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About us

We are an established holiday letting agency. Since 2004 we have offered short lets via our unique bespoke website, which offers versatile search facilities and user-friendly features. Our partners appreciate our knowledge, efficiency, organization skills, reliability and can-do attitude, and recommend us to their friends. We have lived in Edinburgh for many years and our intimate knowledge of the city – and the rest of Scotland – means that we are well placed to advise owners and guests.

Guests

You’ll appreciate the careful organization that we put in to arranging your accommodation. Booking accommodation on the internet can be risky, but you can rely on us to find you the most suitable accommodation and to take the risk out of the process.

Owners

Our knowledge and experience as owners and agents mean that we are uniquely qualified to advise you on setting up your property as holiday accommodation and to act as agents for your property. We work with various web portals to showcase properties across the web, and synchronize availability calendars to guard against any double bookings. We also work with VisitScotland, and our live availability calendars and prices can be accessed via the VisitScotland website. If you're a property owner, you can add your property to our vrscot.com website and we'll also include a listing and online booking on the VisitScotland website as well as other web portals.

Ewan Halley and Martin Mellor

Agency Services: Holiday Property Management

Do you have an apartment that you would like to run as a self-catering holiday let? Do you need a trustworthy and experienced agent? We offer a reliable and efficient holiday property management service, based on our experience of our own self-catering holiday business: 

  • Management of enquiries, reservations and payment
  • Effective advertising on the internet via a variety of web portals
  • Full online booking and synchronisation of availability calendars
  • Cleaning and laundry service
  • Welcome pack for guests
  • 24-hour emergency contact for guests
  • Management of repairs and emergency call-out maintenance
  • Optional meet-and-greet service
  • Help and advice for initial set-up of the property
  • Our own unique bespoke online booking system, with availability synchronisation with other tourism websites
Choose from two levels of service:

Full property management

We manage the enquiries and bookings, take payments, arrange delivery of keys, manage the cleaning and laundry. Commission charge plus administration fee to cover cleaning, laundry, welcome pack and other expenses. This service is available only in Edinburgh.

Booking service only

We take the bookings and payments, and then we hand the details over to you to manage the rest of the transaction. Commission charge only. This service is available for all properties.
 

If you’d like to discuss your needs with us, please email property-management@vrscot.com. We know what we’re doing; here are some comments from our satisfied customers:

 
We appreciated the personal touches before and during our stay.
 
The liaison throughout the booking and stay was fantastic.
 
Ewan and Martin made organizing our trip very easy and even texted us to check that everything was OK during our stay.
 
Hi Martin, We all arrived as planned and the apartment is really great! We like it very much and feel at home here! No questions, everything's perfect! Thanks for your message. You do a great job for tourists in Edinburgh and Scotland! Kind regards
 
I was quite impressed at how every possible need has been addressed in advance! Well appointed, clean and well organized.
 
We all had a great time in this excellent apartment. Will definitely recommend it to friends and family.
 
There is no question that when traveling in the UK, staying in self-catering units like this one is the best option by far. We did this last year when we were in Cornwall and York and it sure works for us. You can get up when you want, make coffee, have a slow breakfast and then face the day... I really like the way the people at Vacation Rentals Scotland handle things... I would recommend them to anyone wanting to visit this city.