Select Cornwall, The story. How we work and Charges
Select Cornwall's founder has been involved within the self-catering accommodation industry since May 2000 but has been in the Cottage letting industry since 1976.
Select Cornwall was first launched with its own website in 2015 and has gone from strength to strength since then. The secret to our success is simple, our attention to detail, providing guests with all the care they need and ensuring our clients get the best out of their Cornish properties. Honesty in our property descriptions and fair prices have kept one of the highest repeat custom rates of any holiday letting agency in Cornwall.
We have recently launched our new look website which provides holiday accommodation owners the facility to add their own properties, unique for a holiday letting agency. With its easy to use interface pleasant design and modern features our company has now gain the tool to simply and effectively provide tourists with the self-catering holiday accommodation they desire. Without being sent from one site to another in circles guests can now choose their dates book and pay. We have self-catering covered!
Our booking site offers the facility to book all types of self-catering in Cornwall. Holiday cottages, chalets, wooden holiday lodges, holiday caravans, holiday homes and holiday apartments which are popular in Newquay.
The future is bright – With our strong lead in social media our future is set to carry on growing and gaining strength to strength. Our Facebook pages alone total over 500,000 genuine fans along with a Twitter and Google plus presence which is unrivalled.
We love feedback! Good or bad if you have any questions, advice or tips on our website or just want to say hello to our dedicated team, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or simply use our contact form.
We have two tiers for owner who want to join us: Sole letting agent and Multi letting.
1) Sole letting agent
If you want to use us as your only letting agent, the comission is just 3% plus an 8% booking fee, you also have the option for Select Cornwall to answer all questions regarding your accommodation, or you can answer questions yourself.
2) Multi letting
If we are part of your over all marketing and letting strategy and you have your accommodation on other bookings websites or your own website then the commission is a flat rate of 7.5% inc VAT per booking with no booking comission to the potential holidaymaker. The breakdown is around 4.9% per booking for Select Cornwall's marketing and 2.6% for card processing and admin. This enables us to guarantee to the booker that we are the cheapest online whilst not charging you over the odds.
Q) How much does it cost to join?
A) Nothing, it is free to join and add your accommodation.
Q) Can we see our bookings?
A) Yes you have an easy to use admin section of the website where you can see full booking history, earnings and future bookings.
Q) How do we know when we have a new booking?
A) We will email you and send you a text message the instant you've received a booking.
Q) Can I sync my calendars with other websites like AirBnb, Holidaylettings.co.uk etc?
A) Yes, we have an iCal feed, import and export so you dont have to visit our site if you get a booking elsewhere and vice versa.
Q) We haven't found a booking system that can really cope with the complex demands of self-catering holidays, how is Select Cornwall different?
A) Over the last couple of years we have made our very own bespoke self catering booking system which has all the flexibility you need to give discounts on not full properties, charge for extras and set your booking period and price.
Q) How do you differ from other Cornwall Holiday Letting Agencies?
A) We have over 600,000 followers on Facebook and social media including the very popular Select Cornwall Facebook Page so our visitor numbers are high! We are the only website that offer multi property bookings, one large group have the choice of booking two smaller properties, near or next to each other all in one transaction. We have local knowledge and are here to help you! With our different tiers of joining us we are flexible for your needs.
Q) How do we join?
A) Simply click login at the top of our website then regester Or Click Here