FAQ

How do I sign up
Signing up to Cheap Holiday Rentasl Direct is very easy. All you need to do is click the "Register" link in the Control box on the upper left handside of the website on the home page or click here to register a new account with us.

How do I add a holiday rental
Once you have a new account with Cheap Holiday Rentals Direct you can start to add your holiday rental, you will need to click the "Place An Ad" link in the Control box in the upper left handside screen. Once clicked you will see a selection box, please choose what country or area your holiday rental is located, then all you have to do is fill the information form on your holiday rental.

How do add photos
When adding images please click the browse button on the image adding page, this will open a new box to let you select what images you want to be added to your holiday rental advert, once selected please click continue to load a photo, repeat process to add more photos. You can add up to 20 photos, once you have added your photo please click "skip this step" to finish.

I can't add photos
Please make sure that the files your trying to load are in jpg format and no larger than 500pix wide or 350kb in size, also please make sure that you allow pop-ups from our site, this will be in your internet secruity settings, if you are still having trouble adding images please download this image resize tool from Microsoft, once installed this tool allows you to RIGHT CLICK on your image file and choose "Resize Pictures" a selection box will allow you to choose what size you want. We recommend medium for faster upload.

How do I make my property Featured
If you want to make your property featured after your have added it to the site and you chose a normal advert. You will need to send an email with your property details to admin@cheapholidayrentalsdirect.com and then we can send a pay now link from paypal to turn your advert on to featured mode. Your featured ad will run for 12 months from payment date.

Costs and upgrades
At this moment in time they are no costs to list your holiday rental on CHRD and when the time comes when we have to charge users for listings, the cost will be around 25 per listing.
When you are listing your property you will see options to upgrade you advert to make a stand out from a standard listing, these options are:
Featured - Cost 10:
Your listing will be placed in top position in your rental area and the back ground colour changed from blue to yellow.
Bold - Cost 5:
This will inlarge the title text and price text in your listing. There will be no change in colour or position if purchased separately.
Highlighted - 5:
Your listing back ground colour will be changed from:
Blue (standard listing)
Yellow (featured listing)
to orange, to make it stand out from the crowd. There will be no change in colour or position if purchased separately.

Iv added my property but can't see it on the website
It may take up to 24hrs for your new holiday rental advert to be review and activated for online viewing. If you think this is not the case please email us and we will do our best to help you.

You don't list my area
In the case that you can't find your area to list your holiday rental, please place the property in your country and submit your listing, we will then add the new area to the site for better indexing.

I'm not cheap, neither is my holiday rental
We choose to include the keyword cheap because that's what people British people search for when looking for a private holiday rental. Around 800,000 times a month the term cheap holiday is searched for, it doesn't mean that holiday rentals listed on our site are cheap.