Setting up Weekly Rate Plans
You can use Weekly Rate Plans to make the most of the increased demand we’re seeing for longer stays. This also offers you the opportunity to expand your customer base to include groups like business travelers, families, and domestic guests looking to stay longer.
To find out more about offering rates for longer stays, take a look at this Solutions page.
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Understanding Weekly Rate Plans
To stand out to travelers who are looking to stay longer, you can create a new Rate Plan that offers a discount on your cheapest daily rate. Potential guests who search for stays of seven nights or longer will be able to see and book your new discounted rates.
Just like with other Rate Plans, you can customize the details of your Weekly Rate Plan, including:
- The cancellation policy
- Any meal plans that are included
- Which dates the rates are available for
- The discount amount
- The rooms or units the Rate Plan applies to
Keep in mind that the maximum length of stay travelers can book varies by region. To change the maximum length of stay you offer, take a look at this article. There may also be laws and regulations that affect longer stays in your region, which you can learn more about in this article.
Setting up a Weekly Rate Plan
Set up a Weekly Rate Plan by following these steps:
- Log in to the Extranet
- Click Rates & Availability, then Rate plans
- Click Add new rate plan
- Choose Weekly, then click Add rate plan
- On the next page, set up the details of your Rate Plan, then click Review
- Click Activate rate plan
If you work with a connectivity provider, you can also set rates and discounts for longer stays on their platform. To find out more about this, take a look at this article.
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