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  • Study shows growing contribution of self-catering holiday cottages to the Scottish economy
    Recent figures from VisitEngland have painted a pretty rosy picture of the tourism sector South of the border. So it’s encouraging that the latest indications are that this rude health also extends to self-catering holiday cottages in Scotland. Figures provided by The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers (ASSC) have highlighted the importance of the sector. Not … read more The post Study shows ...
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  • Dream of owning a holiday home on the coast?
    For many, owning a holiday home on the coast is the dream. Albeit at a price, but just how much could that fantasy property cost us?  It will come as no surprise that there is often a hefty premium to be paid. Especially when it comes to proximity to the coast. Further still if that … read more The post Dream of owning a holiday home on the coast? appeared first on Boshers - Holiday Home Insurance...
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  • UK visitor numbers show increasing trend
    There has been much conjecture over the potential impact of Brexit on the UK tourism sector since the EU referendum. One thing is for certain, all of the statistics now being released on last year’s visitor numbers are incredibly encouraging. Recent reports have largely focussed on the perceived renaissance in domestic travel and the ‘staycation’. … read more The post UK visitor numbers show incre...
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  • Guidance for owners of family friendly holiday letting accommodation
    Whether your family friendly holiday letting property will be welcoming babies, toddlers, or older children this year, one thing every family will appreciate is the cottage owner that goes that extra mile to make their stay a home away from home. Achieving this in reality will be a process of finding a balance between fun and … read more The post Guidance for owners of family friendly holiday lett...
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  • Instagram and holiday cottage marketing | 7 top tips
    Social media is one of the best ways for holiday cottages to promote themselves and build relationships with potential guests. Most owners have a Facebook page and maybe a Twitter account too. How about combining Instagram and holiday cottage marketing? Hugely popular (there are over 400million monthly users!) and owned by Facebook, the photo-sharing social … read more The post Instagram and holid...
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  • VisitEngland Celebrates Year of Literary Heroes
    2017 has been named the Year of Literary Heroes by VisitEngland and VisitBritain as part of a new tourism campaign. It celebrates the works, and lives, of England’s best loved authors, attracting tourist attention along the way. A plethora of literary anniversaries are coming up, and the Visit team will be hosting plenty of activities … read more The post VisitEngland Celebrates Year of Literary H...
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  • VisitEngland Awards for Excellence
    Many holiday homeowners and accommodation providers across the UK will use awards as a recognition of the quality of the product and service they’re providing their guests with. One of the biggest tourism awards for excellence reaches its climax for another year in the coming weeks. We take a look at the VisitEngland Awards for … read more The post VisitEngland Awards for Excellence appeared first...
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  • Welsh tourism given Year of Legends boost
    It may be the Year of the Rooster in China, but in Wales it’s the Year of Legends! Visit Wales has launched a new campaign for the year, which celebrates the past, present, and future of Wales. Embracing history and heritage, whilst promoting local tourism, the £5million campaign is aiming to make a real splash. … read more The post Welsh tourism given Year of Legends boost appeared first on Boshe...
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  • Heating oil tanks and preventive maintenance
    From gas boilers to ground source heat pumps, there are an array of options for heating your holiday home. Some will have turned to renewable energy to supplement or replace more traditional heating fuels. Meanwhile many rural holiday homeowners still rely on heating oil to keep their cottage warm. There are benefits of having a … read more The post Heating oil tanks and preventive maintenance app...
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  • Property maintenance payment diversion scams
    It’s the time of year when many holiday cottage owners will have used, or be using professional tradespeople to undertake repairs and improvements on their properties ready for a great Easter and summer season. If you fall into this category we wanted to make sure that you’re aware of a rise in ‘property maintenance payment … read more The post Property maintenance payment diversion scams appeared...
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  • 6 point guide to outdoor play equipment for holiday cottages
    With spring and summer ahead, it will be natural for holiday cottage guests to start spending more time outside. For many families, having the space and facilities for kids to play during their stay is important. For this reason installing outdoor play equipment, if you haven’t already got it, could be a great idea. If … read more The post 6 point guide to outdoor play equipment for holiday cottag...
  • 5 small touches that will make an impact on your holiday cottage guests
    It’s the small touches that make a big difference when it comes to high quality accommodation. Guests notice the small touches; the fresh flowers, the neatly made bed, the detailed welcome pack. These things show that you care, and they will make your accommodation stand out to visitors. VisitEngland has a highly informative guide that … read more The post 5 small touches that will make an impact ...
  • England’s Seafood Coast inititive a reel catch for holiday letting in South Devon
    England’s Seafood Coast Initiative launched to make South Devon the heart of seafood If we said “seafood”, where would you think of? A new initiative (England’s Seafood Coast) has been launched by Mitch Tonks, Visit Devon, and the Torbay Culture Board. It aims to position ‘Torbay’ and ‘South Devon’ at the heart of Britain’s seafood culture. … read more The post England’s Seafood Coast inititive a ...
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  • Business Rates for self-catering accommodation
    Business rates for self-catering accommodation are unfortunately on the rise. If you have more than 13 beds you could be facing the biggest increase. The new rates will come into effect on 1st April 2017. The business rates revaluation have been highlighted in a recent report commissioned by The South West Tourism Alliance. This informative … read more The post Business Rates for self-catering acc...
  • 6 of our most frequently asked holiday home insurance questions
    Whether you’ve recently bought a holiday home or survived your 30th season, it’s equally important to have the right insurance. As holiday home insurance specialists we answer questions from cottage owners on a daily basis. We’ve pulled together six of the most frequently asked holiday home insurance questions to give you a quick insight into the cover … read more The post 6 of our most frequently...
  • Is your holiday home electrical circuit safe?
