Occupancy Based Prices

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Occupancy Prices
This page explains how to create prices for different occupancies

Occupancy based prices for your own web site

Example 1: A family room has a max. occupancy of four guests. It costs 100 for single occupancy, 150 for two guests, 170 for three guests and 190 for four guests.

Go to PRICES -> RATES and create your rate: Option 1 using RATES

  • "Single Price"=100
  • "Double Price"=150
  • "Extra Person"=20

Option 2 using Daily Prices Go to PRICES -> DAILY PRICE SETUP and create your daily prices:

  • Daily Price 1 "Name"= 1 Guest (e.g.) and "Price For"= Up to 1 Person
  • Daily Price 2 "Name"= 2 Guests (e.g.) and "Price For"= Up to 2 People, Extra person price = 20.

When you go to the CALENDAR you will now see additional "Daily Price" rows where you can enter the prices.

Example 2: An apartment can accommodate up to six guests. The price for four guests is 100, each additional guest costs 30.

Option 1 using RATES Go to PRICES -> RATES and create your rate:

  • "Room Price" = 100 up to 4 people
  • "Extra Person"=30

Option 2 using Daily Prices Go to PRICES -> DAILY PRICE SETUP and create your daily prices:

  • Daily Price 1 "Name"= 4 Guests (e.g.) and "Price For"= Up to 4 People, Extra person price = 20.

Go to the CALENDAR and enter the price 100 for 4 people in your "Daily Price" row.

Example 3: A villa can accommodate up to 8 guests. 4 guests cost 200, 6 guests cost 250, eight guests cost 270.

Option 1 using RATES Go to PRICES -> RATES and create your rate:

  • Rate 1: "Room Price" = 200 up to 4 people
  • Rate 2: "Room Price" = 250 up to 6 people
  • Rate 3: "Room Price" = 270 up to 8 people

Option 2 using Daily Prices Go to PRICES > DAILY PRICE SETUP and create your daily prices:

  • Daily Price 1 "Name"= 4 Guests (e.g.) and "Price For"= Up to 4 people
  • Daily Price 2 "Name"= 6 Guests (e.g.) and "Price For"= Up to 6 people
  • Daily Price 3 "Name"= 8 Guests (e.g.) and "Price For"= Up to 8 people

When you go to the CALENDAR you will now see additional "Daily Price" rows where you can enter the prices.

Example 4: A villa can accommodate up to 6 guests, 4 adults and up to 5 children, 2 adults are 139 with 45 for each additional adult, children are free.

Option 1 using RATES Go to PRICES -> RATES and create your rate:

  • Rate : "Room Price" = 139 up to 2 people, Extra Person = 45, Extra Child = 0.01

Option 2 using Daily Prices Go to PRICES -> DAILY PRICE SETUP and create your daily prices:

  • Daily Price 1 "Name"= 2 Guests (e.g.) and "Price for"= Up to 2 people, Extra Person = 45, Extra Child = 0.01

Go to the CALENDAR and enter the price for 2 people 139 in your "Daily Price" row.

Go to {{#fas:cog}} (SETTINGS) PROPERTIES->BOOKING RULES->PRICE->PRICE ROUNDING = -0.10 (this is required to remove the 0.01 charge for the child price. If your property can accommodation more than 10 guests, then set the Price Rounding = -0.20.)

  Note: Make sure you have set the "Daily Price Strategy" {{#fas:cog}} (SETTINGS) PROPERTIES->BOOKING RULES  to "Allow Lower Prices" to avoid the system using the highest price.

Occupancy based prices for channels

Many channel support prices for different occupancies. If you are using the channel manger check the channels capabilities before you set up your prices.

These are the options to send prices for multiple occupancies:

1. Occupancy Prices at the OTAs

Some OTAs support occupancy prices. If you have set up occupancy prices in BookingAutomation these will then send but please note that "Extra Person" prices set in rates and "Extra Child" prices will never send. Extra person prices in the Daily Prices will send.

2. . Derived Prices

The channel auto calculates different occupancies from one standard rate. Ask your your rep to set this up. This option means you only need to send one rate from BookingAutomation to the channel and channel will auto-calculate the other rate options.


3. Multiple Rate Ids

The channel sets up multiple rate ids for each room, each with pre-defined booking conditions. BookingAutomation can map a different BookingAutomation rate or offer to each rate id.

For more information refer to the specific channel help page for information.

Note: Check the channels help pages for detailed information.