|Customers are rapidly becoming more comfortable
with the internet and are now demanding more than just static
sites for the viewing of information. Interaction is a key
requirement and with the exponential growth in DIY holiday
packages holiday owners are now introducing interactive booking
solutions to stay one step ahead and improve the customer
experience. We have developed a number of web based modules
and software to enable rapid development of interactive
and show one such example below.
|Holiday Availability Calendar - the
calendar instantly gives the customer visibility of the accommodations
availability and the associated rates. The calendar is based
on our Booking Calendar User Control
and is instantly adaptable to meet the requirements of your
application as are all the holiday booking modules and software
we offer to construct a solution
to meet your specific needs.
|Holiday Booking Form -
once the customer has selected a week on the above Availability
Calendar the Booking Form is displayed. This includes the
arrival and departure dates, payment rates and profile, with
the profile including dates for payments. Also available
are check boxes for options such as extra person, high chair
and cots and the ability to select the number of weeks required.
selection is interactive and updates the payment profile
accordingly. The yellow text box fields enable the customer
be collected prior to the selection of the "book accommodation"
button. These being validated to ensure a complete and correct
|Email Booking - before the booking is
accepted a final check is made to ensure the requested dates
are available (its possible that there might be a delay
from the customer picking the date to actually requesting
the booking). Once accepted the interactive calendar is updated,
thereby preventing a double booking, and automated emails
are sent to both the customer and owner.The example shows
a customer based email giving details of the booking, together
with selected options. A red highlighted section showing
the payment profile together with dates and at the bottom,
in red, the booking reference number.
We are able to offer other options including
automatic payment reminder emails, automatic arrival details
email and credit card payment options.