Prestashop Booking and Rental System Addon – User Manual

1.0 Introduction

Buying and renting services has now become a common scenario of online markets. People commonly prefer rental products and therefore shop owners have found their way in the rental business. So, which module to try for offering 24*7 booking and rental services to your customers. Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon by Knowband helps e-merchants in adding a wonder functionality to their online shop which is referred to as booking system. Yes, Prestashop Booking System is one great module to create a dynamic booking system for your online shop giving an option to set your pricing, maintain a calendar, appointment orders very effectively from the back-office. Using eCommerce booking system, online users can easily make time-date based bookings and appointments for various products.

Prestashop Reservation And Booking Module help you to add rental products and services to your Prestashop site. Prestashop Booking Calendar addon integrates flexible booking options and a user-friendly interface to the site. Customers can check real-time availability and relatively opt for rental or booking services from the online shop. So if you are planning to offer a rental, appointment or bookable services, this is the right one for you.

1.1 Striking Features of Prestashop Booking and Rental System Addon

To provide rental services that fit your customers need, Prestashop Reservation system module has offered multiple configuration settings so that you can effectively make your online business booking ready for the customers. The simple to use backend of Prestashop Booking Calendar addon is extremely easy to use without any technical operations or coding hassles.

The various key features provided by Prestashop Rental Booking System has been listed below.

1. Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon help store owners to convert their store into an online reservation and booking store that provides many kinds of rental, appointments and room booking services to the online users.

2. Creating and listing an appointment, daily rental product, booking room, hourly rental services is a time-saving approach with the help of Prestashop Booking Calendar addon.

3. Prestashop Booking System gives an intuitive interface to add the details for bookable product/services or appointment.

4. Admin can add suitable date ranges and time slots on the product page of booking product or appointments when their business services are available to the online users.

5. The total bookable orders with their status and associated customer details can be viewed from the back-office of this Prestashop Event Booking addon.

6. Prestashop admin can provide exciting deals and discount to their customers by flashing special price rules on the product pages. This will engage and add more traffic to the site which will impact the sales system as well.

7. Prestashop Booking Calendar addon builds a rental service schedule or appointment based on the features selected by the customers.

8. Admin can show the location with every bookable product/service using the Google Place Integration feature of Prestashop Reservation system module.

9. Prestashop Service Booking module offers flexibility to add, edit and delete unlimited bookable products to their eCommerce shop.

10. Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon allow you to add two kinds of bookable services for the users which include branch and home service.

11. Prestashop Booking System flawlessly supports multi-lingual and multi-store compatibility.

12. With Prestashop Reservation And Booking Module, admin can set the initial price for the rental services or appointments at their store.

13. They can disable booking and appointments for selective days or timing using this Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon.

14. The Prestashop admin can show multiple dates and time slots available for each bookable product or service.

15. Prestashop Booking Calendar addon provides an option to show custom rental service charges corresponding to the date-time slot selected by the customer.

16. Prestashop Event Booking addon allows admin to specify the different type, category and offered facilities with the rental room or hotel services.

1.2 Technology for Development

Language: PHP
Frame Work: Prestashop

2.0 Installation Guide for Prestashop Booking Calendar Addon

The store admin can follow these simple steps for installing the Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon on their eCommerce store:

1. First of all download the addon package from the Knowband store.

2. You will get a zipped file containing the source code and user manual. Unzip the complete package in the root directory of your Prestashop store through FTP manager (like Filezilla or WinSCP – download here: http://filezilla-project.org/). You’ll find the files and folders as shown in the image below:

Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon

The Prestashop Booking System is now installed and ready for use. Now the admin can configure the various configuration settings in accordance with their Prestashop site.

3.0 Admin Interface of Prestashop Rental Booking System

Just after successful installation of Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon at your website, you can configure the booking service setting as per your needs. In the admin panel or dashboard, you will find the Knowband Booking/Reservation module along with its sub-sections listed below.

Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon

This Knowband Booking/Reservation System comprises of seven sections which have been discussed further.

1.General Settings
2.Products
3.Booking Room Category
4.Booking Room Type
5.Booking Facilities
6.Booking Price Rules
7.Orders

Each Tab of the Prestashop Booking System has been discussed below:

3.1 General Settings

Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon

The General Settings of Prestashop Rental Booking System includes the basic configuration settings as:

1.Enable/Disable: This option enables or disables the complete functionality of the Prestashop Booking and Rental System at your store.

2.Google Map API Key: This option helps you to set the Google Map API Key. Once this unique API key is set from the backend, you can mark and display the location corresponding to every bookable product or service.

