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Top Holiday Home Hotspots in the UK

Top Holiday Home Hotspots in the UK

Revealed are the top holiday home locations in the UK. We’ve broken down the statistics on the locations with the most properties owned and the furthest distance owners have to travel in order to reach their holiday getaway home. The benefits of having your own place in your chosen area can hold many benefits, the selected destination could hold a special …

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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Please note our office will close at 5pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 and re-open at 9am Tuesday 2nd January 2018.   Schofields Underwriting Agencies – UK & Overseas Holiday Home & Let Property Division We recommend that renewal or new policy payments be made online or by cheque (made payable to Schofields Underwriting Agencies) and posted to Schofields Ltd, …

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Simple Online Payment Solutions For Holiday Rentals

Simple Online Payment Solutions For Holiday Rentals

Paying online is now the preferred method for travellers looking to book your holiday home. It’s a quick and simple process that allows travellers to securely reserve their holiday dates. You can also boost your occupancy rate by making the booking process easy for guests. Still unsure? Here’s why you need to accept online payments. Online Payments are Easier It’s …

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Holiday Booking Scams Surge!

Holiday Booking Scams Surge!

In the last few years, holidaymakers have been duped out of thousands of pounds following the rise of travel cyber scams. Fraudsters have taken to posing as legitimate holiday property owners and tricking innocent people into handing over their hard-earned cash. Action Fraud reported that in 2015 a whopping £11.5 was stolen by online scammers. A massive 425% increase from …

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Holiday Home Booking Terms & House Rules Template

Holiday Home Booking Terms & House Rules Template

Owning a holiday home isn’t an easy feat, not only do you have to invest your time and money to run the property, but you also have to build and maintain relationships with guests. Naturally, you want your guests to be happy staying at your property but you also want to know everything will be left undamaged and clean. Finding …

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Hot Tubs In Holiday Cottages: Pros & Cons

Hot Tubs In Holiday Cottages: Pros & Cons

Holiday home extras are often a huge draw for holidaymakers and often make a property more appealing. One feature on the ‘must have’ list for holidaymakers is a hot tub. It’s somewhere people can relax in every season. However, there are some drawbacks. Hot tubs require a lot of maintenance, otherwise they don’t function, and in some cases become a health …

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The Best Holiday Letting Advice You Should Be Reading

The Best Holiday Letting Advice You Should Be Reading

Letting out a holiday home and getting bookings isn’t an easy feat. There are many aspects that need to be planned for. Pricing, marketing, changeovers, replacements and securing reviews are just a few tasks that need to be completed. Although owning a holiday home is demanding, it’s one that can be highly lucrative if managed well. All you need is …

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