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How to configure Extra

Extras system in Solidres is a powerful system that can be used to enhance your guest reservations. You can use extra to add the additional offer to your guest reservation, for example: Cleaning services, Flowers, Pickup service, Beverages, Breakfast...

Extras system is available out of the box in the FREE version and it can be extended further with the Advanced Extra plugin.

To create a new extra, go to menu Coupons & Extras →Extras in Solidres backend and click on the "Add New" button, the form is pretty straightforward, there are some fields that you need to pay attention to:

How to configure Extra
  • Tax: you can configure the tax for each extras item.
  • Mandatory: choose this option if you want to force the selection of this extras item on the front end.
  • Charge type: there are total 8 charge types to choose from:
    1. Per room (available in FREE version): choose this type if your extras item is offered per room like flower, beverage, breakfast. Note that for Per room extras item, you need to edit your room type and select extras items for it.
    2. Per booking (available in FREE version): choose this type if your extras item is offered per booking like airport pickup. For per booking extras item, there is no need to select it in your room type, it will be automatically displayed in front-end reservation step 2 "Guest info & Payment".
    3. Per booking per stay: with this charge type, the booked extras item will be charged per booking and multiplied by the length of stay (night or day).
    4. Per booking per person: with this charge type, the booked extras item will be charged per booking and then multiplied by the number of booked people of that reservations.
    5. Per room per stay: with this charge type, the booked extras item will be charged per room and then multiplied by the length of stay (night or day). Note that for this charge type, you need to edit your room type and select extras items for it.
    6. Per room per person: with this charge type, the booked extras item will be charged per room and then multiplied by the number of people in that room. Note that for this charge type, you need to edit your room type and select extras items for it.
    7. Per room per person per stay: with this charge type, the booked extras item will be charged per room and then multiplied by the number of people in that room as well as multiplied by the length of stay (night or day).
    8. Percentage of room daily rates: this charge type is a little bit different to others charge types. It is useful when you want to charge like this “Extra adult cost 50% of room daily rate”, to set up this type of extra, first you need to create an extra item and enter 0.5 (for 50%) in the field price, then in the front end this extras item will be charged per room and multiplied by the room daily rate.
  • Max quantity: enforce the max quantity that guest can choose if you want.
  • Chargeable: if this extras item is free, set this field to Yes.
  • Price: enter the price for this extras item, this price is used for all charge types except any charge type that has 'per person' in the name.
  • Price for adult and price for children: those fields are only used when the charge type is 'per person'

In the tab Publishing, you can see some extra information like Article (a Joomla article that contains more information about your extra) and Image, these fields are used by Extras module (available for BUNDLE+ subscribers), if you don’t use Extras module, then just skip them.

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