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Booking App for Shopify: Create Bookings for Rental Business

You might have installed the Booking App by Webkul that allows customers to book scheduled appointments & later on, it extended to offer concert type bookings as well. In addition to these booking types, we come up with the concept of Rental Booking Services in which You as an admin can add rent type bookings & let the customers rent your products from your website.

With the Booking App, you can add a rent type booking simply by adding a date range & the time taken for each slot (per booking timing). The customer will select the start date-time & end date-time to rent the product for that particular duration. You can add the rental booking to products irrespective of the time as well i.e. customer will simply select a start date & an end date and rent the Product of their choice.

Let’s Proceed to understand this booking type in detail.

Installation

If you have not yet installed the app, just visit the Shopify App Store & Get the app. Installation of this app will take just a few minutes of yours. Once done, You can visit the Configuration section of the app and configure all the details related to your rental booking business.

Configuration

Visiting the Configuration section, You can configure all the details related to the bookings one by one.

  1. General Configuration: From here, you can configure the general details of your store such as your organization name, your business email, select your timezone as well as your store currency.

2. Booking Configuration: You can configure all the details related to your bookings from here. You can enable the Auto-approval booking option to let the customer’s bookings approved automatically once requested from the customer end.

Also, you can allow customers to request for booking cancellation as well as reschedule bookings.

3. Email Template: You can configure the template of the emails sent to your customers & received from the customers.

4. Booking Widget: You can enable the timezone selector option for your customers. Once enabled, your customers will get the option to select their timezone while renting any product.

This way the timezone selector option will be shown to the customers on website frontend:

5. Front Labels: From here, You can configure the labels of your store frontend related to bookings.

How to Create Rental Bookings

You as a merchant needs to follow below-mentioned steps to create Rental Bookings:

Go to the Products section of Your store.

Select the Product that You want to rent and click the booking product button in the “More Action” menu.

Now, You need to select a variant from the drop-down menu for which you want to create slots for rental service.

Clicking a variant, you will be redirected to the “Edit Booking Product” section from where you need to enter all the details related to your rental product.

Product Information: In this section, you can view the title, profile image and slot price of your booking product. And you can select whether you want a single customer to book a slot at a time or you want multiple customers to book a slot at the same time.

Location: You can select your location preferences such if you want to offer the service to the customer’s location or to your specific location. It is not mandatory to specify location preferences.

Availability: This is the section from where you can add a date range when you want your rental products to be available for the customers.

Here, you can add products for rental services in two ways: Rent Type or Rent Type with time. It’s up to you if you want to create slots with time or irrespective of time intervals.

RENT TYPE BOOKING: Add a date range when your booking product is available for rent. Customer will select a start and end date from the added date-range and rent the product i.e. let the customers select a start date & an end date and rent the product of their choice.

RENT TYPE WITH TIME: Add a Date-range when Your service is available for rent. Now, fix per slot timing that will be applicable for all the added dates in the range. Let the customers rent the product by choosing their preferable Date-Time Slot i.e. Select a Start Date & Time as well as an End Date & Time to rent the product.

Overwrite Specific Days: With this feature, admin can now create slots on some specific days or time duration. These slots will overwrite the previous slots created for any booking product or service. In other words, if you want to close bookings on some specific dates, you can easily add back-out dates using this feature. Thus, the booking will be closed on the added dates & time.

Thus, the admin can now have more flexibility to close booking for some specific date/time.

Custom Information: You can add additional information about your rental products from this section that will be visible to your customers on the product description page while booking any product for rent.

Custom Fields: In order to get additional information from your customers, you can add custom fields that will be visible to your customers on the store’s product description page.

This way, you can add all the information related to your rental products. Now, just click the Save button and proceed to configure your store’s frontend.

How to Configure Front End?

In order to visualize the effect of rent type bookings on your store, you just need to configure its frontend by adding the codes to their respective files.

  1. For Booking Widget

To display the “Timezone Selector” button on the frontend, just copy the given code and add it below the product-template.liquid file.

        {% if product.tags contains "wk_booking" %}
        {% include 'bc-widget' %}
        {% endif %}

2. For Customer’s Booking Details

Now, to display customer’s booking detail options on the frontend, just copy the given code and add it below the customers/order.liquid file.

{% if line_item.properties.wk_booking %}
        <p><u><a href="https://{{ shop.domain }}/pages/booking-information/{{ line_item.id }}?handle={{ line_item.variant_id }}">View Booking Details</a></u></p>
        {% endif %}

In this way, you can configure your frontend in the booking app.

Customer View

After adding the codes to their respective liquid files, this is how the rental products will be available on your store’s front end.

RENT TYPE BOOKING

 

RENT TYPE WITH TIME

That’s how you can add rent type bookings to your Shopify store’s products.

Check the Demo

You can click on the link below to get the backend as well as frontend demo links:

Rent Type Booking DEMO

Rent Type with Time DEMO

Need Help?

Hope you like this blog! To get more interesting blogs, keep in touch with us. If you need any kind of support, just raise a ticket at https://webkul.uvdesk.com/en/. 

Also, You can contact support@webkul.com to get proper assistance.

Thank You for reading this Blog!

 

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