Located in Settings > Services > Edit the service you to update > Average Time Rules Tab


Setting the duration that you give each party size is essential to getting the best use of your tables when you have high demand and increases the pace of service to ensure higher turn over. 

With ResDiary you can vary your booking duration via any combination of the following:

  • Service
  • Party Size
  • Day of Week
  • Time of Day
  • Unique Date Range

How to Manage Average Time Rules



  • Go to: Settings > Services
  • Click on the edit button of the service you to update 
  • Click on the Average Time Rules Tab
  • Select the Add button or edit the current rule and this will show this:


Conditions Explanation


Covers

Explanation: If you want to set particular rules for certain party sizes you can enter the range here.


Example: You want bookings of 10+ to get 2 hours


Method: Tick covers and enter 10 to (blank) then Average Time field enter in your time in minutes.


Applicable on 

Explanation: If you want a certain day or dates the rule to apply on.


Example: On Valentine's Day you want to give 2 hours to all bookings


Method: Tick Applicable on and enter the start date to end date then in the Average Time field enter in your time in minutes.


Times

Explanation: If you want a certain time of day the rule to apply on.


Example: Between 7-7.30pm you want to only give diners 90 minutes


Method: Tick Times and enter the start time to end time then in the Average Time field enter in your time in minutes.



TIP: These conditions can be mixed and matched 

i.e. 10+ pax (covers) , between 1-15th of Dec on Mondays (applicable on), between 6-9pm (Times)