Independent rate restrictions
Independent restrictions allowing one restriction to be connected to multiple rates or space types
Hello from the Mews product team.
At the moment we feel that the functionality around restrictions is flexible.
You are able to apply restriction across different rates using rate groups for example, or apply them to the base rate which will restrict all related rates. Please check out our Help guides on https://help.mews.com/en/ for more information about our restrictions functionality.
We also introduced the ability to view restrictions on a calendar which provides a great overview of currently applied restrictions.
Therefore, we are currently not prioritising this request, but we will keep it open for further comments and opportunity to upvote, especially around the requests of being able to select multiple space types to apply the restriction to.
Your Mews Product Team
Georg Gaag commented
Yes, please add multiple selection to the "Exact rate" option in the restriction conditions!
Please see my screenshot here:
This would really help if you have a more complex rate setup.
Armanda Boom commented
Yes please, I guess there are many ways to make it easier.
Maybe a possibility to copy a restriction?
Or to add more space types / rates into 1 restriction.
It would save me a lot of time!
Anne Mikkelsen commented
Could be great to select more than one space category when you put on a restriction for a specific rate code. At the moment I close every space individually. And I have a lot of rates that should have closed out specific spaces.
Mariann Ravbjerg commented
Since rate groups are often created/bundled due to cancellation/payment policies and not the monetary value of the rates; I find that using the rate groups for restrictions is not very suitable.
Example; OTA non refundable rates are in 5 different rategroups due to payment policy difference. I want to close all my non refundable rates, but will then have to make 5 different rategroups closures.
IF you were able to select multiple rategroups in 1 restrictions...then yes restrictions by rategroups would be a great tool.
Quentin Haem commented
On the restrictions page, all fields should be in multiselection: Space, Rate, Group rate. I could divide by 10 the number of restrictions on some of my Mews accounts.
Claas Normann Mäder commented
YES, and if possible, it would be great if MEWS would set up Rate Buckets, see another feature request here, you could easily put your company rates into Bucket A to Z , and then close buckets. If closing Bucket B, all rates from B to Z will be closed. If closing Bucket D, all rate categories from Bucket D to Z would then be closed. In Bucket A, you keep the highest rates.
Manon Van Megen commented
the restrictions in Mews are very poorly made. Sometimes I have to create several lines for a single restriction. The function is unclear. huge waste of time. Do something please. Make it simple
Linda Ohlson commented
YES, PLEASE!! To create the jungle of restrictions is waste of time. Please allow to choose many options/rates/spaces inside one restriction.
Moeke Ria de Temmerman commented
PLEASE!!! We need this as well
Andreas Westenbrink commented
And please also allow multiple timeframes on a restriction.
For example to exempt a day or week from the restriction without having to make two separate restrictions.
It is absolutely necessary to modify the way MEWS creates restrictions. We need to be able to create a restriction for different dates without creating 10 times the same restriction. We need to be able to create a restriction for more than 1 room category and one rate at a time. It is currently impossible to do a proper yield management without wasting a huge amount of time.
Tony Manager Privildoges Apparthôtel Annecy
I found a workaround, it's not 100% but saves a lot of time!
In CALENDAR VIEW under restrictions it is possible to show all your room catagories.
From there you can change restrictions per catagory much easier.
Unfortunately cannot post a screen shot here.
Sirin Veli commented
E.G - I want to close all corporate rates for 12th December - I have 3 rate groups for corporate guests - Individual Corporate, Consortia and Corporate Negotiated.
If I want to close them I have to create a new restriction for each group. It would be easier if I could just tick the ones I want to close on 1 restriction
Aliya Babaeva commented
Super useful ! +1
STÉPHANE CH.A. commented
Indispensable pour un yield efficace
Janick Ploeg van der commented
If you currently setup a restriction, you are only able to select one rate / rate group / space etc. If you need more rates or rate groups for this restriction, you need to add another restriction. It would be perfect if this would be a check list, instead of a pick list so you can check more boxes rather than selecting just one.
Carl Rosenberg commented
Easier rate management, enables the ability to have certain rates bookable in a much easier fashion
In the Menu Restrictions, allow restrictions with multiple rates and/or multiple room types. Allow in exceptions the same fields as in restrictions : example : rates & room types
Would be great if we can select various rates/ rate groups to apply the same restriction from drop-down list.
Or in exceptions we could put that the restrictions apply to all except that particular one rate/ rate group.