Holiday France Direct

Deal directly with your customers

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With Holiday France Direct you advertise your property on our website and deal directly with your customers. As a book direct service, we market the website to generate booking enquiries for you and you manage your bookings, giving you complete control over your pricing and letting dates.

Holiday France Direct is ideal for advertising both self catering and B&B accommodation in France, plus we accept advertisements for holiday properties in Spain and Portugal.

Exclusive to Holiday France Direct you and your customers can save 20% off Brittany Ferries’ passenger and car fares.

Part of the Brittany Ferries group, established in 1997 our team has over 50 years’ combined experience to support advertisers and help them get the most out of their advertising.

Advertising options

Your property is advertised on holidayfrancedirect.co.uk. We offer a choice of fixed fee annual advertising or our pay as you let QuickBook option:

Annual advertising fee – the client contacts you directly via the details given in your advert. You then arrange dates with them and confirm their booking.

QuickBook – this facility allows your client to reserve your property instantly on-line 24/7 for a fee of £34, which you deduct from the rental total. You then get in touch with your client to confirm, collect monies etc.

What your advertisement includes

  • Description of your property and its facilities
  • Unlimited gallery of images + video
  • Availability calendar
  • Rental rates and special offers
  • Activities and amenities
  • Interactive Google map
  • Your recommendations of what to see and do
  • Either your contact details, or a QuickBook booking form
  • Guest reviews and ratings

We ensure the website is easy to find in the search engines and a pleasure for customers to use. There are state of the art property search facilities and the site is packed with information on France and how to get there.

All advertisers manage their advertisement and bookings in their password protected area on the website. Plus your dedicated Holiday France Direct team member is on hand to assist and offer advice.

Competitive advertising rates

When you choose our all inclusive annual advertising fee option, you can be sure that you’ll have nothing more to pay.

Advertise one property for 12 months for £220 + VAT – that’s just £19 per month!

And if you have more than one property on the same site, you can add these to your advert for just £50 + VAT per property, per page.

In addition to our 12 month advertising fee, we offer a number of other packages:

Advertising fees
Save £44 2-year advertising package
FREE crossing* When you recommend a friend and they become a new advertiser
*excludes partner/spouse. Your advert must be online and the new advertiser cannot have advertised with us before or have the same address as you.

QuickBook - Pay as you let

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Our QuickBook service means your guests can reserve your property on-line 24/7 – saving both parties time, and the hassle of phone calls and emails.

Simple to use, QuickBook operates on a no booking, no fee basis. Here’s how it works:

  • Guests pay a fee of £34 to Brittany Ferries at time of reservation
  • Brittany Ferries email a reservation confirmation to guests with their travel discount code and the advertiser’s contact details
  • Advertisers deduct the £34 from the rental that the guest owes and this is shown on the guest’s reservation confirmation
  • The property availability calendar automatically updates to show new bookings
  • Advertisers contact their guests within 48 hours to confirm, send booking terms and to advise payment arrangements
  • Advertisers confirm the reservation on-line to Brittany Ferries so that we know the reservation has been received ok

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