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ConvertDirect – Day Use Feature

STAAH ConvertDirect is introducing a new feature – Day Use!

The day use feature on ConvertDirect helps to highlight deals specifically for this purpose. There are some conditions to use this feature:

  • Property is subscribing to STAAH ConvertDirect.
  • Feature is only applicable on ConvertDirect (STAAH Booking Engine). Not available for third party connections.
  • Property is managing inventory/ rates directly via STAAH Instant channel manager (Without PMS connection).

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How to enable Day Use Feature?

  • Enable via Display Settings
  • Option is only available to properties that are managing inventory/ rates directly via STAAH Instant

ConvertDirect > Display Settings > Day Use.


Next – Create Day Use rate plan

Setup > Rate Plans > Add Rate Plan.

In rate plan setup, select Day Use > clearly indicate rate conditions in rate plan description > complete setup as per normal.

  • You cannot enable Day Use feature for an existing rate plan
  • You need to create a new rate plan
  • When Day Use feature is selected, you cannot apply ‘Minimum Nights’, ‘Free Night’ or ‘Flexy Free Night’
  • Day use rate plan(s) is clearly indicated on the Rate plans details page

Inventory

Inventory will be reduced/ updated as per normal when a Day Use booking is received. Though booking is for same day check out, when booking is received, inventory is deducted for the day.

Restrictions

Only stop sell is manageable.

Promo Code

Day use is like any other rate plans. Promo code feature is supported.

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Option for customer to search for Day Use rates.

When Day Use is selected, only check in date option available for customer to enter.

Booking engine will return results with available Day Use rates.  

Booking details page clearly indicates check in date only.

Booking confirmation clearly indicates same date for check in and check out.

 

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Option for customer to search for Day Use rates.

Booking engine will return results with available Day Use rates.

Other information

  • Day Use feature is not available via STAAH App
  • If Day Use feature is enabled and active for a property, the Day Use icon will automatically generate and displayed in standard widget (if available on property’s website)

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