Some Important Facts about Running Your Holiday Home

“We’ve been with Welcome for almost 10 years and have never looked back.  Welcome provide us with so many customers we secured 50 weeks last year and our second let secured 43 weeks.  They’ve been so successful we’re currently converting our third property for letting.”
Alan and Nicky Hughes, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK (Property Ref. W7164)

Today’s holidaymakers rightly expect high standards in the properties they rent, and our experience shows that meeting or exceeding customer expectations is the best way to maximise the income your property generates.  Guests who really enjoy their experience are far more likely to return another year, and they’re also far more likely to spread the word and recommend your property to others.
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Some Key Things to Look for When Buying a Holiday Home

Over the decade we’ve been watching the way holidaymakers choose their self-catering properties very closely.  Our experts have spotted changing patterns and emerging trends, but there are still plenty of key factors that we think property buyers should always bear in mind.  Whether or not you decide to register your property with us, the following tips and pointers should help you choose a property with broad and lasting appeal for the biggest potential return on your investment.
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Why Choose an Agency to Let Your Property?

“Everything works efficiently, from the bookings made over the internet to the confirmations and payments we receive. Even though we use the internet, we appreciate the French-speaking telephone service because we don’t speak English very well. All our questions are responded to quickly”
Monique and Claude Le Mont, Gironde, France (Property Ref, F33118)

It’s simple – letting through an agency offers a host of benefits and advantages over letting your property yourself, so long as it’s a good agency.
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How to Choose a Holiday Letting Agent

Using a letting agency can be a great way to receive help and advice that you would not otherwise have access to. An agency like Wyndham Vacation Rentals (UK) can help you get to grips with the holiday rental industry, and can provide you with the platforms you need to bring your property to a wide audience, both on and offline.

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What Furnishings You Need

As a provider of self-catering accommodation, you will need to supply basic kitchen items such as matching crockery and cutlery, glasswear, chopping boards, saucepans and frying pans. A toaster and kettle are essential, while clothes drying facilities such as an airer should also be included. Provide guests with the necessary items to keep the property clean, such as a vacuum or broom, and don’t overlook items such as washing up liquid and toilet rolls.
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