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Weekends highlighted on the calendar

We've now made it easier to view the calendar and add your manual bookings by highlighting the weekends. To turn this feature on select Settings > System Settings > General Options > Scroll down to Calendar > Highlight Weekends - ON.

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Group cancellations

If you're managing large group bookings in your property you may find the numbers of rooms/beds required can change. And if your property accepts bus bookings you may find yourself regularly cancelling beds on the day to accommodate numbers. To save time managing...

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Payment button

You have already noticed some changes to the payment button on your booking screen. This now gives you a lot more information to help you manage booking payments and money owed. The button will be an orange 'Payment Due' when the guest is owing money The button...

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Cleaning forecast

We're big on timesaving at Abode and want to help you run your property efficiently; with less time on admin and more time focused on your guests. The new Cleaning Forecast in your AbodeBooking system helps you quickly figure out how many housekeeping staff you need...

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Stop same-day after-hours bookings

It's the end of a long day, your guests are checked in and it's time for you to shut up reception and wind down. Only you later find an angry guest banging on the door wanting to check in - you've realised they have booked after hours that same night and are expecting...

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AbodeBooking website promo codes

Using Abode's booking engine on your website? We've got a new exciting feature to help entice your guests towards booking direct with your property. A 'Promo Code' field can now be added to your booking page for guests to enter special codes offered by you. You can...

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Debtors Report

The debtors report can now be summarised by group to show combined totals where all members of the group start and finish on the same day. This helps reduce the length of report for properties with many and large groups.

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Registration Form

The fields showing on the guest registration form can now be selected from the full list available. To do this, go to Settings > Field Selection and tick the registration check boxes as required.

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Event Bar

Add the new event bar to your calendar to mark significant days in your year. To turn on, go to System Settings > Calendar > Show Event Bar. Events can be added by clicking on the event bar or adding in Settings > Events Dates.

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Group Bookings

The group booking page now has all selected fields available for editing. Where members of a group have different entries in a field, the field will be disabled and show the entry from the 'top' person. In this case, entries for all members may be reset using the...

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