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Revealed: Brits’ Top Travel Fear in 2021

Revealed: Brits’ Top Travel Fear in 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Amid the global pandemic, here at Schofields we’ve run a survey of 1000 British travellers to uncover their concerns around travel in the coming year. The data has revealed that travel companies going bust, meaning their flights, accommodation and bookings are cancelled, is the biggest travel fear for over half of Brits.  Our poll asked Brits to choose their biggest …

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The Perfect DREAM Isolation Retreat Revealed

The Perfect DREAM Isolation Retreat Revealed

Reading Time: 5 minutes In light of the UK lockdown, we asked the general public of the UK what they would most like in their dream isolation retreat and where they would like it to be located. The survey shows that a lakeside location is the number 1 place people would prefer to be isolated and their absolute ‘must-haves’ for inside the home included …

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last updated: 12 May 2020 UK and Overseas Holiday Home Insurance policies Following the latest government guidance we provide the following update: The policy provides cover under Sections five: Loss of use and denial of access as follows: Your policy schedule will detail the sum insured being either £0 or a value. How to make a claim Firstly, we ask …

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Seriously Useful Cleaning Tips That Will Save You Hours

Seriously Useful Cleaning Tips That Will Save You Hours

Reading Time: 13 minutes Running a finger over picture frames, checking under beds and inspecting bathrooms for rogue hairs…the number one complaint from guests staying at holiday cottages is along the lines of “…it was dirty.”  If your holiday cottage isn’t clean, guests will leave early, demand compensation and/or threaten to leave a bad review. It’s therefore essential to keep to a ‘stringent’ housekeeping …

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How to Advertise Your Holiday Home for Free

How to Advertise Your Holiday Home for Free

Reading Time: 9 minutes Running a holiday rental can mean you are so busy preparing for and looking after your guests, that marketing your business is never at the top of your to-do list. You might also think that ongoing marketing expenses will only mean hurting your bottom line. However, even if you only have a tight budget, there are many things you can …

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A Quick Guide to Creating a Google My Business Listing

A Quick Guide to Creating a Google My Business Listing

Reading Time: 9 minutes The way people search for information online has changed over the past decade. As Google continues to dominate in the search engine stakes, it’s brought with it several new features for users wanting to get their business in front of their target audience; the main one being Google My Business. So how do you get listed? Follow our steps below …

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Off the Beaten Track Hotspots around the World: Interactive Map Guide

Off the Beaten Track Hotspots around the World: Interactive Map Guide

Reading Time: 2 minutes One thing no one likes when travelling is hoards of other tourists at the same place, taking the exact same picture you are. Rather than following the crowd, why not explore somewhere new and exciting that hasn’t been trampled underfoot by millions but is just as beautiful or extraordinary? We’ve gathered together a list of places around the world that …

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