Is the Demonization of Short Term Rental Managers Justified?

Is the Demonization of Short Term Rental Managers Justified?

I get it, the promotion of sites like AirBnB follows this sort of story – You book a room with Dave in Paris. Dave meets you at the door, gives you a bottle of his favorite wine and agrees to take you out for dinner and drinks with his mates that evening. Through booking with Dave, you get to sample his lifestyle and see the city through his eyes. This is a great story and one which AirBnB have morphed into their ‘Belong Anywhere’ slogan. How much truth is in it though? Not much.

Sure, there are hosts that exist like […]

Introducing Roomfilla Neighborhoods

Introducing Roomfilla Neighborhoods

When we created Roomfilla there were a few things which we always wanted to provide. These are in the foundations of how the company is run. The first of these is exceptional short term rental properties in great locations. Secondly, an excellent service on par with what you would receive in a hotel. Thirdly, all the additional services that you need to have a successful trip in a foreign land.

Short term rentals have gained more popularity in the past years and there are more ways than ever to discover and book properties. We try to stay on top of the […]

Introducing the Vacation Rental Chatbot

Introducing the Vacation Rental Chatbot

Here at Roomfilla we are constantly looking at ways that we can provide a better service, a more direct service and a service that gives customers the most possible information on their own terms. Some guests like to ask a lot of questions, this isn’t an issue and we are more than happy to provide the answers they seek! Some guests like to be able to do research on their own terms, this is fine also! What we tend to not be able to get away from is providing the check in details, wifi passwords and information about the surrounding […]

Considering Running AirBnB in Thailand?

Considering Running AirBnB in Thailand?

Considering running AirBnB in Thailand?

Thailand is a super popular destination. The beautiful scenery, amazing food, and history make it attractive to visitors. Did you know that there were over 32 million visitors to Thailand in 2016! These visitors all need somewhere to stay. They are often choosing alternative options to hotels. Visitors, especially from the United States and Europe, are now turning to AirBnB instead of conventional hotels as it provides a more local, homelike experience and lower budget, which is why it would be amazing to run an AirBnB in Thailand!

Although staying at a hotel is simple, there is a unique […]

Buy Or Rent In Thailand?

Buy Or Rent In Thailand?

Life in Thailand is generally easier. Everything is cheaper, slower, and the weather is better. Investing in property is something that many do, and many succeed in, but buying here is not without risk. Let’s look at whether it is better to buy or rent in Thailand.

The law is not set out in favour of foreigners, as we are not legally entitled to own land. We can however own the house that is built on the land, and a lease for the land, but what good is that in the long term as an investment if the Thai owner can […]