Airbnb Now Lets You Rent an Entire Country

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Got $140,000 to spare? If so, the entire country of Liechtenstein can be yours to rent through Airbnb.

Airbnb is a website that helps travelers rent a place to stay from homeowners. Usually, that means a house, or at least a spot on someone’s couch, but now the scope has expanded to include six Austrian villages, three German towns, one Swiss ski-resort village, or the Principality of Liechtenstein.

Renting Liechtenstein costs $70,000 per night, with a two-night minimum. Airbnb, along with partnering group Xnet, hopes renters will use these locales as “highly customized settings for events, corporate retreats, conferences, and more.”

You’re probably wondering what happens to the people who actually live in these rental spots. Apparently, they get to stay, but “a large portion” of the accommodations go to the renter. “The local people earn a living because each event draws heavily on local vendors and service providers for everything from accommodations and catering, to infrastructure and activity production,” Airbnb says in a blog post.

Last year, Snoop Dogg tried to rent Liechtenstein on his own for a video shoot, but was denied because his management team didn’t give the country enough time to prepare. The place page on Airbnb says you’ll want to book about six months in advance, but your plans better be airtight at that point–cancellation requires 30 days notice, and even then you only get half your money back.

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