3.Display Price Rule: This option lets you show or hide the custom price rules over the product page of bookable product and rental service. To create a new price rule for different bookable products or edit the existing price rule, jump to the “Booking Price Rule” section of the dashboard.

3.1.1 How to generate the Google Map API key

The eCommerce store admin can generate the Google API key by following these steps:

  • Click on the “Get Started” button: The admin can click on this button to get Google map API key.

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  • Pickup the products: When the admin will click the “Get Started” button this pop-up will be displayed.

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  • Project selection: The eCommerce store admin can select or create a project.

1. Select a project:

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2. Create a new project:

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  • Setup the billing: The eCommerce store admin can now set up the billing.

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  • After billing the store admin can get their Google map API key.
    On the Credentials page, get an API key:

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  • The store admin can select the API key option:

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  • The admin can select the restrict key option from the dialog box to set a browser restriction on the API key.

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  • In the Key restriction section, the store admin can select HTTP referrers (web sites), then follow the on-screen instructions to set referrers.

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  • This way the admin can set the Google map API key.

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3.2 Products

Here, you can view the complete list of daily/hourly rental products, appointments and hotel booking services added at your eCommerce store. To edit the existing details for any type of booking product/service, click on the edit option corresponding to a product listing. If you want to delete a particular listing, click on Delete option shown in the drop-down option corresponding to the product. If you don’t want to delete, simply enable or disable the product manually.

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To add a new rental product or booking room service or appointments at your store, click on the Add new Booking Product option at the top right corner of the admin panel of this Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon.

1. Click on the “+” button at the top right side of the admin interface.
2. Now select the type of product you want to add to your site. The four offered options include:

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  • Appointment
  • Daily Rental
  • Hotel Booking
  • Hourly Rental

3.2.1 Add an Appointment Type Product

The Appointment type product contains the following information. In Appointment type of product, admin can show date/time slots. Admin has to set the appointment price on per day basis.

3.2.1.1 General Information

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  • Enable or Disable Product: This option helps to enable or disable the current product.
  • Product Name: You can set the desired name for the product which is a mandatory field.
  • Product Reference: Set a unique reference code for the product which is a mandatory field.
  • Short Description: You can add a short one-line description for your product which displays under the product name.
  • Description: Give detailed information about the product in this field box.

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  • Condition: Set the condition of the product stating whether it is new, refurbished or used.
  • Category: Select a particular category where you want to add and show this appointment service.
  • Default Category: You can choose a default category for the product using this field.
3.2.1.2 Booking Information

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  • Service Type: This option lets you select the service type as a branch or home service.
  • Period Type: This option sets the period or schedule type that you want to display on the product page for the users. If the date is selected, then date schedules will be shown only. If the date/time option is selected then both date and time slots are shown to the customers.
  • Quantity: You can set the available quantity of bookable product or service for a day.
  • Price: You can set an initial price of the product per appointment that is shown to the user before they have done any service customization. After they have selected their product preferences, mainly date, and time schedules, the initial price is changed to the final custom price that they have to actually pay for getting service benefits.
3.2.1.3 Location

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  • Show Map: You can turn Google Map ON or OFF visible at the frontend over the product page.
  • Address: This field specifies the exact location or address of that particular bookable product.
  • Longitude: This field sets the longitude coordinate of the specific location.
  • Latitude: This field sets the latitude coordinate of the specific location.
3.2.1.4 Image

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  • Add new image to this product: You can add multiple images to describe your product. You can set the display order of these images. Also, you can set any of these images as a cover image for the rental service or booking service.
  • Caption: You can give a desired caption for the product images.
3.2.1.5 Date/Time

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  • Disable Days: You can select all the days when the services are unavailable by the respective businesses.
  • Enter Date/Time Slot: You can create and display multiple dates and time slots on the product page. If the period type is selected as Date, then only date schedules will be shown at the backend. If the date/time is selected as period type, then you can add multiple time slots corresponding to every date range. This way you can map multiple time slots to a single date slot.
  • Final Price: You have to specify the final price corresponding to each date/time schedule added for the appointment. This final price is calculated during checkout based on customization done by the customer.
    Finally, save your created product.

3.2.2 Add a Daily Rental Product

The complete configuration settings for a rental product are the same as appointment type product.
Admin can show date/time slots for a daily rental product and can also fix a price corresponding to that schedule on per day basis.
The only difference occurs in the following listed settings:

  • Price: The initial price for the rental product is on a daily basis. Remember this is not the final price of the rental product.
  • Facilities: This option allows you to add multiple facilities that you are offering with the daily rental product. These rent type facilities have to be first created from the “Booking Facilities” section of the admin panel. Once created, you can map them here for the particular daily rental service.

