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  Topic: Alexis Pique
AndrewH

Replies: 3
Views: 133

PostForum: 
Scam email enquiries
   Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:07 pm   Subject: Alexis Pique
Best to give this one a miss!
  Topic: Longer holiday let - paperwork?
AndrewH

Replies: 2
Views: 90

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:47 am   Subject: Longer holiday let - paperwork?
Agree with zebedee. This is not going to be a 'holiday let'. A written tenancy agreement is a must.
  Topic: Guest wants t0 use a Private Chef
AndrewH

Replies: 9
Views: 452

PostForum: 
Managing your guests
   Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:22 pm   Subject: Guest wants t0 use a Private Chef
Hello BargeeSpud. I had a similar request from a guest last summer. It wasn't actually asking consent for someone to come in and cook for them, rather for the chef to arrive early in the day (before t ...
  Topic: HomeAway New Announcement
AndrewH

Replies: 15
Views: 764

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:43 am   Subject: HomeAway New Announcement
I know this one appears to be on its own in a sea of favourable reviews, but it made me chuckle:

I have been working at HomeAway full-time

Pros

- can hone your skills at defrauding people
- ...
  Topic: HomeAway New Announcement
AndrewH

Replies: 15
Views: 764

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:19 am   Subject: Re: HomeAway New Announcement
... A 10% fee for bookings made through different channels, but that HA believe derived from a guest that was previously considering the same property on their site ... Why is HA getting a fee for b ...
  Topic: HomeAway New Announcement
AndrewH

Replies: 15
Views: 764

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:27 am   Subject: HomeAway New Announcement
I was reading the Homeaway discussion forum today ( definitely worth popping into the USA forum from time to time) and learnt that the sub is going up 100 dollars ( i think that was the figure) on Jan ...
  Topic: Do you rank higher on HA with subs?
AndrewH

Replies: 8
Views: 330

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:56 am   Subject: Do you rank higher on HA with subs?
If anything being on subscription would have the opposite effect. With commission listings they have more incentive to get you bookings as this earns them commission from you and the guest. With subsc ...
  Topic: Barriers to change
AndrewH

Replies: 21
Views: 1054

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:54 am   Subject: Re: Barriers to change
Incidentally, we also listed on two other "newbie alternatives" at the same time (over 12 months ago) and one of them - Simply Owners - has actually generated 27 enquiries, of which 6 turned into firm ...
  Topic: OD Premium Partner
AndrewH

Replies: 11
Views: 597

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:08 pm   Subject: OD Premium Partner
I just got this through HA. I will call them to get a clarification on this as it makes no sense.

"Best rental rates
Partners will offer fair and competitive pricing at all times, including when ...
  Topic: Barriers to change
AndrewH

Replies: 21
Views: 1054

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:32 am   Subject: Barriers to change
I no longer use any of the TripAdvisor sites to advertise my rental. Because from my experience and fall-out with one of them, I simply so dislike the lot of them.

Regarding HA(UK)/OD, my reason fo ...
  Topic: Xmas cracker jokes
AndrewH

Replies: 10
Views: 333

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:22 pm   Subject: Re: Xmas cracker jokes
Is there someone out there with zero bookings, and outperforming 100% of the competition? I'd say that deserves a TripCollective Attraction Expert badge. Laughing
Laughing Laughing Laughing
  Topic: T&C's - Liabilities, Guests or Owners?
AndrewH

Replies: 5
Views: 316

PostForum: 
Managing your property
   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:22 am   Subject: T&C's - Liabilities, Guests or Owners?
You (the home owner) can't opt out of your responsibilities towards others, so you would fail if you tried to use any wording like that as a defence in a negligence suit brought against you when you w ...
  Topic: Xmas cracker jokes
AndrewH

Replies: 10
Views: 333

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:16 am   Subject: Re: Xmas cracker jokes
Here's my starter for 10 from HomeAway metrics:

In the last 90 days, I have had zero bookings. This is "Good".
So good, in fact, that I am outperforming 59% of my competitors.

Laughing Laughing :l ...
  Topic: Xmas cracker jokes
AndrewH

Replies: 10
Views: 333

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:51 am   Subject: Xmas cracker jokes
TripAdvisor have told me that, if i work hard next year, they will unlock my TripCollective Attraction Expert badge.
Makes it all worthwhile. Shocked
Give me strength. That is beyond stupid!
  Topic: theholidaylet.com 40 for 2yrs.
AndrewH

Replies: 20
Views: 763

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:47 pm   Subject: theholidaylet.com 40 for 2yrs.
Their prices to list seem to be a closely guarded secret - could you give us a rough idea of the different tier rates please, Andrew?
Just from memory, there were three tiers priced per annum respect ...
 
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