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TRNSMT 2021: Glasgow’s Airbnb owners charging over 100% more during festival weekend

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TRNSMT Festival is set to kick off this weekend, Airbnb hosts have doubled the price of their properties - an increase of 104%.

The much anticipated festival takes place in the central Glasgow Green and with no camping options available, fans travelling from further afield must pay for hotels and Airbnbs for the weekend.

Research conducted by shows the average price for Airbnb accommodation in Glasgow for a normal weekend is £107, but the average price for a room over TRNSMT is £219.

Some luxury apartments are listed for over £1,000 per night to stay in Glasgow for the Friday and Saturday of TRNSMT.This is known as the 'event effect' as prices soar when cities have big events going on.If you think Glasgow's price increase is bad.

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