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  1. Currently we have:

    distributor.setLanguageCode(languageCode);
    distributor.setCurrencyCode(currencyCode);
    distributor.setStartDate(date);
    distributor.setEndDate(date);

    Can we please have:
    distributor.setAdults(5);

    7 votes
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  2. 1- Add the option to make mandatory that the user (guest) fills in information before they can add the product to their stay. Example: offer airport transfer but then make it mandatory for the user to input the time and airport of arrival.
    2- Add conditions to products so that they can only be chosen if such conditions are met. Example: minimum of 4 people must book in order to book a ski lesson

    7 votes
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  3. Make possible to show a breakdown of the bill on the Rates and Checkout views of distributor, in cases where a particular product is not optional for the customer, like a cleaning fee tied to a particular space or a membership fee tied to a particular rate. Right now, the price guests actually pay is higher to the one they are told to pay at checkout (in cases when a mandatory product is added inside the system).

    8 votes
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  4. For Non Refundable Bookings or bookings with a payment at confirmation, refuse bookings for which payment has failed.

    Currently, bookings are accepted with failed payments and only a settlement task in created. This leads to excess admin for bookings that provide no income.

    38 votes
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  5. Enable adding links (like dinner menu, or a link to a hotel landing page) to the descriptions of rates and products

    4 votes
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  6. 13 votes
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  7. DISTRIBUTOR landing page should be able to recognize language of operating system of guest trying to make a reservation

    11 votes
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  8. Making it possible for contracted companies, which have a voucher code, to make a booking without credit card guarantee. Such companies can usually pay on invoice or upon arrival.
    To do so, Mews would need to allow mapping rates (and not only room categories) in Distributor.

    41 votes
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  9. In order to successfully use Google META Search, the VAT and all city taxes should be displayed at some point during the booking process in the booking engine. This is a requirement from Google when you want to use META Search: https://support.google.com/hotelprices/answer/6064432?hl=en

    If you don't have this, your website might be penalized, because the hotel is not allowed to show in the top positions in META.

    8 votes
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  10. Would it be possible to pre tick the bow "I'd like to receive marketing updates"?

    3 votes
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    Hi Mewsers,
    pre-checked boxes for marketing updates do not constitute valid consent under GDPR. Implementing this option would unfortunately conflict with the law.

    Have a great day,
    Aneta

  11. Adding an option for guests to make a donation (multiples of $2) to a selected charity (Red Cross or Regional Fire Association etc) at the booking Summary or Check out stage of their booking; similar to airlines and PayPal booking portals. Funds to be paid direct to the Charity bank account with your company reference for reporting.

    With all of the global crisis' people are trying to find ways to help and allowing our high traffic websites to be used as channels to be able to help would be a great tool. It would also allow for companies to promote…

    2 votes
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  12. Have the option to restrict product to specific dates.
    For example: if we have New Years Eve Gala Dinner created as a product, would be very helpful to be able to restrict this product to only guests staying during the night of the 31st of December, and not to any booking date.

    22 votes
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  13. Show "This period of stay requires a minimum of X nights" when minimum number of nights is required to book.
    Or even better: show all room types that would be available if booking more nights.
    INSTEAD of : No availability at all. This idea is basically an extension to: http://feedback.mewssystems.com/forums/918232-commander-pms/suggestions/36660946-show-alternate-availability-in-distributor

    117 votes
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  14. Be able to modifiy the product rate depending on the date booked. For example, if you have "Dinner" as a product and its price is changing depending on the day of the week (weekdays or weekends) or the period of the year (Christmas, August...) it is going to be awesome to be able to change its price for every single day you need to.

    3 votes
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  15. The booking engine always defaults to tomorrows date

    · Given that we are a seasonal property please can we default to our winter opening date... as irritating for people to search for rates over the period that we are closed

    3 votes
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  16. Price shown on Booking engine is always in Euro first.
    This is not convenient for guests who book outside euro countries.
    If guests select their language then rates change in their selected currency automatically.
    It is so much easier for them to understand the price.

    4 votes
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  17. Hi Mews team,

    We are using Mews Distributor for our Pay on Arrival dates with activated 1% Pre-authorization on credit/debit cards.

    However, the Distributor states that customer will "pay" the 1%.
    For example, if the whole booking costs £350.00, the customer will be pre-authorized for £3.50.
    Mews Distributor currently states that the customer will "pay £3.50".

    This is incorrect, as full payment, not a remainder, will be taken on arrival.

    Can we please have the wording changed from "pay" to "pre-authorized" or similar.

    Thanks!

    2 votes
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  18. Booker for Distributor: The email address should not be a mandatory field as the assistants do not know each single email address of all employees they are doing reservations for. At the moment they are using the same email address for different guests. So the guest profiles are overwritten anytime. If we are creating reservations manually, the email address is also not a mandatory field. It should be enough to have the email address of the booker. That is the only way to use the distributor valueable for corporate guests.

    3 votes
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    Hi Mewsers,
    for all booking done by booker, you can now configure whether the guest e-mail is mandatory or optional.
    We recommend to keep guest’s e-mail required but if you need to set guests e-mail optional, here is how to do it:

    1. Go to Settings > Stay > Distributor configurations and select the configuration from the list.

    2. In the configuration scroll down to field:
    “Guest email (when booker is not a guest) *” and select “Optional” option.

    With this set up only booker’s e-mail will be required on the “Details” page.

    Have a great day,
    Aneta

  19. Set up a single use or gift voucher code that can only be used once to incentivize the guest to book direct for their next stay.

    25 votes
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  20. We should be able to have display rates with no decimals so it looks "cleaner". You have the option of tax precision under accounting configurations but it doesn't work as it always shows 2 decimals.

    19 votes
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