Booksure

Booksure.com provides a secure reservation management system and payment solution for independent accommodation establishments.

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Booksure.com was launched in 2004. Extensive research revealed that accommodation providers were in need of a system that easily integrated with their current web presence and that took care of all of their booking and payment needs.

Two versions were made available to accommodation establishments: a free, limited version and a paid version offering more features. Below is a summary of what Booksure offers accommodation providers.

Secure payments
Booksure offers users a secure payment system through 3D Secure, the Verified by Visa / Mastercard SecureCode anti-fraud programme. Users can also make use of third party payment gateways, including PayPal, MonsterPay and Skrill.

Deposit control
Accommodation providers have the ability to easily track all payments as well as control deposit percentages, which can be received from anywhere in the world.

Virtual credit card machine
Booksure gives accommodation providers the ability to use the system as a virtual credit card machine, removing the need for a physical card machine.

Real-time booking (optional)
Accommodation providers can limit the number of rooms available for real-time booking and choose whether to accept instant bookings or allow for 24 hours before confirmation. They can also shut down dates for selected rooms or all rooms.

Rate plans
Accommodation providers can set multiple rate plans for each room type.

Mobile office
Accommodation providers can access the Booksure system from a mobile device (via the free Booksure app), allowing them to keep track of and respond to bookings and potential bookings from anywhere.

Integrated booking buttons
Accommodation providers can make use of Book Now, Enquire Now and Check Availability buttons, available in a number of styles. These can be added to their website at no extra cost.

Customisable widgets
Accommodation providers can add customisable widgets to their website, making the booking process much smoother.

Facebook integration
Accommodation providers can make use of the Booksure Facebook app to receive bookings directly through Facebook.

Website templates
For accommodation providers that don’t have a website, there are templates available to create a customised online presence.

Cancellation terms
Accommodation providers can set custom terms of cancellation.

Reservation tracking
Through a user-friendly dashboard the accommodation provider has access to confirmed reservations, reservations not yet confirmed, quote requests and guests awaiting feedback.

Daily diary
The daily diary allows accommodation providers to keep track of all booking data.

Quick lookup
The quick lookup function gives accommodation providers the ability to find results by guest name, email address or reservation number.

Archived data
Data is archived and easily accessible to accommodation providers.

Statistics reporting
Accommodation providers have access to statistics that show them how their establishment is faring against other establishments in the region.

Affiliate website listings
Accommodation providers are given listings on websites affiliated to Booksure.

Booking.com integration
If an accommodation provider is listed with booking.com, they can keep their bookings, rates and room availability up to date from Booksure, which automatically updates booking.com.

Constant contact
Emails are sent out at every step of the booking process. Accommodation providers can customise these emails to match their brand.

SMS and email notifications (optional)
Accommodation providers can make use of Booksure’s SMS notification system to be notified of bookings.

Guest reviews (optional)
Accommodation providers can receive guest reviews and display them on their website. These reviews can be shared via social media.

Support
Booksure support emails are monitored 24/7 and accommodation providers have access to support through email, phone and live chat.

To learn more about how accommodation establishments benefit from using this system, please visit Booksure. If you’re an accommodation provider, you can sign up for this booking management system and start benefitting immediately.