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Inventory Checklist for Holiday Cottages: 200+ Essential Items

Inventory Checklist for Holiday Cottages: 200+ Essential Items

Reading Time: 5 minutes Whether you are starting out renting your holiday let cottage or already run a successful holiday home, the essential amenities that you offer can make all the difference between a one-time guest and a guest who returns again and again. After all, guests will have chosen your holiday let over a hotel because of the ‘home from home’ experience and …

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How to Create a Festive Christmas Cottage

How to Create a Festive Christmas Cottage

Reading Time: 4 minutes Tis’ the season to be jolly and there’s no better way to celebrate the festive holidays than in a cosy holiday cottage. Depending on where your holiday property is located, the COVID-19 travel restrictions might mean this year’s festivities won’t be the same. However, there are still numerous ways for families to celebrate while still respecting safety guidelines. With a …

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How To Successfully Manage Your Holiday Let Remotely

How To Successfully Manage Your Holiday Let Remotely

Reading Time: 9 minutes When renting out your holiday home, one of the most stressful aspects can be wondering how you are going to deliver a 5-star guest experience and manage your property, especially if you don’t live nearby or a lockdown is preventing you from visiting. Not to worry – there are a huge amount of tools to help run your holiday rental …

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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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Public Liability Insurance for Holiday Lets

Public Liability Insurance for Holiday Lets

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a holiday rental owner or Airbnb host, you’ll want guests to have a fantastic holiday filled with wonderful memories and to return home safely. However, sometimes incidents occur which could lead to guests being injured or falling ill. Common causes and circumstances include slips or falls, faulty electrical fittings, scalds, broken fixtures or illnesses contracted from a swimming pool …

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