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Gary & Lynne Franks

We're a warm and loving couple proud to own and run a stunning B&B in a beautiful suburb - Randpark, Johannesburg, South Africa. After less than a year of doing this, we have a lot more to learn but we really have been blessed so far.

  • Gary & Lynne Franks แสดงข้อคิดเห็น

    Liesel that sounds a LOT like a couple who we got taken by when we didn't trust my wife's instincts! I will now always trust her intuition. If his surname starts with Papa...... then it is the same...

  • Gary & Lynne Franks แสดงข้อคิดเห็น

    Mokka - I understand what you say about your competition not charging prepayments and I truly sympathise with that situation. We would hate to have to operate like that. Two suggestions - explore t...

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    Email templates are great. Pulse is brilliant in enabling us to respond on the fly. Nightsbridge is also excellent once you set up the invoice and registration form templates, so you can generate a...

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    Insist on Deposits or Cancel Quickly

    We had quite a few false bookings or bookings that were "iffy". It is always so frustrating to have these bookings occupying your availability and preventing genuine bookings. We have cur...

  • Gary & Lynne Franks แสดงข้อคิดเห็น

    Very happy with our first year   We only started renovating our home to create 4 upmarket suites this time last year, spending way more than we anticipated (but having a lot of fun) on the project....

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    Marion & Iain - Up in Jhb we also had trouble with false bookings. We have curtailed the problem to a large extent by giving only 24 hours to pay the deposit or we cancel it as quickly as B.C w...

  • Gary & Lynne Franks แสดงข้อคิดเห็น

    We have had only 2 bookings use this virtual credit card option and it does irritate us. Our understanding of how it works is that B.C charge the guest the total amount when the guest books, then k...