Package/Discount/Promo Code Pricing

Package/ Discount/ Promo Code pricing rules allow for a variety of stay length based, package or situation-based discounts that guests can receive automatically or redeem with a promo code.

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Package Types

There are two package types that can be created, a Fixed Rate package and a Variable Rate package.

The sections below will dive into the purpose of each field found within the Variation Rule Form.

Fixed Rate Package

Variation Name

All packages require a name, noting that this is customer facing and will appear on their invoice.

Active Dates

A date group is required, this indicates when the package will apply. One or multiple date groups can be selected. The entire reservation must be contained within the date group for the package to apply.

Site Types & Add-on Types

Either a Site Type or an Add-on type must be selected, but cannot include both within the same package. Multiple Site Types or Add-on Types can be selected for the same rule. Click within the field for a drop-down of active site types to appear to add to the rule.

Expiration Date

Reservations must be created by the end of the day indicated by the expiration date for the package to apply.

If Stay is Booked…

This determines when the package should apply based on the number of days in advance the reservation is booked.

Rate every..

This determines how often the rate should occur. The first field requires a number, while the second is a drop-down menu with the options of day(s), week(s), or month(s). The package will automatically repeat.

Group by Calendar Month

If Rate every month is selected above, there is an option to group the rate on an invoice by calendar month, no matter the check-in date of the guest.

Pro-rate Extra Days

Selecting this option will pro-rate extra days beyond the package length. The pro-rate is determined by the Base Rate entered divided by the number of days in the package (7 days for a weekly rate, or 28, 30, or 31 days, depending on the month the package is applied).

Base Rate

The rate that will be applied for the time period selected in Rate every.. selected above.

Rate Overrides

If used, the rate entered will override the Base Rate set for the package during the dates selected. Multiple rate overrides can be created.

Display Package

Selecting this option will display what is written in the Package Title and Package Description fields on the consumer site.

Package Title

Headline of the package that is displayed on the consumer site. This field is required, even if the package will not be displayed.

Package Description

Description of the package that is displayed on the consumer site. This field is required, even if the package will not be displayed.

Promo Code (optional)

Packages automatically apply unless a promo code is created. The promo code can be applied in the admin or on the consumer site at the time of checkout to trigger the package rate if all criteria of the package is met.

Variable Rate Package

Variation Name

All packages require a name, noting that this is customer facing and will appear on their invoice.

Active Dates

A date group is required, this indicates when the package will apply. One or multiple date groups can be selected. The entire reservation must be contained within the date group for the package to apply.

Site Types & Add-on Types

Either a Site Type or an Add-on type must be selected, but cannot include both within the same package. Multiple Site Types or Add-on Types can be selected for the same rule. Click within the field for a drop-down of active site types to appear to add to the rule.

Expiration Date

Reservations must be created by the end of the day indicated by the expiration date for the package to apply.

If Stay is…

First select from the drop-down menu one of the below options:

    • 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 Check-in Is On

Select each day of the week that the guest’s check in would qualify for.

And Covers 

Select which days of the week are required for the package to apply, or if all or does not matter, select N/A.

If Stay is Booked…

This determines when the package should apply based on the number of days in advance the reservation is booked.

Rate Change

Select whether the rate will be an increase (+) or decrease (-) and by a percentage (%) or a dollar amount ($) change from the base rate. Or choose to create a new rate to override the base rate by typing the new amount in the new rate field.

How Package Will Apply Drop-down

 Select one of the below options from the drop-down menu:

    • Flat Surcharge for Eligible Period – the rate change or new rate will apply as a flat charge for the eligible period selected in the next step.

    • Flat Surcharge for All Days – the rate change or new rate will apply as a whole to the entire reservation.

    • Daily Rate for Eligible Period – the rate change or new rate will apply to the daily rate for the eligible period selected in the next step.

    • Daily Rate for All Days – the rate change or new rate will apply to each day for all days of the reservation.

Eligible Period

If Flat Surcharge for Eligible Period or Daily Rate for Eligible Period were selected in the previous step, a number of nights needs to be determined to create the eligible period.

Eligible Days

If Flat Surcharge for Eligible Period or Daily Rate for Eligible Period were selected in the previous step, the specific days of the week that are eligible for the rate change or new rate need to be selected.

Display Package

Selecting this option will display what is written in the Package Title and Package Description fields on the consumer site.

Package Title

Headline of the package that is displayed on the consumer site. This field is required, even if the package will not be displayed.

Package Description

Description of the package that is displayed on the consumer site. This field is required, even if the package will not be displayed.

Promo Code (optional)

Packages automatically apply unless a promo code is created. The promo code can be applied in the admin or on the consumer site at the time of checkout to trigger the package rate if all criteria of the package is met.