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8 months 1 week ago #47329 by Yaritza Ramírez
Hi Vince;
I don't know if this new feature has been requested before, but I will mention it here.
Jomres (Thanks for this great tool) is a super flexible tool for booking online, and that means it can be used to book from Rooms to Bikes or Restaurants tables, etc.
Not all "Room types" are booked the same way, and here is a practical example:
For a multi property portal, a restaurant can be added, and room types become in Tables, so for a Double Room it could be Table for two.
In this scenario, a table can't be booked all day/night, the solution will be create multiple tariff with name like "Table for two at 7 pm", "Table for two at 8.30 pm" etc.
What happen if instead of doing that, we could have the availability to configure "Time Slots" for a Table?

Another example will be Boats, or jet skis, or any other "property" that can be reserved for a period of time, for example, one hour, two hours, etc.

Please let me know your opinion on this feature.

Y.

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6 months 1 week ago #47407 by Sukh
Replied by Sukh on topic New Feature: Booking by Time

Yaritza Ramírez wrote: Hi Vince;
I don't know if this new feature has been requested before, but I will mention it here.
Jomres (Thanks for this great tool) is a super flexible tool for booking online, and that means it can be used to book from Rooms to Bikes or Restaurants tables, etc.
Not all "Room types" are booked the same way, and here is a practical example:
For a multi property portal, a restaurant can be added, and room types become in Tables, so for a Double Room it could be Table for two.
In this scenario, a table can't be booked all day/night, the solution will be create multiple tariff with name like "Table for two at 7 pm", "Table for two at 8.30 pm" etc.
What happen if instead of doing that, we could have the availability to configure "Time Slots" for a Table?

Another example will be Boats, or jet skis, or any other "property" that can be reserved for a period of time, for example, one hour, two hours, etc.

Please let me know your opinion on this feature.

Y.


Sorry for hijacking your thread, just want to upvote it. I have exactly same question, when there are options to reserve tours, Yacht etc they are mostly booked by time. Having time parameter is very important aswell as start and end of the day for listing. Each listing can have different start or end time.

Thanks

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5 months 4 weeks ago #47416 by Vince Wooll
I'm sorry folks, but this has been a very occasional request for many years, but there's simply not enough demand to make it worthwhile right now.

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5 months 4 weeks ago #47419 by Majd Ajaj
Hello there,
We might actually have what you're looking for, we created a Timeslot plugin that can give you the option to reserve something for a fixed period of time.
You can check it out here .
You can also check out our other Jomres plugins on our website here .
For any questions please feel free to contact us.

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