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Holiday Cottage Owners Urged to Check Their Oil Tanks

Holiday Cottage Owners Urged to Check Their Oil Tanks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Holiday cottage owners who have not used or inspected their oil tanks recently due to lockdown travel restrictions are urged to check their oil tanks for leaks. Oil-related incidents are up 50% on the same period last year, according to the Environment Agency. Incidents increase during winter as the heating is used more and the cold weather can potentially damage …

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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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A Guide to Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Lifting: UK Staycations

A Guide to Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Lifting: UK Staycations

Reading Time: 4 minutes The news we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived: the government has announced a proposed timeline of lockdown and Covid restrictions beginning to gradually lift. But what does this mean for travel, particularly staycations, in the near future? Last year, we reported that the majority of people were wary of booking holidays for 2021 because they were worried that …

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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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How to Get Last-Minute Holiday Cottage Bookings

How to Get Last-Minute Holiday Cottage Bookings

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s every holiday let owners dream to be fully booked, but that’s not always the case. The emergence of Covid-19 has added an extra level of complexity to this concept, as national lockdowns and ever-changing travel restrictions have made it impossible for travellers to plan ahead. Global pandemic or not, a significant proportion of holidaymakers will always have their eyes …

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How to Get More Holiday Home Bookings in the Low-Season

How to Get More Holiday Home Bookings in the Low-Season

Reading Time: 9 minutes November to February is typically a quiet period for UK holiday cottage bookings. At this time of the year, the occupancy calendar can look depressingly empty. Although the inherent seasonality of the travel sector in general means there are fewer people looking to go on holiday during this period, with a little creativity there are still plenty ways to increase …

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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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