How to stop bookings when you are 'Closed'

If your restaurant will be closed on a day that you are not usually closed - it's important that your booking system is updated, so you don't receive bookings i.e. Public Holidays

In this example, learn how to close off bookings, or change the opening hours, via TMS Admin. 

1. Go to Menu

2. Select Opening Hours

3. Click right in Special Dates to Add a Date
4. Choose Date/s
5. Select the Rota with the hours that you want for that Date or Date Range. Most often this will be the 'Closed' Rota.
6. Save the Date Range
7. Save in Opening Hours

8. All done!


ADVANCED - Adding messages that appear when certain days are selected on your online booking from

Did you know that you can add messages that appear on the Online Booking widget?

For example - If you are closed for Christmas Day, you can set up an Online Message so people trying to book for Christmas through your website will get a special message just for Christmas. 

To add an Online Message

1. Go to Menu

2. Go to Opening Hours

3. In the bottom right, select a 'Rota' or make a 'New Rota'

4. Right Click in the blank space if you need to add opening times to the Rota or if you are closed, simply leave this blank. (see in example below)

5. Add message in Online Message box (see in example below)

6. Apply the Rota to a date, either as a 'Special date' or as a weekly occurrence by selecting the Rota against week days in the 'Weekly Rotas' section

7. Click Save

8. All done!

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