Alternative to ResDiary to reduce restaurant no shows
If you’re looking for an alternative to ResDiary to reduce restaurant no shows, a curse for restaurateurs, here’s how to reduce them to near zero.
If a restaurant is working on a small profit margin, a few no shows on a busy night can be the difference between working for nothing and turning a profit.
simpleERB has the tools to enable you to reduce the financial cost of your no shows dramatically.
Automatic booking reminders
You can set any number of these these up to go to customers. e.g. if someone books a long way ahead, one can go a month before their date of arrival and another a couple of days before.
They can go by email or sms/text.
Hold credit cards securely in a PCI compliant manner
You don’t want to be holding people’s credit card numbers in any other form. You would be leaving your self wide open to fraud and even be fined by your bank or credit card company. simpleERB has integrations with Stripe and Paypal to let you do this.
Again our integrations with Stripe and Paypal allow you to do this.
simpleERB gives you full control, so if you want to only insist on credit card numbers for your busy times like Friday or Saturday nights you can do this. Or only for Xmas. Or only for Valentines Day. Or only for bookings of over 10 covers…
Here is how simple it looks in simpleERB…
The last thing is, all of these ideas are simple to implement. And quick. Immediately actionable tactics to help reduce restaurant no shows.
Does it work? Yes! Here is one of customers talking:
p.s. You could always go “All ticket” – and charge everyone in advance. Just a thought…simpleERB lets you do that as well 🙂