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Why Franchise with Pass the Keys?

Many of our franchise partners achieve a turnover of over six-figures a year!*

We are the UK’s only Airbnb Professional co-host and the UK’s leading short let property management company, number 1 on Trustpilot, and We’re Multi-Award Winning!

We provide our franchisees with a tried and tested plan proven to deliver outstanding results when applied correctly and accompanied by hard work and enthusiasm.

Many of our Franchise Partners achieve a six-figure plus turnover in year 2 of business.

*based on average growths targets at year two for trading. Figures are for illustration purposes only and represent an ACTUAL performance by previous franchisee. There is no guarantee that
you will achieve these figures and nor is it intended that you should rely on them as a warranty or guarantee.

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Be your own Boss!

Since Pass the Keys launched in 2015, we have become the experts of the short-let management industry, and we are excited to pass on our knowledge and bespoke technology to ambitious entrepreneurs across the UK. We’ve gone from zero to more than 50 Franchise territories in just two years!

2020 was a huge test – but one we passed successfully! We are pleased to say that Pass the Keys recruited over 30+ Franchise partners and won two national awards during a global pandemic.

It’s a fantastic achievement for Pass the Keys and all of our Franchise Partners!

Our experiences as a hospitality business in lockdown proved to us all that we’re built on solid foundations and very prepared for the challenges of the future.

Are you looking to start your own business?

You could be running your own Pass the Keys business in just a few months. Do you want to become our next franchise partner and build a diverse property portfolio in your local area with the support of an industry-leading brand?

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  • Full training from the short letting experts
  • 6-week fast-track training programme
  • National Brand
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Uncapped earnings
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Status of Professional Airbnb Cohost Partner
  • An effective mix of local & national expertise to build your business
  • Industry-leading technology

  • Market research into the proposed franchise territory
  • Nationwide support network of franchisees
  • 24/7 Guest Support Team
  • Strategic Digital Marketing Plan
  • Our affiliates include market Leading Suppliers
  • 5-star reviews on Trustpilot & Google Business
  • Easy access operation manuals covering sales, marketing and logistics
  • Regular local and national team meetings

BFA Membership History

  • Provisional Member
  • Joined 2019

Our technology is your complete short-let management solution. It contains all the features for you to manage 50 properties with just one person successfully.


We are the experts in our industry, and we are now passing on our five years worth of knowledge in everything from sales and marketing to operations and supplier management.


As a Pass the Keys partner you will never be by yourself. We host regular national meet-ups, exchange best practices and have regular calls with every franchisee.

Our Franchisees  Selection Process

The Pass the Keys franchise programme has been designed to provide entrepreneurial natured individuals with all

the knowledge and support needed to become short-let property management experts.

During the selection process, we try to identify whether our goals align and how your previous experience will help!

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What do we look for in our Franchisees?

Hard-working and Driven

A hardworking ethos is the cornerstone of any successful endeavour. That’s why we will only work with people who aren’t afraid of it and want to do well.

Passion for Helping People

The more people you help, the more successful you’ll be. If you enjoy helping others and want to play a significant role in essential parts of their lives, you’ll find many like-minded people within our network.

Start-Up Capital

We’re open and honest about what we need from prospective franchisees, and that includes start-up capital. Low-interest loans are available, but you need enough money to keep you going for the first six months.

Community Spirit

We look for people who want to get involved with their communities. Our best-performing franchisees all support the communities they serve, so it’s a good business sense too.

No Experience Necessary

You don’t need short let management experience to build a successful Pass the Keys franchise. That’s because we provide award-winning support and training to put you firmly on the path to success.

yourself are:

• Do you have an entrepreneurial nature?
• Are you in a position to invest in a new business?
• Are you committed to driving your success?
• Are you good at building relationships?

These are just a few of the necessary attributes we look for in potential partners so if this sounds like you, we’d love to chat!

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In January 2021, Pass the Keys won two Gold Awards at the Virtual Franchising Awards, hosted by the Quality Franchise Association. We took away ‘New Franchisor of the Year’ and ‘Best Technology and Innovation’ and ran against some formidable competition. Please find out how this benefits you by requesting more information from our Franchise Consultants!

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Our Swansea franchisee, Hannah, recently published a blog post about why she joined Pass the Keys.

We regularly host webinars and other events to introduce you to our franchise opportunities.

To find out what franchise opportunities there are in your area, book a call with one of our franchise consultants.

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What Do Our Partners Have To Say?
“Starting my own franchise was a breeze. Pass the Keys gave me everything I needed to get it off the ground and have been with me every step of the way to ensure I attract as many local hosts as possible to build a successful franchise”

Amy – Portsmouth Franchisee