AirBnb Startup Checklist

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There are 100s of things to remember and to buy for your new Short Term Rental income property (STR – aka: Airbnb, VRBO, etc.), and you don’t want to realize you forgot something when a dreaded “they didn’t even have a cheese grater” review comes in!

So, while we are hired by clients to design and furnish their short-term rentals completely, right down to the cheese grater, we also want every short-term rental in the world to be fully equiped (selfishly… we are big travelers and we like cheese), so we are making our Airbnb checklist free for download!

What’s more, we have pre-linked all of our favourite and recommended items so all you have to do is ‘add to cart’. And you can just keep adding to cart everytime something gets low! There is also a fillable furnishings section at the end so you can make yourself a to-do list of the bigger pieces you need to buy.

Option 1: Download the PDF to keep with you. Many of our clients use this to refill essentials throughout the lifespan of their short-term rental.

Option 2: Work directly off our website below to purchase our favourite and featured Airbnb essentials

The Basics (Kitchen)

Item Product Name
Pots/Pans Amazon Basics 8-Piece Non-Stick Kitchen Cookware Set, Pots and Pans
Knife set  AmazonBasics 14-Piece Kitchen Knife Set with High-Carbon Stainless-Steel Blades and Pine Wood Block
Cutting Board Bamboo Cutting Board Set – 3-Piece Wooden Kitchen Chopping Boards for Food Prep, Chopping, Carving Meat, Fruits Vegetables
Coffee Mugs Glass Coffee or Tea Drinking Glasses Set of 4 Mugs – 8oz Double Wall Thermal Insulated Cups with Handle, Espresso Latte Cappuccino Stackable Glassware
Short Drinking Glasses Amazon Basics Tritan Double Old Fashioned Glasses – 13-Ounce, Set of 4
Wine Glasses JoyJolt Layla White Wine Glasses, Set of 4 Italian Wine Glasses, 13.5 oz Clear Wine Glasses
Mixing Bowl Set Pyrex Prepware 3-Piece Glass Mixing Bowl Set
Baking Sheet Chicago Metallic Bakeware CM16813CAN Professional Non-Stick Large Baking Sheet, Grey
Tupperwear  28 PCs Large Food Storage Containers with Airtight Lids-Freezer & Microwave Safe,BPA Free Plastic Meal Prep Containers & Kitchen set.Leak proof Lunch Containers-Snacks, Sandwich, Sauces & Bento box
Spoon Rest BIA Cordon Bleu White Porcelain 8 inch Curved Spoon Rest
Bottle Opener Foho Wine Opener, Multifunctional Wing Corkscrew Wine Bottle Opener for all Cork Stoppered and Beer Cap Bottles, Luxury Waiter Corkscrew with Stopper Set for Wine Enthusiast, Waiters – Black
Colander Luciano Housewares Stainless Steel Perforated Colander with Two Handles, 10 x 3.5 inches, Silver (70697)
Measuring Cups KitchenAid Classic Measuring Cups, Set of 4, Aqua Sky/Black
Measureing Spoons KitchenAid Set of 5 Measuring Spoons
Cheese Grater Starfrit 094105 Four-Sided Box Grater, Metallic
Cooking Utencils  Silicone Cooking Utensil Set, Umite Chef 15pcs Silicone Cooking Kitchen Utensils Set, Non-Stick Heat Resistant – Best Kitchen Cookware with Stainless Steel Handle – Black
Shot Glasses Lily’s Home Indoor and Outdoor Unbreakable Shot Glasses, Premium 2oz Clear Acrylic Reusable Cups, Perfect for Any Liquor and Jello Shots. Set of 4 (Clear)
Cutlery Tray Madesmart Classic Mini Silverware Tray, Granite
Aluminum Foil ALCAN Aluminum Foil Standard The Strong One, 12 Inches x 175 Feet INF95055 1 Count (Pack of 1)
Oven Mitts and Pot Holders  Webake Oven Mitts and Pot Holders Set of 4, 2 pcs Long Silicone Baking Oven Gloves and 2 pcs Silicone Hot Pads Set for Oven Baking
Plastic Wrap ClingWrap Plastic Wrap, 90 Metre Roll
Paper Towel  Royale Tiger Strong Paper Towel, 2 Regular Rolls, 2-Ply, 55 Handy Half Sheet Rolls
Can Opener  KitchenAid Can Opener, Black
Reusable Bags  BeeGreen Reusable Shopping Bags 6 Pack Foldable Large 50LBS Grocery Bags with Pouch Ripstop Bulk Waterproof Machine Washable
Napkins [500 Pack], White Beverage Napkins 1-Ply Bulk Cocktail Napkins, Restaurant Bar Paper Napkins
Sandwich Bags  Ziploc Snack and Sandwich Bags for On-The-Go Freshness, Grip ‘n Seal Technology for Easier Grip, Open and Close, 180 Count
Muffin Tray 12 Cups Muffin and Cupcake Pan, Nonstick Brownie Cake Pan, Carbon Steel bakeware for Oven Baking Gray
Baking Dish Pyrex SYNCHKG055786 Basics 2 Quart Glass Oblong Baking Dish, Clear 11.1 in. x 7.1 in. x 1.7



