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 20, 2012


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 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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May 22, 2012


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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May 15, 2012

9flats news

9flats: perfect for family holidays

Family holidays. Many shiver at the very words. First there’s the time spent planning it. Then there’ll be the heated discussion on where to go. When at last a democratic decision is made (by mum), there’s the not so small topic of budget… Which is why we wanted to make life a little easier for […]

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May 9, 2012

9flats news

Introducing… our small but beautiful ‘Pin it’ button

Have you fallen in love with Pinterest yet? We have! Here’s what it’s all about and why you should sign up and start following 9flats…

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April 20, 2012

So, what exactly do you think of us?

It’s a little bit scary when you send surveys out (what if no one replies? what if nobody loves us?). But we’re always glad we did. It’s easy to spend lots of time doing things we think would be good, whereas it can be much more helpful to find out what you actually want. With […]

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March 5, 2012

9flats news

Your best birthday wishes

Happy birthday to us! We’re so thankful to all of you for supporting us and for helping us help you reach more and more places in the world every day. Here are 9 of our most favourite birthday wishes you sent us.

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January 19, 2012

9flats news

Our brand new TV ad

Here’s our brand new TV ad which is now live! We can exclusively reveal that she’s actually a 9flats host AND she’s the German dubbing voice of a very famous Hollywood star. Can you guess who it is? http://youtu.be/Qz-VIe7xDtk

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November 24, 2011

Pochi soldi da parte per le vacanze? Paga dopo allora!

Vuoi prenotare il tuo appartamento da sogno ma non puoi pagare tutto ora? Nessun problema: con 9flats puoi prenotare ora e pagare in contanti all’arrivo! Su 9flats.com puoi prenotare un appartamento, una camera o una casa e pagare comodamente in contanti all’arrivo. Paghi solo un piccolo acconto a 9flats.com e la differenza la verserai direttamente […]

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September 9, 2011

9flats news

We now officially offer the best night’s sleep in the world

Introducing new 9flats.insurance, now covering every booking up to €500,000 At 9flats.com, we want to lead the world in being the safest place for you to book (and rent out) cool rooms and flats for holidays or business trips. So, a few weeks ago, we became the first travel platform in Europe to offer protection […]

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August 16, 2011

iCal Feature

For 9flats hosts we have improved another feature on our website. As we mention frequently, keeping your calendar updated for availability is of the highest importance, otherwise you’ll be flooded with booking requests for accommodation that is marked as available in error. Many hosts list their accommodation on 9flats.com and also on other websites. Wouldn’t […]

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May 17, 2011

Venture Capital Firm Redpoint Leads Major Funding Round for 9flats.com

London, 17th May 2011 – 9flats.com, the European leader in peer to peer apartment rentals, has announced today that it has completed a major investment round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures. With this recent investment, the total funding for the company that was incorporated less than six months ago amounts to […]

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March 2, 2011

Welcome to our 9flats blog

My name is Mareike and together with Juan, I will be posting background stories from the 9flats team and 9flats travelers and hosts. I am really excited about the concept of 9flats.com. People like us can list their spare guest room or sofa to make some money AND travel to other hosts all around the world […]

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