You might have a promotion that only runs for a week or every Thursday - use this guide to better understand the validity tab in Promotions.
First let's define Validity/Exceptions Periods...
|Time Periods Definition|
|Advertisement Period||When the promotion is visible||I want my Valentine's Day promotion to show from the 1st of Feb|
|Validity Period||The date(s)/Time(s) the promotion is valid||I want my Valentine's Day promotion to be only bookable on the 14th of Feb|
|Exception Period||The date(s)/Time(s) the promotion is NOT valid||I want my Valentine's Day promotion to NOT be bookable at 7pm only|
Validity Period is located under the Validity Tab:
The Create Validity Screen:
Date/day the promotion is NOT valid
For example, say you have a March 2 for 1 promotion running but you DO NOT want it to run on Mother's Day - you can use exception dates for this purpose.
Create Exception Period View:
PLEASE NOTE: The Annual Repeat tick box means that EVERY YEAR this/these DATE(s) will NOT be included in the promotion
Pros: Good for a holiday that is the same date (i.e. Valentines, Christmas, St Patrick's Day, Burn's Night)
Cons: Not so good for ones that are not the same date every year (i.e. Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day)