Features

  • our free features

  • A simple way to embed your booking page on your website so that people can book you directly from there.

  • Once you have created your booking page, you need to tell people about it so they can book you online.

  • As soon as someone completes your booking form, the system can send them an email. You can control exactly what this message will contain.

  • Make your bookings dependent on payment. Credit card details are entered directly into your booking form so you know payment is confirmed before the booking takes place. (requires Stripe account - additional fees apply from YCBM).

  • Users process images much faster than words. Upload your business logo and team photos to personalise your profile.

  • When new bookings come in, we create an event on your Google calendar. You control the appointment details the event includes.

  • You can now take bookings directly into your iCloud calendars - requires Beta Access account.

  • Send your notification emails via your Gmail account, improving delivery rates and giving you more control over the emails that go out to your clients.

  • Add personalised fields to emails and messages to speak directly to your clients.

  • Set a specific date or date range for your bookings.

  • Link a profile to a specific calendar to display your free and busy times on an online bookable grid.

  • Set a keyword for each question you ask on the booking form so you can quote back the answers for more personal communications.

  • Keep control over your calendar by preventing people from booking with you too soon or too far into the future.

  • Google allows you to create different kinds of reminders through their Calendar interface. We offer a simple way to set these up for your booking events.

  • Finding and viewing your schedule on a mobile phone or tablet is easy-peasy with responsive formatting that makes your schedule and booking form easy to see and easy to navigate.

  • Give your customers the option of a number of different pre-determined appointment lengths, based on what you set as your minimum and maximum length of booking.

  • Reduce no-shows by sending text message reminders a few hours before each appointment. And get instantly notified when someone makes a new booking.

  • You set the grid to show the days you are usually available, including start and end time, lunch hours and whatever is your usual schedule.

  • YouCanBook.me includes a fully featured 'form builder' so you can ask exaclty the questions you need. Free plans can have up to 5 questions. Paid plans can have an unlimited number.

  • Both you and your customers can easily cancel and reschedule appointments online 24-hours a day.

  • With our auto-detect features, your customers will automatically see your availability in their timezone. They can also see date formatting that makes sense to them. We take all the hassle out of booking across borders and timezones.

  • YouCanBook.me can calculate the price for individual Services or at an hourly rate.

  • Get your own personal URL people can use to book you with - it can be anything you like 'yourname.youcanbook.me' 'yourcompanyname.youcanbook.me' you can even shorten it to yourname.ycb.me!

  • Automate your bookings for Parent/Teacher conferences - get rid of the paper sign up sheet and allow parents to sign up at a time that is convenient for them.

  • our paid features

  • Add events to your linked calendar to tell YouCanBook.me the times you are free to take bookings.

  • You can access full records of each booking and cancellation inside your YouCanBook.me dashboard. You can view, cancel, reschedule and keep a record of every customer interaction and download it into a spreadsheet. Upgraded plans can see unlimited records and download them in a spreadsheet. On free plans you can access the last 3 booking records only.

  • Linking to multiple Google or iCloud calendars in YouCanBook.Me allows you to combine all the different parts of your life into one grid of availability. Free accounts can only link to one calendar at a time.

  • Create more than one booking profile on your account to handle all the different types of scheduling situations you have.

  • To reduce no-shows, you can set the system to send a reminder email to the user a set amount of time before their booking is due to start.

  • Padding is a way to automatically block out a fixed period of time before and after each booking, to allow for clean up or travel. The minimum padding is determined by your minimum slot length. For example if your grid displays 15 minute slots, then the minimum padding the system would add is 15 minutes.

  • You don't always get booked for the same reason. Use services to present your clients with a choice so they can book what they want.

  • Zapier makes it super easy to pass data from your YouCanBook.me bookings to many other online services.

  • Any online form is at risk of being filled out by one of those pesky spam bots. Protect your calendar with one of our 'Captcha' tests.

  • Let your users choose which of your colleagues they would like to book, or let them see the whole team's availability at once.

  • You already get a range of differently styled themes for your YouCanBook.me grid - but you can also make specific changes to use a particular font or colour. Access the full range of controls to get the appearance you want.

  • Allow more than one person to book in to each of your slots. You can also manage a pool of resources and let people reserve more than one at a time, up to your chosen capacity.

  • Decide which appointments get into your calendar. When people choose a time slot from your schedule, it doesn't go into your calendar until you've confirmed it (currently not available on iCloud calendars).

  • Immediately book your clients for another appointment in the future.

  • Send follow up emails after the appointment to get feedback, or to remind customers to book again.

  • Redirect clients to a specific URL to give extra information or track bookings.

  • You can format the text and links on your YouCanBook.me grids, emails and messages, using Markdown, HTML and even make CSS changes to the way everything looks.