Pinpoint Booking System – #1 WordPress Booking Plugin

Description

If you have a service (accommodation, event or anything else) or product that has to be booked in advance, the Pinpoint Booking System is the best way to help your clients make a reservation – directly from your WordPress website. The booking calendar can be customized in any way you like, from the design to its functionalities, with add-ons.

It’s never been easier to schedule a service – with this booking system, your clients can book an appointment directly from your website, with the help of an AJAX powered, clean and intuitive calendar, with a responsive interface. This booking system makes renting a product a matter or a couple of clicks – all in one page.

If you’re in the accommodations business, this booking system is perfect for you. Reservations can be customized by days or by nights – with morning check-outs. You can add extra amenities or services to your client’s bookings, or offer them discounts and vouchers.

Being an administrator of this booking calendar is just as easy. Pinpoint Booking System is a match for both big and small companies, due to its easily manageable, flexible and intuitive administration area.

 

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FREE vs PRO

The FREE version is limited to 1 calendar. Some functionality is limited by this restriction, but almost all features are available.

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Responsive Booking Calendar

With this WordPress booking calendar plugin, your clients will be able to book your services and check for their availability directly from your WordPress website. This AJAX simple calendar makes it easier for your clients to make appointments because there is no need to refresh the page to make any updates.

This user friendly WordPress booking calendar is perfect for any of your clients – it’s responsive, so it can be viewed on any device and it adapts to your customer’s time zones.

The Pinpoint booking calendar can be customized to a great extent: the client can select how many months to view in the calendar and there is a sidebar, where your customers can search for availability, select the number of rooms or items that they need, use coupons or select extras.

Your client is able to see a summary of their reservation and, if necessary, you can add a custom form that they can fill in – directly in the booking calendar.

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Book Days

In your booking calendar, days are displayed with one out of 5 types of availability: none, available, booked, special or unavailable. You can set a special price for groups of days, or select the minimum or the maximum number of days that can be booked.

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Book Nights

This feature is perfect for you if you’re in the accommodation business. The booking calendar offers support for morning check-outs. Your clients will have the option of checking-in in the afternoons and checking-out in the mornings – and the prices and availability will be displayed accordingly.

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Book Hours

With Pinpoint, you can control your reservations by hours. Hours are treated exactly the same as days, with 5 types of availability, special prices for groups of hours or a minimum or a maximum number of bookable hours.

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Book Hours Intervals

Pinpoint booking calendar lets you adjust the reservation time interval even more – with the help of the time slot. You can set hour intervals for your bookings, down to the minute. This gives you increased precision and control over your client’s reservations.

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Reservations management

Booking management has never been easier. Booking calendar administrators can add, cancel, edit, reject or delete reservation requests. Bookings can be instantly approved or rejected, but can never overlap – and the booking calendar will update accordingly.

You can choose between a list view or a calendar view to display your clients’ reservations, and they can be printed or exported in 4 types of formats – CSV, XLS, JSON, and ICS.

BOOKING CALENDAR EXTENSIONS

Extras

With Pinpoint, you can add extra amenities, services or others to your client’s bookings, either with a price or for free. You can set default values for the extras, and whether they are mandatory or not. Also, multiple extras groups can be made to be used with your booking calendar.

Forms

In case you need more information from your clients, you can create a custom form that your customers can fill in directly in the booking calendar. You can have text fields, text areas, checkboxes, dropdowns and even custom fields in your form. It’s worth knowing that you can create an unlimited number of custom forms for your calendar.

Discounts

In this booking calendar, you can create discounts according to the time interval the reservation is made for. You can decide how the discounts will be calculated – once by day or hour, fixed or a percent – and their default amount.

Taxes and fees

If reserving your product or service comes with extra taxes or fees – you can add them to your booking calendar. You can decide their value, and if they will be included or not in the overall reservation price.

Coupons

Another useful feature Pinpoint has is the creating of vouchers or coupons for your customers. You can set their default value, the terms and conditions of how they can be used and add them directly into the booking calendar.

WooCommerce Bookings

This booking calendar can be greatly extended with the WooCommerce plug-in. With this, you can make the most of the shopping cart, the specific payment gateways and all the other extra features that come with the WooCommerce WordPress plug-in. Additionally, all your reservations data is saved both in Pinpoint and WooCommerce orders.

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Other WordPress Booking System Features

Synchronization via iCal files

For better reservation management, the Pinpoint Booking Calendar can be synchronized with other calendars – Mac Calendar, Outlook, Google Calendar, iCalendar or Airbnb, via iCal format data.

Notifications for Booking Requests

You can send your clients’ reminders and notifications form your booking calendar, either by email or SMS. You can set up text messages to be sent, either to you or your customers – with Clickatell SMS gateway. For an email notification, you can create custom templates for any type of notice or language, and they will be sent with STMP, PHPMailer class or PHP mail function.

Support for multiple languages

If your local language is different from English, or you need to offer your services in multiple languages, the Pinpoint booking system offers support for a couple of languages already. However, if you find that yours is not, you can modify or translate your own texts with a simple “to-do” tool.

Support for multiple currencies

You can use any currency with our Pinpoint booking system. However, if you need to, you can customize your own currency to fit your needs, using hooks.

Online Payment Getaways

Even though payment cannot be mandatory when a client makes a reservation, it can be an option. With this booking calendar, PayPal is the default payment method, but if you have another preference, you can change that with add-ons. There are 6 payment gateways to choose from – Stripe, WePay, 2Checkout, Authorize.Net, Braintree, ICEPAY and Mollie.

FULL LIST OF FEATURES

Pinpoint’s 2019 Roadmap

An overview of where PINPOINT.WORLD and Pinpoint Booking System are heading.

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Installation

Upload the folder booking-system from the zip file to « wp-content/plugins » and activate the plugin in your admin panel or upload booking-system.zip in the « Add new » section.

FAQ

Click here to view Pinpoint Booking System WordPress Plugin Documentation.

Avis

5 août 2020
At $95 dollars a year, this has to be one of the worst plugins available for WordPress. There are so many issues with the booking system they are impossible to list all here but include lack of device responsiveness, unable to test system before going live, no booking confirmations when entering bookings in the back end, no simple way to style the front end and license renewal does not retain existing data. But most of all the support is truly awful: they quote up to 48 hours but often takes twice that and is usually apathetic and unhelpful. There is a reason why this plugin is not available via either WordPress.org or Envato and that is because both those platforms would probably throw it off. Ask yourself one question before purchasing this plugin: why does their website not have a working demo of the booking system? I've asked why and, funnily enough, they haven't got back to me yet. If you want a booking system that works with excellent support, use Maestrel's HBook plugin.
3 juillet 2020
I have had this PRO plugin since 2014. In 2018 I paid $195 U.S. to upgrade support for LIFE. I am using it on a Golf website for Booking Tee Times. There is a problem, which is happening at the height of golf season, which renders the plugin useless, so people are having to phone in their tee times. I submitted a ticket 6 days ago with the subject of URGENT! I have followed up with a second email, a ticket on their support form, and on the WordPress forum. I have not heard from them, other than the automated emails that says they received my messages. This is totally unacceptable for support that I've paid so much money for.
3 février 2020
設定画面が少しわかりにくいものの、トータルとして使いやすいと思います。
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2.9.8

  • Moroccan Dirham currency has been added.
  • SMS templates can be changed in in the Calendar Notification Settings.

2.9.7

  • Support for Redsys Payment Gateway has been added.

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