Following a year on year increase in mobile visits of over 82 per cent to the website in 2014 compared to 2013, holidaycottages.co.uk have added the new update to their ‘Cottages’ app to improve the look, style, and functionality of their app to follow the rebrand that the company has recently undertaken.
One of the exclusive features that app users will have available is being able to search for attractions and other things to do in the vicinity of their booked property, and then get directions from their specific location. Alongside this, some of the other new features include;
• A last minute breaks section to ensure customers get the very best deal,
• A dedicated customer account login with booking information allowing users to see recent and saved searches
• A function to add bookings to user’s calendars and get directions to booked properties,
• Bespoke notifications for special offers / last minute breaks.
The update builds on the features of the original version which allows users to search for the perfect cottage holiday and explore properties in a number of popular destinations across the UK. Users can filter their search by particular criteria such as ‘dog friendly properties’ and list results to only show those with availability. On the iPad version, users can sketch and search for cottages in an area of interest, whilst also checking out local attractions nearby, to help them research and plan their cottage break.
James Morris, managing director of holidaycottages.co.uk commented: “We consistently strive to make the booking process as easy as possible for our customers and this new version of our popular app does exactly that. Whether you’re looking for a cosy seaside retreat or grand old country house it’s never been easier to select and make the most of a cottage holiday.”
The update for the ‘Cottages’ app is now available for iOS devices and is free to download from the iTunes store.
With over 1,800 self-catering properties around the country including everything from cosy barn conversions on working farms, to grand mansions and country houses, holidaycottages.co.uk is an independent, family business that has been offering award winning UK holidays since 1979. All properties are personally inspected by the dedicated property team to deliver the high standards expected and the friendly bookings team are always on hand to assist with the quick and easy bookings process.