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The Definitive guide to Holiday Let Success | Vacation Rental | Increase Bookings | Reduce Costs | Save Time | From interviews with industry experts and successful holiday home owners to useful and useable ideas, resources and discussion. If you love your Vacation Rental | Holiday Let | Holiday Rental | Self Catering | Accommodation and want to get the best out of your investment, then tune in! Every holiday home owner has the same battles, learning curves and worries whilst striving to buil ...
 
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In this episode Alessandro Pacilio joins me from Booking.com, where he leads product marketing for the company’s homes and apartments division focused on professional short-term rental partners. Booking.com is one of the largest travel platforms on the planet, but lesser known is that it has an entire department of its business dedicated to hom ...…
 
Short Stay Show Podcast - Luggage Storage Network - Catherine & Jack - Stasher Stasher came about in 2015 as the brain-child of two Oxford Graduates. Anthony lived near Kings Cross in London and regularly had friends asking if they could leave bags at his place so they could explore the city. They quickly realised hundreds of people must have t ...…
 
Short Stay Show Podcast - Guest Experience Tablet - Henry Bennett - YourWelcome Henry joins us from YourWelcome where he is CEO - YourWelcome is a smart tablet for short term rentals that is left out for guests and acts as the informational and transactional portal during their stay. Owners and managers can leave video instructional guides and ...…
 
The first in a special series of Short Stay Podcast Episodes Louise Birriterri joins me from Pikl, where she is CEO. In short – Pikl are Insurance People - preserving the things you love. Louise shares all things protection and what you can do to be sure you're covered and some surprising insights into Insurance for the Short Stay Industry. Pik ...…
 
Lorraine is a seasoned property professional, online business entrepreneur and a busy mum. Together with her husband, they’ve built a sizeable portfolio of properties and together they have branched out one arm of their business into the Holiday Let Industry, and she’s here to share her experience with us today. We talk all things: *Remote prop ...…
 
Why build your Direct Bookings? More control over our businesses, freedom from the OTA Trap, No Commissions = More Profits In this episode I outline 2 competition strategies for two different goals that I've been running and have been effective recently inside my business at boosting Direct Bookings. I walk you through the steps I've taken for ...…
 
A real powerhouse of an episode - Sonja and I talk all things marketing and break down the marketing terms you'll have heard of and what they mean. Starting from the ground up. We talk branding and the right message, how to automate some of the repetetive marketing tasks, and share some great tools you can put to work in your business right now ...…
 
Prolong the Life of Your Mattress and improve your guests experience! Who knew just how much nastiness could be left inside a mattress, even with the protective covers that I know you're all using - well Kate knows exactly what's left behind because she cleans them ! Which not only help give your guests a fabulous nights sleep, but prolongs the ...…
 
We all want more direct bookings right? More control over our businesses? Our marketing? our rules? Of course we do. And to do that we need to really share that Booking Direct is even an option for guests, many don't realise and automatically go to the OTA's (Online Travel Agents) or Listing sites. #BookDirectHour has been created to bring holi ...…
 
Build Your Network - Get More Direct Bookings Ever been asked by a potential guest for a property you don't have ? Whether it's the location, the date, the size, the facility that doesn't quite fit? Yes. Me too. And so has Deborah Labi - many times over in her 13 years in the Holiday Let Industry. Deborah realised she had turned away thousands ...…
 
Rental fraud is sadly becoming more and more prevalent in our Industry and it's tainting what we've all worked so hard for - it's time to take a stand, make changes, protect our guests and our industry and stamp out the criminals who regularly elude the authorities. Chris is the founder of I-Prac, the verification platform that approves propert ...…
 
Soooo much exciting stuff going on in the Holiday Let Industry, many in person and online meetups - so dive in and start hanging out with proactive Holiday Home owners and managers just like you with these top holiday let industry events! www.hlspod.com/events
 
091: VR Scheduler | Jill Mason | Automate Workflow, Get More Done There's always so much to track, schedule, plan and check when looking after a Holiday Home... Jill Mason joins us from VR Scheduler - the online tool that helps you automate vacation rental workflow so you can get more done in less time! www.hlspod.com/vrscheduler…
 
On 14th March 2019 the very first Short Stay Show took place at Excel in London and this is what happened! Hear from some of the speakers and exhibitors giving the lowdown on their experience of the day, head to the show notes page to connect with the people from The Short Stay Community that I was lucky enough to speak to! www.hlspod.com/ssreview…
 
089: Noiseaware | The Smoke Detector for Noise Noisey guests can be a huge headache for owners in the short term rental industry. Andrew Schulz from Noiseaware along with Co-Founder dave Strauss are on a mission to change that ! They have created smart noise sensors which will alert you to any issues in your property, wherever you are in the wo ...…
 
This is the show the UK Short Term Stay Industry has been waiting for - taking place in March 2019 on the 14th at ExCeL London! Listen to Diane Lloyd, co-organiser, tell us all about what to expect and why it's a must attend event. Listen all the way to the end where I share a discount code only for listeners of the Holiday Let Success Podcast! ...…
 
