Category Archives: Booking Engine

Stripe Payments

By | December 30, 2019

Members of the B&B Owners Association have now collected payments of over €2 million using the Stripe payments system. From Jan 14th 2020 all payments will reach your bank account in 3 working days. This year we have blocked payments with just 17 lost or stolen cards. In 14 of these cases, the guest used… Read More »

Stripe Payments System – the Benefits & SCA

By | August 16, 2019

 PLEASE READ: About 80% of our members in Ireland have a registered Stripe account and many use it to take payment with one click or use the virtual terminal on their smartphone on a regular basis. However, those not registered have seen increasing problems due to a change in consumer trends. This year we have seen… Read More »

Cancellations and Booking System

By | May 2, 2019

The OTAs ( and alike) methodology in taking bookings has created a new consumer behaviour – “I can cancel any time regardless”. Although this is a great selling point for OTAs, it is not helpful to B&B owners. In order to protect our members from cancellations on a whim, we have made a number of… Read More »

B&B Owners – Duplicate Bookings

By | March 15, 2017

We have noticed a new phenomena since bookings have been enabled on smartphones. This is one of  “Duplicate Bookings” – as far as we can tell this is due to poor data connections on G3 networks. Guests bookings are sent and stored but their phones are not updated quickly enough so they send another booking.… Read More »

2 Important updates to your admin panel

By | January 3, 2017

We have now modified the My B&B admin panel ( so that bookings can be managed in two extra ways. If you wish to cancel a previously confirmed booking for personal reasons If a guest cancels by phone or email unknown to us Click on any booking and these two additional buttons will appear The… Read More »

New Room Rate & Booking System

By | November 4, 2016

In addition to the new website designs for Full Members, we have been working on making our room availability module work for ALL members both Full and Associate. Displays Availability of every room in your B&B / Guesthouse Rooms can be displayed by number or name eg. Room 3 or The Lilac Room Rooms can… Read More »