If you don't fancy renting out your room or property for the whole year, but like the idea of making a little extra income a few times a year then why not consider renting out your spare room to people attending local concerts, festivals or sporting events? Properties which are located close to these events are often in high demand from people who would like the security of a roof over their head, a bed to sleep in and use of a bathroom!
This list only scratches the surface of the possibilities and we would recommend you doing more research if this is something that appeals to you.
There are a large number of music festivals in the UK that span 2 or more days, such as the Glastonbury, Reading Festival and V Festival. Most people who attend the festivals are more than happy to camp but there are more and more people attending the festivals who prefer their creature comforts and would jump at the chance to rent a room for the weekend.
The Tennis Championships at Wimbledon is a massive highly professional tournament attracting a crowd of close to 500,000 people. Players from over 60 nations regularly compete in front of millions of people worldwide.
Thousands of people flock to London during the championships which go on for two weeks in the summer.
The Wimbledon Championships will take place in June and July each year.
The Edinburgh International Festival runs over a three-week period in late summer each year. The festival presents a rich programme of theatre, dance, classical music and opera in six major concert halls and theatres, and also a number of smaller venues.
People travel from all over the world and hotels book up fast in the run up to the festival so there is plenty of opportunity here.