Vrbo won’t be canceling housewarming reservations, and DC locals are scared
The Vrbo Short Term Rental Platform is not following Airbnb’s lead in canceling and refunding all Washington, DC area stays for the week of inauguration. Even more disturbing, guests who are known to have attended the event will not be canceled or restricted Siege of the US Capitol on January 6th.
After being contacted by BuzzFeed News, Vrbo gave an blog entry Friday afternoon with the words: “If you abuse people, there is no place for you on Vrbo. We reserve the right to remove anyone from our marketplace who violates these policies, and we encourage hosts to cancel bookings during this time if they believe a guest intends to violate these policies. “
This announcement leaves it up to the owners to …