April 27, 2016

Your trip to Cuba with 9flats!

  Cuba awaits you! The largest of the Antilles Islands is the epitome of Caribbean vitality. Who doesn’t have the white sandy beaches, well-maintained US-Oldtimer, turquoise clear water and the warmth of the Cuban people in mind when thinking about Cuba? Immerse yourself in the exciting culture of the country, absorbing the serenity of inhabitants […]

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April 20, 2016

Let the Croatian sun catch you!

  Croatia, with its beautiful sandy beaches, quiet coves and turquoise, crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic makes the country an ideal destination for swimming, snorkeling, windsurfing and sailing. This hospitable country with its picturesque landscapes, romantic towns and fishing villages, and especially its exceptional islands invite you to go hiking, biking or just to relax. […]

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April 19, 2016

Welcome to Greece!

Greece, the cultural cradle of Europe, appeals to all your senses. Listen to the sound of crickets while catching the warm beams of the spring sun. Smell the wild thyme, which has has conquered its habitat between the ancient ruins. Immerse into the refreshing, crystal blue Mediterranean Sea and enjoy the warm wind on your […]

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February 25, 2016

Now you can add a VIDEO!

As you might know 9flats has been constantly brought game-changing improvements to the Social Travel world. Among other inventions 9flats has been the first to offer an insurance for hosts and brought Instant Booking to the industry. Now is the time to introduce one more feature to you: VIDEO! Now all hosts are  able to […]

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February 19, 2016

Affordable Ways to Boost Your Home!

If you’ve been thinking about listing a property for rent, you probably already know how important it is for it to look its shiny best for your guests (and for those photo shoots!). After all, vacationers are drawn to spaces that look clean and well-tended, a place where they can really forget about the “real […]

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January 27, 2016

Never eat alone when travelling!

Travelling is a multidimensional experience. It is not just about visiting new places, but there is much more you can get from it! Meeting new people, new places, experience their culture gives you an unique opportunity to explore the culture of a foreign country. The best way to meet local people and spend some quality […]

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February 11, 2015

London opens its Arms to Home-Sharing

  A London law tells hosts to get a planning permission to rent out their apartments for less than 90 days or a penalty of ₤20,000 (26352,59 Euro) is imminent. It was to protect the house supply in London. Now this 42-year-old law will be revised. Homeowners will be able to rent out their accommodation […]

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November 14, 2014

Tips for using your mobile phone abroad

  You want to use your mobile phone abroad, you want to share your experiences with your friends and family at home ? Then follow these useful tips to save mobile phone costs abroad: Think about which apps you need before you go on your journey and download them at home.  You should also manually […]

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October 30, 2014

London- 9 tips for the cold season

Days are getting shorter, colorful leaves lying on the road, a smell of plum cake and pumpkin soup. It’s time again: finally autumn and winter is around the corner. We love the bright colorful season and give you nine reasons why even during cold weather London is worth a trip.   The City of Musicals […]

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April 5, 2013

9flats accepts payments with Bitcoins

9flats is introducing the payment method Bitcoins that is to offer a new easy and fast way of paying instant bookings. The globally valid booking method is growing in popularity and provides a high level of safety thanks to a complex encryption code.

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January 9, 2013

OPINION

Made your New Year’s travel resolutions for 2013 yet?

Didn’t get away as much as you wanted to in 2012? Here are some ideas to travel more and smarter in 2013…

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November 20, 2012

news

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes: what’s new at 9flats?

Wondering what we do all day? Here are some of the latest improvements we’ve been working on for you as a guest or a host.

(photo: Cea, Flickr)

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August 13, 2012

9flats NEWS

Great response to iStopOver joining 9flats family

A week on from our iStopOver news, we’ve collected your responses, and we’re happy to say they’re pretty positive!

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August 6, 2012

9flats NEWS

9flats lands in the Americas

We’ve been dying to tell you, and now we finally can! 9flats has expanded into North America, with the acquisition of leading private rentals firm iStopOver…

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July 16, 2012

Weird and wonderful

World exclusive… secret footage of the Veggielympics 2012

With all this Olympics talk, we felt like we should be getting involved too. But we missed out on the ticket lottery… what to do?

We decided to hold our very own, no expense spared, Veggielympics in the office kitchen. Have a look! (And find out some mad facts about Olympic sports you never knew before.)

Click: World exclusive… secret footage of the Veggielympics 2012

July 13, 2012

TRAVEL TIPS

Lucia’s Lisbon: Insider’s guide to Europe’s coolest city (part 3)

And so, the end, beautiful friends. Here’s the last day of Lúcia’s secret Lisbon guide.

This week, she cools things down a bit, taking you out of town to walk, meditate and drink some nice wine…

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July 6, 2012

TRAVEL TIPS

Lúcia’s Lisbon: Insider’s guide to Europe’s coolest city (part 2)

Here it is! Part 2 of Lúcia’s secret Lisbon tour, full of more insider tips for you to discover in this amazing city. This week, it’s time to dive into the melodramatic, musical world of Fado…

(photo: pedrosimoes7, Flickr)

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June 25, 2012

COMPETITION

Show us the city you love and win €100!

Win a €100 9flats voucher, just for showing us the best bits of your favourite city on Pinterest. Here’s how to enter our ‘Pin City’ competition.

**Sorry, competition ended 6 July, you can click to see who won though…

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June 22, 2012

9flats news

And what do our hosts think of us?

We recently sent out a survey to our hosts asking them about why they host, and their experience with 9flats. Here’s what they said…

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May 22, 2012

opinion

Is collaborative consumption actually new? We think not.

We’re pretty happy to be at the forefront of a new idea: encouraging the world to stop being selfish and start sharing things. But then we thought, are we really that innovative?

Here are six reasons our grandparents might beg to differ…

(photo: Paul Townsend)

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