Grant to a booking and the booking is cancelled, you will be refunded based on the Host’s cancellation policy and/or other applicable Airbnb policies. Applicable refund amounts related to (i) Airbnb500 Travel Grant you used for the cancelled booking will be refunded for future use, and (ii) the amount paid with your Payment Method (e.g., your credit or debit card) will be refunded to that Payment Method.
If for any reason you believe that there is a discrepancy regarding your Airbnb500 Travel Grant, please contact us. Airbnb may require you to submit additional information in order to make a determination regarding your Airbnb500 Travel Grant.
You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for determining for your jurisdiction (i) the applicable tax reporting requirements, and (ii) the taxes that should be paid in connection with Airbnb500 Travel Grant. Where applicable, Airbnb may be required to account for VAT on any services for which Airbnb500 Travel Grant are redeemed. In no event will Airbnb be liable for any special, incidental, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages of any kind even if we have been informed in advance of the possibility of such damages. In no event will Airbnb’s aggregate liability to you in connection with Airbnb500 Travel Grant exceed the amount of the Airbnb500 Travel Grant.
Except where prohibited by law, Airbnb reserves the right to refuse, void, cancel, reject or hold for review any Airbnb500 Travel Grant mistakenly applied in an incorrect denomination or applied or procured, directly or indirectly, in connection with fraudulent action, fraudulent claims, compensation abuse or in connection with any violation of these Airbnb500 Travel Grant Terms or the Airbnb Terms. Airbnb also reserves the right to remedy, including disqualifying you from participating in the program, if it suspects or determines that you have committed fraud or otherwise violated the Airbnb500 Travel Grant Terms or Airbnb Terms.
We can update these terms at any time without prior notice. If we modify these terms, we will post the modification on the Airbnb.com website, applications, or services, which are effective upon posting. Use of any Airbnb500 Travel Grant after any modification shall constitute consent to such modification.
The scope, variety, and type of services and products that you may obtain by redeeming Airbnb500 Travel Grant can change at any time.