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The world's most meticulous vetting process

All the rental homes on our platform have passed multiple stages of vetting. Our incredibly strict criteria have been designed to ensure only the very best homes are given the Plum seal of approval.

How does vetting work?

Every time we launch a new destination, we systematically review every home available to rent and shortlist only the ones with exceptional design, the best reviews, and in great locations.

Every home that makes the grade is then handed over to one of our in-house experts. They look at multiple factors that will ensure guests will experience the best possible stay.

  • We vet every host to ensure they are reliable, responsive and attentive.
  • We check that every home is spotlessly clean and well-maintained.
  • We ensure the photos show you a true reflection of the home.

The Plum Guide criteria.

The criteria

From the wifi speed to the shower pressure, from a convivial living space to a well-fitted kitchen, we ensure every home has the ingredients that will give you the best possible stay. Anything that we believe won't meet your expectations, we add to the home truths - the things we think you should know about the home before booking.

How did we develop it? By interviewing expert psychologists, designers, hoteliers, architects and of course, regular travellers. It all started with one simple question: what makes a perfect stay?

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For best-in-class quality, you can trust

As a guest, vetting means we've done the hard work for you. We've taken the hit-and-miss out of choosing. If it's on Plum Guide, you can expect consistent, high-quality standards.

As a host, it allows us to understand the strengths and weaknesses of your home, and suggest improvements to meet best-in-class standards if relevant. Listing with Plum Guide helps your home stand out from the crowd and get the recognition and bookings it deserves.

We’ve done the hard work for you.

We continuously monitor the quality of the homes listed on Plum Guide

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