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So you’ve found your dream property in the Cotswolds and you’d like to explore holiday letting. Why choose Character as your Cotswolds Holiday Letting Agency? Our holiday letting agency is specifically developed to provide a better service to guests and property owners alike.

As part of the Sykes Holiday Cottages family, we have both the resource and expert advice.

As a result, our owners get year round bookings for their holiday let in the Cotswolds – this could be you, too!


Why Choose Character As Your Cotswolds Holiday Letting Agency?

Use our quick links below or continue to read the entire guide on choosing Character as your Cotswolds Holiday Letting Agency.

1. Unique Offering
2. Maximise Profits
3. Marketing and Bookings
4. Service Charges
5. Location
6. Get a Free Owner Pack


1. Unique Offering

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We treat your property as an individual business. Our advice to owners on all aspects of holiday letting is highly regarded in the area.

This ranges from property acquisition advice through to establishing your holiday let and onto all aspects of managing your property.

As your holiday let agency, we will ensure that our objectives are aligned with yours.

For guests, our mission is to enhance the traditional holiday let process. At Character, we aim to create a complete and distinguished holiday home experience.

Furthermore, our holiday let agency has a broad range of guest services around our portfolio of exceptional country homes. Moreover, we have unparalleled standards of personal customer service.


2. Maximise Profits

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If you choose Character Cottages as your Cotswolds holiday letting agency, our aim is to maximise your profits.

For all of our property owners, we aim to provide an unrivalled return on your investment. We do this by:

  • Constantly updating prices to reflect demand
  • Identifying and charging appropriately for special local events
  • Creating special offers to sell late breaks or “stub” slots, (eg. mid-week periods between weekend bookings)
  • Providing flexible arrival and departure dates to guests
  • Targeting the luxury end of the holiday market
  • Using innovative marketing campaigns to drive high enquiry volumes.

Above all, we will work with you to create a personalised plan to get the most of your property.


3. Marketing and Bookings

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At Character Cottages’ we generate a strong volume of high quality guest enquiries.

As part of your sign-up with Character Cottages, you will receive:

  • Duel lisitng and exposure through Sykes Cottages
  • Airb&b listings that sync
  • Tripadvisor Global Account: today’s de-facto site for travel and holiday verification
  • Home Away: one of the largest holiday let sites, including 18 additional European sites
  • Holiday Lettings: the second largest UK based holiday let portal
  • Owners Direct: a specialist UK based site
  • Character Cottages own website, including extensive SEO and Google pay-per-click campaigns
  • Extensive database of customer enquiries and bookings
  • Focused e-mail campaigns, to tap into specific groups of potential customers, such as walking groups, local history clubs, wine clubs.

In addition, once a booking has been made, we also manage it through to completion.


4. Service Charges

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At Character, we strongly believe that you should only pay for success and that our rewards should be linked to your financial objectives.

In short, there are charges but none up front. As a result, we only charge a percentage of any letting revenue that we generate for you.

Before you sign anything, this will be clearly laid out in your terms and conditions. You will also be notified of any changes in advance.


5. Location

Stow-on-the-Wold

Lastly, you can find Character Cottages on Digbeth Street in Stow-on-the-Wold.

The Character Cottages team can talk at length about what they can do for your property.


6. Get a Free Owner Pack

Here at Character Cottages, we would love to share with you of wealth of knowledge of holiday letting in the Cotswolds. Get in touch with us today for your free Owner Pack and to arrange a visit to your Cotswolds property.