Guest access to Allotment Blocks availability in the Booking Engine

Generate a unique URL for each Allotment Block to allow guests to book the allocated rooms directly from the Booking Engine. You can share the generated URL with a group of guests, travel agent or a wholesaler and start receiving reservations which will be automatically booked within the Group Profile/Allotment Block.

To create an allotment block URL, first:

  1. Create a group profile
  2. Create a definite allotment block for group profile
Generating URLs
  • This function appears only on Definite Allotment Blocks: The tentative Allotment Blocks will not have this option
  • To use the URL option for Rate Plans with a promo code, make sure you enter the promo code in the designated field on your Booking Engine property page. Alternatively, it is possible to generate the URL as described below, and add &promo=*promo code on the rate plan here* (replacing the text between * with the promo code) at the end of the Booking Engine URL.
  1. Go to the Main menu and open Groups
  2. Click on the desired Group Profile
  1. Click on Allotment Block
  2. Next to allotment block, click on the gear icon
  3. Select Booking URL
  1. Select the date range (optional)
  2. Click Generate URL
  3. Copy the code and share it with your guests/agency
  • URL without dates will take a guest to the booking page with the Allotment Block availability displayed for default dates (today).
  • URL with dates will take a customer to the booking page with the Allotment Block availability displayed for the specified dates.
Field for the Group Code on the Booking Engine

The Booking Engine has a field for entering Allotment Block ID called Group Code, so guests can booking group reservations just by entering the code, without having to copy-paste the whole URL created at the step above.

  1. Go to the Main menu and open Groups to access the corresponding Group Profile
  2. Click on Allotment Blocks tab and find the Allotment Block code
  3. Share the code with your guests/agency
  4. The guests/agency will be able to apply the Allotment Block code on the Booking Engine when creating the reservation (via the group code field)
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