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Holiday Let Emails & Messages to Send to Guests

Holiday Let Emails & Messages to Send to Guests

Reading Time: 13 minutes One of the most important aspects of managing a holiday let is communicating with potential and existing guests. The emails and messages that you send demonstrate to guests that you are an attentive host who cares. However, writing emails to keep every guest informed and answering the same questions over and over can be one of the most time-consuming tasks. …

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Holiday cottage hot tub guide to maintenance, cleaning & rules

Holiday cottage hot tub guide to maintenance, cleaning & rules

Reading Time: 7 minutes Holiday homes that offer added extras are a huge draw for holidaymakers, often increasing occupancy and income. 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. Not only is it a substantial investment, but hot tubs also require a lot of maintenance, plus you …

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Inventory Checklist for Holiday Cottages and Airbnb Lets: Over 200 Essential Items for a Great Guest Experience

Inventory Checklist for Holiday Cottages and Airbnb Lets: Over 200 Essential Items for a Great Guest Experience

Reading Time: 5 minutes Whether you are just starting out renting your holiday cottage or already run a successful holiday let, ensuring that you provide all the essential amenities your guests need will help prevent negative reviews and delight guests who return again and again. After all, guests will have chosen your holiday let over a hotel because of the ‘home from home’ experience …

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Second Homes & Holiday Lets Tax, Licensing & Business Rates Rules

Second Homes & Holiday Lets Tax, Licensing & Business Rates Rules

Reading Time: 6 minutes Latest news and changes The council tax, business rates and licencing rules for second homes and holiday lets are evolving. This is due to the Governments concerns that the rise in second homes and holiday lets in rural communities is leading to a shortage of affordable housing for locals. We will update this page with the latest changes to the …

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A Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging at Your Holiday Cottage

A Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging at Your Holiday Cottage

Reading Time: 7 minutes Back in November 2020, the UK Government announced that the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans would be prohibited after the year 2030. This ‘deadline’ has been brought forward twice now – such is the urgent need to reach the target of 100% zero emissions from these motor vehicles. You’ve probably already noticed the growing momentum towards …

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How to Create a Holiday Let Guest Information Book

How to Create a Holiday Let Guest Information Book

Reading Time: 10 minutes Why you should create a welcome book Sometimes when we know our holiday home and the area so well, we can take things for granted and forget what it felt like when we were new to the area. We forget that to our guests the whole place is unfamiliar having never stayed before. One of the easiest and most effective …

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How to Choose the Best Agency to Manage Your Holiday Let Cottage

How to Choose the Best Agency to Manage Your Holiday Let Cottage

Reading Time: 9 minutes So, you’re looking to hire a holiday home letting agent. This probably means one of several things: either you are new to the business, you’ve realised you don’t have the time to manage your holiday let, or perhaps you’ve realised it takes a lot more expertise than you’ve got for your holiday let to reach its full potential. The task …

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