Book a B&B – new high speed website

By | March 29, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the new Book a B&B website is up and running https://book-a-bnb.com This new website loads very quickly – typically 2-3 seconds from anywhere in the world Designed to display equally as well on smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop PCs this website provides every member with a mobile booking facility.  Example: https://book-a-bnb.com/johns-gate-gourmet-bnb-niagara-on-the-lake.html… Read More »

Associate Members Commission

By | February 5, 2018

Due to the increased cost of ensuring our servers are secure and safe for credit card transactions, the level of commission on bookings we charge our Associate Members will go up to 7% on the 12th of February. We now meet the latest requirements of the Payments Card Industry (PCI) and our payments service provider ‘Stripe’.… Read More »

STRIPE Virtual Terminal

By | November 18, 2017

An event quietly passed this week nearly un-noticed. B&B Owners Members in Ireland have now processed over One Million Euros through their Stripe Virtual Terminals and has trapped the fraudulent use credit cards over 100 times this year Our decision to integrate the virtual terminal into the “My B&B Dashboard” has truly revolutionised the taking of… 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 https://bnbowners.com/tutorial/STRIPE-PAYMENTS.pdf 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 »

New Super Fast Directories

By | September 29, 2017

As part of our CDP (Continuous Development Programme) we are current rolling out our new super fast directories. These have been completely redesigned to meet the demands of todays technology users. They work equally well on smartphones, tablets, laptop and desktop PCs. Here’s a couple of  examples: https://killarney-bnb.com  – https://canada-bnb.com There are currently 24 websites in… Read More »

Small Changes to My B&B Dashboard

By | September 8, 2017

Room & Rates Calendar – from your support team support@bnbowners.com Due to feed back from members we have made some subtle changes to the way you can manage each bed night on the calendar. Click any available bed night (room/date) as shown below…….. and a pop up box will give you THREE choices ADD A… Read More »

B&B Owners Facilities

By | August 23, 2017

We have had a number of requests this year from guests that wish to bring their dogs and we have been unable to help them – Therefore, we have added “Do you allow dogs” to the Account Settings section of the new “My B&B” Dashboard – This section also allows you to customise your account.… Read More »

Commission and Online Travel Agents

By | August 18, 2017

Many members are very concerned about their profitability with the large commission levels charged by OTAs such as b**king.com. Additionally, this is forcing up room rates for those that use this service, making them less competitive against those B&Bs that don’t. Depending on membership full or associate our typical levels of commission are either FREE… Read More »

New website for DINGLE Ireland

By | August 18, 2017

Due to our policy of developing websites for specific regions if the membership warrants it, we have just launched https://dingle-bnb.com for our 30 members in the Dingle Peninsula Area. remember this is to help you get commission free or low cost bookings, so please help us promote this on social medial by mentioning this new… Read More »