Understand your calendar

You can choose between three different types of calendar views,  Single Unit View, Multi-Unit View, or 6-Months View. Find out which function each of the calendar versions has and how to interpret what you see.

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Single Unit View

The Single Unit Calendar View will show you one rental at a time with a time span of roughly one month. 

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Choose what you want to see
  • At the top left of the calendar you can choose the month and year you want to see. Or you can simply scroll up and down to see other months.
πŸ’‘ Note: You can see a max. of two years of past bookings.
  • At the top right of the calendar, you can choose the rental you want to see.
Understand the color scheme
Booking type/status Color

All booked bookings from Lodgify and the ones imported via the Channel Manager (API) appear in red.

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Tentative bookings appear in orange. 

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Closed periods created in Lodgify appear in black.

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Bookings/occupancies imported via iCal appear in grey.

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Additional features
  • Dates that lie in the past are grey, dates in the future are white.
  • To edit a booking you can simply click on it and a slide-in window will appear to the right. 

πŸ’‘ Note: Bookings imported via iCal cannot be edited.

Preparation time

If the preparation time is activated in your Booking Settings, each booking in your calendar will have the symbol for the preparation time before and/or after the booking depending on if the booking stands alone or back-to-back with another booking. Find out more about the preparation time.

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Create a booking or closed period

To create a booking or a closed period you can click on Create Booking in the top right corner or simply click on the calendar on the start date and then click on the end date. A little window will pop up where you can select to create a booking/closed period for the selected dates.

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πŸ’‘ Note: If you only want to create a booking or closed period for one night, make sure you make the first and second click on the same date so that only one night gets selected.

 

Multi Unit View

The Multi Unit Calendar View will show you all rentals at a time with a time span of roughly 2.5 weeks.

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Choose what you want to see
  • At the top left of the calendar, you can choose the rentals you want to see.
  • Choose if you want to see the daily rates
  • Select the month and year you want to see. You can also simply scroll to the right or use the little arrows next to Today for navigation.
πŸ’‘ Note: You can see a max. of two years of past bookings.
Understand the color scheme
Booking type/status color

All booked bookings from Lodgify and the ones imported via the Channel Manager appear in red.

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Closed periods created in Lodgify appear in black.

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Tentative bookings appear in orange. 

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Bookings/occupancies imported via iCal appear in grey.

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Understand the booking symbols

All bookings will show a symbol to explain its source.

Symbol Source
Screenshot_06-12-2020_08.05.29.png Booking source website
Screenshot_06-12-2020_08.05.42.png Created manually
Screenshot_2020-06-10_at_17.35.17.png Imported via API from Booking.com
Screenshot_2020-06-10_at_17.35.23.png Imported via API from Airbnb
Screenshot_2020-06-10_at_17.51.23.png Imported via API from Expedia
Screenshot_2020-06-10_at_17.36.13.png Imported via API from VRBO
Preparation time

If the preparation time is activated in your Booking Settings, each booking in your calendar will have the symbol for the preparation time before and/or after the booking depending on if the booking stands alone or back-to-back with another booking. Find out more about the preparation time.

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Additional features
  • Dates that lie in the past are grey, dates in the future are white.
  • If you have several units of one room/rental type, a number will indicate how many units are still available.
  • To edit a booking you can simply click on it and a slide-in window will appear to the right. 

πŸ’‘ Note: Bookings imported via iCal cannot be edited.

Create a booking or closed period

To create a booking or a closed period you can click on Create Booking in the top right corner or simply click on the calendar on the start date and then click on the end date. A little window will pop up where you can select to create a booking/closed period for the selected dates.

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πŸ’‘ Note: If you only want to create a booking or closed period for one night, make sure you make the first and second click on the same date so that only one night gets selected.

Unavailable periods imported from Airbnb

Periods set as blocked by yourself in Airbnb will be imported as unavailable into Lodgify and will appear as grey-hatched in your Lodgify calendar.Screenshot_10-29-2020_09.41.29.png

πŸ’‘ Note: To delete such an unavailable period, simply click on the dates and select Delete unavailable period.

Edit the nightly price (nightly override)

Select a day or timeframe to manually override the default/derived rate and minimum stay for that specific time frame without having to change the configured rate settings or rules. Learn more.

Simply click on the calendar on the start date and then click on the end date. A little window will pop up where you can select to Edit the nightly price for the selected dates.Screenshot_06-12-2020_07.42.48.png

πŸ’‘ Note: If you only want to edit the price for one night, make sure you make the first and second click on the same date so that only one night gets selected.

 

6-Months View

The 6-Months Calendar View will show you up to a maximum of 5 rentals by default. It gives you an overview of the upcoming 6 months, showing always the entire month at first sight.

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Choose what you want to see
  • At the top left of the calendar, you can choose the rentals you want to see.
  • Select the month and year you want to see.
πŸ’‘ Note: You can see a max. of two years.
Understand the color scheme
  • All booked bookings from Lodgify and the ones imported via the Channel Manager appear in red.
  • Tentative bookings appear in orange. 
  • Closed periods created in Lodgify appear in black.
  • Bookings/occupancies imported via iCal appear in grey.

πŸ’‘ Note: If a room type has several units and only some units have a booking, the dates appear in dark green as there are still units available. Only once all units are booked for the same day, this day will appear in red.

Additional features
  • If you have several units of one room/rental type, a number will indicate how many units are still available when hovering over a date.
  • When you hover the mouse over an event (booking, closed period, etc.) it will show the basic booking details.

πŸ’‘ Note: Bookings imported via iCal don't contain any booking details.

Preparation time

If the preparation time is activated in your Booking Settings, each booking in your calendar will have the symbol for the preparation time before and/or after the booking depending on if the booking stands alone or back-to-back with another booking. Find out more about the preparation time.

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Create a closed period

To create a closed period you can click on Create Closed Period in the top right corner. A little window will pop up where you can select to create a closed period for the selected dates.2018-07-23_1233.png

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