All accommodation with its own kitchen and bathroom facilities. Most take bookings by the week, generally from a Friday or Saturday but short breaks are increasingly common.
New Owner/Selling your business? Please note, if and when an establishment is sold, participation in the scheme does not automatically continue. Please contact our helpline on 0845 300 6996 if you are selling your business or if you are a new owner to find out the rules regarding change of ownership.
There are no separate designators in Self-Catering, as it relies on the star ratings to differentiate.
If you are interested in gaining Quality Assessment for your Self-Catering Agency please contact the Sales and Marketing team on the Quality in Tourism e-mail.
- Review the Quality Standard relating to your category to check that you are happy with what we take in to account at the time of the assessment.
- Check the fees and benefits leaflet below to work out the costs involved or use our helpful Self Catering Fees Calculator
- Complete the application form provided and return it to Quality in Tourism along with your total payment, which must be made payable to Quality in Tourism. We are also able to accept credit/debit card payments (by phone), BACs payments and payments by direct debit that attract a 7.5% discount. Alternatively you can use the Self Catering Online Application
Please note that the costs produced by this calculator are based on the accuracy of the information you provide. Please use this calculator in conjunction with the fees and benefit information for the scheme you are interested in so that you are aware of any specific terms and conditions that apply.
In the event of an incorrect fee calculation based on the information provided we reserve the right to amend the fee accordingly on receipt of payment. If you would prefer to check the fee prior to application please call the Helpline on 0845 300 6996.
Participation fee is paid annually for participation in the scheme. Joining fee is applicable in Year 1 only.
If all your units are in separate locations (one mile or more apart), the first unit fee applies to all units and each location requires a separate application form. Where you have more than one location you may find it helpful to speak with the Helpdesk team to establish the best way to record your properties. Special rates may be available for your business where 11 or more units are of an identical specification.
To download our Direct Debit mandate and FAQ click here (PDF, 184kb)