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Ways to Handle Holiday Booking Cancellations & Refund Requests

Ways to Handle Holiday Booking Cancellations & Refund Requests

Reading Time: 4 minutes The holiday letting business is full of unexpected events and sometimes there’s no knowing what’s going to happen next. This inevitably means you’ll have to deal with booking cancellations and refund requests at some point due to bereavement, illness, the weather or airlines collapsing (e.g. Monarch, Thomas Cook). Here, we provide some tips on how to handle guests who cancel …

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How to Choose a Holiday Let Cleaner

How to Choose a Holiday Let Cleaner

Reading Time: 6 minutes To ensure your holiday property looks sparkling and spotless, here’s everything you need to know about sourcing, vetting, and working with cleaners. Why investing in cleaning is so important We don’t think it’ll shock you to read that the cleanliness and tidiness of your holiday rental can be the difference between a great review and a complaint. Some of the …

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The Ultimate Guide to Hiring a Holiday Home Letting Agency

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring a Holiday Home Letting Agency

Reading Time: 8 minutes So, you’re thinking about hiring a holiday home letting agent. This probably means one of two things: either you’ve realised you don’t have the time to run your rental as well as you’d like. Or perhaps you’ve realised it takes a lot more expertise than you’ve got for your holiday home to reach its full potential. But the task of …

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Pros & Cons of Using a Holiday Let Management Agent

Pros & Cons of Using a Holiday Let Management Agent

Reading Time: 9 minutes You’ve bought a holiday let, kitted it out, and now it’s ready for the first guests. The next step is to decide whether you should manage everything yourself, or to hand over the management tasks to a holiday let management agency? Your final choice will depend on many factors and personal circumstances. To help you decide, we’ve listed the pros …

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Schofields Holiday Home Awards – 2019 Winners

Schofields Holiday Home Awards – 2019 Winners

Reading Time: 3 minutes Recognising where credit is due, here at Schofields, we’re celebrating the achievements of the very best holiday home websites for 2019.  Thanks to everyone who voted and got involved to make the awards a huge success. Congratulations to all the winners on their achievements (and those who were shortlisted) – you all go above and beyond for the holiday home …

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How Much Does It Cost to Run a Holiday Let Cottage?

How Much Does It Cost to Run a Holiday Let Cottage?

Reading Time: 9 minutes Running a holiday rental can be an enjoyable and very satisfying business, but there are a number of regular running costs to consider before you kick off your new venture. There’s certainly money to be made as a holiday let landlord. Britain’s holiday rental market has experienced “significant” growth, in light of the pound weakening and millions opting to choose …

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The Best Airbnb & Holiday Home Letting Advice to Learn from

The Best Airbnb & Holiday Home Letting Advice to Learn from

Reading Time: 8 minutes Letting out a holiday home and getting bookings isn’t easy. Pricing, marketing, changeovers, property and guest management are just a few tasks that need to be completed. Although owning a holiday home is demanding, it’s one that can be highly lucrative if managed well. All you need is a bit of advice and support to make the process easier. Luckily …

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