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Renting an Airbnb with 6 friends, and one is backing out last minute bc his partner will be in the same area and he wants to stay with them. Do I still charge him for our accommodation?

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yes, if your selection was based on their commitment, it’s fair game

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I think it’s fair for you to charge him but I personally wouldn’t, if it was a close friend.

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Yeah - if they were a good friend they’d at least offer to pay

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I feel like a good friend would see this as problematic for their other friends and be asking to foot the cost they’re incurring in some way in the first place...

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This is one of those times in life where you decide if you’re an asshole or an understanding friend

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Yes, definitely, unless the other 4 friends are ok with splitting the extra cost. Ask them first, and go with whatever the majority says. It’s ridiculous for this person to back out last minute and expect you guys to pick up the slack for his decision.

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Yes, ask the group

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Yes unless he finds a replacement you are comfortable with

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Ok this is a good point - so no one else has to pay more

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I would not charge a friend.

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A4 - spot on

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I’d charge them, or make them buy everyone a dinner or something

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Good friend?

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Yes

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There isn’t space for the partner in our place, and it’s 1.5 weeks before our trip

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Probably no, but won't invite the friend next time.

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I've had this happen for a trip. We charged the friend, they understood and there were no hard feelings. We're all still friends today. As others have mentioned, if it's an amount that you're comfortable picking up then that's fine but I think it's common courtesy for the person that backs out to pay thier share or replace.

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Would you have gotten a Different Airbnb if you knew?

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Would have picked one with fewer beds - so yes

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