To set up general settings for your PMS and GDS, go to SETUP | SETTINGS | GENERAL SETTINGS.
When you click on General Settings, the screen will appear with the default settings shown below.
NOTE: The Manage Restrictions function is an optional setting and is enabled under "Child Rate Restrictions". The feature must be set to "Yes" to make Manage Restrictions function visible under Manage Rates. For instructions on how to enable Manage Restrictions, see Child Rate Restrictions section below.
To Edit Settings: When you click the Edit button the screen will open with the fields and drop-down menu shown below. To edit your Settings, choose or enter the correct information and click Save.
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Credit Card Retention Days:Choose the number of retention days from the drop-down menu: 30, 60 or 90 days.
Rollaway Beds – Just list the number you have.
Rollaway Charge – List the price for a rollaway. Please no ($) or symbols (numbers only)
Child Rate Restrictions: The feature must be set to "Yes" to make Manage Restrictions function visible under Manage Rates. For instructions on how to enable Manage Restrictions, see General Settings
Self Check-in: To enable the Self Check-in function and he email and/or SMS communication that starts the process, this setting must be set to "Yes" . Then, use the "esign" setting below to control how the esign communication process functions with Self Check-in. And, the "Communication" setting to control the START TIME of the Self Check-in process.
Esign: You can enable eSign Digital Document Signing as a required part of the Self Check-in process. This setting automatically sends a request for digital signature as a requirement for Self Check-in. See Self Check-in Settings for details. Use the "esign" setting to control how the esign communication process functions with Self Check-in.
There are four settings to choose from:
It is imperative that a property that 'suspends' Self Check-in also remembers to 'un-suspend' it when they're ready to automate Self Check-in again.
Housekeeping: Cleaning Interval sets the time between the original occupied Statius and when that Room Clean will be set to S/O (Stay Over) clean. Thus, if set to 2, then every other day of a stay that occupied room would become a 'Stay Over' event.