4. How Booking Works

How to setup hourly booking

This option is available starting with 2.01 theme version. 1. Select option “Per hour for all listings” or  “Mixt – Owner chooses price by hour or by day” for Global Booking Type   -> If selected option per hour will get these options in front end submission: -> If selected option Mixt will get Booking Type dropdown […]

Taxes info in Invoice Details Explanations

Taxes in % (taxes are considered included in the daily price). They are added from Price Details of each property – Taxes show for the owner – in his invoice details. See VIEW DETAILS of a confirmed booking Formulas for taxes we use: $you_earn = $total_price – $security_deposit – floatval($city_fee) – floatval($cleaning_fee) – $service_fee; $taxes […]

Price per Guest

Price by guest is selected from Edit/Add property – Price Settings Pay by Guest options are Extra Price per guest per night in USD and check to Allow guests above capacity ? Check to  Pay by the no of guests (all room prices will NOT be used anymore and billing will be done by guest no […]

How to login / register and make a booking

This is a video how booking details are saved when using search trying to send booking after  login/register process     This is a video to show how booking details are saved automatically after login/register modal shows, without having to add the booking details again after login

Verify Owner

Starting version 1.20.5 we have added the option for admin to verify Owners. After the Owner registers, in My Profile page he will have the option to UPLOAD AN ID SCAN The Owner will need to upload an image The admin will be notified via email   and will need to go to admin-Users to […]

Can I hide or remove the guest number?

Staring 1.30 theme update you can hide the guest number easily. Hide from booking form Put this option to Object Rental You will see the booking form like this Hide guest from listing submit form Put this option to NO from theme options And the submit form will exclude the guest number Hide from contact […]

How to work with Extra Guest option

When using EXTRA GUEST option, the following notes apply. 1. Search by guest cannot consider the extra guests allowed, as technically the guest value is a single value (and we can’t do a sum). Search will return results with properties that have the default guest number equal or higher with the value selected in search […]

1.20 Add Extra Options in Booking Form

Extra Options are added from Edit Property – Price Settings Add in booking form other options. You can select Option Name, Option Value (fixed number) and Option Calculation (fixed fee, by night, by guest or by night and guest)

1.20 About Security Deposit Fee

Security Deposit Fee The Security Fee is set by the owner, in number amount. When booking request is sent, the Security Deposit Fee value is added to booking total. Now we have different scenarios possible, but only some make sense with this option. a. Deposit is 100% and a user will pay everything when booking […]

1.20 Deposit Fee

The deposit fee – it is taken from user account and into admin account when payment is made, without any owner approval being required for the payment itself. In short, the process is this. Standard booking process, without instant checkout enabled: a. Send booking request b. Owner approves or rejects request c. If Owner approves, […]


Short video for how to add a property Price Section options The new options added are explained below: Price adjustments for a certain period are done from the same window. To set custom price click beginning date and end date (2 clicks) (updated with more options in 1.20) For each property you can select default […]

1.20 – Info about formulas used in invoices

Formulas used: total = (inter price + expenses + manual_expense ) – early bird + city fee+ cleaning fee + sec deposit $early_bird_discount – doesn’t include extra guest, security, city fee, cleaning fee $you_earn = $total_price – $security_deposit – floatval($city_fee) – floatval($cleaning_fee) – $service_fee; $taxes = round ( $you_earn * $taxes_value/100,2); $price_for_service_fee = $total_price – $security_deposit […]

1.20 How to understand Invoice Details Info for Owner and User submitting request

User sending booking request: Invoice explanations in My Reservations Owner of the property: Invoice explanations in My Bookings Other elements you can see in invoices: Early bird discount As owner you can set early bird discount (in %) and how many days to in advance for this discount to apply. Extra Expenses or Custom discount Pay […]

Theme options- Booking Payment Options – How to work with Deposit Fee and Service Fee

Deposit and Service fees values are set globally for all bookings from admin theme options Include expenses when calculating deposit? Choose if wish to include expenses when calculating deposit. The expenses are city fee and cleaning fee. Deposit fee Previously known as admin Admin Booking Fee – % booking fee (in older theme versions). Use deposit field […]

1.19 Instant Booking

How to enable Instant booking from each user account – add or edit property – description settings. INSTANT BOOKING with ADMIN FEE PAYMENT REQUIRED A user sends booking request and must pay admin fee instantly for the booking to be confirmed. Live demo – http://main.wprentals.org/properties/summerlin-cabin-perfect-holiday/ After payment is done, booking is confirmed and a user is redirected […]

Owner Contact Info – how it works

Contact info on owner page is hidden by default for non registered users and registered users with NO confirmed booking. Info shows only to users who have at least 1 confirmed booking or is user checks his own profile. Admin ca see all contact info by default. Owner cannot see the contact info of the […]

Why register is required to book or send messages in WP Rentals

In WP Rentals register/login is mandatory to contact owner or send a booking request. Starting with  1.21.1 theme version was added option to contact the owner if you are not logged in. Until 1.21.1 theme version register is required to send messages. There are several important reasons for which we designed the theme to work this […]

How to confirm a booking when admin fee is 0

Admin sets in theme options the value of the admin fee from total bookings (admin booking fee excludes city fee and cleaning fee ). The fee is deducted from total invoice and is paid by user submitting the booking, before booking is confirmed and AFTER the property owner approves the booking request. If you don’t wish to […]

Theme Email Notifications

From version 1.16 text can be changed from Theme Options – Email Management – 1.21.1 Email Management in Theme Options When sending booking request User sending the booking request sees this message in booking form: User receiving the booking request gets this email message You have received a new booking request on http://yourdomain.com!  Go to […]