We always tell venues, one of the best ways to see an increase in requests and bookings is adding a discount to your room hire rates. Any venues on site that have a discount applied get a badge on their profile.
Clients tend to book with venues where they can see their getting a good deal, not to mention it bumps you up on our search results! So why not add a discount to your rates?
If you're looking to add a discount to your room hire, please see below for a step-by-step guide.
Adding 'Special Offers'
The discounts you apply to your profile are completely amendable and can be changed to suit what you wish to offer.
After you have logged into your MB profile, go to the meeting room rates section on your venue profile
Under your room hire rates, you will see the 'Add Special Offer' button.
The below pop up will appear for you to make a discount.
You will have 2 ways you can apply a discount,
1) Apply a discount to particular dates. For example, you could set a discount for the month of August, for the next two weeks or until the end of the year.
2) You can set a discount for a certain lead time of new bookings. For example, you can apply a discount to anyone who wishes to book within 25 days of the meeting date. Or any number of days you want!
Once you have decided the type of discount you want to apply, you will choose the days this will apply to. The discount can be applied to all days of the week or can be only for certain days.
Next thing you do is select what room you want the offer to apply to.
When it comes to the amount of a discount applied, you can provide the special rates or apply a percentage.
By selecting 'Manually Enter Special Rates', you can input the rate for each room and duration.
If you choose this option, please finish the instructions below and then click 'Create Offer'. This will bring you to the meeting room rates page where you can then input the discounted rates.
If you select a percentage amount, our system will automatically apply the discount to the rates already provided on your profile.
Once you have followed these steps, just click 'Create Offer' and the discount will be saved to your venue's profile.
If you have any questions on this, please feel free to contact us!
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