Help and resources for property managers and owners

Category : Property Owners

Wi-Fi or Not? The Risks and Benefits of Offering Broadband to Guests

Broadband has become one of the most popular facilities requested by potential guests.  In fact, we have found that owners who offer broadband have (on average) more bookings than those who don’t.  It is difficult to objectively compare “apples with apples” but some owners have 30% more bookings where they offer broadband. And they certainly […]

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Are you missing out on enquiries? 7 tips for holiday letting in today’s climate.

We have found that over the many years of letting holiday cottages, booking patterns change year on year. Some years you start to take bookings for the summer peak weeks as soon as the new year arrives, and others are much slower to get started. Whatever the differences, current booking trends are much more last minute than […]

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Turn Lookers into Bookers – How Much and is it Available?

Imagine that you are buying a new computer from your favourite online store. You research the new computer’s features; compare specs; look at the pictures; read the reviews.  You decide that, if the price is right, you’ll by it.  But when you look for the price you see a message: ‘Enquire With Seller’.  “Hmmm”, you […]

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How smartphones can turn enquiries into bookings

If you are reasonably new to the holiday letting business then using a smartphone could really help boost bookings. The phrase “The early bird catches the worm” once referred to the holiday maker looking for next years deal.  Nowadays however, the phrase equally relates to the holiday property owner too. Conversion of enquiries into bookings is key in […]

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To let independently or not?

With more people choosing to holiday at home over the past few years, UK tourism and the self-catering accommodation market has received a considerable boost. The UK holiday market has seen a change in consumer booking habits. More people are putting together independently arranged ‘DIY holidays’; there has been a considerable increase in people looking […]

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