How it works

An online booking and appointment system packed with features to suit your business

Taking Online Bookings Couldn't Be Easier

No matter what your business, with BookingBug you can start taking bookings online today


Take bookings from your website

With BookingBug’s online scheduling software you can take bookings directly from your own website to give your customers a seamless booking experience.

BookingBug allows you to fully customise the appearance of your booking widget so it exactly matches your website and brand.

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Easy to use admin dashboard to manage all of your appointments & bookings

Your flexible, online BookingBug admin calendar allows you to view and manage your bookings and appointments.

You can make bookings on behalf of customers, move or cancel bookings and contact your customers directly.

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Grow your business

By using BookingBug you can attract new customers and generate repeat business from existing ones. All customer details are stored so you can run promotions and market directly to them.

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Basic Features

  • Resources, rooms & locations

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    No matter how many rooms, locations resources you manage BookingBug enables you to take bookings quickly and simply.

  • People & Staff

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    If you or your staff offer appointments then BookingBug is the platform for you – configure multiple staff, each with their very own schedule.

  • Classes, courses & events

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    BookingBug offers a unique system for manage classes, courses or events. Set them up to recur at regular intervals with varying prices and capacity.

  • Customer contact details

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    The details of each customer that books with you are stored in our advanced, easy to use CRM – view their booking history, notes and contact details.

  • Communications

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    Reduce no shows and improve customer retention by sending email & SMS confirmations, reminders and follow-ups and communicate directly with your customers.

  • Online Payments & Deposits

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    BookingBug integrates with a wide range of payment providers to all you to take full payment or deposits in line with the customer booking process.

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Take payments and deposits online

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment BookingBug allows you to take payments or deposits online. We support all currencies and are integrated with payment providers from around the world: BookingBug adheres to all relevant PCI-DSS Compliance standards. You can view our PCI certificate here:Certificate

Advanced Features


  • Email confirmations & reminders

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    Send your customers an email confirmation of their booking and a reminder just before their appointment.

  • SMS confirmations & reminders

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    Send your customers an SMS confirmation of their booking and a reminder just before their appointment.

  • Bulk SMS

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    Send an SMS to all of your customers containing promotions or any other messages.

  • Two-Way SMS

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    Get your own dedicated number so customers can reply to all automated messages you send.

  • Customisable email & SMS

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    Customise the content of all automated email and SMS communications that are sent through your BookingBug account.

  • Email Marketing

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    Sync your customer list with MailChimp for sending customer newsletter, promotions or other marketing messages.


  • Coupons

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    Attract new customers with money off coupons & buy one get one free offers.

  • Daily Deals

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    Build brand awareness with Daily Deals. Import, match and validate codes, collect security codes, offer custom availability, manage complex deals, and increase revenue by offering upselling opportunities.

  • Bulk Purchasing

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    Encourage client stickiness and build repeat business by allowing your customers to purchase blocks of bookings at a discount that can be redeemed against future bookings.

  • Gift Certificates

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    Build your customer base by selling selling gift certificates from your website that customers can redeem against future bookings.

  • Packages

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    Upsell and build repeat business by selling groups of services bookable in a single day.

Social Media

Take bookings from wherever your customer finds you.

With BookingBug's Facebook integration your customers can book directly from your Facebook page without ever have to leave that webpage. They see all of your services / classes / courses and can book there and then with their Facebook login.

With BookingBug's social sharing let BookingBug automatically update your Facebook and twitter feeds to help keep you in the forefront of your customers minds.

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  • KashFlow

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    Synchronise all of your bookings with KashFlow’s online accounting platform.

  • Xero

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    Synchronise all of your bookings with Xero’s online accounting platform.

Mobile Apps

  • Android & iPhone Apps

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    View your bookings on the move and contact your customers through our iPhone and Android apps.

  • iPad optimised

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    Manage your whole BookingBug account from our iPad optimised version.

  • Mobile compatible

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    BookingBug is compatible with all modern mobile, tablet and computing devices.

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