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  Topic: Translating French Answering Machine Messages?
vacancesthezan

Replies: 1
Views: 479

PostForum: France   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:40 pm   Subject: Translating French Answering Machine Messages?
Why dont you just call them back? Press the redial button and off you go, Assuming they are French calling you they will love to hear your voice. Especially if you admit that you are still learning th ...
  Topic: Phantom children - Taxe de sejour
vacancesthezan

Replies: 0
Views: 799

PostForum: France   Posted: Thu May 09, 2019 4:25 pm   Subject: Phantom children - Taxe de sejour
We would not condone this in any way however what is to stop an unscrupulous renter or owner from creating phantom children when booking (or taking a booking) for a holiday home.

If the home is no ...
  Topic: English TV here in France
vacancesthezan

Replies: 11
Views: 1619

PostForum: France   Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:15 pm   Subject: English TV here in France
I donít know how IPTV would work in France unless you use VPN service to persuade the internet that youíre back in Blighty.

Netflix, YouTube and Amazon video donít seem to care about a French IP ad ...
  Topic: Kingdomofrentals
vacancesthezan

Replies: 7
Views: 4481

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:12 pm   Subject: Kingdomofrentals
.....and they are back again. A young woman with an Indian accent claiming to be called Elisabet from Sweden on +46 855921249. Kept loosing her place in the script and repeating whole paragraphs.

W ...
  Topic: English TV here in France
vacancesthezan

Replies: 11
Views: 1619

PostForum: France   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:52 pm   Subject: English TV here in France
Thank you for your response Moliere.
We are in the Tarn and the dish is 100 cm, no obvious changes in our surroundings or setup.
Our desire is to get rid of the ugly dish if we can find an alternati ...
  Topic: Non professional Siret registration
vacancesthezan

Replies: 16
Views: 1783

PostForum: France   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:17 am   Subject: Re: Non professional Siret registration

I am slightly confused by your statement Paolo.
If you are not an enterprise ie business to run gite renting then why are you liable for CFE (Cotisation Fonciere d'Enterprise) ?
You would only be ...
  Topic: Homeaway bookings a week or 2 at a time, what to do?
vacancesthezan

Replies: 11
Views: 1067

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:33 pm   Subject: Homeaway bookings a week or 2 at a time, what to do?
I think I may have found the answer.
If you go to the "rates" tab on your advert details then do the following.
You should see a calendar with your daily rates in boxes for each day.
If you want to ...
  Topic: Homeaway bookings a week or 2 at a time, what to do?
vacancesthezan

Replies: 11
Views: 1067

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:55 am   Subject: Homeaway bookings a week or 2 at a time, what to do?
Sadly not, I just contacted support and they had this to say:

"I'm afraid that option is not available at the moment. However, it has been under development as Many owners have said that they wish ...
  Topic: Homeaway bookings a week or 2 at a time, what to do?
vacancesthezan

Replies: 11
Views: 1067

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:33 am   Subject: Re: Homeaway bookings a week or 2 at a time, what to do?
I was shocked to discover today that, while you can set a fixed changeover day and a minimum number of nights for a booking on Homeaway, there now seems to be nothing to stop someone booking an 8 day ...
  Topic: "Registration" e-mail from HomeAway
vacancesthezan

Replies: 7
Views: 729

PostForum: France   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:41 pm   Subject: "Registration" e-mail from HomeAway
Hi VT - I don't think this is just bookings through HA but ALL bookings you get through the year. Presumably you keep your calendar up to date so that you don't get double bookings, so they can see y ...
  Topic: Tourist tax
vacancesthezan

Replies: 15
Views: 3880

PostForum: France   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:25 pm   Subject: Tourist tax
We pay our tax sejour to the commune on the forfeit system (fixed price for July August). Our commune in Dordogne said we have to tell B.com that they are NOT to collect the tax because of this. Had ...
  Topic: "Registration" e-mail from HomeAway
vacancesthezan

Replies: 7
Views: 729

PostForum: France   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:21 pm   Subject: "Registration" e-mail from HomeAway

We too are planning on doing nothing. I did click on the link to find I was asked whether primary / secondary home and I clicked secondary. That should have been the end of it I would have thought ...
  Topic: Taxe de Sejour from 2019 - surely not Ä300+?
vacancesthezan

Replies: 91
Views: 8918

PostForum: France   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:11 pm   Subject: Taxe de Sejour from 2019 - surely not Ä300+?
That's very useful SPJ, thanks for taking the time to update us, I think we will have to consider getting classified as it will be worth it in the long run and I think will do as you are going to do a ...
  Topic: Early / late departures
vacancesthezan

Replies: 8
Views: 1270

PostForum: 
Handling rental enquiries
   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:01 pm   Subject: Re: Early / late departures


Fast forward and they want to book again and asked for early discount so I said I would give them the same rate as previous, she told me she would book the villa as soon as easyJet flights were ou ...
  Topic: Taxe de Sejour from 2019 - surely not Ä300+?
vacancesthezan

Replies: 91
Views: 8918

PostForum: France   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:27 am   Subject: Taxe de Sejour from 2019 - surely not Ä300+?
One thing is for sure is we are paying more & more each year on extra/higher taxes & bin collections......... our have double in the past 10 years. Rolling Eyes

Yes they tried to increase our bi ...
 
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