Airbnb Athlete Travel Grant programme

Airbnb Athlete Travel Grant programme

Airbnb has launched an Athlete Travel Grant programme to support elite athletes impacted by the global pandemic and postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Airbnb and the IOC are offering up to 500 athletes USD 2,000 in Athlete Travel Support Credit redeemable for Airbnb accommodation bookings in upcoming training or competition travel!

Click here to see if you are eligible and how to enter – the deadline is 14 May!  

To learn more about the selection process, see the Athlete Travel Grant Terms and Conditions.

Those selected will be notified via email within 6-8 weeks from the application close date.
To be eligible, athletes must complete the application in full, and be/have:

- Olympic/Paralympic Games
- World Championship
- World Cup
- Continental Championship
- Tokyo/Beijing Olympic Qualifier
- Tokyo/Beijing Paralympic Qualifier

  • Not currently serving sanctions for a contravention of the Olympic Charter or the IPC Handbook, any doping-related offense, or any other act against the integrity of sports competitions (e.g. match fixing).
  • Eligible to register for an Airbnb account under you’re their name and be legally able to receive Athlete Travel Support Credits from Airbnb. Airbnb users must be 18+ years of age.

You can find more information about the programme on the FAQ page here.  For any questions about the application process, please contact