The Melrose Directory offers a highly effective and good value advertising service to private owners of holiday properties. All enquiries and bookings are made with you, the owner, so that you can keep full control of lettings, personal choose your customers and avoid paying commission to agents.
The website is fully explanatory, however should you have any queries please do not hesitate to email or call us. You can contact us by completing our enquiry form.
How To Upload Your Property
If you’re a property owner and you would like a visual guide on how to upload your properties, download our visual guide.
The Melrose Directory is created to enable holiday makers to contact private owners of holiday accommodation directly. We therefore promote our site in accordance with that principle and regret that we cannot accept advertisements from rental agents.
Individual or multi unit property
An individual property is a single villa, apartment, house etc. A multiple unit property is a group of 2 or more villas, apartments, houses etc on the same plot of land or apartment complex. Please note that the maximum number of units permitted on to be shown on one advertisement is 4. If your properties are in different locations and not sharing the same plot of land then you will need a separate advertisement for each property.
Should you be advertising more than one property at either the same location or in different locations, you will need to complete a separate form for each property and let us know that the properties are link by the same ownership.
Commission Free; No Booking Fee. The only cost is to the property owners for their 12 months advertising fee.
Ten photographs are included in the price. Payment may be made by sterling cheque, credit/debit card or by Euro cheque.
Cheques should be made payable to The Melrose Directory Ltd. If you wish to pay by debit or credit card you can do this by calling +44(0)1234 711825 and payment will be taken over the phone. Payment must be made within 7 days of your property being uploaded onto The Melrose Directory, otherwise it will be suspended until payment is made.
Individual Property – £95
Each extra property (max 3) in same location – £25
Each extra property in a different location – £45
Currently The Melrose Directory is not VAT registered. Once registration takes place, VAT at the prevailing rate will be included in the price for UK residents. Residents of all other countries are not required to pay UK VAT providing they are placing the advertisement for business purposes.
Photographs can be uploaded on your property owner account set up form.
Alternatively, you may:
– email photographs to us as a .jpg attachment
– send original photographs to us by post for scanning
– ask us to download photographs from your own personal website
Please ensure that all photographs are as sharp and as colourful as possible, preferably taken on a sunny day! You have space for ten photographs and we recommend that you take advantage of displaying all ten.
Should we consider that the photographs are not of sufficient quality to assist you in obtaining bookings for your property, we will let you know.
Updating your advertisement
You can update your advertisement at any time through your property owner account login. These changes will occur instantly. Alternatively ,any changes that you require can be emailed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make the changes within 48 hours.
Your special offers
If you would like to give holiday makers a special offer you can do this at any time. A single line of text about the offer can be displayed on your property listing. We recommend that you use this as the very first line of your item description text or in the booking notes section.
Terms and conditions
Please see our terms and conditions.
The Melrose Directory Ltd
Tel: +44(0)1234 711825
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