Do you have a peeping Tom in your Airbnb? Maybe. Airbnb doesn’t prohibit cameras in rooms like living rooms and kitchens.¹ But it does prohibit hidden cameras and cameras used in more private areas like bedrooms and bathrooms.
There have been many reports of travelers finding cameras where they shouldn’t be, like this newlywed couple in Oregon. Research found that 11% of the 2,000 people surveyed discovered hidden cameras in their vacation rental.²
Here’s how to see if your Airbnb, or another rental like VRBO, has hidden video cameras.