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Commissions are killing holiday lets

Posted on January 22, 2018 by Jon in Uncategorized

Give your hard earned money away Each time you pay a commission or booking fee to a large holiday lettings website you are giving your own money away and taking money out of the pocket of the owner of the holiday rental Who knows where the money ends up? – but for sure you don’t […]

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La Fleche Zoo – 50 Things to do on a Gites in France Holiday

Posted on February 24, 2016 by Jon in Gite Holidays in France, Loire Valley things to do

You’ve rented a gite in France – what do you want to do? Loire Life presents 50 things to see in the Loire Valley, Vendee & Brittany regions of France. La Fleche Zoo, Sarthe, Loire Valley, France If you go down to the woods today….it may only be February, but we braved the cold and […]

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Marais Poitevin – the Vendée marshlands

Posted on January 23, 2016 by Alison Shawcroft in Gites in France, Vendee things to do

 

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How to avoid holiday cottage booking fees

Posted on January 6, 2016 by Alison Shawcroft in Gites in France

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Increase Gite income in France with Themed Holidays

Posted on December 15, 2015 by Jon in Gites in France

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Christmas Markets in France – 50 Things to do on a Gites in France holiday

Posted on December 7, 2015 by Jon in Gites in France, Loire Valley things to do

You’ve rented a gite in France – what do you want to do? Loire Life presents 50 things to see in the Loire Valley and Vendee regions of France. Christmas Markets in France – (No 6) Renting a Loire Valley gite in France in December maybe isn’t an obvious choice for a December break! However, […]

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Gites in France – is one Gite enough?

Posted on December 5, 2015 by Jon in Gites in France

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Gites in France – Can you make any money?

Posted on November 23, 2015 by Jon in Gites in France

BIO Moving to France in 2006 and leaving corporate life behind, we started running gites and then created a Chambre d’Hote. Almost ten years on, the family has grown to include a daughter and while still running gites, the Chambre D’Hote specialises in welcoming cyclists from around the world. LoireLife provides a place for others […]

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Is this the new Prosecco? Crémant de Loire stakes a claim!

Posted on November 12, 2015 by Alison Shawcroft in Things to do

Crémant de Loire – a dry sparkling wine from the Loire Valley, made in the méthode traditionelle, the same as Champagne, but of course it can’t be called Champagne. A great (and much cheaper) alternative to Champagne and a real rival to Prosecco. Here in the Loire you can pick up a good quality sparkling […]

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It’s Christmas market time in France!

Posted on November 11, 2015 by Alison Shawcroft in Things to do

It’s Christmas market time in France! From late November and the whole of December many french cities will be decked out with sparkling fairy lights, lush green fir trees and town squares full of alpine log cabins, selling a whole host of handcrafted Christmas gifts. Here in the Loire all of the major cities are […]

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