Read this overview of the Booking Calendar feature with a summary of each area.
To learn more about the Booking Calendar, please read the entire series of articles linked at the side and bottom of this page.
- Introduction to the Booking Calendar
- Navigating and filtering the Booking Calendar
- Configuring the Booking Calendar format
- Gaining booking insights from the Booking Calendar
- Exporting your Booking Calendar to an external calendar (iCal)
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Where can I find this feature using the top menu?
Calendar > Booking
What more do I need to use this feature?
- Admin permissions or restricted permissions to View Calendars.
Which Checkfront version supports this feature - classic, new, or both?
- The Booking Calendar 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 get in touch with our Technical Support team for more information.
Discover more product-related help articles here: Products (New).
Calendar OverviewBack to top
For more detailed instructions, please see our series of articles on the Booking Calendar:
|Features||New Calendar Experience
|Consolidated features and menu options||
Month, week, and day views are consolidated into one Booking Calendar accessible through the Booking option within the Calendar menu.
|The Month, Week, and Day views are available within the action bar with our other filters.|
|Bookmark filter selections
||All filter views (Month, Week, and Day) made from within the page are saved to the URL for easy bookmarking.|
|Calendar Display, Filters, and Default Views|
All inventory bookings visualized
All bookings are displayed based on the inventory booked within, not simply based on one of the items/products in the booking.
|New filter options||
The following can be used to narrow Booking Calendar results:
|New List view||
The List view optimizes the information you can see. Perfect for those busy days when quick and easy access is key.
Bookings are stacked each day, ascending by all day and night bookings first, then earliest in the day by start time within the remaining space.
You can open the side panel for more details.
|New current day and time indicator||
Within the Week and Day view, there's a visual indicator to help identify the current day and time.
|Customer vs Item/Product views||
New options to view the Booking Calendar by the name of the item/ product booked or the name of the Customer who made the booking.
|Add to External Calendar||Need to sync your Booking Calendar with iCal? The option to Add to External Calendar is found within the menu under the New Booking button.|
The side panel provides rich booking data.
|New Booking Insights
Clicking on a booking from the main calendar opens a side panel with booking insights, including...
|More Booking Details Upfront||
The following booking details display within the panel, so you don't have to navigate away to the Booking Invoice.
This allows for quick updates like status changes and provides quick links to Customer contact information.
All other bookings for that day are also shown for quick access and searching.
|New Search for Booking Details||
Find a booking by Booker, source, booking code, or item/product within the day in focus.
Introduction to the Booking Calendar >