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Advertise your holiday home, cottage or b&b to increase bookings and save on admin time. Manage your holiday cottage and promote to millions of visitors with our advertising system.

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This is how LovetoEscape can help you advertising your holiday cottage, holiday home or B&B

If you have a holiday cottage, holiday apartment, holiday home/villa, B&B or Guesthouse, getting a listing on LovetoEscape is the ideal solution. With a listing on Listing you can advertise, managing and enhance your own website all in one complete package!

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Promote your holiday cottage, holiday home or B&BADVERTISE YOUR COTTAGE, HOLIDAY HOME OR B&B EFFORTLESSLY


Collect Online Payments and reduce AdminCOLLECT ONLINE PAYMENTS & SAVE TIME ON ADMIN

Thousands of Owners trust us to advertise their Cottage, Holiday Home or B&B
Read what our happy accommodation owners have to say about us

More bookings and enquiries with Online Payment

Mr and Mrs Loughray

Many thanks to the technical team for their recent help fixing problems with the mobile version of our web page.

This is just an example of how Love to Escape has helped us from the beginning with our new business, to where we are now! 

With an amazing array of strategies, Love to Escape has worked with us all the way,with even the latest 'Payment Online' taking away all the stress and hassle, and helping greatly in the overall running of our business.

Great facility for busy accommodation owners and holiday makers

Mr and Mrs Berits

I have been using LovetoEscape's online payment facility for a couple of weeks and think it's a great facility for busy accommodation owners and holiday makers.

I am now fully booked for August 2013 through online payments.

I am pleased all my guests have taken the cancellation insurance as it is a great product!

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Self-Catering, Cottage, Holiday home or B&B Providers

Advertise as Accommodation Owner

Annual Subscription: £180+VAT
  • Showcase your Accommodation
  • Promote your Special Offers
  • Go Mobile!
  • Manage your Enquiries & Bookings
  • Monitor your Performance
  • Use Online Payments
  • Rank Higher

FREE Listing on VisitScotland*

Free Advertising on VisitScotland
  • Reach over 14 million
    extra visitors a year
  • Manage your Advertisement
    in one place!
  • Manage your Bookings
    in one place!

* The Free Listing on VisitScotland is now Available for all our Premium Members using our Availability Calendar and have an Accommodation in Scotland!

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Advertising
  2. Availability Calendar
  3. Online Payments

1. Advertising

All the directors of love to escape are holiday accommodation owners themselves and set up the site in order to deliver a true value for money accommodation website that delivers real enquiries and bookings.
With Premium Plus, you will benefit from all the features available with a Premium listing but have full use of our online booking system. Our system will make things hassle-free by allowing holiday makers to book and pay online. Additionally, the system can chase payments for you.
Our standard price for an annual Premium listing is £180+VAT. Owners of multiple properties are eligible for further reductions.
For this there is no additional cost on top of the Premium Listing. You will pay 7.5%+VAT commission on bookings and holidaymakers will be charged a standard £2.50+VAT booking fee.
You can update your advert as often as you like. (To update, Log in, go to Listings, Click on Edit Listing.) There are no extra charges for updating your text or photos. You can also add special offers at no additional cost.
Holiday makers can contact you by clicking on ‘contact owner by email or ‘contact owner by phone, if selected to display your number. All email enquiries go directly to your chosen email account.


2. Availability Calendar

To block off dates/make unavailable (please note they will appear as in red as 'booked' on the live site)

  • Click on ‘Enquiries & Bookings’
  • Click on ‘Booking Calendars’ on the left hand side
  • Hover over the start date of the booking then click on 'Edit Availability/Price' on the right hand side
  • Then fill in the ‘Set Availability/Price’ form and click ‘Save Availability’.
  • Log in, Click on ‘Enquiries & Bookings’
  • Click on ‘Booking Calendars’ on the left hand side
  • Go to ‘Price List’
  • To edit individual weeks select ‘Edit Availability/Price’ next to the week
  • Click on ‘Yes’ and enter min stay and daily price.

