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Our Custom “Perfect Backpack” is the Answer for Safe Future Travel

Our Custom “Perfect Backpack” is the Answer for Safe Future Travel

Reading Time: 3 minutes At Schofields, we’re always looking for the best ideas to keep the travel industry booming, so we have designed a practical backpack which is fitted with all the equipment you could possibly need. This newly designed backpack concept is just what a traveller needs right now and what the travel industry is looking for. The dream backpack is compatible with …

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Holiday Rental Experts to Help You Boost Business

Reading Time: 5 minutes Since the global coronavirus pandemic struck in early 2020, you may find that your existing advertising and marketing efforts are proving to be far less effective. If you’re running a holiday letting business, you may be wearing too many ‘hats’ – from customer service and bookings to handling the finances and the hands-on property management for your rental/s. Handling the …

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How to Calculate Your Holiday Home Contents Value

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is contents insurance? A typical contents insurance policy will cover the cost of replacing your possessions following loss or damage due to a variety of events like theft, fire, storms, flooding and water leaks. Cover will vary from policy to policy, so always check the details before taking out the insurance. Contents insurance is optional, but without it, you …

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Where to Invest? Holiday Let or Buy to Let

Where to Invest? Holiday Let or Buy to Let

Reading Time: 11 minutes We are in the midst of a housing market boom as property investors look to capitalise on the stamp duty holiday. If you happen to be in the fortunate position of being able to invest in a second home, should you capitalise on the staycation boom and buy a holiday home that you can let out short term when you’re …

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How to Avoid and Manage Chargebacks

Reading Time: 5 minutes If your guests use a credit or debit card to pay for their accommodation, there’s always a chance that they can dispute a charge and file a chargeback claim by simply pressing a few buttons on their banking app. Holiday cottage businesses should therefore be proactive when it comes to preventing and disputing chargebacks. What is a chargeback A chargeback …

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Here’s how much the most expensive houses on Selling Sunset could charge as holiday homes

Here’s how much the most expensive houses on Selling Sunset could charge as holiday homes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Netflix’s Selling Sunset has been the show of the summer, but most of us can only dream of owning a property like those on screen. Their listings boast spectacular views over the iconic Hollywood Hills, crystal clear infinity pools, state of the art home cinemas and wine cellars. The median home value for Los Angeles is $752,508 currently, but the …

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City Breaks, Staycations & Camping: The Impact of the Pandemic on UK Travel

City Breaks, Staycations & Camping: The Impact of the Pandemic on UK Travel

Reading Time: 4 minutes Our recent reports into the state of travel in 2020 and 2021 revealed some interesting data around the impact the pandemic has had on tourism around the world.  Here at Schofields Insurance, we’re always keeping an eye on the travel industry. Today we’re revealing some shocking stats on how the pandemic has affected searches for travel in the UK – …

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