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Social Media Marketing Strategies for Holiday Lets

Social Media Marketing Strategies for Holiday Lets

Reading Time: 13 minutes Even though a potential booker may initially discover your property on a holiday let portal like Vrbo or Airbnb, they are very likely to carry out further research on your property and what to do in the area before they finally decide to book a stay. And what’s the most convenient channel for them to check? Your property’s social media accounts. …

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How to Prevent and Deal With Frozen Pipes

How to Prevent and Deal With Frozen Pipes

Reading Time: 12 minutes Each year, extreme winter weather and blasts of Arctic air send temperatures plunging for prolonged periods in the UK. Subsequently, thousands of unoccupied holiday homes are exposed to the risk of burst pipes and major water damage which can be catastrophic and a major inconvenience for you and your guests. Here, we provide our top tips to avoid frozen pipes, …

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Holiday Home Security Tips: How to Beat the Burglars

Holiday Home Security Tips: How to Beat the Burglars

Reading Time: 6 minutes Holiday homes are a prime target Although many of us have a perception that the idyllic rural locations where holiday homes are located are virtually crime-free, this is a mistaken perception that may cost you dear if you don’t take precautions. A break-in is probably one of the most dreaded scenarios imaginable for any holiday cottage owner. Unfortunately, these factors make …

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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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Best & Worst Renovations to Add Value to your Property

Best & Worst Renovations to Add Value to your Property

Reading Time: 8 minutes Not all home improvements are considered equal. If you’re looking to sell or rent out your home, choosing home improvements that are the most lucrative is key. This doesn’t just mean diving straight in for the most expensive and luxurious building projects, nor does it mean just spending the absolute minimum on a lick of paint and hoping it will …

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Top Tips to Protect Your Holiday Cottage This Winter

Top Tips to Protect Your Holiday Cottage This Winter

Reading Time: 4 minutes Due to the ongoing pandemic and lockdowns, many holiday home owners have closed their properties prematurely this year. Not only is the harsh cold and stormy weather more likely to cause damage to holiday homes over the winter months, the risk of burglary increases. A little time and effort now can save a lot of hassle (and money) further down …

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Our Custom “Perfect Backpack” is the Answer for Safe Future Travel

Our Custom “Perfect Backpack” is the Answer for Safe Future Travel

Reading Time: 3 minutes At Schofields, we’re always looking for the best ideas to keep the travel industry booming, so we have designed a practical backpack which is fitted with all the equipment you could possibly need. This newly designed backpack concept is just what a traveller needs right now and what the travel industry is looking for. The dream backpack is compatible with …

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