Occupancy Based Surcharge

Occupancy based surcharge rules can be configured to add a fee to a reservation based on the number of occupants (adults and/ or children).

Adding a New Variation

A variation is a rule. Clicking the New Variation button opens a blank occupancy surcharge rule form.

New Variation

Occupancy Based Surcharges Rule Form

Variation Name

The variation name is used to identify the rule in the occupancy base surcharge rules list after saving and identify the fee on the invoice. This field is customer facing.

Active Dates

The activate dates represent the stay dates the rate change of the rule will affect. At least one date group is required. Click in the active dates field and choose an active date group from the list to add a date group.

Rate Groups

A rate group applies an alternative fee schedule based on the stay dates of a reservation. Click in the rate group field and choose an active rate group from the list to add. Rate groups are configured in the Rate Group section.

Site Types

The site type field specifies to which site type this rule applies. Click in the site type field and select an active type from the list to add to the rule.

If Stay is _ to _ night(s)...

The stay length requirement configurations are defined as follows:

  • Greater than (no repeat) – the reservation must be for more than the nights entered for the package to apply.
  • Equal to (repeats) – the reservation must be for exactly the number of nights entered for the package to apply and it can repeat if the requirements are met multiple times.
  • Equal to (no repeat) – the reservation must be for exactly the number of nights entered for the package to apply and it cannot repeat no matter the number of nights the guest is staying.
  • Less than (no repeat) – the reservation must be for less than the nights entered for the package to apply.

Then select the number of night(s).

and is booked _ to _ days prior to arrival.

This specifies when the package applies based on the number of days in advance the reservation is booked.

# of free people

This specifies the number of free people for each active age category. If the age category is blank, the number of free people should be left at zero.

Wildcard

The wildcard when selected for an age categories allows the other age categories to borrow unused free people from that age category.

M, T, W, Th, F, S, Su

This table represents the daily surcharge per occupant in each age category to be applied after all free occupants have been used.

Surcharge applies to _

The duration requirement configurations are defined as follows:

  • Every day - the surcharge applies to the entirety of the reservation.
  • Eligible period - the surcharge applies to a specified number of nights of a reservation.

Occupancy surcharge price cap applies _

If the surcharge is capped, the value entered will cap the surcharge based on the applicable price cap option. The price cap options are defined as follows:

  • not at all - the total occupancy surcharge is not capped.
  • per person
  • per age group
  • per all age groups