Membership Benefits

The ISCF is the sole representative and lobbying body for owners of self-catering properties in Ireland, recognised as such by consultative bodies, local & central government and every leading tourism group. Our aim is to promote and defend the interests of owners giving voice to issues affecting our sector. The organisation provides an important opportunity to be part of a networking group with other self-caterers, industry representatives and leading trade suppliers.

ISCF membership is a symbol of distinction demonstrating your due diligence and commitment to professionalism.


blogs and email updates keep you informed of industry news and opportunities. Access advice from Executive Council members and other members.
Our list of recommended Trade Suppliers offer cost saving benefits to ISCF members including insurance, energy broker services, credit card merchant rates and more.
Bespoke insurance policies for self-caterers covering buildings, contents, public liability and business interruption.
ISCF membership gives automatic associate membership of the European Holiday Homes Association (EHHA) which broadens our knowledge of the European model of self-catering and learning from other operators. The EHHA lobby in Brussels on behalf of all the representative bodies on issues that are effect the day to day operations of all self catering providers.
These global operators work with ISCF to promote your business on a global platform.
Be proud of your ISCF membership, include the ISCF on your own site as further endorsement of professionalism, competency and compliance.
Members benefit from the lobbying activities that are carried on throughout the year on national and local issues. Recognised by consultative bodies, local & central government and on every leading tourism group, the ISCF ensures that as key issues arise, our members’ interests are represented to further the interests of the self-catering industry.
ISCF membership gives automatic associate membership of Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (<a href=”http://www.itic.ie/”>ITIC</a>). The representative body of the Irish tourism industry, it works with Government Agencies, Tourist Boards, North and South, Tourism Ireland Limited, the EU, and other organisations whose activities impact on tourism.
ISCF members are invited to list properties on the ISCF official property listing site letsgoselfcatering.com designated solely to market self- catering accommodation.  Members will have their own login to control all information.
With discounted admission for members, the Annual Conference is industry networking event, with speakers relevant to the sector.
The online discussion forum is a simple and convenient place for members to engage with each other.