Ask for a booking confirmation

How to request booking confirmation

You can request your users a booking confirmation by checking the “Request confirmation” box.

bookingrequestconfirmation

In this case, the “Add to cart” button in the product page is replaced by a different button that allows users to send a booking request.

Confirmation request button

The booking is added to the “Bookings” section and will be assigned the “Pending Confirmation” status.

 

The admin can either confirm or reject the booking request, by simply changing its status to “Confirmed” or “Rejected”.

Change booking status

In both cases, users are notified of the admins answer.
If the booking is confirmed, the email will contain a button to allow the user to go on and pay.

Pay button

By clicking on it, the “Booking” product is automatically added to the cart and the user can complete the order.

Now the booking order is created and associated to the request that had been previously submitted.

How to reject pending confirmation automatically

With the option Reject pending confirmation bookings after, you can reject automatically those bookings with pending confirmations when reaching the number of days you have previously configured.

general booking options

With the option complete paid bookings the paid bookings will be set to completed automatically, as soon as the End Date has been exceeded by the specified number of days. Leave blank to disable.

Please note: it doesn’t take into account hours/minutes since the check is executed daily.