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Manage your calendar and bookings all in one place!

You may find your Availability Calendar easier to manage from within your MRA as all the other information you need for the booking is in there too!  Here’s how to make changes to your Calendar through your My Rental Admin area.

Choosing a dotcom domain name for your IO website

Having a dotcom domain name can be favoured by the major Search Engines such as Google, Yahoo! and Bing.  We have some tips for you when you’re choosing this all important signpost to your website.

Special Offer from HolidayLettings.co.uk

They are one of the UK and Europe’s biggest and best holiday home rental websites.  Through a little hard work from us, they have agreed to a special deal just for IndependentOwners.com Members.  See how holidaylettings.co.uk can save you some money!

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Holiday home listing website VillasPeople.com

Advertise your rental property with VillasPeople.com while it’s still free!

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Holiday home payment methods | Accepting credit cards

To successfully rent a holiday home time and time again, it is absolutely critical to build trust into your dealings with renters. So when taking credit card payments, what are the best ways to make sure both parties are getting what they want; peace of mind?

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Brand new IndependentOwners.com – upgrade to up your enquiries

The all new and improved IndependentOwners.com has completed its first month! Two of the new most important features for you to get to know first are the new eye-catching website templates and the Progress Dashboard where you can measure how effectively you are using the new tools and features of this most recent version of IndependentOwners.com.

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How to secure more enquiries through your villa website!

Would you get 3000 flyers printed and then leave them in the boot of your car?  No, nor would we, yet the Support Team are regularly asked by Members who have built a fantastic website why they have had no enquiries! The answer is simple, they haven’t done anything with their websites once they have built them.  Here is how to get more enquiries through your villa website!

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Link to your Booking Form and Terms from your villa rental website

You can use your Central Management Area (CMA, where you edit your website) to store all the paperwork you use for your villa rental business, meaning you can access them from any PC anywhere in the world at any time!  You can also add a link on your villa website direct to any of these documents, like your Booking Form and Terms & Conditions so visitors can download them straight from your holiday rental website.

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Updating Contact Details

It’s important that your contact details are kept up-to-date so enquiries reach you without delay and so we can tell you about the exciting new developments we’re working on, plus send you CaMIO newsletter each month.  It’s helpful for us to have a telephone contact number for you too so that we can call you from time to time about your website.

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Using Colour Price Bands on your Availability Calendar

Give your customers an easy way to check your prices of available dates.  Use the colour price bands on your Availability Calendar to show the different prices at a glance.

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