Please Note: Short breaks will work in parallel with your weekly price. Both short break (daily) price and weekly price will be displayed.

To change your Booking Start Day e.g. from Friday to Friday weekly bookings to Saturday to Saturday, you will have to create a new calendar and select your new preferred default Booking Start Day.

TIP: We recommend introducing such changes before a new season so if you are thinking of changing your booking start day for 2019 bookings, we recommend you create a new 2019 booking calendar rather than extend your current calendar.

If, for example, you offer Saturday to Saturday weekly bookings but are flexible on the booking start day, for a given period, you can show this on your availability calendar by allowing Short Stays of a minimum of 7 nights (to be in keeping with weekly bookings) for that period.

  • Log in, Click on ‘Enquiries & Bookings’
  • Click on ‘Booking Calendars’ on the left hand side
  • Go to 'Price List' of your chosen calendar
  • Click 'Edit Availability/Price' of your chosen period and select Do you allow visitors to book short stay holidays during this period? 'Yes'
  • Enter Minimum Short Stay Length '7' and for the Short Stay Price, please enter your per night rate (i.e. your weekly booking price divided by 7)
  • Click 'Save Availability'.


3. Online Payments

As well as advertising, we offer a powerful online calendar, booking, email management, and now an integrated online booking payment facility to complement all the other benefits and features of having a Premium Listing. Take bookings and secure payments 24/7 with this automated system. ALTERNATIVELY, you can approve your booking requests before accepting payment. (On your approval the holiday maker will receive booking confirmation via email with a built-in payment button for online payment). There is no need for you to have a merchant services account, we will process payments from guests wishing to stay in your accommodation, and you will be informed every step of the way as it all happens. We offer this at a very competitive rate which may save you money and, unlike many of our competitors, we will transfer your booking payments to you quickly.
Fast, efficient, and cost effective, why would you not want to use it?

3 Key Benefits that place our Online Booking & Payment System above our competitors.

  1. Low cost
    The new Online Booking & Payment System is a standard feature within our current Premium Listing. There is no set up cost or additional subscription cost to the current Premium level advertising. For only 7.5%+VAT commission* on your advertised rental price you have the facility to accept online payments. What's more there is no obligation and no minimum term contract.
  2. Receive your payment quickly
    You will receive your owed booking payment in to your bank account after 7-11 working days from when the booking and payment was made. Furthermore, Comprehensive Cancellation Insurance cover is offered on all bookings from UK Residents staying in UK accommodation.
  3. No restriction on bookings
    We do not limit your booking potential!
    • You can still accept unlimited bookings (via external sources) and by email, phone and web referral as well as collect payments via other methods at 0% commission, as you have always done with your Premium Listing.
    • Set your own accurate pricing for your potential guests. We only add a standard £2.50+VAT booking fee* per booking, payable by the holiday maker. There are no hidden costs on top of your advertised rental price, in keeping with your actual booking price.

* If you are using the Online Booking and Payment System through a partnership with LBV or other partners, please refer to your specific Partnership Documentation.

Once you have completed our online payments checklist, the LovetoEscape Support Team will verify your listing. Your online payments calendar will be live within two working days depending on the return of your activation pin. The activation pin is sent by first class post on the first working day.

A ‘Book and Pay Online’ notification appears on your listing together with credit/debit card image. Your accommodation listing will appear at the top of the search results.

Yes, instead of automatically approve online bookings, you may also choose to approve your online bookings manually before accepting payment. After your approval an email response goes to the holidaymaker with a built-in payment button for online payment.

Yes, you can accept cheques and bank transfer payments. You need to process the payment in your Log in area.

To add a booking: Log in, Click on ‘Enquiries & Bookings’, Click on ‘Booking Calendars’ on the left hand side , Hover over the start date of the booking then click on ‘Add a Booking’ and follow the steps to create the new booking.

