I am personally super excited to announce this new feature, coming on the heels of our calendar launch.
The vast majority of our hosts never decline a reservation. Yet, the way our system has been set up hosts need to manually confirm every reservation they get. This is tiresome and stressful for hosts and a lot of work and constant vigilance.
We want to make it easier to be a host, so we are launching Booking Preferences. With Booking Preferences, you can set your listing to one of two options:
Hosts, you should go to your listing edit page and enable Booking in your Booking Preferences. Here are the reasons why:
To be eligible for Booking, the following needs to be true:
To learn more about Booking Preferences, read below to see how everything works. And as always, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or feedback.
TL;DR - we are making it way easier to get bookings with Sniffspot by enabling auto confirmation for bookings. Go to your listing edit page and enable Booking under your Booking Preferences!
How Booking Works
When Booking is enabled, once a guest books and pays, you will receive the following notifications:
Note: the below example does not include the About the Guest section, but this section is included on future emails.
When Booking is enabled, once a guest books and pays, the guest will receive the following email. They will also be re-directed to a web page with similar information.
How To Enable Booking
To enable booking, do the following: