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Here you will find interesting and informative articles to help you create a fantastic property listing for your holiday home in Spain. As an owner, you will benefit from expert knowledge, tips and tricks to help increase your bookings, and attract more holidaymakers to your property. Learn how to take professional photographs to show your holiday rental at its best, and discover how to use social media to boost your bookings. Read about the latest holiday regulations for holiday lettings, and how to avoid scams, as an owner. Learn how to set competitive and correct rates, and exactly what you should be including in your rental agreement. Keep up to date with all the information for a smooth and hassle-free income, advertising with Gecko Villas.
Top 10 tips for family-friendly holiday rentals

Top 10 tips for family-friendly holiday rentals

By: Louise Brace - June 21, 2016

In 2015, according to the ABTA Consumer Survey, 38% of British consumers took a holiday with their immediate family, and 20% took a holiday with their extended family, that’s grandparents, ...read more

A beginners guide to social media for holiday rentals

A beginners guide to social media for holiday rentals

By: Louise Brace - June 20, 2016

If you are running a holiday rental business, you’ll need to develop an integrated, or holistic marketing strategy, that doesn’t rely on just one channel to get you results. Advert...read more

The importance of responding to guest reviews

The importance of responding to guest reviews

By: Louise Brace - June 17, 2016

If you are an owner or managing a holiday rental business, you should already be encouraging guests ...read more

A regional guide for holiday rental regulations in Spain

A regional guide for holiday rental regulations in Spain

By: Louise Brace - June 16, 2016

If you are managing a holiday rental in Spain, you should be aware of the holiday rental regulatio...read more

Holiday home photography guide

Holiday home photography guide

By: Louise Brace - June 13, 2016

With the multitude of holiday accommodation options available in today’s market, holiday ...read more

Tips for creating a holiday advertising listing that sells

Tips for creating a holiday advertising listing that sells

By: Louise Brace - June 10, 2016

Your holiday rental marketing is not performing and bookings are down. You see other holiday ho...read more

Holiday rental owners: protect your email account and bookings

Holiday rental owners: protect your email account and bookings

By: Louise Brace - June 9, 2016

Email scams and phishing attacks are becoming commonplace. Last year it was estimated that some 156 ...read more

How to avoid internet fraudsters when booking accommodation online

How to avoid internet fraudsters when booking accommodation online

By: Louise Brace - June 7, 2016

The revolution in online travel booking has completely changed the way we search and book a hol...read more

What to include in your holiday rental agreement

What to include in your holiday rental agreement

By: Louise Brace - June 3, 2016

If you let out your holiday home as tourist accommodation, you must provide every guest with a ren...read more

How to set rates for your holiday rental

How to set rates for your holiday rental

By: Louise Brace - June 3, 2016

It’s not easy setting your holiday rental rates for the first time. You want to be compet...read more

New improved calendar launched

New improved calendar launched

By: Gary Needham - May 26, 2016

Gecko.villas has launched a new and improved calendar. It has been modernised to look more stylish ...read more

Time to update your calendar and prices

Time to update your calendar and prices

By: Gary Needham - May 24, 2016

Gecko.villas will soon be making some significant changes to the way properties are listed on our si...read more

Improved pricing features explained

Improved pricing features explained

By: Gary Needham - May 22, 2016

Pricing sectionIn this tutorial we will explain the changes and improvements we have made to our pri...read more

iCal-Synchronise all your bookings.

iCal-Synchronise all your bookings.

By: Gary Needham - May 20, 2016

Gecko.villas allows you to Import and Export your booking calendar. This feature makes it easier for...read more