Booking Types - Setting up a Guest list booking type

To set up a guest list booking type:
  • Go to Settings > Venues > your venue
  • First go to Tables/Areas
  • Click 'Add Another'
  • Name the area Guest list and put the max number of people you can have on your guest list in the Max (seated) and Max People columns.
  • Then tick Multiple groups and Guest list
  • click SAVE
  • Next, go to Booking Types and click 'add booking type'
  • Name this booking type Guest list and also tick the Guest list box next to 'kind of booking type'
  • Once you have done this you can also tick Require all guest list names
  • If this is ticked, you then have the option to Require the gender of everyone on the guest list
  • In the Availability section, tick the days you want there to be a guest list and enter in the earliest and latest times guests can book for entrance to the venue through the guest list. Under Max enquiry size put the maximum number of people one guest is allowed to add to the guest list.
If you would like all Guest list bookings to be confirmed automatically until your Guest list max has been reached - you can set this booking type to auto-confirm only by setting up the below:
  • Then scroll down to Auto-confirm rules and click 'add another'
  • Tick the days the guest list is available and again enter in the max number of people one guest is allowed to add to the guestlist (same as in Availability)
  • Below this, under Areas for this Booking Type, select Guest list from the drop-down list and click 'Add Area'
  • click SAVE to create this booking type.

Settings - Booking Types FAQs

  1. Booking Types - Setting up an auto-confirm only booking type
  2. Booking Types - Setting up an enquiry only booking type
  3. Booking Types - Setting up auto-confirm for Smaller Bookings Within a Booking Type
  4. Booking Types - Setting up a Guest list booking type
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  6. Booking Types - Setting up a Booking Type that is not Visible to Customers to Book
  7. Booking Types - Create a booking type for one date or a certain date range
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  14. Booking Types - Limiting how far in advance a booking can be made
  15. Booking types - Setting the number of days before a booking/enquiry can be received
  16. Booking Types - Adding Text to the Enquiry Received Email Message
  17. Booking Types - Adding Text to the Confirmation Email Message
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  20. Booking Types - How to Setup Automatic Cancellation Emails When Rejecting a Booking/Enquiry
  21. Booking Types - Adding Text to the Cancellation Email Message
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  23. Booking Types - Availability - Set the earliest and latest time a booking can be made, per booking type
  24. Booking Types - Availability - Setting same-day booking rules
  25. Booking Types - Availability - Min, max and set durations on bookings
  26. Booking Types - Availability - Min and Max enquiry size
  27. Booking Types - Availability - Setting booking policies
  28. Booking Types - Availability - Copy from Type
  29. Booking Types - Overriding booking types for specific dates
  30. Booking Types - How do I turn off auto-confirm for a day or a few days
  31. Booking Types - Pre-set the duration on the booking widget based on the group size
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  33. Booking Types - Max number of people allowed to auto-confirm (per booking type)
  34. Booking Types - How do I set the system to take as an enquiry if I can’t auto-confirm?
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  38. Booking Types - Setting which tables can be auto confirmed into
  39. Booking Types - Setting up Auto-confirm for a particular date/event
  40. Booking Types - Areas for this Booking Type
  41. Booking Types - Authenticating customers' card details on auto-confirm bookings
  42. Booking Types - Taking deposits/payment on auto-confirm bookings
  43. Booking Types - Setting a hierachy of tables & zones for bookings to be auto-confirmed into
  44. Booking Types - Allowing customers to select a package when making an enquiry/booking
  45. Booking Types - Close bookings for a specific booking type
  46. Booking Types - Allowing customers to pre-order from a menu at the point of booking/making an enquiry
  47. Booking Types - How to limit the changes customers may make to their booking
  48. Booking Types - Deleting a booking type
  49. Saving Progress

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