Verhuurplatform Airbnb brings in-still - illegal - in for both tenants and landlords fees will be charged. In the meantime would be less than fifty thousand claims with the company, have been received, out of tens of thousands of people who want their money back, according to the NRC. The newspaper reports that at least two major verhuurplatforms the same error.
the NRC said by the lawyers about the same applies, and HomeAway, as well Natuurhuisje.nl it is referred to as. Together, the companies tens of thousands of addresses in the whole of Europe, and in the last period, many of the bookings have been done, recognizing that they are in discussion with the NRC.
What Airbnb is speaking of the service, and have the rest of the platforms it's on a booking fee or a service fee: up to a few tens for the use of the platform. Natuurhuisje.nl it is now been stopped to any of the charges.
The Amsterdam district court ruled in early may that the practices of, among others, Airbnb is in violation of the law, and condemned the company to reimburse the expenses of, a man who is between 2016 and 2018, holiday is good.
Airbnb is acting according to the court, if an employment service, because it is "more" than in that of the landlord and tenant. However, the rules of the bemiddelingsplatform not been complied with.
See also: Airbnb needs to service a refund due to the service of the two gentlemen,' 'Verhuurplatforms don't care about ruling, judge < / p> Other platforms are rarely found, writes the newspaper NRC, on the basis of discussions with lawyers. The lawyers say that it is obvious that the same applies, and HomeAway is not the case, however, the verhuurplatforms are of no harm to be aware of. "The verdict found only in Airbnb," said HomeAway is in response to the NRC.
in Addition, the companies appealed to a higher court, from Airbnb to wait and see. The verhuurplatform asserts that the judgment is against the European legislation takes effect.