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  Topic: Registration number problem
limousin-cottage

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PostForum: France   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:03 pm   Subject: Registration number problem
We are in dept 87 Limousin. Registered at la Mairie in 2010. They lost all records of gite registrations, registered again a couple of months ago, and so far have not been given a reg number.
  Topic: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 14
Views: 894

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   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:21 am   Subject: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
Thanks everyone. Unfortunately I don't have the luxury of being able to do away with OTA's. I don't have any one site that provides me with more than a handful of bookings. Crying or Very sad I will look into the ...
  Topic: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 14
Views: 894

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   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:30 pm   Subject: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
Exactly why I never enable instant bookings!

The OTAs are so keen for us to take them and yet won't hesitate to punish us if it results in a double booking.

Do the letting sites give you an opt ...
  Topic: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 14
Views: 894

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:16 pm   Subject: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
A lot of portals say
repeated cancellations, we’ll have no choice but to remove the listing. or similar.
Repeated cancellations can mean that you are tying to circumnavigate the reservation syste ...
  Topic: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 14
Views: 894

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Rental listing sites
   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:35 pm   Subject: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
'd be more impressed if they'd actually proof read it.

Section 3 is a copy and paste of Section 1 rather than what it should be covering.

I get nothing from them now which isn't breaking my hea ...
  Topic: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 14
Views: 894

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:27 pm   Subject: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
'd be more impressed if they'd actually proof read it.

Section 3 is a copy and paste of Section 1 rather than what it should be covering.

I get nothing from them now which isn't breaking my hea ...
  Topic: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 14
Views: 894

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:37 am   Subject: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
And how patronising is this??


#5 It could mean the end of your listing on TripAdvisor sites

''We want to provide the best possible experience for guests using our site so if there are repeated ...
  Topic: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 14
Views: 894

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:33 am   Subject: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
From what I can tell, this is written entirely from the point of view of an owner cancelling a booking, with absolutely no regard for when it's the other way around (which I would imagine to be more t ...
  Topic: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 14
Views: 894

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:55 pm   Subject: Trip Advisor laying down the law?
https://www.tripadvisor.com/RentalInsights/listing-101/why-cancellations-are-bad-rental-business?fbclid=IwAR0YtaoFd570JEFr79UM7mL5b9sf29iyDt6Oeym1ZhDqt9ctqQgby79L5gA


Rolling Eyes

I hope the link w ...
  Topic: Tourist tax
limousin-cottage

Replies: 15
Views: 4143

PostForum: France   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:54 am   Subject: Tourist tax
Yes, that's correct if you're not classified. If you're 'pro' the changes won't affect you but I think it's the government trying to clamp down on unregistered holiday lets that use platforms like bc ...
  Topic: Urgent advise needed
limousin-cottage

Replies: 11
Views: 1437

PostForum: France   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:51 am   Subject: Urgent advise needed
What a horrendous situation to find yourself in, Bassman! Some people can be truly awful, especially as you were only trying to help them out in a time when they were in trouble.

I have no direct e ...
  Topic: 1 Star Review on HomeAway. Help!!
limousin-cottage

Replies: 24
Views: 3661

PostForum: 
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   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:41 am   Subject: 1 Star Review on HomeAway. Help!!
I have many US friends, but for some complaining is a way of life. They find it very easy to return food in a restaurant which isn't to their liking. One of my worst guests was an American working in ...
  Topic: New letting site?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 0
Views: 580

PostForum: 
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   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:04 am   Subject: New letting site?
Hi Everyone, this popped up on Facebook.

https://www.french-gite-holidays.eu/?fbclid=IwAR0bkv6wsJRsiZjfJdJW4VpZFFjowvyDhuf2siIXQBlaopIYcKVIUPpTJUU

Has anyone used them, or heard of them?

:r ...
  Topic: 1 Star Review on HomeAway. Help!!
limousin-cottage

Replies: 24
Views: 3661

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:17 pm   Subject: 1 Star Review on HomeAway. Help!!
Funny, before I got to the part where you state the guest was American, I thought they sounded very familiar, after having my cottage left in a terrible state earlier in the year. Just sounded like he ...
  Topic: Longer term rentals in France?
limousin-cottage

Replies: 0
Views: 1067

PostForum: France   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:54 am   Subject: Longer term rentals in France?
Hello, just wondering whether any of you rent out your accommodation for a few months in Winter? There is a couple on a Fecebook forum searching for a rental from October to mid-June in or around Nant ...
 
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