To join now by credit or debit card, click:
OR to subscribe now by PayPal* for £55 a year, click:
"The Bed & Breakfast Association helped us achieve B&B success within 10 months of opening." Sue Burrell
"I can think of no better support system than that provided by the Bed & Breakfast Association."
"I am so impressed by the support and advice that you are providing us. I cannot thank you enough."
TC, member in London
"The Association is a wonderful organisation - keep up the good work!."
AR, member in Cambs
"I do appreciate all you're doing for the B&B industry."
Mrs R, member in Scotland since 2009
"Thanks for all the work you do on our behalf."
"Thank you for all the useful information and support."
PA, Yorkshire, member since 2008
"I am very pleased with the information that you provide."
CT, member since 2012
"I think you and the Association do a very good job on our behalf."
TS, member since 2009
Winners of the prestigious
Trade Association Forum
for only £60 a year
or £55 a year by PayPal or Direct Debit
(just £1.06 a week)
Membership is open to anyone who owns or manages a B&B in the UK, or who is in the process of planning or buying a B&B. There are many reasons to join, and the cost of your membership is deductible against tax as a business expense.
[Are you a previous subscribing member? If so, click here
"The Bed & Breakfast Association provides information and support to B&B owners,
and it is also a good resource for would-be owners at the research stage."
The Times, 22 Oct 2011
This member wrote to us in July 2014 about the savings she has made as a member:
"Amazing - the B&B Association really helped me! I saved over £1000 by going to the right
B&B specialist insurer. When I started out I found the right policy but a year later when my
previous insurer was taken over by a big multi-national, I needed a further review as they
amalgamated B&B policy with Hotel policy so the rules were no longer appropriate for
tiny business like us.
Yet again the B&B Association's advice helped me so much, so they are really on the pulse with
good information: I got a deal for £411.00 a year, very helpful for such a small and seasonal
AP, Norfolk [Joined June 2013]
INCLUDED: subscription to B&B News magazine:
Also gain a FREE subscription to B&B News magazine (previously £35 per annum).
INCLUDED: eBook worth £9.99:
If you join today, your subscription will also include a FREE eBook, "How to Start & Run a B&B" (2nd edition), originally published by How To Books at £12.99. The eBook is worth £9.99.
The Times book review said: "If you're thinking of buying a B&B or you've just started in one..buy it. Solid advice, well written, good, up to date info especially on marketing"
INCLUDED: £40 wine voucher:
If you join us today, you get £40 back straight away against any case of wine of £59.99 or more at 'Naked Wines'.
Valid for NEW customers of Naked Wines only. Customers must be 18 or over. Voucher valid 30 days. The voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid against any case worth £59.99 or more. Full T&C's are available at www.nakedwines.com.
How to Join
Joining the Bed and Breakfast Association is simple - there are four alternative ways to join:
(1) by credit or debit card at £60, using the Special Publishing Ltd. secure online payment system, or
(2) via PayPal at £55, using either your PayPal account OR your credit or debit card; or
(3) by cheque and post at £60, or
(4) by half-yearly Direct Debit of £27.50 (totalling £55 a year, saving £5), covered by the Direct Debit Guarantee.
See below for details:
1) Join Online instantly by Credit or Debit Card
You can pay instantly online below by credit or debit card, using the fast, user-friendly and highly secure "shopping basket" system of Special Publishing Ltd., who run this website for the Association. Your payments are transacted directly with the banks via Natwest Streamline.
To subscribe now quickly and securely by credit or debit card (with no obligation to renew next year), click on the "Subscribe Now" button below to pay £60, with your credit or debit card handy:
Your payment of £60 made using the Special Publishing Ltd. "Subscribe Now" button above is collected by Special Publishing Ltd. as an agent of Bed & Breakfast Association Ltd.
2) Subscribe via PayPal, saving £5
Save £5 via PayPal
We accept PayPal because it is low cost, highly secure, and widely used globally (it is part of eBay and used in over 55 countries). It does also help reduce our administrative costs by automatically charging your membership renewal payment when this falls due (the advantage for you is that renewal is thus at your original subscription rate, regardless of increases which may have incurred since). You are of course free to cancel this subscription renewal process via PayPal at any time between your signup date and the renewal date.
To join now via PayPal, simply click on the "Subscribe" button below, with your credit card handy, to make your payment of £55 online using PayPal, the highly secure global payment system used in 55 countries (PayPal is part of Ebay):
(You do not need to have a PayPal account to make your payment.)
*PayPal will automatically charge your subscription renewal at the same rate after twelve months when it falls due (but you are free to cancel this renewal process via PayPal at any time).
3) Payment by Cheque
You can subscribe by cheque (drawn on a UK bank), as follows:
Print off our Membership Application Form ("Word" Document), then send the completed form with a cheque for £60.00 payable to: Bed and Breakfast Association Ltd. to the following address:
Bed & Breakfast Association
4) Subscribe by half-yearly Direct Debit, saving £5 a year
- pay a regular £27.50 every 6 months
Our recommended method of payment is by Direct Debit. It is very easy for you, spreads your costs and also keeps our administrative costs down. You are of course still free to cancel your subscription after a year, or (subject to an administration fee) switch to another payment method later.
We will charge your annual subscription on an equal six-monthly basis - currently £27.50, the equivalent of £55 a year (just £1.06 a week). This is a saving of £5 a year (8.3%) on the standard subscription.
To join now and pay by Direct Debit, simply print off and complete the following two forms:
a) our Membership Application Form ("Word" Document)
b) our Direct Debit Instruction Form ("pdf" Document)
Then send the two completed forms to the following address:
Bed & Breakfast Association
Or try a three month "trial" membership for only £19
You can join for a "three month trial" subscription, with no obligation, for only £19 (read more...).
Like us to call you to take your subscription?
If you would prefer us to call you to sort out your subscription payment, simply use our
quick enquiry page.
If you are not yet ready to join, do in the meantime register free of charge to receive email information updates.
By subscribing and giving us your email and postal addresses, you are granting permission to the Bed and Breakfast Association Ltd. and to its contracted database manager, Special Publishing Ltd. (established 15 years and registered as a Data Controller by the Information Commissioners' Office (ICO), Registration Number Z1079141), to contact you with information relevant to your membership and to your B&B business. Your details will not be passed to any third party, but carefully selected, relevant advertisers may sponsor clearly-defined sections of Special Publishing's email newsletters, magazines or of our website. This is in line with our key objectives of providing relevant information and offers to our members, and keeping membership subscriptions as low as possible.
Membership subscriptions are non-refundable. The lowest charge for membership is £19 for three months. We have to make an administration fee (normally £5.50) for change of membership category or similar changes requested by members.