When you create a Smart Calendar Rule, a confirmed reservation in one listing will automatically block the reservation's dates in another connected listing.

You can create a Smart Calendar Rule or remove it entirely, at any time.

Creating a Smart Calendar Rule

Follow the instructions below to create automated Smart Calendar Rules.

Note:

  • If Smart Calendar Rules were triggered, the block will remain on the relevant dates for the connected listing, even if you move the reservation to another listing. In this case, contact us to remove the block.
  • As a default, Smart Calendar Rules will apply to reservations received after the rules were set, and won't affect any existing reservations. For example, if you added a rule that listing A will block listing B, and at the time of the rule's creation there is already a reservation assigned to listing A, listing B won't be blocked. To apply the rule retroactively, ensure you mark the relevant checkbox (step 8) when creating a rule. 
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Step by step:

  1. Sign in to your Guesty account.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click the mode selector and select Operations mode.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Click the relevant listing.
    If the listing is a multi-unit, click a sub-unit on the left-hand side first.
    Smart Calendar Rules must be set up on each sub-unit individually. Learn more about accessing a sub-unit's settings.
  5. In the listing's menu, click Automation.
  6. From the drop-down, click Calendar Rules.
  7. Turn the upper toggle to Active mode.
  8. Click +Add rule to open the pop-up window with your Calendar Rule setting:
    • From the drop-down, select the relevant listing.
    • If you don't want to have the new rule apply to confirmed reservations already made that have a future check-out date, deactivate the Apply retroactively for existing reservations checkbox.
    • If you don't want to automatically create a reverse rule for the target listing selected, deactivate the Add a reverse rule to the target listing checkbox.
  9. Click Save.
  10. Click OK.

Disabling a Smart Calendar Rule

You can deactivate a Smart Calendar Rule, or delete it permanently.

If a rule is deactivated, listing A won't block listing B, and listing B remains bookable when listing A receives a reservation. Reactivating the rule won't block listing B for the dates of the received reservation, even if the dates of the reservation are futuristic (for example, for 19th-20th March 2090).  This is because the Smart Calendar Rule will only resume working from the moment of reactivation henceforth. Any reservation that got in the time of deactivation won't block the connected listing (listing B). The rule will only apply to reservations received after the re-activation of the rule.

In this case, you can delete the current rule and recreate it, so the 19th-20th of March will be blocked for listing B as well.

Follow the instructions below.

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Step by step:

  1. Sign in to your Guesty account.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click the mode selector and select Operations mode.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Click the relevant listing.
  5. In the listing's menu, click Automation.
  6. From the drop-down, click Calendar Rules.
    • To delete the rule, Click the bin icon next to it.
    • To deactivate all rules, switch off the Active toggle.

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