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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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A Handy Guide to Holiday Let Mortgages

A Handy Guide to Holiday Let Mortgages

Reading Time: 9 minutes The global pandemic, lockdown and ongoing overseas travel restrictions have created a huge demand for ‘staycation’ holiday let properties in the UK. Savvy investors are taking advantage of this revenue stream, plus the stamp duty holiday and low-interest rates to invest in holiday lets. If you’re thinking of taking advantage of this market trend and invest in a holiday home, …

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Holiday Let Welcome Pack Ideas to Wow Your Guests

Holiday Let Welcome Pack Ideas to Wow Your Guests

Reading Time: 6 minutes The effort you make to welcome your holiday home guests is one of the greatest opportunities you have to wow your guests. You never get a second chance to make that all-important first impression. Today´s holidaymaker has high expectations, and they demand a level of quality that easily matches the fabulous hotels stays they have enjoyed in the past. And if you …

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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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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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