www.costacalidaholidaylettings.co.uk was designed and structured in a sophisticated way to be user-friendly and cost effective for all users.
Whether you are a property owner or a holiday maker and wish to make use of our website, the satisfaction experienced should really be the same superior during all stages! The website gives the opportunity to be reached by thousands of people – all possible guests – looking for properties (villas, townhouses and apartments) to be used as vacation rentals in the area of La Manga & The Costa Calida
The website, has been structured using the FRBO (For Rent By Owner) concept which really gives the power and control to the owners/managers of the properties (Advertisers). On the other hand, it remains flexible by also providing the option for owners/managers that feel like they cannot FRBO to list their properties by allowing our team to undertake the effort on their behalf based on a commission basis instead of a flat fee listing.
You can have your property listed featuring pictures, videos, prices, special periods, availability, maps, advanced searches and many, many more options, all being managed by you from your web browser and from anywhere on the planet! No special computer knowledge is required! Your property can be managed by you, even if you do not have a lot of technical experience.
Please take a look at the features of the website and the integrated tools in order to be convinced by what you are using! Features have been categorised by the website's Administrator in a manner to be more perceptible.
Owners* Listing Options (*Any registered user that can list properties on the website)
- Listing Type: Detached house, Semidetached, Townhouse, Apartment or Village House,Villas
- Holiday Type and Board Type for the Property
- Access, View and Suitability Sections with lots of parameters
- Bedrooms and Bathrooms options describing exactly those rooms.
- Property's title, highlights, summary and long description in multiple languages (depends on active languages)
- Proximity features (distances, area description, directions - from/to landmarks, amenities etc-)
- Location via pinpointing the property (dynamic Google maps available - display of updated material rely on Google's policies)
- Google street view display (display of updated material rely on Google's policies)
- Policies: Check-in and Check-Out times, other policies, terms & Conditions for renting the property (if none are set, then those set by the website shall apply).
- Features: describe the property through a long features check list (general, indoor, outdoor)
- Sections for Service & Activities for informing guests what they can enjoy on top of the property or in the surrounding area in certain proximity.
- SEO section: set the keywords and the best SEO friendly material to enhance your property's search-ability on search engines.
- Unlimited photos and one video of each property with short and long descriptions for each.
- Availability calendar for whenever the property is or is not available
- Prices Rates : rates calendar, nightly, weekly, monthly, minimum stay period, changeover day, rates per persons, rates per extra persons per period, set of special prices etc
- Add-ons: Title of add-on, price and charge type drop-down options.
- Discount schemes: discounts for children, discount for early booking and long stay discounts.
- Availability Calendar: set of periods as booked, pending or inactive.
- Special Settings: set as on or off for the address of the property, the availability calendar, the rates and the online bookings.
- Preview of property before activating on the website for public viewings.
- Online management of reviews, inquires and Booking requests
- Online Bookings and online payments (by default a Deposit is required which is set by the us on 25% of the total; the online payment shall end to our accounts which we shall pay it to you upon request at no cost)
CMS options (Content Management)
- Create custom links
- Create/edit content/text
- Insert photos, flash animations, links, content
- Customize links : title, internal link, external link, slug, seo title, seo description, seo keywords.
- Wysiwyg (what you see is what you get) editor for various contents : page content, css & templates content.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) options
- Define meta title. description, keywords for each page / listing.
- SEO friendly urls.
- Dynamic meta tags and urls for listing pages / search pages
- Multi-language support; the website can support up to 5 different languages: English, (defined & activated by Admin)
- The website uses the credit points system - buy credits to pay for all website services and options where needed.
- Buy credits by using Paypal Services or bank's wire transfer
- Owner payment history database
Flexible Membership Packages
- Flexible membership packages for multiple listings (Free listings, Upon payment listings, Commission Based Listings etc)
- Configureable packages : lifetime, price (in credits), number of videos, number of photos, number of listings
Listing options & services
- Featured listings on front page
- Featured listings, Highlight listings on search page
- Configure payment services ( featured listings, highlight listings): price (credits), lifetime
User & Owner options
- Easy signup and absolutely FREE
- Change profile. buy credits, add listings, buy payment services
- Payment history
- Password recovery
- Listing catalog browsing
- Maps, Pictures, Videos, Availability calendars
- Send to a friend function
- Save to wishlist function
- Friendly search / Refine search / Map search
- Listings view / Map view
- Owner: manage bookings info
- Owner: email alert for pending booking
- Guest: email alert for confirmed booking.
- PDF reports / invoices