Young people destroy high-end Airbnb Villa!

Airbnb cancelled my account without informing and checking with me any information posted in Facebook from a group of young people who stayed in one of my villas for one week last summer.  They just believed a group of young people who destroyed a villa during their holidays in one of my villas.  They made rave parties during their stay of 7 nights, A/C units were broken, plants in the garden were destroyed, tiles of the terrasse around the pool were broken, bedrooms doors broken. They had at the villa more than 60 people every night. When they left the damages at the villa was nearly 2000.-€ and they paid for the rent only 1500.-€, plus 300.-€ breakage deposit. We took pictures of the damages after they left and sent them the invoice for the damages, but they never paid the invoice. It was so bad that we had to move the next guests coming into the villa the following week.

Airbnb Hosts Destroying Bali for Cheap Profits

Charming Bali Home, Wifi RiceFields Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Google it, or go through the Airbnb website to find it. The accommodation is so so, but apart from the stench of pigs, not too bad for the money.  What is really terrible about this listing is the fact that the “hosts”: Jacques and Anita Goudreault are not the real hosts at all, but merely brokers (“calo”) who take advantage of local people, who are often computer illiterate and don’t speak foreign languages well.  These leeches spend most of their time and efforts looking for the next hosts, latch on and suck free money for doing nothing. They claim to be Jesus and will tell you that the world is better off, thanks to them, but they have very little regard for their fellow man and certainly don’t care about the long term consequences for a rapidly choking Bali, once a paradise, but fast becoming a heavily polluted open sewer, which fails to connect to the ocean, thanks to many tons of plastic. Criticize them and you will unleash Jacques fury, a clear sign that he knows he’s in the wrong. His playboy lifestyle is heavily supported by sucking out naive and often simple, hard working Balinese. Find the accommodation yourself and deal direct with the owner(s). Jacques and Anita Goudreault “host” many listings… Find their name linked to a property, then avoid it. Or, like mentioned above: Find the property and book it direct from the owner. Both sides will be much better off! Airbnb has no control over the rotting and contributes to the new colonial mentality of some scrupulous ex-pats who couldn’t make it in their own country….. By-pass them and make a difference.