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How To Convert Enquiries into Bookings For Your Holiday Cottage

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Your holiday home is one in a million. Or should I say one amongst a million… of other UK holiday rental properties marketed on the internet. I have no doubt that your holiday rental is unique and you have worked hard to create a home-from-home experience, but if you want enquiries to convert to real bookings, there’s a few things you need to do, to make your property be that ‘one’ in a million potential clients want to book. (more…)

5 Advantages of Owning a Website for your Vacation Rental Property.

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

As part of their annual listing package, Direct Holiday Cottages include the option to link to your own personal website in return for a reciprocal link back to your own listing page. But how does this help your holiday cottage rental business? Sean Preston of Vabooki outlines some of the advantages . . . . (more…)

Direct Holiday Cottages Enquiry Types

Friday, May 1st, 2015

When a holidaymaker requests a quote from your holiday home on, you will get a notification by email letting you know the enquiry details which will be clearly marked as one of 3 types – DIRECT, SHORTLIST or ADDITIONAL.  The Enquiries section in your Owners Area also gives details of enquiries sent and again they are labelled here as one of the 3 types. (more…)

From Bland To WOW

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

I’m Karen Spencer, owner of Spring Cottage, a luxury holiday cottage in North Yorkshire and listed in the luxury section of Direct Holiday Cottage’s website (ID 1515).

I’ve been a proud and passionate UK cottage owner for 8 years.  When I first bought my holiday cottage in North Yorkshire, I would look at other cottages with envy. They were so stylish, so well equipped and so lavished with tlc. And then I looked at what prices these owners could demand, and I wanted in! (more…)

Giving your holiday home a name to remember.

Friday, December 12th, 2014

One of the first and most important things to do when considering marketing your holiday rental is to establish a unique and memorable property name. Whether you own a holiday cottage or any other type of holiday rental the name of your property is an important decision and should be both brief and memorable. Remember, a good name can trigger interest from a potential customer’s mind. (more…)

10 reasons to advertise your holiday cottage.

Friday, November 7th, 2014

As a property owner, you want as many renters as possible to know about your property to increase your bookings. Here at Direct Holiday Cottages, we provide owners of various types of properties with a highly flexible, visible and feature filled platform on which to advertise their property and maximize bookings through our online exposure.


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