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  Topic: Leaving key in key safe
vacancesthezan

Replies: 3
Views: 59

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Managing your property
   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:04 pm   Subject: Re: Leaving key in key safe
Just been informed that if keys are left in key safe whilst rental unoccupied insurance invalid??

Why would you leave the keys in the safe when no one is due. It would seem to be asking for someone ...
  Topic: House Insurance
vacancesthezan

Replies: 14
Views: 281

PostForum: France   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:00 pm   Subject: House Insurance


As Gillian said: “I would urge you to make sure you describe your property carefully: construction materials, room sizes, outbuildings etc. etc and that you tell your insurer EXACTLY what you are ...
  Topic: House Insurance
vacancesthezan

Replies: 14
Views: 281

PostForum: France   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:13 am   Subject: House Insurance
Hmm, said with feeing!

I might ask about a move to Aviva.

What about Allianz (they’re nearer).

Long story about AXA. We did however win in the end (with the insurance) after we wrote several ...
  Topic: House Insurance
vacancesthezan

Replies: 14
Views: 281

PostForum: France   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:18 pm   Subject: House Insurance
Oh yes, sorry. Any bad ones with AXA?

YES
  Topic: The things a guest does ..........
vacancesthezan

Replies: 22
Views: 2398

PostForum: 
Managing your guests
   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:14 pm   Subject: The things a guest does ..........


Now, a question. Do any of you supply yoga mats? Or am I right to be slightly taken aback by being asked that question by incoming guests.


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well actually yes we have one! In our games roo ...
  Topic: HA - I think they mean my guest wants to pay an instalment
vacancesthezan

Replies: 12
Views: 571

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:58 am   Subject: HA - I think they mean my guest wants to pay an instalment
No particular lover of HA but in this case you have defined your payment terms. Maybe 25% upfront then the balance 60 days before arrival.

You can manually change this for any particular reservati ...
  Topic: Translating French Answering Machine Messages?
vacancesthezan

Replies: 1
Views: 740

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: 1083

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: 13
Views: 2042

PostForum: France   Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:15 pm   Subject: English TV here in France
I don’t know how IPTV would work in France unless you use VPN service to persuade the internet that you’re back in Blighty.

Netflix, YouTube and Amazon video don’t seem to care about a French IP ad ...
  Topic: Kingdomofrentals
vacancesthezan

Replies: 7
Views: 4983

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: 13
Views: 2042

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: 2176

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: 1250

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: 1250

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: 1250

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 ...
 
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