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The New Travelling Generation: Gen Zs Mark TikTok as their Top Holiday Influencer

The New Travelling Generation: Gen Zs Mark TikTok as their Top Holiday Influencer

Reading Time: 3 minutes *Press release* We found out in 2017 that Millennials are influenced by how ‘Instagrammable’ a destination appears for deciding on their holiday destination. Heading into 2023, Schofields has followed up on their own research into how Gen Zs are influenced, as TikTok proves to be the new travelling trend amongst youngsters. ‘Gen Zs’, also referred to as ‘Zoomers’, are dominating …

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How to Create a Website for a Holiday Let

How to Create a Website for a Holiday Let

Reading Time: 5 minutes Creating a website for your holiday let can feel overwhelming, especially if you don’t have any technical know-how or have a limited budget. And with so many different website builders to choose from, it’s not easy figuring out which one would be best for your holiday letting business. But here’s the good news, there are plenty of affordable website builders …

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Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Holiday Home

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Holiday Home

Reading Time: 10 minutes Owning a holiday home is a dream come true for many people, but before you commit to what is likely to be one of the largest investments you’re ever going to make – there’s plenty to learn. The good news is this guide covers everything you need to know about buying a second home. Whether it’s a holiday home just …

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Maintenance Checklist for a Holiday Let or Cottage

Maintenance Checklist for a Holiday Let or Cottage

Reading Time: 8 minutes Many homeowners forget that holiday home insurance is not a maintenance contract, and it does not cover the cost of things breaking down or wear and tear. Insurance is there to cover damage caused by sudden and unexpected events. Therefore, it’s essential that you fulfill your duty of care and take reasonable precautions to protect your property and ensure that …

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Holiday Let Damage Deposit Guide: How To Protect Your Holiday Rental

Holiday Let Damage Deposit Guide: How To Protect Your Holiday Rental

Reading Time: 7 minutes Why you should take a holiday home security deposit Every holiday let landlord hopes that their property will be left in the same condition it was in on check-in day. However, while there are effective ways to mitigate damage from occurring in the first place (such as guest screening and noise monitoring devices), guest damage to your holiday let, accidental …

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The UK’s Worst & Best Areas to Buy an Airbnb Holiday Let in 2022

The UK’s Worst & Best Areas to Buy an Airbnb Holiday Let in 2022

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the years, Airbnb has seen some holiday lets being trashed by unruly guests and people booking fancy homes and apartments to host a party. From a £2 million pound home in Sandbanks being trashed by a huge 100-person party. To a mansion in Chelsea that saw £445,000 worth of damage caused by guests. Airbnb announced it would temporarily ban …

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Money Saving Tips for Holiday Let Landlords

Money Saving Tips for Holiday Let Landlords

Reading Time: 11 minutes It isn’t cheap to run a holiday let business due to ongoing costs such as cleaning, utilities and maintenance to name a few. The current energy crisis is also adding even more uncertainty and challenges for holiday lets. But it’s not as simple as increasing the rates paid by guests to compensate for surging costs. Increased demand has already led to …

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