Simply Owners does not add any surcharges or booking fees to property listings. Holidaymakers deal with the holiday homeowner direct and get the best price possible. There are no hidden costs.
Simply Owners allows direct communication between holidaymakers and holiday homeowners before a booking is made. Some properties you may be dealing with a property manager but you are still able to talk to them directly before making any bookings or payments.
There are no premium listings on Simply Owners. Search results are based solely on search criteria.
Simply Owners provides a specific individual phone number to call the owner direct to take payment instructions and make payments. We advise you not to use emails to communicate payment instructions.
If you have meticulously followed the specific methodology we detail in our terms and conditions with the holiday homeowners, then you will be protected by our free payment protection. The onus will be on you however to prove that you have followed these instructions to the letter and we will demand hard evidence in support of any claim.
Bookings are made directly with homeowners so you will need to contact the owner directly to make changes to any bookings.
Holidaymakers should contact the holiday homeowner directly as the booking contract is between the holidaymaker and homeowner. You should certainly be entitled to claim your money back from a homeowner and make a case for compensation against them, if you can prove that they have been negligent.
Simply Owners lets holidaymakers contact holiday homeowners directly. You holiday booking contract is with the property owner. Every aspect of your booking should be discussed with the homeowner. You should take care to read and agree the terms and conditions of the booking provided by the homeowner. For the avoidance of doubt, you have no contract whatsoever with Simply Owners Ltd.
You will need to contact the holiday homeowner. It is critical that you plan and list all the questions you wish to ask the owner in readiness, before you book. You will have an opportunity to inform us of your disappointment with your stay through our comprehensive review and evaluation procedures. We have reserved the right in our terms and conditions with the holiday homeowners to remove any listing from our website that we believe fall short of the service they are promising to holidaymakers.
You should contact the homeowner directly. Each property and homeowner is different. Simply Owners only provide the advertising space for the property.
You will need to contact the property owner directly to find your booking terms and conditions. They may have sent you these already when you initially made the booking.
If you have any further or specific questions about a property or the details of your holiday you should contact the owner direct on the unique telephone number that we provide for you.
Simply Owners has undertaken rigorous checks to ensure that the property exists and it is the real owners that are advertising it on our site. We also have a free Payment Protection scheme to ensure that you are covered against being scammed in this way. Some countries require owners to buy licences to be able to rent out their properties in an official capacity and Simply Owners do not check the validity of any licences, as we only provide advertising space for the owners and do not act as a renter in any way to the holidaymaker. You make wish to check if the country you are visiting make this imposition on rental owners and that they have the respective licence.
You will need to contact the owner directly to discuss details of your booking and any cancellation terms.
You should try by phone and email in the first instance. After 1 or 2 days of no reply you should contact us and we will try to contact them on your behalf. If you are due to arrive at your destination within 24hours contact us immediately and we will try to get in contact with them for you. We will also keep the situation closely monitored to ensure that you have continuous support for your holiday.
All prices should be clearly stated on the property details page by the owners. If you are unsure please clarify directly with the owner the price to be paid for your holiday rental.
It is each holiday homeowners' responsibility to ensure that the information on their listing is accurate and up to date. We advise holidaymakers to make their own checks by telephoning the owner direct to confirm that a property is as described before booking and paying.
Phishing is the most common practice of scammers sending emails that appear to be from a trustworthy source. Treat an email suspicious if the sender tries to get you to use a different email to the one they have registered with us at Simply Owners, or the sender attempts to get sensitive information from you via email, (such as payment details, passwords, logins etc.).
First of all, check the email address on the enquiry. Simply Owners will only ever contact you from email addresses that end in: @simplyowners.net
Secondly, contact the owner direct on the unique telephone number that you were given by us. Discuss the matter with them and if you both believe there to be an issue please contact us immediately and we will refer it to the respective investigative teams and subsequently to the police.
You must discuss any issues such as this and reach a definitive agreement with the holiday homeowner before you complete your booking with them and make any payment.
We are aware that many people are concerned about their bookings and the impact of coronavirus on their holiday.
We have received many enquiries about booking terms and conditions
Holidaymaker bookings are made directly with property owners. Each property owner will have individual cancellation policies and local coronavirus information.
Please enquire directly with the respective owners as to the current situation with any bookings.
As we receive new information and guidance from government we will update this information.
The Simply Owners Team