My account was locked in error for three months. This is my response to the agent after it was finally resolved, explaining my situation.
Thanks, this is great to have figured out. After almost three months. I’m sure you’re not personally responsible for this insanely long delay, but the reason I opened a duplicate account is because I had given up (after two and a half months) on this ever getting resolved.
In the meantime I have had to plan two trips without using Airbnb, which sucks for everyone. In the course of these three months, I’ve called in and spoken to four different customer service agents, all of whom informed me that my request was elevated to ‘urgent’, and I would hear back within 24 to 48 hours. I haven’t heard back until this email from you.
I’m not sure if this is standard protocol, but as far as customer service experiences go, this is by far the worst customer service experience I’ve had, in any category. I imagine Airbnb has the resources to do better. If there were another comparable option, I would stop using Airbnb simply because of this experience.
I have an extremely low opinion of the company now. I’ve only had positive experiences within the Airbnb community, but this direct experience was really, really bad. And it was a fluke on your end. And not even a ‘sorry about that’. Maybe a $5 voucher? Gimme a break.
Again, I’m sure the blame doesn’t lie on you personally, but the company should have a higher standard than this. Now all I can do is just hope my account isn’t accidentally locked again for another three months.