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What to Do If a Guest Is Injured at Your Holiday Cottage

What to Do If a Guest Is Injured at Your Holiday Cottage

Reading Time: 3 minutes Despite taking safety precautions and carrying out a risk assessment to reduce potential risks, there is still a possibility that a guest will be injured at your holiday home. Regardless of whether the injury is the guest’s fault (for example they have ignored your safety instructions or have been reckless) or the injury is due to negligence on the property …

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How to Make a Holiday Cottage Disabled Friendly

How to Make a Holiday Cottage Disabled Friendly

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are many things to consider when booking a holiday cottage, such as which area to stay in, are the dates available, how much will it cost and what is there to do nearby. But there are a lot of extra considerations for those with disabilities that make finding the perfect place to stay complex. Their priority is to find …

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Holiday Cottage & Airbnb No-Smoking Policy

Holiday Cottage & Airbnb No-Smoking Policy

Reading Time: 5 minutes As a short-term holiday letting host, maintaining a clean and healthy environment for guests is essential. Therefore, most holiday home owners understandably choose not to permit smoking indoors. Smoking leaves a lasting smell, it can damage your furniture, furnishings and is one of the main causes of accidental fires around the home. The smell of smoke in a non-smoking holiday …

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Furnished Holiday Lettings Tax Resources & Guides

Furnished Holiday Lettings Tax Resources & Guides

Reading Time: 2 minutes Furnished holiday lets tax relief abolished Jeremy Hunt, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced in his 2024 budget that he will abolish the furnished holiday lettings tax regime. Currently, holiday let landlords enjoy far greater tax advantages than buy-to-let landlords who let out residential properties to longer term tenants. They are entitled to deduct more costs including; costs incurred …

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What to Do When Holiday Cottage Guests Bring Extra Visitors

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s inevitable that as a holiday let landlord you will have to deal with guests who breach your holiday cottage occupancy limits and bring extra guests. What typically happens is the lead guest doesn’t include young children in the booking numbers, wrongly assuming that children don’t count as they are sleeping on the couch, on airbeds or travel cot. Another …

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A Guide to Log Burning Stoves in Holiday Cottages

A Guide to Log Burning Stoves in Holiday Cottages

Reading Time: 4 minutes The appeal An open fire or wood burning stove in your holiday cottage can be one of its biggest selling points and one of the most requested features by holiday let guests, especially during the colder months. After all, who doesn’t dream of sitting in front of a cosy log fire on a chilly evening while on holiday. Installing a …

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Selling Your Holiday Home

A Step-By-Step Guide to Selling Your Holiday Home

Reading Time: 5 minutes Whether you’re selling your holiday home to retire from holiday letting or are buying somewhere new, there are several steps you need to take to ensure a hassle-free sale. Why are they buying Typically holiday home buyers are either looking to invest in a holiday home for family use which will also be holiday let, they are buying a holiday …

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