Item Product Name
Shampoo Herbal Essences Bio:Renew White Grapefruit & Mosa Mint Shampoo and Conditioner Set, 20.2 fl oz Each
Body Wash J.R. Watkins Lemon Cream Natural Daily Moisturizing Body Wash, Hydrating Shower Gel for Men and Women, Free of SLS, USA Made and Cruelty Free, 532 Milliliters
Toilet Paper Royale Velour, Plush & Thick Toilet Paper, 12 Double Equal 24 Rolls, 142 Bath tissues per roll
First Aid Kit OHS AB#1 First Aid Kit
Hair Dryer Revlon 1875W Quick Blowout Travel Hair Dryer
Toilet Brush NileHome Toilet Brush and Holder,Toilet Bowl Brush with 304 Stainless Steel Long Handle, Hidden Toilet Brush with Durable Scrubbing Bristles for Bathroom Deep Cleaning
Toilet Plunger  mDesign Plastic Toilet Bowl Plunger Set – with Drip Tray, Compact Discreet Freestanding Bathroom Storage Organization Caddy with Base, Sleek Modern Design – Heavy Duty – White
Cotton balls Perfect Stix Cotton Balls M-500ct Medium Sized Cotton Balls (Pack of 500)
Tissues Royale Original 2 Ply Facial Tissue, Soft & Strong, 6 Tissue Boxes, 126 Tissues Per Box
QTips Q-Tips Cotton Swabs 30 Purse Pack
Shower curtain liner  AmazonBasics Heavyweight Vinyl Shower Curtain Liner with Hooks – 72 x 72 Inches, Clear
Shower curtain Rod Amazon Basics Tension Curtain Rod, Adjustable 36-54″ Width – Black, Classic Finial
Rod Hooks Top-spring 24Pcs Shower Curtain Rings Plastic C Hook Hanger for Bath Drape Loop Clip Glide Bathroom Shower Window Rod (Black)
Hand Held Mirror  Diane Handle Mirror, Black, 11″ x 7.5″, 1 Count
Shower Mat iDesign Pebblz Plastic Non-Slip Suction Bath Mat, for Shower, Bathtub, Stall, 22″ x 22″, Clear
Drain Hair Collector Hair Catcher Durable Silicone Hair Stopper Shower Drain Covers Easy to Install and Clean Suit for Bathroom Bathtub and Kitchen 5 Pack



Item Product Name
Safe AmazonBasics Security Safe Box, 0.5 Cubic Feet
Mattress Protector  AmazonBasics Hypoallergenic Quilted Mattress Topper Pad Cover – 18 Inch Deep, Full
Pillow Covers  Utopia Bedding Waterproof Zippered Pillow Encasement Bed Bug Proof Pillow Protectors Jersey – 20 x 28 Inches – (Pack of 2, Queen, White)
Alarm Clock Digital Alarm Clock, LED Clock for Bedroom, Electronic Desktop Clock with Temperature Display, Adjustable Brightness, Voice Control, 12/24H Display for Home, Bedroom, Office, Kids, Elder
Full Length Mirror  KIAYACI Full Length Mirror Floor Mirror with Standing Holder Hanging/Leaning Large Wall Mounted Mirror Horizontal/Vertical Bedroom Mirror Dressing Mirror Aluminum Alloy Thin Frame (Gold, 59″ x 16″)
Hangers Zober Premium Quality Space Saving Velvet Hangers Strong and Durable Hold Up to 10 Lbs – 360 Degree Chrome Swivel Hook – Ultra Thin Non Slip Suit Hangers – 50 Pack (Ivory)
Comforter  DOWNCOOL Queen Down Comforter,White Goose Duck Down and Feather Filling,Medium Warmth All Season 100% Cotton Quilted Duvet Insert (Queen,White)
Duvet Cover  JELLYMONI Ultra-Soft Microfiber 3pcs Tufted Duvet Cover Set, Grey Boho Textured Bedding Cover Jacquard Rhombus Geometric Pattern Reversible Comforter Cover with Zipper Closure & Corner Ties (Queen)
White Noise Machine elesories White Noise Machine, Small Sleep Sound Machine for Adults Baby Sleeping, Also Be Used as a Wireless Speaker for Home, Office Privacy | Nursery | Travel | 13 Soothing Sounds
Blackout Curtains  NICETOWN White Blackout Curtains – Noise Reduction & Energy Smart Drapery Panels Thermal Insulated Rod Pocket Window Dressing for Guest Room/Bedroom/Kids Room (Gray, 52 x 84 inch)
Ear Plugs  3M Safety Disposable Earplugs, 7-Pair (92077-80025T)
Iron  Sunbeam Classic 1200 Watt Mid-Size Anti-Drip Non-Stick Soleplate Iron with Shot of Steam/Vertical Shot Feature and 8′ 360-degree Swivel Cord, White/Clear, GCSBCL-317-000
Ironing board  Whitmor Tabletop Ironing Board, Cream, 12.0×32.0x33.75
Fan Honeywell HT900C 7″ TurboForce® Table Fan, Air Circulator, Black, with 90 Degree Head Pivot, Energy Saving, 3 Speed Settings
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