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How to Create the Perfect Guest Information Book

How to Create the Perfect Guest Information Book

Reading Time: 9 minutes Why you should create a welcome book Sometimes when we know our holiday home and the area so well, we can take things for granted and forget what it felt like when we were new to the area. We forget that to our new guests the whole place is unfamiliar. Guests are no longer just looking for somewhere to sleep …

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Where to Invest? Holiday Let or Buy to Let

Where to Invest? Holiday Let or Buy to Let

Reading Time: 9 minutes If you happen to be in the fortunate position of being able to invest in a second home, you will probably be faced with an interesting dilemma – should you buy a holiday home that you can let out short term during the weeks or months you’re not enjoying it yourself – or a buy-to-let property that you can rent …

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Flood Guidance: How to Prepare Your Home for Flooding

Flood Guidance: How to Prepare Your Home for Flooding

Reading Time: 6 minutes Flooding is a major risk for everyone. Millions of properties are at risk from both rivers and surface water flooding which can have a devastating impact. Monitoring UK weather warnings and being prepared can help you to limit damage to your property. Here are some tips on what to do during a flood and the steps to take if your …

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Schofields Holiday Cancellation Insurance

Reading Time: 1 minute   The holiday cancellation insurance product has been permanently withdrawn as of 30/09/19. If you have already taken out a policy and wish to claim, please refer to your policy wording for the claims procedure. Coronavirus (Covid-19) If you have a Schofields holiday cancellation insurance policy for an upcoming holiday, unfortunately any illness categorised as a pandemic by the World …

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How to Give Your Holiday Home a Design Update in the Off Season

How to Give Your Holiday Home a Design Update in the Off Season

Reading Time: 4 minutes One thing we know is that it’s not just the location that gets people staying in your accommodation. Great decor, home comforts and amenities all contribute to help attract people into booking your property. Here are our top tips to styling your Airbnb holiday home and making it ‘Instagrammable’. It’s important to keep your holiday home up to date during …

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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, airlines collapsing or pandemics. Here, we provide some tips on how to handle guests who cancel their holiday booking. …

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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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