Learn how to specify the product rate type for your product to determine at which increments products are priced (e.g. Per Hour, Per Booking...).
Learn more about the Pricing tab here: Step 4: Configuring pricing for your product
New to the Product Builder? Read the first article in this series for an introduction to the Product feature.
Which plans include this feature?
Where can I find this feature using the top menu?
Inventory > Products > Products > Add Product/Add New Product/Edit Product > Pricing
What more do I need to use this feature?
Admin permissions to manage inventory or restricted permissions to View products and assets and Manage products and assets.
Which Checkfront version supports this feature - classic, new or both?
- Your account must have access to products (Inventory > Products), a key feature of our new version of Checkfront. This feature is not available for use with items (Inventory > Items) in our classic version. → Learn more about products.
Specifying the product rate typeBack to top
Define how pricing is calculated when this product is added to a booking. The options presented here depend on how you have configured your product under the Availability tab (All Day, Nightly, Timeslots, or Flextime). The following table illustrates these options.
|Availability||Per Booking||Per 24 Hours||Per Time Increment||Example|
|✓||X||✓ Per Day||All-day bike rentals at $50.00 per day.|
|✓||X||✓ Per Night||Room rentals at $100.00 per night.|
||X||X||✓ Per timeslot/Per hour||Kayak rentals at $25.00 per hour.|
Flextime: 10 minutes
|✓||✓||✓ per 10 minutes||
Zipline bookings are scheduled at 15-minute increments and are charged $75.00 per booking.
|Flextime: 15 minutes||
|✓||✓ per 15 minutes|
|Flextime: 20 minutes||
|✓||✓ per 20 minutes|
|Flextime: 30 minutes
|✓||✓ per 30 minutes|
|Flextime: 1 Hour||
|✓||✓ per Hour|
Per Booking vs. Per Time Increment Example
For example, if you configured a room rental with a base rate of $100.00 and a time increment of Per Day, a 5-day booking would be billed at $500.00. The same product would be billed at $100.00 for all 5 days if configured Per Booking.
With the next article in this series, we look at configuring the base rates for your product.