088: Beginners Guide to Channel Managers So what is a Channel Manager anyway ? And why do I need one? At the beginning of my journey as a Holiday Home Owner there were plenty of terms that popped up that I was unfamiliar with - Channel Manager was definitely one of them - but as time has gone by and I've learned and implemented I now know what ...…
 
087: Sean T Miller - Pointcentral - Smart Home Solutions Sean Miller joins us from PointCentral who provide Smart Home Solutions for the future focussed Vacation Rental owner. Their Vacation Rental Smart Home Solutions work to improve security, reduce energy costs, streamline operations and impress guests. Take a look at the full post here and ...…
 
086: Beginners Guide to OTA's Holiday Rental Websites, OTA's, Booking Sites or Listing Sites? Let's start by looking at what the heck an OTA is anyway, Online Travel Agent apparently - yes I was as confused as you with the term initially too - but I'm going to talk you through my understanding then see how we can best fit them into our business ...…
 
086.5: Merilee Karr - Under The Doormat - Bringing Community to The Short Term Letting Industry Merilee is the founder of Under the Doormat, a London based, short term home accommodation company rooted in the sharing economy. With a sharp focus on customer service for both owners and guests, they are different to the norm and offer the quality ...…
 
Have You Got Luggage Storage? Answer the question most guests ask - have you got anywhere I can leave my luggage before check in or after check out? Listen to this episode to find out how you can help your guests experience, offer luggage storage, but without the issue of where it'll all go! hlspod.com/stasher…
 
I've learned a lot since becoming a holiday home owner - some more surprising than others, and I thought it'd be fun to share ten things that I didn't know and didn't expect to have to know. Some are big, some are smaller, all have had to be negotiated and worked around in my journey so far - and I'm sure there'll be many more realisations movi ...…
 
Simon Tolson is a Holiday Let manager based in Cornwall, drawing on his past experience as a Financial Adviser, he built his own portfolio and helped others find and renovate their dream properties before moving onto running a collection of brands including Above Beach Cottages, Portleven Holidays, Niche Retreats, ABC Mousehole Cottages and the ...…
 
In this episode I'm talking about systems & processes within your Holiday Let Business and why it's important and something we can all do within our businesses. “Let systems run the business and people run the systems” Michael Gerber Get access to the Free Email templates I mention in this episode to help you get up and running with systemisati ...…
 
David is the co-founder of Hostfully, a digital welcome book that allows you to share key pieces of information your guest needs in the run up to their stay, as well as sharing information about the property itself and the local area, giving guests a great user experience and reducing time spent answering queries from guests for us!…
 
It's a new season for the Holiday Let Success Podcast and we've exciting new resources, interviews with the most innovative companies in the Industry, Twitter chats, Free Members area, in person meetups and much more!
 
079: How to Maximise Your Booking.com Income | Jitka Foralova | Booking.com Have you ever thought about using booking.com to advertise your Holiday Let | Vacation Rental Property? Is Booking.com even suitable for advertising your property? If you're already using Booking.com how do you maximise your exposure and bookings? Jitka Foralova - Jitka ...…
 
How to Grow & Scale Your Business with Jason West How to Grow and Scale Your Serviced Accommodation Business with Jason West from Home Apartments Holiday Let properties and Serviced Accommodation are very similar - with a few subtle differences which we discuss in this episode. Jason then tells us how he has gone from a small portfolio to almos ...…
 
In today's super fast, instant information society Guests are used to getting everything they need, immediately. From a response to an enquiry, right through to arriving at your Holiday Home and the information they need locally. A subject I touched on in a recent episode Ep 070: 10 Apps to Run Your Holiday Let Business By - where I talk about ...…
 
With Floorplans being one of the most requested features by guests during the bookings process in 2016 - Listen to Episode 049: 4 Must Have Elements of Your Holiday Let Website for 2016 - I wanted to share 5 providers so you can get that flooplan organised and shared with potential guests. You can share the Floorplan on your website, across soc ...…
 
Katrina Jones is an award winning property investor and mentor from London. I really want Katrina to share her story of how she has changed her life from being shy and unsure to truly finding her passion and not being afraid to be all that she is and most importantly the mindset it takes to do that. In business, whatever industry you’re in, min ...…
 
In today's age of the Smart phone we have everything we could possibly need at our fingertips in the form of apps - there are apps for everything and I have to admit to be entirely addicted to my smart phone and running my entire life from it through a series of exceptionally good apps! And it's also true that the apps available now can pretty ...…
 
We as Holiday Let | Vacation Rental Owners are always looking for ways to Increase Bookings and there's a huge focus on advertising vacation rentals online. As there should be - the internet is huge and the reach is vast and you can pinpoint your audience with the extremely accurate data available at the touch of a button. I always feel we shou ...…
 
