Airbnb Host Hit With $640 Utility Bill

  • An Airbnb host in South Korea was reportedly hit with a $640 utility bill after his guests intentionally left the gas on and drove up the water usage.
  • The host, identified as Lee, said a man and woman booked the home in Mapo-gu, Seoul, on Airbnb for a long-term stay of upward of one month, according to the English translation of a report from SBS.
  • During their stay, Lee received a call from a meter inspector warning him that there may be a gas leak inside the home, according to the report.