Booking online has appeared as a buzz term. You can see its broad usage in varied fields: hotels, guesthouses, events, restaurants etc. Fortunately, WordPress is an amazing CMS and we can accomplish almost everything with WordPress plugins including booking online plugins.
Beside many paid options worth investing in, you can take advantage of some free plugins which allow you to try different options before making decision to buy premium versions.
Today, we will share with you 5 free booking plugins for WordPress and hope you can find suitable plugin yourself.
1. WP Simple Booking Calendar
With free version of Simple Booking Calendar, you can create a booking calendar and set a status per date and generate a token to insert the booking calendar in a page or post. Using as a widget makes your customers find available calendar easily. Different languages will not be a big deal because this plugin can be translated into other languages using PO files. However, some other features require you to pay for premium version such as creating unlimited number of booking calendars and changing your own legend.
2. Booking Calendar
This easy-to-use plugin allows you to manage your booking calendar in Admin Panel easily. More than that, you can import your Google Calendar feeds to your booking admin panel. Not only do you configure booking form and availability calendar but also you will find it easy to activate or deactivate the specific form fields. Discover more useful features of Booking Calendar with the premium version.
3. Appointment booking calendar
Appointment booking calendar is a plugin for accepting online bookings from a set of available time – slots in a calendar. Captcha validation helps you to prevent spam from the appointment calendar form. Specially, multi-page calendar feature makes it easy to show many at once. With this plugin, your customers also can book many times – slots at once with multiple time – slot selection. Via paypal payment page, booking online will not trouble you and your customers. However, the feature for accepting appointments without Paypal is available in the Pro version.
4. Booking system
Booking system facilitates creating a booking/ reservation into your WordPress website or blog by displaying a calendar allowing users to see availability and book dates and hours or even mornings. The back end booking calendar is similar to the Front End version so that what administrators see the clients see. If you want to have more than one booking calendar or you are using WooCommerce, the pro version might be good idea for you.
5. Booking Calendar & Appointment scheduler
This is another option which is free and unlimited on bookings for you to choose. With Booking Calendar & Appointment scheduler, you can schedule anything you want: Services, Staff, Event, Classes or Workshops. Highly intuitive user interface strongly assists you and your customers in facilitating booking online.
So there you have it- a list of some free booking online plugins for WordPress. If there is a plugin you’re constantly recommending, leave a comment below and let us know about it! Thank you so much!