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Our Book Direct Toolkit is now live, and ready for you to use!
The toolkit offers a host of ways to help you attract a greater number of bookers, straight to your own website.
This is an industry-leading toolkit, and we're delighted to provide it to support our clients.
There are two fundamental reasons why property managers ask us about getting direct bookings.
The future of tourism has changed, and we don't know how this will affect the vacation rental industry.
What we do know is that many property managers feel unfairly treated by channels who cancelled bookings without consultation.
Taking bookings on your own website offers a great deal more control over your business, whilst still following UK regulations.
Paying commission for bookings can be a very expensive way to attract new guests to your rental property.
For some property managers, this is an acceptable cost of the business, and they're happy to pay commission.
However, others are looking for a different or a combined strategy, which pays less commission. One way to achieve this is to attract guests to their own template or custom website.
Attracting guests to book on your own site has a number of other benefits:
Once a website is live, it can begin to attract potential guests.
But the success of a website relies on the techniques and strategies that take place after that.
The key is fundamentally four-fold:
The toolkit offers an extensive selection of tools, and you can use as many, or as few as you like:
Drop us a note or give us a call, and we'll talk you through how to get started.
You don't need to have a Bookster website, this service can be used with all other websites too.
We'll set up your account for you, with the information about your business that you provide us.