Christmas rentals: 9 tips for a successful festive French holiday let

PUBLISHED: 15:57 14 October 2015 | UPDATED: 16:20 14 October 2015

A festively decorated  property will  make it feel welcoming, homely and colourful to guests

A festively decorated property will make it feel welcoming, homely and colourful to guests

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Thinking about letting your French holiday home during the festive period? Glynis Shaw from French Connections advises on how to ensure success and great reviews

1 Make prices attractive and consider using special offers to set your property apart from others

2 Be as flexible as possible with arrival and departure dates

3 Post photographs of the property and area at Christmas time in your listing

4 Describe local events and attractions in your listing, especially Christmas markets and cultural festivals

5 Leave plenty of information at the property about where to go, what to see, and seasonal shop and restaurant opening times

6 Decorate the property to make it welcoming, homely and colourful

7 Ensure you provide adequate heating and warm bedding

8 Leave a welcome hamper or wine

9 Provide a contact phone number just in case of any emergencies during the holiday period

Further reading

Top tips for successful holiday lettings in France
How to market your holiday rental
Rental income: tax tips for French property owners
Snap happy: top tips for photographing your French holiday let
Golden rules for rentals

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