Configure any format and view of your booking form (for example two columns view, with calendar in left column and form fields at right side, etc...)
Add any number of new form fields (text fields, drop down lists, radio-buttons, check-boxes or textarea elements, etc...)
You can activate and configure email templates for the different booking actions with shortcodes for any exist form fields and some other system shortcodes (like inserting address of the page (or IP), where user made this action).
- Edit your bookings by changing details or dates of specific booking
- Duplicate booking in other booking resource
- Change resource for exist booking
- Add notes to bookings for do not forget important info
- Print filtering booking listing or single booking
- Export bookings to the CSV format
- Import bookings from public Google Calendar via Google API
- Manual export / adding of booking (by clicking on link) to Google Calendar.
- Sync bookings via .ics feeds
- Import of events /bookings via .ics feeds from Google Calendar or Airbnb, Booking.com, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, VRBO, FlipKey and any other calendar that uses .ics format, like iCal application. Please check more here.
- Export bookings to .ics feeds (files), which possible to import in Google Calendar or Airbnb, Booking.com, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, VRBO, FlipKey and any other calendar that uses .ics format, like iCal application. Please check more here.
- And much more...
You can set cost per specific booking resource and activate online payments
Suport Payment Gateways:
- Direct/wire bank transfer
- Cash payments
- PayPal Standard
- PayPal Pro Hosted Solution (note, its doesn't PayPal Pro)
- Authorize.Net (Server Integration Method (SIM))
- Sage Pay ( "Form Integration" method )
- iDEAL via Sisow
You can activate and configure these gateways at Booking > Settings > Payment page.
You can even send payment request by email for specific booking.
You can use the same date as "check in/out" for different bookings.
These half booked days will mark by vertical line (as in this live demo).
It's means that your visitors can start new booking on the same date, where some old bookings was ending.
To activate this feature you need select range days selection or multiple days selections mode on the General Booking Settings page in calendar section.After this you can activate the "Use check in/out time" option and configure the check in/out times. For example, check in time as 14:00 and check out time as 12:00.
Tip. You can also activate to show change-over days as triangles (diagonal lines), instead of showing them via vertical lines.
Activate several days selection with 1 or 2 mouse clicks (by selecting check in and check out dates, all middle days will be selected automatically).
Its means that you can set only week(s) selections or any other number of days selections.
Configure specific number of days selections for range days selection with one mouse click. Or set minimum and maximum number of days selections (or even several specific number of days) for range days selection with two mouse clicks.
In addition you can set start day(s) selections for only specific week days.
You can activate auto cancellation of all pending booking(s), which have no successfully paid status, after specific amount of time, when booking(s) was making.
This feature will set dates again available for new booking(s) to other visitors.
You can even activate sending of emails to the visitors, during such cancelation.
Or you can activate auto approval of all incoming bookings.
Limit available days from today - defining specific number of available days, that start from today. All other future days will be unavailable. Also in any versions of Booking Calendar possible to define Unavailable days from today - defining specific number of unavailable days in calendar start from today. Its means that with these 2 options you can set interval of available days, that depending from today date.
This option is useful, if you need to define some unavailable time/days for cleaning or any other srvices before or after booking.
Important! This feature is applying only for bookings for specific timeslots, or if activated change-over days feature. Its does not work for full booked days.
Set different daily cost (rates) for different seasons.
For example, you can have higher cost for the "High Season" or at weekends.
You can set rates as fixed cost per day (night) or as percent from original cost of booking resource.
Configuration. You can set rates for your booking resources at Booking > Resources > Cost and rates page by clicking on Rate button.
You can configure different cost for different number of selected days.
For example, cost of second selected week, can be lower then cost of first week.
You can set cost per day(s) or percentage from the original cost:
- For specific selected day number
- From one day number to other selected day number
or you can set the total cost of booking for all days:
- If selected, exactly specific number of days (term "Together")
In addition, you can even set applying this cost only, if the "Check In" day in specific season filter.
Configuration. You can set rates for your booking resources at Booking > Resources > Cost and rates page by clicking on "Valuation days" button.
Tip. "Valuation days" can apply for any days. Or in case if you need apply it to specific season, then it can depend only from the belonging "check in day" to specific season. Its means that, if you select 2 weeks, the "Valuation days" can apply costs only depending from the check in day belonging to specific season, even if some other days belonging to other season. In other words, if you will have the days selection with season intersections, then you can have an issue with "Valuation days". Basically "Valuation days" is useful, in case, if you need to set some discount or higher cost depend from the number of selected days. For example if visitor select 7 or more days, then booking will have 10% discount, etc...
