Hello, world. Meet Wish Lists. You’ll love each other.

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We’re pretty excited.

Today we get to unveil a brand-new feature: Airbnb Wish Lists.

What are Wish Lists? Well, they’re a completely new way to discover amazing, unique spaces on Airbnb. Wish Lists let you explore beautiful collections of spaces created by others, save your favorite spaces, and share your creations with your friends seamlessly.

We hope you’ll get lost in Wish Lists. You’ll notice them immediately on our homepage, which now features some of the most beautiful properties on Airbnb.

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Our Popular Wish Lists page lets you browse through an array of inspiring spaces curated by thought leaders such as Twitter and Square founder Jack Dorsey, actor and entrepreneur Ashton Kutcher, and designer Yves Béhar, as well as Wish Lists created by your friends and the Airbnb community.

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And we are particularly proud of our Airbnb Picks, which feature knock-me-over Wish Lists such as collections of igloos, treehouses, caves, and even properties designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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But most of all, Wish Lists are about YOU. They let you exercise your creative spirit and share your dreams with your friends.

Creating a Wish List is easy. We think you’ll find the experience intuitive, but in case you need instructions, here you go.

1. Head over to any listing page on Airbnb. (The experience is better if you’re logged in. If you’re not a member, you’ll need to sign up.) We encourage you to use Facebook Connect so that you’re able to discover your friends’ Wish Lists.

2. Browse through our listings. You can access listings from the home page, via search, or on our Popular Wish Lists page.

3. Anytime you see a listing that catches your eye – from these Wish Lists or anywhere on Airbnb.com – simply click on the listing image. Then click “Save to Wish List.”

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4. You can save the Wish List to a default List (such as “Dream Homes”) or click “Create New” to make a unique title for your Wish List. Then click “Create” and hit “Done.”

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5. Once you’ve created your Wish List, you’ll be prompted to save it. Add a note in the Note field if you like, and choose your privacy setting under the question “Who can see your new Wish List?” (You have two options: “Everyone” or “Only Me.”) Then click “Save.”

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6. Keep going! Add listings to your Wish List. (When you find a listing you love, just click “Save to Wish List.”)

You can access all your Wish Lists anytime by clicking “My Wish Lists.”

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We can’t wait for you to try out Wish Lists and tell us what you think. To get the ball rolling, we’re working with some world-class partners to provide you with fun rewards for creating your own Wish Lists. We’ll be telling you more about this soon.

So tell us what’s on your Wish List. We may have a surprise or two for you.

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  1. frequent user

    it does not work. pls fix. all the properties that i had stayed at and researched and spent days adding to my favorities list have disappeared

  2. Vivek Wagle

    Hi there – please let us know your details at airbnb.com/contact and we’ll fix the problem right up!

  3. Eric

    Hi,I can’t delete one of my Wish List (who is empty) in airbnb and I can’t make private another one. I have been trying everything for days now, and is really frustrating.Also I tried to contact you through http://www.airbnb.co.uk/contact, but the website is a completely pain. I couldn’t find any link to just send a simple email, just FAQ, not helpful at all.Thank you

  4. Vivek Wagle

    Hi Eric – you can email us using the link that you pasted. Click "No – I have a question about being a guest," then select "Using the site" and then pick "Wish Lists." You’ll then be able to send us an email.

  5. Leslie

    I spent hours yesterday researching and adding things to my wishlist, including notes, etc. Today when I opened the site and tried to review my saved listings the wishlists indicated zero listings. What happened and is there any way to retrieve all of the work I did yesterday?

  6. Vivek Wagle

    Hi Leslie – if you get in touch with us at http://www.airbnb.com/contact, we can help you out.

  7. X

    Wish lists are not working for me. I can’t create new lists, change lists or delete listings.

  8. Aaron

    The wish list feature is the single most frustrating user experience I have ever encountered. I have wish lists I cant delete, wish list entries that keep showing up after being deleted, wish lists that are unable to be viewed (I click on them but they never display). As of today I try and create one (a new list), but it never shows up. I also cannot have the same property in multiple lists. I have resorted to excel as my wish list alternative as it actually works. Remove the wish list feature and only turn it back on once it is fully cooked.

  9. rob

    also having problems with wish lists – can’t add an apartment to existing wish list and cant create a new list.

  10. Philip Bock

    Hi guys – I want to add a cover photo to my wish lists like the ones that are featured. Can’t I do that? Pretty please :-) If it’s not an option you really should consider making it one. All the bestPhilip

  11. Philip Bock

    Hi guys – I want to add a cover photo to my wish lists like the ones that are featured. Can’t I do that? Pretty please :-) If it’s not an option you really should consider making it one. All the bestPhilip

  12. Philip Bock

    Hi guys – I want to add a cover photo to my wish lists like the ones that are featured. Can’t I do that? Pretty please :-) If it’s not an option you really should consider making it one. All the bestPhilip

  13. Lukasz

    The wishlist is completely dysfunctional. It doesn’t refuses to perform any modifications, be it adding entries, adding a new wishlist, or performing a removal. I was unsuccessful making changes using IE, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Also when visiting https://www.airbnb.ca/support/contact to have this resolved, I am prompted to log in even though I have entered my email address, and password. Using this feature has been nothing more then a nightmare

  14. Elizabeth

    Like everyone else, my wishlists do not work.