My name is Marc, I work with Bescover.com and have talked to many numerous innkeepers about this topic.I think you should create a policy on when you will charge the card and go from there, perhaps a 50% payment to hold the room, and the…"
"Jare's Place Bed and Breakfast has recently relocated to Leslieville area. It all fairness we are right on the boarder of Riverside and Leslieville two up and coming areas of Toronto's East side. While there are plenty of little shops, restaurants…"
" We have a policy that states we charge credit cards for the deposit at the time of reservation. For us this means 100% for one night stays and 50% for longer stays. We also charge in full for reservations made within our cancellation period.What is…"
"Hi Trevor - we have the same system as you and find it works very well. In eleven years we've only had a couple of no-shows who had actually given us false details so we couldn't charge them, otherwise the system has worked almost perfectly for…"
we have a "7 day cancelation plocy" clearly published on our web site. At time of booking we charge 1 night accommodation and the balance at time of arrival. The guest also signs a registration form at that time.
As stated by some others, you can define you own policy in regards to deposits and payments etc and so that is up to you to decide what is right for you. The only thing I would like to add, is to check with you credit card…"
"Based on your question you are not using a system for reservation. This will help with marketingg taxes and tracking your customeres (guests) quite easily. It's not only to get them to book online.
You should be using a verified system such as…"
"Well hopefully by now, yu have received more website bookings. Actually before you do access the guest's credit card yu must have your booking disclosure on your website, usually the same page as the reservation engine. You must spell out very…"
"Welcome to our new group members. It is nice to see so many new places added to our list. It makes me want to get out and explore. Though know that is not realistic as Toronto's spring and summer traveler's have begun to trickle in."
"Yongki, there is nothing cheap about credit card payment processing services. It's a cost of doing business. You can compare prices, like anything there is a range. You might look at paypal as an option, but this isn't cheap either and not as widely…"
have my own hotels, tours in bali and beyond.
Now I have difficulties to set up online payment for my clients. It's difficult to have this application.
Is there any cheap online payment installation and easy to be used? is it also valid…"
"As others have noted, you must state your polices online making sure they are very clear, and you must get them to agree to those policies when they book online. This helps if there is ever a chargeback attempt.
As you have seen by other postings,…"
"It totally depends upon your stated policy. We charge the first nights' stay as a deposit and the remainder upon arrival. For some regional events we charge the whole amount at booking and refund only with 30 days notice, etc. Good luck! Set the…"