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The Best about being a Best Scottish Cottages property - Amazing places to stay in Scotland
No Commission, No Booking fee, No Black out dates - you are in control at all times and it's very very simple.
We go off grid, under the radar and above the parapet to showcase the very “Best Scottish Cottages“, the unique, the quirky, the hidden and the divine for self catering accommodation, luxury villas, one night stays, weekly lets, bothies, castles, pods, pet pampered palaces, but n’ bens, lighthouses, dens and everything in between. One stipulation – simply to be the Best.
We know our market, having two award winning holiday properties in Scotland of our own we walk the talk and it’s our vision to create a platform for showcasing the best accommodation Scotland has to offer.
Launched July 2018 Best Scottish Cottages is an arresting new website taking you directly to the owners of Scotlands Best Cottages.
Fast track direct to the best in Scotland. We put you in touch direct, no middle man, agency or commissions.
Put simply, we are beautifully aligned with our market. Giving you the best offerings to choose from the best accommodation providers. Scotland has stunning offerings and we are excited to bring you both together
Integration is key! Live availability at your finger tips if you want it, means you only have to update one calendar and the rest all jump into line across any or all siets you run with including your own personal business website OR choose to use the manual calendar on our site so you can switch between either to suit your business model and lifestyle.
How do guests book?
We are not a bookings agency! We lead as Scotland's best marketing platform for the Best Scottish listing properties for rental we make it easy for you and easy for guests. Your listing takes your audience right to your website, they find your listing through our extensive audience reach, social media, SEO and blogs and book directly through your site. That way we guarantee no delay in getting your guests to you, we dont intercept emails and block out email addresses. Its simple they find you through us and go straight to your direct. Prior to the aniversary of your subscription renewal we will send you robust stats showing the number of visitors to the website and your listing as well as Facebook impressions, instagram and other social media traffic direct to you - so you know we are doing the hard work for you and driving traffic to your door.
We empower you to take back control of every aspect of your rental property.
- Dialouge is direct via your website just as a regular enquiry with your prospective guest BEFORE they book ensuring they are suitable for you and your property is suitable for them.
- Secure your deposit and balance of payments at the time that you want it don't wait months until the visitors are actually in your property
- Ensure your guests don't pay a penny more than your price.
- Join the 100 plus owners that have taken back control by listing their property with Best Scottish Cottages.
We understand business and offer an attractive discount if you are listing more than one property with Best Scottish Cottages.
What if I have a cancellation, late availability or special offer I want to advertise?
The owners log in area allows you to easily update your listing to flag up a Special Offer or Late Availability which shows in our Late availability or Special offers pages for no charge. It also lets our Best Scottish Cottages Audience see at a a glance last minute availability that you have very clearly. Late Availability is for fdates no later than 8 weeks rom time of posting. Special Offers must have a financial offerings or percentage discount. Please note that any posts outwith this will be removed in keeping with giving our custoers what they want to search for. Our Social Media Manager Fingal will post up Special Offers on all our Social Media Channels independently of the website so make sure you email her with your offers on email@example.com we can also post up Late Availabilty on social media as and when it arises so take advantage of this excellent way to double your reach and send your late availabity to Fingal. can be We want to help you to reach your audience and fill your property to its fullest potential.
My website is a manual calendar i don’t want to go live?
No problem we have that covered, just hop over to our owners access page and update your calendar manually just as though it were your own webpage and that's all you need to do.
Live availability sounds interesting?
Taking the hardwork out of bookings for you. If your using an online programe such as ical or supercontrol, we can link them to your own wenbsite calendar so it's just one calendar you update and everything else automatically updates with your own site.
How will visitors find my property?
The SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) arm of Best Scottish Cottages works with laser precision by night so as not interrupt your audience search patterns and to maximise your window to the world, dedicated to keeping ahead of the pack, ontop of the algorythms, latest updates, SEO stuff and high priority ranking. It's our job to get you an audience and that's why we monitor with stealth like precision the overall site, top page landing and leaving points, stats and viewing. We will get the traffic thats our job, then its over to you to convert the booking.
No thank you. One simple annual membership fee, no set up charges, no add ons. £250 (no VAT).
My property has multiple features and crosses two geographical areas.
No problem we really understand our customers and our property owners need to reach their target audience. We recogise that some properties appeal to multiple markets and also can straddle two geographical areas, which is why for example you could be listed for couples and also be family friendly if you accept young babies or are located in the Western Isles but are not technically an island. We want you to be found.
Branding as a Best Scottish Cottage
Our reputation as a leading platform is underpinned by our commitment to our property owners and their customers (our audience). We eat breathe and sleep all things Scottish and accommodation and are passionate about benchmarking ourselves at the top of our game as we know you will be too. Our logo and branding gives consumer confidence when they choose to stay with properties under our brand and at the same time acknowledges the hard work you do in being one of the best. All properties carry the Best Scottish Cottages which is a strict condition of your membership - Amazing places to stay logo with a direct link back to the website.
How to list with us
You can either email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01687 460012 where we would can chat direct with you and support you as one of our Best Scottish Cottages - Amazing place to stay in Scotland.