AIRBNB NIGHTMARE: San Antonio woman claims college student's party caused thousands of dollars in damage

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Monday, March 19, 2018
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A woman is sharing her Airbnb nightmare after a college student trashed her home.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- A San Antonio woman has a warning for anyone thinking about putting their house for rent on Airbnb.

Chelsey McGovern said one of her homes was trashed after a college student rented it in February.

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The student held a party with almost 300 guests, which left the home with broken windows, stains in every room and about $6,000 worth in damage.

"Red flags that I did not listen to ended up biting me in the butt," McGovern said.

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McGovern said she turned to Airbnb's million dollar guarantee for help.

She said that so far, she's been reimbursed only about $3,200.

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