The procedure below is to be used to make an accommodation booking for an operator that has inventory in the Bookeasy system using the Accommodation Search screen. (Please note: most centres opt to use the beGadgets on their website);
1.Parameters: Enter your search criteria here;
Arrival Date - Select the arrival date by clicking on the box and choosing the date from the calendar picker.
Nights - Select the Number of Nights the guest would like to stay
Adults - Select the Number of Adults traveling
Children - Select the Number of Children traveling
Infants - Select the Number of Infants traveling
2. Short List: Once results have been loaded, a tickbox will appear next to each operator in this column. Checking these boxes will inlcude those operators in a 'Short List' that can then be viewed by clicking here.
3. Search: Results can be filtered by Property Name, enter some or all of the property name here.
4. Sort By: Will manipulate the order in which your search results appear, options include;
Default - Sorts the results by the default, Instant Confirmation
Instant Confirmation - Sort the results by Instant Confirmation, all Gold Medal operators will populate at the top of the search results, followed by 24 hour operators.
Price - Sorts results based on Price
Property Name - Sorts results in alphabetical order
Rating - Sorts by Star Rating
5. Advanced Search Options: Allows you to further narrow down your search results by selecting the following options;
All Locations - Select a specific location from the dropdown list. To add or remove Locations from this list, see Locations
All Property Types - Select a specific Property Type to search, such as Hotel. To add or remove Types from this list, see Accommodation Types
Rating - Filter down to a particualr star rating
All Facilities - Select a specific facility the guest requires. To add or remove Facilities, see Facilities
Price - Select a price range from this list to narrow down your results
6. Search: Click here once you are happy with the parameters entered to view results below
Accommodation Search Results
1. Parameters: Will stay on screen and can be amended at anytime, be sure to hit Search once these have been changed to refresh the results
2. Short List: Check this box next to each property you want to Short List to compare
3. Property Name: Displays the name of the property as well as their star rating, if entered, and their Location.
4. Last Minute: Will Display here should he operator be offering a Last Minute special
5. Dates/Rates: Reflects the dates searched and the corresponding nightly rates
6. View/Hide Rooms: Click View Rooms to display all the room types the operator has available over the requested stay. Alternatively, click on Hide Rooms to collapse an operator's individual room types.
Make Online Booking
Once the guest has chosen a room type and rate, click on Book Now and the operator's terms and conditions will appear.
Click I Accept to proceed to the Shopping Cart, if I Decline is selected the booking process will be ceased.