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Guesthouse For Sale

By | January 8, 2019

The Dunsandles Guesthouse in New Brighton is For Sale – The owners are retiring Contact Alan Johnson

Airbnb – Falling Foul of EU Law

By | July 18, 2018

Many B&B Owners members have expressed concerns about Airbnb and the effect this has on their business. Airbnb is falling foul of EU consumer laws and has been warned to correct their pricing practices. They only show the service charge to guests once they have chosen and selected there accommodation – this is typically 17%… Read More »

Book Direct Campaign

By | June 18, 2018

The B&B Owners Association exists for the benefit of its members and their guests. Booking either on members websites or on websites operated by the B&B Owners Association means guests are booking directly. Are you aware of the facts and why is this important? Booking with online travel agents (OTA’s) incurs a commission of up… Read More »

Reminder Bookings are Automatically Declined

By | May 14, 2018

I would like to remind all B&B Owners Association members that bookings are declined automatically if not confirmed by them within 3 days. After 24 hours we start sending out reminder emails twice a day – that is five in total. Additionally, we have a facility to send a text to owners mobile phones –… Read More »

Ireland B&B

By | April 10, 2018

Further to our launch of the new Book a B&B website, Irish Members will be pleased to know we have now given our Ireland B&B website a makeover too. It is now twice as fast, mobile-friendly and meets all Googles technical criteria. Please help us promote the site by including it in your emails, FaceBook… Read More »

Stripe Virtual Credit Card Terminal

By | October 16, 2017

I receive 3 or 4 emails a week asking about the Stripe payments system. There is a short tutorial available via your “My B&B Dashboard” but here is the link to it Using Stripe takes 2-3 minutes to set up, has NO monthly charges and can save you hundreds by replacing your electronic Credit… Read More »

B&B Owners Association – Room & Rates Display

By | July 10, 2017

We recently upgraded to a  new “My B&B” dashboard and at the same time introduced a new room & rates display. Many have complained about this or have not seen the reason for the update. Our intention was not to create more work for you but the ease the administration process. The upgrade was… Read More »

Updates to “My B&B”

By | May 15, 2017

Shortly we shall launch a new smartphone / tablet friendly version of the MY B&B admin panel. New Name “My B&B Dashboard” to bring it into line with current Internet jargon New availability Calendar for ALL members – shows your bookings on a scrollable calendar – 3rd party bookings can be added so that your… Read More »

A Really Big Thank You B&B Owners

By | March 3, 2017

A really big thank you to my old friends and the B&B owners that have donated and provided encouraging words for my last Fund Raising Marathon in London – I tell you this is hard work at my age and I hope I don’t let you down the day. I visited the research labs this week and… Read More »