Learn about Instant Book


Instant Book is a setting which lets customers who meet your requirements automatically book fishing trips with you. Instant Book will apply to all available dates on your calendar.


Benefits of Instant Book

  • Convenience: Book trips without having to respond to each request.
  • More interest: Customers can use filters to search for listings that can be booked instantly. Instant Book listings are more popular with customers since they’re able to more easily plan their fishing trip.
  • Search placement: Instant Book positively affects your response rate for your listing, which can improve your listing’s placement in search results on FishingBooker.

Turn on Instant Book

In order to qualify for Instant Book, you need to have had at least one successful booking and to have updated your listing's calendar within the last 30 days. Don't qualify yet? Talk to one of our members of staff and see if they can help you.

When Instant Book is on, you’ll see a lightning bolt on your Manage Listings page.

Instant Book settings

Once Instant Book is on, you’ll have access to these Instant Book settings:

Advance Notice: Set how much advance notice you need for an Instant Book reservation. Your options are:

  • Same day
  • At least 1 day
  • At least 3 days
  • At least 7 days.

Only trips that are set to take place outside of your notice period will be instantly confirmed. For requests with a shorter notice period than the one you have set, customers will place a booking request in the usual way, which you can accept or confirm. 

Instant Book is one of the first features customers look for when chosing a fishing charter. Don't miss out on any more business - switch it on today!

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