Author Archives: mxs

For UK members

By | November 15, 2015

UK Members of the B&B owners Association now have a new website to promote their B&Bs. We hope you will all help in establishing this site by visiting it regularly or perhaps linking to it from your website. Thanks Michael B&B Owners

STRIPE Payments System

By | November 3, 2015

The B&B Owners Association recognised the benefits of the STRIPE payments system when it was introduced and many of our members now save time and money by using the system. It is fully integrated into members admin panels to allow payments both for bookings from our network of websites or 3rd party bookings. Those that… Read More »

B&B Owners Admin Panel

By | October 21, 2015

I would ask all members to check the “My-BnB” admin panel regularly. Bookings are either commission free or low cost and many are being ignored or declined in favour of the more expensive OTA bookings. Please logon to regularly to ensure you process the lowest cost bookings in the industry. Send an email to… Read More »

New Booking & Room Availability System Now Available

By | September 30, 2015

Members can now switch on an alternative room allocation & booking system from within the My-BNB admin panel. Top Menu >> Website Options >> Room Allocation This system has a multitude of benefits Shows you actual availability on your own website or webpage Allows 3rd party bookings (, telephone….) to be added with a click… Read More »

B&B Owners Ireland

By | September 18, 2015

B&B Owners Association Ireland Annual Fees: Full members are now able to pay annual fees directly from the “My B&B” admin panel. Choose to pay online by debit/credit card, by direct debit or by bank transfer. Spreading the cost over two payments can only be done with direct debit. To continue to receive commission free… Read More »

Airbnb – the tax position in Ireland

By | August 13, 2015

IRELAND: Be warned, Airbnb are legally obliged to give details of hosts income to the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland. Airbnb had stated that income from renting rooms was NOT taxable under the “rent a room” tax relief scheme The Irish Revenue’s position is that the “rent a room” relief scheme is not open to Airbnb… Read More »

New Booking Engine with room availability

By | July 22, 2015

You can see a preview of our new booking engine that shows availability by room on our demo website. Click Here Please feel free to test this new system and give us your feedback. The back end will be available in you MY-B&B admin panel shortly with the following features:- Minimum Stay on each and… Read More »

STRIPE Virtual Terminal

By | July 9, 2015

There are NO monthly charges with the STRIPE Virtual Terminal (VT) and you can use it to process credit card payments with or without the card. The graphic below shows the default VT – you can type credit card details into this, the money will be collected by STRIPE and forwarded to your banks account.… Read More »

Email Confirmations

By | June 26, 2015

We have received quite a bit of feedback recently about email confirmations not being received by guests and B&B Owners. I would stress that this is a problem that we have warned about for years. Due to extraordinary amounts of spam being sent, Internet Service Providers have to provide protection to their email users –… Read More »