Last minute booking discounts.
Set discount, if difference between "today" and "check in" day LESS than N days.
Early booking discount.
Set discount, if difference between "today" and "check in" day MORE than N days.
You can set discounts as fixed cost or as percent from original cost of booking resource.
Configuration. You can set these discounts for your booking resources at Booking > Resources > Cost and rates page by clicking on Early / Late button.
Available since update 8.3
You can set additional costs, like tax or some other additional charges (cleaning, breakfast, etc...),
or just increase the cost of booking depends from the visitor number selection in your booking form.
Its means that you can set additional cost for any selected option(s) in select-boxes or checkboxes at your booking form.
You can set fixed cost or percentage from the total booking cost or additional cost per each selected day or night.
Configuration. Firstly you need to configure options selection in select-boxes or checkboxes in your booking form at Booking > Settings > Form page, then you be able to configure additional cost for each such option at the Booking > Resources > Advanced cost page. You can read more about configurations of this functionality at the FAQ page here.
Tip & Trick. You can show cost hints separately for the each items, that have additional cost at Booking > Resources > Advanced cost page. For example, if you have configured additional cost for my_tax option at Advanced cost page, then in booking form you can use this shortcode [my_tax_hint] to show additional cost of this specific option. Add "_hint" term to name of shortcode for creation hint shortcode.
Tip & Trick. Its possible to use arithmetic expressions. Its useful, when you are having checkbox, and need to apply additional cost depend from other selected option. For example, add breakfast cost depend from selected visitors number. Check more at FAQ. (since update 8.2)
You can activate ability to pay deposit (part of the booking cost), after visitor made the booking.
It's possible to set fixed deposit value or percent from the original cost for the specific booking resource.
You can even activate to show deposit payment form, only when the difference between "today" and "check in" days more than specific number of days. Or if "check in" day inside of specific season.
Configuration. You can activate and configure deposit value for specific booking resources at the Booking > Resources > Cost and rates page by clicking on "Deposit amount" button.
You can create several custom forms configurations.
Its means that you can have the different booking forms (which have the different form fields) for different booking resources.
You can also set specific custom form as default booking form to each of your booking resources at Booking > Resources page.
Configuration. You can create several custom booking forms at the Booking > Settings > Form page by clicking on "Add new Custom Form" button.
Specify that on specific week days (or during certain seasons), the specific minimum (or fixed) number of days must be booked.
For example: visitor can select only 3 days starting at Friday and Saturday, 4 days – Friday, 5 days – Monday, 7 days – Saturday, etc...
Also, you can define specific week day(s) as start day in calendar selection for the specific season.
For example, in "High Season", you can allow start day selection only at Friday in the "Low Season" to start day selection from any weekday.
Read more about this configuration here (at options parameter section).
This feature provide ability to use the different time slots selections in the booking form for different selected week days or seasons.
Each week day (day of specific season filter) can have different time slots list.
You can check more info about this configuration at this page
Note. In the same way you can configure showing any different form fields, not only timeslots.
Your visitors can even search available booking resources (properties or services) for specific dates (like in this live demo).
Beside standard paramters: check in and check out dates, number of visitors, you can define additional parameters for your search form (for example, searching property with specific amenities).
You can read more about this configurations at FAQ.
Note! Plugin will search only among pages with booking forms for single or parent booking resources. You need to insert one booking form per page.
Configuration. Customize your search form and search results at Booking > Settings > Search page.
After that you can insert search form shortcode into page and test.
You can provide discounts for bookings to your visitors. Your visitors can enter coupon codes in booking form to get discount for booking(s).
Its possible to create coupon code(s), which will apply to all or specific booking resources.
You can set expiration date of coupon code and minimum cost of booking, where this coupon code will apply.
You can define discount as fixed cost or as percentage from the total cost of booking.
Configuration. Create your coupons codes for discounts at Booking > Resources > Coupons page.
Then insert coupon text field into your booking form at Booking > Settings > Form page.
Activate automatic cancellation of pending bookings for specific date(s), if you approved booking on these date(s) at same booking resource.
You can activate this feature at the General Booking Settings page in "Advanced" section.