    There are some items in modern life we just couldn’t do without, whether in the home or whilst on holiday; kettles, coffee machines, toasters, microwaves, TV’s, Hi-Fi’s and mobile devices. These all play a central part of our days, as they will be for those visiting your holiday home. What they all have in common … read more The post Is your holiday home electrical circuit safe? appeared first on ...
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  • 5 steps to take if a guest is injured at your holiday home
    Accidents happen, and whilst health and safety measures will reduce potential risks there may still be a time when a guest is injured at your holiday home. Our holiday home insurance policy comes with public liability as standard, but there are some steps you’ll need to carry out should an accident occur. Make sure communication … read more The post 5 steps to take if a guest is injured at your ho...
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  • `At your own risk’ | How valid are disclaimer notices?
    We’ve all seen them in everyday life; ‘Park here at your own risk’, ‘Playing in this area is at your own risk’. Disclaimer notices have become an increasingly common sight for most of us. Therefore it may surprise you to find that they don’t absolve the owner from blame should something go wrong. This is … read more The post `At your own risk’ | How valid are disclaimer notices? appeared first on ...
  • Improve guest safety whilst reducing holiday homeowner liability risks
    Holiday home facilities – 6 steps to improve guest safety whilst reducing holiday homeowner liability risks When adding additional facilites to your holiday home consideration should be given to guest safety and holiday homeowner liability risks. Tourism is an increasingly competitive marketplace; what makes someone choose your holiday home over the property down the road? … read more The post Imp...
  • Essential low season holiday home winter maintenance tips
    These essential holiday home winter maintenance tips should help you survive the low season claim free. This time of year is an interesting one for many holiday homeowners; whilst there’s been a trend towards an increase in bookings during the first few months of each year, for many this will still be the lowest period … read more The post Essential low season holiday home winter maintenance tips ...
  • 2017 could be a great year for UK tourism
    As far as stats go 2015 was a great year for UK tourism as a whole. Many accommodation providers across the UK seeing increases in bookings and stays. The good news is that as 2016 came to a close it’s looking like it has lived up to the hype of the previous year with stats … read more The post 2017 could be a great year for UK tourism appeared first on Boshers - Holiday Home Insurance Specialist ...
  • Preventing water leaks
    Preventing damage from water leaks Each year, water leaks produce enough water to fill almost 4,000 Olympic sized swimming pools, and create millions of pounds of damage. As the weather gets colder, holiday homes are often left empty for longer periods during this time of year, hence the risk of water leaks is only increased. … read more The post Preventing water leaks appeared first on Boshers - ...
  • Renewing your holiday let property insurance
    When you’re renewing your holiday let property insurance there are a few points you need to bear in mind. As you’re aware, a holiday let is very different to your average home, so having specialist insurance is vital. You’ll want to be sure you’re fully covered when something goes wrong and you need to make … read more The post Renewing your holiday let property insurance appeared first on Boshers...
  • Cover for loss of holiday letting income
    For many holiday homeowners across the UK 2016 was a great year. For some it may have even been record breaking. As we approach the new year with optimism and await the January influx of Easter and summer bookings, have you considered what you’d do if your holiday home became unavailable for all of those … read more The post Cover for loss of holiday letting income appeared first on Boshers - Holi...
  • Electric vehicle charging point guidance for holiday let owners
    How many of your guests reach your holiday cottage by car? Bet you’ve got somewhere for them to park haven’t you? For years we’ve been welcoming guests in their diesel and petrol cars and providing them with somewhere to pull up. So how long until we’re also providing an electric vehicle charging point for their … read more The post Electric vehicle charging point guidance for holiday let owners a...
  • Top tips for end of season holiday cottage maintenance
    The main letting season has come to an end and despite strong shoulder month bookings, you might just have a little more time on your hands than you had from May through to October. Once you’ve had a chance to relax, reflect and refresh, now could be a great time to make sure your holiday cottage … read more The post Top tips for end of season holiday cottage maintenance appeared first on Boshers ...
  • How to create a light and inviting holiday home with neutral interior décor
    Take a look around your home; what is it that makes it unique and yours, rather than just any old property? Whilst some will say memories, many will say the stamp they’ve put on the place; the extra touches they’ve made, or the changes they’ve crafted. We all decorate our own homes to our own … read more The post How to create a light and inviting holiday home with neutral interior décor appeared ...
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  • UK Tourism to cut red tape following £40m investment boost
    The UK tourism industry is being given a big boost thanks to a £40 million investment by the Government. The announcement follows a record breaking year in UK tourism, during which 36 million overseas visitors spent £22.1 billon (2015 figures). The first grants from the Discover England fund have been awarded to a huge range … read more The post UK Tourism to cut red tape following £40m investment...
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  • 5 reasons why now is a great time for buying a holiday let
    It’s the end of the high season for holiday home owners across the UK, and it’s also a great time to start thinking about becoming an owner if you aren’t already. The popularity of letting out holiday homes has only grown in recent years, and more and more people are starting to realise how rewarding … read more The post 5 reasons why now is a great time for buying a holiday let appeared first on ...
  • Promoting your holiday home with 360 degree video
    For a long time, holiday homeowners have faced a similar problem; how do you do the interior of your property justice with photography? How do you encapsulate the views, the local surrounds and everything outside your cottage? Whilst you’ll all know the importance of professional photography in promoting your holiday home, how about taking it … read more The post Promoting your holiday home with 3...
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  • How to investigate your heritage holiday home’s history
    If you own an older historic holiday letting property then you’re likely to have had, and will have, plenty of questions from guests about your heritage holiday home’s history. Have you considered the benefits of integrating this information to guests in your holiday home marketing to help secure new and repeat bookings? You may have an … read more The post How to investigate your heritage holiday...
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