To record a cheque or bank transfer payment: go to ‘Bookings’, click on the holiday makers name, click ‘Record Payment’ at the bottom and ‘Add a Payment’. You will be able to select cheque or transfer. Make sure to click on ‘Save payment’ to save.

Yes, as long as you have set up your short break availability in your calendar.

(Log in, go to 'Bookings & Enquiries', go to 'Booking Calendars', then 'Price List')

No, unlike many of our competitors you will receive your money after 7-11 working days from when the booking and payment was made.

No, unlike many of our competitors, you do not need a merchant services account, as Lovetoescape does all this for you.

Yes, there is a standard £2.50+VAT booking fee* to cover administration and processing.

* If you are using the Online Booking and Payment System through a partnership with LBV or other partners, please refer to your specific Partnership Documentation.

To block off dates/make unavailable (please note they will appear as booked on the live site)

  • Click on ‘Enquiries & Bookings’
  • Click on ‘Booking Calendars’ on the left hand side
  • Hover over the start date of the booking then click on 'Edit Availability/Price' on the right hand side.
  • Then fill in the ‘Set Availability/Price’ form and click ‘Save Availability’.

As stated in Terms and Conditions ‘The Holidaymaker should notify immediately in writing if the Holidaymaker wishes to cancel the Booking and in any event within 7 working days of the date the Booking was made. The cancellation only takes effect when has received written confirmation from the Holidaymaker of the cancellation.

If the Booking is cancelled more than 7 working days after the date the Booking was made, the Holidaymaker acknowledges that the Holidaymaker shall not be entitled to reimbursement of the Accommodation Fee (including but not limited to the Initial Payment). In such instances where the Holidaymaker is not entitled to a refund of the Accommodation Fee, the Holidaymaker should consult their insurance provider to establish whether Insurance Cover is provided.’

Where the holiday maker has not paid the balance, despite final reminders and after a period of more than 1 week past the balance due date, LovetoEscape reserves the right to cancel the holiday. More likely that will be managed by the Accommodation owner at their discretion.

If LovetoEscape send out reminders PAST the due date, LovetoEscape are also entitled to seek ADDITIONAL £10+VAT late payment penalty from the Holidaymaker.

If the Holiday Maker cancels the booking (after the first 7 days), they are not entitled to a refund as per Agreement. If there is an issue, they have to take that up with the Accommodation provider.

If the Accommodation Provider cancels the booking, they may have to make a FULL refund to the holiday maker of the Accommodation element (insurance dependent). However LovetoEscape will retain their Service Fees, and levy a £25+VAT invoice (Cancellation Charge) on Accommodation Provider.

As of June 2013 VisitScotland has chosen to integrate with LovetoEscape's market leading online booking and payment system.

VisitScotlandVisitScotland: 'From the end of June 2013, our national tourism website, will integrate with a number of web booking engines. If you use one of the supported systems, then your own pricing and availability will display on your web listing directly from the third party booking website, and the visitor will be able to book your room online instantly'.
Availability Calendar
Example: Availability Calendar

Yes, you can easily show the availability calendar you've set up with LovetoEscape on your own website by implementing the booking calendar widget code.

To add the LovetoEscape booking calendar to your website: Simply Log in, click on ‘Enquiries & Bookings’, click on ‘Booking Calendars’ on the left hand side, click 'Edit Setup', go to the 'Widget' tab and follow the instructions.

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Contact us

Please contact us if you would like to know more about the features and the benefits of advertising with us.

If you have a general query then please email

Alternatively we can be reached at the following postal address:, Arngomery Court, Kippen, Scotland, FK8 3EN is a trading name of Lets Portal Ltd. LoveToEscape and Love2Escape are registered by Lets Portal Ltd under trademark no. 2456971.

Lets Portal Ltd is registered as a Limited Company in Scotland. Company No. 321819. Data Protection number Z1050366. In line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we respect and protect your privacy. Our Privacy Policy can be found from the footer of our website, or can be supplied on request. VAT Number: 911 5230 67

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