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3.2.3 Add a Hotel Booking Service

The Hotel Booking service or Room Booking service contains the following information. In this room booking service, the customer has to select the check-in and check-out dates so that the room availability can be checked.

3.2.3.1 General Information

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  • Enable or Disable Product: This option helps to enable or disable the Hotel room booking service.
  • Product Name: You can set the desired name for the booking service which is a mandatory field.
  • Product Reference: Set a unique reference code for the booking service which is a mandatory field.
  • Short Description: You can add a short one-line description for your room booking service which displays under the product name.
  • Description: Give detailed information about the hotel service in this field box.

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  • Condition: Set the condition of service stating whether it is new, refurbished or used.
  • Category: Select a particular category where you want to add and show this booking service.
  • Default Category: You can choose a default category for the booking service using this field.
3.2.3.2 Booking Information

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  • Period Type: This option sets the period type as Date allowing you to add multiple date slots for your hotel service.
  • Price: You can set an initial price of the booking service on a daily basis that is shown to the user before they have done any service customization. After they have selected their product preferences, mainly date slot, this initial price is added with the final custom price that they have to actually pay for getting service benefits.
  • Min days: Set the minimum days for hotel booking service.
  • Max Days: Set the maximum days for hotel booking service.
  • Star Rating: Select and display the star rating of hotel room service.
3.2.3.3 Location

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  • Show Map: You can turn Google Map ON or OFF visible at the frontend over the product page.
  • Address: This field specifies the exact location or address of that particular Hotel service.
  • Longitude: This field sets the longitude coordinate of the specific location.
  • Latitude: This field sets the latitude coordinate of the specific location.
3.2.3.4 Image

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  • Add a new image to this product: You can add multiple images to describe your Hotel booking service. You can set the display order of these images. Also, you can set any of these images as a cover image for the room booking service.
    Caption: You can give a desired caption for the product images.
3.2.3.5 Date/Time

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  • Enter Date/Time Slot: You can create and display multiple date schedules on the product page when your hotel services are available for the users. If there will be any conflict between the date/time range, the first occurrence will be applied.
  • Final Price: You have to specify the final price corresponding to each date slot schedule. This price is on a nightly basis. This final price is calculated during checkout based on the check-in and check-out time selected by the customer.
3.2.3.6 Rooms

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This interface will list you all the existing rooms within the particular hotel booking service. You can edit the details/specifications for any available room or you can delete them if required.
You can create a new room under this hotel service with different room type, category, and offered facilities. For this, you have to simply click on the Add Room option present at the top right corner of the interface.

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  • Enable: Enable or disable the room service.
  • Room Category: Select a particular category for room service. For this, you have to first create various categories from the “Booking Room Category” section of the admin interface. Then you have to map this room under the desired room category.
  • Room Type: Select a particular type for the room service. For this, you have to first create various room types from the “Booking Room Type” section of the admin interface. Then you have to map this room under the desired room type.
  • Additional Price: Set the additional price which is added to the initial price.
  • Quantity: Set the available quantity of rooms per day.
  • Check-in Time: Specify the check-in time for this room.
  • Check-out Time: Specify the check-out time for this room.
  • Upload Images: You can add multiple images describing the hotel room.
  • Select Facilities: Select multiple facilities that are offered with the room service. These facilities have to be first created from the “Booking Facilities” section of the admin interface. Then, you can easily map various facilities for this selected room.
3.2.3.7 Facilities

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Under this section, you can map all the facilities that are being provided for the particular hotel service. These hotel facilities are also created from the “Booking Facilities” section of the admin interface.
Finally, save your created hotel/room service.

3.2.4 Add an Hourly Rental Product

The complete configuration settings for an hourly rental product are same as of daily rental type product. The customer has to pick a check-in and check-out date-time which specifies the duration for which they want the product.
The only difference occurs in the following listed settings:

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  • Period Type: This option sets the period type as Date Type for the hourly rental product.
  • Quantity: You can specify the total quantity of that hourly rental product.
  • Price: This option sets the price of the product on per hour basis.
  • Min Hours: Set minimum hours for booking.
  • Max Hours: Set maximum hours for booking.

