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  Topic: Welcome Book / House Book on a Tablet
Sunbeam

Replies: 8
Views: 268

PostForum: 
Managing your property
   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:39 pm   Subject: Welcome Book / House Book on a Tablet
Interested in the tablet idea.

But need to consider that some people are used to Android and some to Apple tablets for example - and if the tablet itself has a technical problem might cause more tr ...
  Topic: Spain-Holiday
Sunbeam

Replies: 11
Views: 362

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:47 pm   Subject: Spain-Holiday
With VRBO and Airbnb you don't need to do Instant Book - so you can have a conversation with potential guests before agreeing to the booking. There is of course commission to the guest and to you. I d ...
  Topic: Insurance
Sunbeam

Replies: 4
Views: 213

PostForum: Spain   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2021 8:33 pm   Subject: Insurance
If you mean Public Liability insurance - we insure via La Caixa - 65 per month
  Topic: Should getting & giving physical addresses be mandatory?
Sunbeam

Replies: 16
Views: 597

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 3:05 pm   Subject: Should getting & giving physical addresses be mandatory?
We prefer as little "data" to protect as possible. So happy with just email and phone number for communication. We've rented for many years and never had any reason to know where guests live. If someo ...
  Topic: Energy certificates for all hotels and vacation rentals too.
Sunbeam

Replies: 4
Views: 272

PostForum: Spain   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 2:31 pm   Subject: Energy certificates for all hotels and vacation rentals too.
What never fails to amaze me is that despite being registered as a VTAR we have never received a single piece of correspondence from the tourist board (or whoever is in charge).

The rule that ignor ...
  Topic: What would you do - advice please
Sunbeam

Replies: 9
Views: 609

PostForum: 
Managing your guests
   Posted: Mon Aug 09, 2021 8:52 am   Subject: What would you do - advice please
Have they actually asked for a refund? If not they may have made the decision to leave understanding there is no refund and not expecting anything. If i had a family emergency and there was no refund ...
  Topic: VBRO - Guest staying in my villa without having paid in full
Sunbeam

Replies: 10
Views: 671

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:58 pm   Subject: VBRO - Guest staying in my villa without having paid in full
Not a great experience and glad it was resolved.
However, I do question one thing. In these times where travelling conditions change so quickly having full payment at the time of booking would that p ...
  Topic: VBRO - Guest staying in my villa without having paid in full
Sunbeam

Replies: 10
Views: 671

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:00 pm   Subject: VBRO - Guest staying in my villa without having paid in full
I wonder if the guest expected to pay the balance on arrival? It seems to be common amongst the Spanish to do so - "perhaps" not understanding the online booking process.

It's unbelievable that thi ...
  Topic: new electricity rates
Sunbeam

Replies: 9
Views: 347

PostForum: Spain   Posted: Fri Jul 16, 2021 11:24 am   Subject: new electricity rates
Am I correct in understanding that these are the two choices for how you pay for electricity?


1/ "PVPC tarif" which was a variable price electricity, depending on demand and so price per kw not p ...
  Topic: air conditioning
Sunbeam

Replies: 9
Views: 294

PostForum: Spain   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:45 pm   Subject: air conditioning
Thank you CSE - useful links
  Topic: air conditioning
Sunbeam

Replies: 9
Views: 294

PostForum: Spain   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:21 pm   Subject: air conditioning
Thanks costa brava - these rates seem pretty reasonable. Are they variable rates?

I've never quite got to grips with the two different ways of contracting electricity. we go for a fixed rate (whic ...
  Topic: air conditioning
Sunbeam

Replies: 9
Views: 294

PostForum: Spain   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 2:54 pm   Subject: air conditioning
The new tariffs do not affect everyone - we use Endesa Happy Hours (most expensive 50 hours each month are free of charge) and have a fixed tarrif of 14 cents per kw. So are not affected by the change ...
  Topic: Electric car chargers
Sunbeam

Replies: 31
Views: 4439

PostForum: 
Managing your property
   Posted: Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:01 pm   Subject: Electric car chargers
Hi CSE - i think that depends on how you choose to pay for electricity.

We pay a fixed price of about 14 cent per kw - rather than the variable rate that depends on general demand. So our bills ar ...
  Topic: Electric car chargers
Sunbeam

Replies: 31
Views: 4439

PostForum: 
Managing your property
   Posted: Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:18 pm   Subject: Electric car chargers
Hi e-richard

You make a very good point.

And guessing like wifi in the early days - figuring out what kind of router to get, how much download v upload speed etc is the norm - getting a suitabl ...
  Topic: Spain holiday and Bookify
Sunbeam

Replies: 8
Views: 356

PostForum: Spain   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:12 pm   Subject: Spain holiday and Bookify


Premium host status on Booking.com and Vrbo

Thank you for the update Vera.

Does this mean there is no point listing on both VRBO and Spain-Holiday?
 
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