Membership Benefits

The Federation, run by self-caterers for self-caterers, supports members by lobbying for positive development of the sector, introducing group marketing and PR initiatives, providing training and advice and by offering cost saving benefits. The organisation provides an important opportunity to be part of a networking group with other self-caterers, industry representatives and leading trade suppliers.

Regular blogs keep you informed and up-to-date with industry news and networking opportunities. Access to advice from Executive Council members.
Be represented when key tourism industry decisions are being made. Proactive lobbying, both nationally and in Europe at a time when it is essential that we keep the pressure on to ensure that our self catering sector is treated fairly and that consultative processes are engaged in to reflect the state of our industry.
ISCF is a member of the European Holiday Homes Association (EHHA). The EHHA are the European representative body for all self catering federations in Europe and 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 no matter how big or small.
Marketing and promotional opportunities both home and abroad (trade fairs) to promote Additional adverts taken in national papers. Promotion through our social media channels. Be invited to join in marketing and PR initiatives.
Our list of recommended Trade Suppliers offer cost saving benefits on insurance, credit card merchant rates and more discounts to ISCF members.
Members must be either registered with Failte Ireland or sign up to our quality assurance charter. More info coming soon.
Content Support Package offers annual option of technical support package to update and manage content. Avail of group training opportunities to improve your business skills.
Members can list properties on booking engine, a state of the art website for consumers to browse and book self catering accommodation. The LetsGoSelfCatering booking engine is designed purely for self catering bookings which caters for flexible bookings and can be imbedded into your website allowing you to take online bookings and payment plus many additional features.
The online discussion forum is a simple and convenient place for members to engage with each other.
With discounted admission for members, the Annual Conference is industry networking event, with speakers relevant to the sector.