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  • Disable days: Check the days on which the hourly rental product is unavailable for customer use.
  • Enter Date/Time slot: Create multiple date slots along with their final custom price on per hour basis.
  • Facilities: This option allows you to add multiple facilities that you are offering with the hourly rental product. These rent type facilities have to be first created from the “Booking Facilities” section of the admin panel. Once created, you can map them here for the particular hourly rental service.

3.3 Booking Room Category

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You can view and manage the list of booking room category through this interface. You can even edit or delete an existing category. For adding a new booking room category, click on the “+” button at the top right place of the admin panel.

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Fill the following details while creating a new booking room category:

  • Name: Set name of booking room category.
  • Description: Set a short description for the booking room category.
  • Active: Enable or disable the room category.

3.4 Booking Room Type

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You can view and manage the list of booking room type through this interface. You can even edit or delete an existing room type. For adding a new booking room type, click on the “+” button at the top right place of the admin panel.

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  • Name: Enter the name of room type.
  • Maximum Allowed Child: Set the maximum limit of allowed children.
  • Maximum Allowed Adults: Set the maximum limit of allowed adults.
  • Select Room Category: Select multiple room categories for this room type.
  • Active: Enable or disable the booking room type.

3.5 Booking Facilities

There are three kinds of booking facilities that can be created using this Prestashop Booking and Rental System addon.

1. Room: These facilities are mapped for particular room service.
2. Rent: These facilities are mapped for daily rental and hourly rental services.
3. Hotel: These facilities are mapped for a particular hotel booking service.

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You can configure or delete the existing booking facilities from this interface. To add a new facility, click on the “+” button at the top right corner of the admin panel.

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  • Title: Set a catchy title for the booking service.
  • Type: Set the booking service type for the offered facility. The three types include Room, Rent and Hotel.
  • Image Type: Specify the image type you want to use for depicting the booking facility. The two image type include Upload Image and Font Awesome.
  • Font Awesome Icon Class/Upload Image: If you have selected “Upload Image” type, then you have to browse a desired image from the local system. Else if you have selected the “Font Awesome Icon” type, then insert the font awesome class for that particular icon. For example, to depict the “Charging Port” facility, the font awesome class is “fa-plug”.
  • Activate: Enable or disable the booking facility.

3.6 Booking Price Rules

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Price rules are basically created for specific products. This is a kind of offer or discount deal that you can use to entice the online users for grabbing that particular rental or booking service from the store.
The various price rules can be viewed and managed from a single interface under the Booking Price Rule Section. You can edit or delete the existing price rule. Additionally, you can create a new price rule for another bookable product on the store. To add a new booking price rule, click on the “+” button at the top right corner of the interface.

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Specify the following field information while creating a new price rule.

  • Title: Set a desired catchy name for the price rule.
  • Select Product: Select the product over which you want to apply this booking price rule.
  • Date Type: Specify the date type from two options: Date Range and Specific Date.
    Start Date, End Date / Fix date: Enter the start date and end date if you have selected Date Range as Date Type. If you have selected the Specific Date option as Date Type then enter the fixed date to display the price rule.
  • Reduction Type: Set the reduction type as amount or percentage.
  • Reduction Value: If you have selected Amount as Reduction type then set the discount value you are offering to your customers. If you have chosen the Percentage type option, then set the discount percentage for the booking service.
  • Active: Enable or Disable the price rule.

3.7 Orders

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Here, the admin can view the complete list of orders placed by the customers whether it is an appointment, room booking service, daily rental product or hourly rental product. The date and time of order, customer detail, payment type, payment value and order status is also visible in this backend report of Prestashop Booking and Rental System.

4.0 Front Interface of Prestashop Reservation And Booking Module

A) Appointment Type Product

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B) Hotel Booking Type Service

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Available Rooms in Super Deluxe Category

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Available Rooms in Semi Deluxe Category

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Available Rooms in Executive Rooms Category

Here you can see that there are no rooms in this category. This information is given to the frontend user in the form of an error message.

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Available Rooms in Deluxe Category

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Now as the customer will select the desired room from the list of available rooms, then they will be shown a new popup as given below.

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This popup gives complete details about the room selected by the customer in accordance with their needs. Now as they click on the “Book Now” button the room booking service gets added to the cart which is shown below.

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If the user wishes to check the booked room details again, they can simply click on the “Product Customization” link shown over the cart page.
This appears like the image below:

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Order Confirmation Message on the frontend

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Admin can also check the order details from the admin. The backend interface showing list of store orders looks like:

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C) Daily Rental Type Product

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D) Hourly Rental Product

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E) Price Rule for Selective Products

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