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Locate: Manage > Integrations > Popular > Gift Certificates
- A plan that includes Gift Certificates.
- Admin permissions or restricted permissions to Manage Gift Certificates, Manage Gift Certificate Templates, and Issue Gift Certificates, as needed.
- The Gift Certificates feature is available to both those using items (Inventory > Items), a key feature of our classic version of Checkfront, and those using products (Inventory > Products), a key feature of our newest version of Checkfront.
New to Checkfront - Products ✨
Products (Inventory > Products) is the successor feature to (Inventory > Items) and is available in our newest version of Checkfront.
Not yet on our newest version and interested in upgrading? Please contact our Technical Support team for more information.
Discover more product-related help articles here: Products (New).
The Gift Certificates integration enables you to offer your Customers redeemable gift certificates that can be applied towards the value of a future booking with your business. These gift certificates are fully customizable, allowing you to set the value - a fixed or custom amount - and determine the period of validity.
What's more, a gift certificate can be used until the balance is used up. So, if a Customer has a $100 gift certificate but their booking is only $50, they still have $50 left to spend at a later date!
There are two ways in which a gift certificate can be generated in Checkfront. You can either issue a complimentary gift certificate through the Staff-side of Checkfront and email it directly to the Customer, or you can create a gift certificate which can then be purchased by the Customer through your Customer Booking Page. Both methods result in a gift certificate that the recipient can apply to a later purchase.
This series of articles includes information on both options and more...
Setting up Gift Certificates
Offering and purchasing gift certificates
Issuing complimentary gift certificates
Booking with gift certificates
Check out some of our step-by-step answers to Frequently Asked Questions:
First things first, we need to activate Gift Certificates within your account! See the instructions below.
Setup in CheckfrontBack to top
In order to use the Gift Certificates feature, you first need to activate the integration within your account. To do this, navigate to the Integrations (Manage > Integrations > Popular) option in your main navigation bar.
From here, locate and click on the Gift Certificates tile to open Add-on Setup.
From the Add-on Setup modal, simply click on the Activate button to complete activation.
To learn more about sending complimentary Staff-issued gift certificates by email, please jump to the article - Issuing gift certificates Staff-side by email.
Continue to the next article in this series to learn more about Creating gift certificates for purchase.