In this episode shares how his company have risen from humble beginnings back in 2000 in Torquay in Devon, to be a provider of quality Holiday Homes, and great memories, to guests internationally. And a provider of top quality marketing for Holiday Home Owners too, helping them to understand how to provide excellent service to guests and create ...…
 
Breaking Accessible Travel Barriers How do we as Holiday Let | Vacation Rental Owners offer accessible accommodation, what are the requirements? How do we ensure we are offering a smooth, straightforward and stress free stay for someone who is travelling with disabilities? In this episode, Srin Madipalli Co-founder of Accommable.com, joins me o ...…
 
5 Steps to Running a Competition in Your Holiday Let Business and Why You Should Do It In this episode I share the 5 Steps I follow when I'm running a competition in my Holiday Let Business, why I use competitions and the benefits I've seen in building my email list and in pulling in more bookings. I also run through the way I plan out my email ...…
 
Rod Fitts is the President of AVROA, The Association of Vacation Rental Operators and Affiliates, which exists to form an allegiance within our Industry. Their mission statement says it all: To be the place where owners, managers and companies affiliated with VR industry can connect and take advantage of the benefits that naturally occur when p ...…
 
Protecting you and your Property Investment are essential parts of owning and running your own Holiday Let Business - and it's essential that you have the correct cover. Holiday Let Insurance is specialised insurance - there to ensure a range of scenarios are covered, specific to the needs of a Home that runs as a business. In today's episode I ...…
 
Nick Elston from Signable joins me on the podcast. Signable offer an online document signing portal where you can securely and legally get all your documents signed, regardless of your location. In this episode we look at lots of time saving benefits of using an online signing portal in our Holiday Let Businesses, as well as addressing some of ...…
 
How to keep control of your Holiday Home wherever you are, save time and money and increase your bottom line! Join me on this exciting episode where I share some of the most inredible home automation tools available today that can really shift how you run your holiday home, improve the experience for guests and really get you standing out from ...…
 
Join me on the podcast as I talk to Rentals United CMO Vanessa De Souza Lage. Rentals United provide an online booking portal, or central calendar, that allows you to advertise on many listing sites or advertising channels without having to log into each site individually. In this episode Vanessa explains how using a channel manager gives you a ...…
 
7 Solutions to overcome time sapping activities within your Holiday Let Business If you're a Holiday Let Owner who wants better results with your Business but you struggle with finding the time to keep everything running you need These 7 Tools to Increase Bookings in your Holiday Let! Tune into this episode of the Podcast where I cover 7 of the ...…
 
Join me on this episode as I continue my conversation with Andy McNulty. Andy founded Touchstay and Guest Hook - this episode looks at Guest Hook, a copywriting service for Holiday Home Owners...those days when you're stuck for what to write on your listing, website, newsletter or marketing email could be long gone with Guest Hook! If you're no ...…
 
Ep 058: The 14 Habits of Highly Successful Holiday Home Owners Retrain Your Mind to Have The Best Version of Your Holiday Let Business You Possibly Can And yes Stephen R Covey got it down to 7, but I have consistently found 14 ways I’ve learned to retrain my mind inside the Holiday Let | Vacation Rental Industry. I’ve learned a lot from speakin ...…
 
Join me on the podcast as I talk to Andy McNulty of Touchstay, Andy is a long term advocate of the Holiday Let | Vacation Rental Industry and has stayed in over 30 Holiday Homes over the years, so he has a real insight into what it's like to be a guest in a Holiday Let and what information Owners really need to be sharing with guests to make a ...…
 
Join me on the podcast as I talk to Vacation Rental Marketing specialist Antonio Bortolotti, Antonio is the proactive and inspirational owner of Casa Teulada, a rustic villa in Sardinia and the author of Vacation Rental Secrets, and the founder of the Vacation Rental World Summit Find all the details here www.holidayletsuccess.com/antonio We di ...…
 
This episode of the podcast is an interesting one as I talk to Learn Airbnb, an online resource that shares the possibilities and realities of Airbnb and how to negotiate them and use them to your advantage and ultimately Increase Bookings In Your Holiday Let Business Join us over at www.holidayletsuccess.com/learnairbnb Remember to head to the ...…
 
Introducing the Facebook Live Video Series - 151 Power Tips for Holiday Let Success! Join me daily for 151 days of Power Tips to help you Increase Bookings | Reduce Costs | Save Time in your Holiday Let Business. Each tip is carefully designed to be reletively simple to implement and includes an HLS Challenge and Quote of the Day! The book of t ...…
 
This episode shares a great service for holiday home owners who have a UK based Holiday Let Property. Sorry to miss out the overseas owners, this exciting initiative may however give you a new look at how to manage your utilities and there may be a service provider local to you doing something similar or if you're considering a UK based Holiday ...…
 
How to begin property investing for financial freedom using Holiday Let Properties Join me on the podcast as I talk to experienced UK based property Investor John Kerr and he shares the strategies he's used to grow his income from his property portfolio using many of the principals we as Holiday Let Owners have in place - he shares real tip on ...…
 
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