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Bókun Apps: What they are and how to manage them

Add Bókun Apps to your subscription to help you run and grow your business more effectively

With Bókun PRO, you will have access to the Bókun App Store where you can check out for the current selection of features, products and services available. Bókun is open to collaboration within the industry to bring together all the tools and technology you need for your business. Learn more about the App Store here.

This article will explain what apps are and how you can manage them through your account. Take a look at how your business can benefit from them and help you drive revenue.

What are Bókun PRO Apps?#

An app is an additional feature or service you can add to your Bókun PRO plan to help you run and grow your business more effectively. This could be a mobile app, like our Bókun Mobile app, or an app to install to your Bókun account.

Using Bókun FREE?#

Upgrade to Bókun PRO today, learn more here.

Which Apps can I choose from?#

Please see a full list of apps below:

Custom Reports#

Reports are a great way to analyse and understand how your business is performing to help you make critical business decisions and increase your revenue. This app allows you to create your own custom reports with our powerful report builder. For example, you can create specific reports on pick up and drop off locations, cancellations, discounts offered. Learn more here.

Get started for only $19 per month by navigating to the App Store in the left-hand menu of your account.

Advanced website upgrade#

The Bókun PRO plan includes a booking website which is a fully responsive website, hosted by Bókun, to feature your brand and products. It consists of the fundamentals, your Home page that features your business and mission, a Tours page that allows travellers to book your products and experiences online, and a contact page, so your customers can get in touch with you.

However, if you want to push your business to the next level, you can opt in to our Advanced website upgrade. This allows you full customization to tailor your website to your business, create unlimited pages or even add a blog. In addition, you can also create and sell gift cards, as well as upsell products at checkout with our website or widget as part of this upgrade.

The Advanced website upgrade App is FREE of charge in the Bókun App Store.

Bókun Mobile App#

The Bókun Mobile App makes it easier than ever for you to manage your day-to-day operations, even when you’re away from your computer. For example, you will have the possibility to manage your passenger lists, pickups and check-ins with ease all right from your smartphone.

The Bókun Mobile App is FREE of charge in the Bókun App Store. Take a look at our article about the Bókun mobile app to learn more about what you can do with the app.

Developer API & Inventory services#

API is the acronym for Application Programming Interface, which is a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other.

You can integrate Bókun directly with your in-house tools and other software products with our powerful API and web hooks for $199 per month.

Take a look at our article Using Bókun's API and web services to set up an API connection. If you’d like to learn more or want to discuss this app with our team, please contact us on api@bokun.is.

Agent Areas#

Booking agents are resellers, who are external to Bókun and your organization, and have access to your Bókun product inventory so that they can make bookings on your behalf. Usually, booking agents are people or companies that you currently work with, and they do not have an account in Bókun (e.g. local travel agency).

For $99 per month, you can offer your agents a simple-to-use booking area where they can sell your products, and you can track sales and commission.

PaxFlow#

PaxFlow can help you manage all angles of your operation in one place and delight your customers. Crafted by Tour Operators, PaxFlow's focus is on providing the tools to automate and optimize back office administration to save time and money.

The PaxFlow App is FREE of charge in the Bókun App Store.

PaxPortal#

A fast and flexible customer self service portal used by tour operators across the globe to save time, offer 24/7 customer support, enhance customer satisfaction and grow their business. PaxPortal is a plugin for your booking system, its a two-way integration which means all changes made by your customers using PaxPortal are updated in your booking system too.

PaxPortal app costs $49/monthly and has 7 days free trial

Promoto#

The Promoto App offers you the ability to show a slideshow of your products along with QR codes travellers can scan to book your tours immediately. The availability is updated live, so you eliminate the risk of overbooking.

The Promoto App is FREE of charge in the Bókun App Store.

SEO Boost#

Get more traffic with Bokun SEO boost. With this subscription our team of experts will improve your site’s SEO on a monthly basis. We start with an initial consultation and setup so that your site is optimized from the start. We then work on a monthly basis to optimize your site’s content and keywords to help you climb the ranks in search engines. We’ll focus on driving traffic to a page on your site while focusing on two main keywords.

Get started for only $349 per month by navigating to the App Store in the left-hand menu of your account.

Subvendors - Account Splitting#

For $99 per month, you will have the ability to manage multiple companies within a single account, and it is useful if you operate different products in different destinations or under separate companies.

Enterprise Services#

With Enterprise Services, you will have a dedicated Account manager for tailored and consultative services specific to your business needs for $249 per month. Services include dedicated support for your API integration, web hooks, Google Analytics and many more.

To learn more about this service or custom support, please contact support@bokun.is.

Gift Cards and Upsell#

Upselling is an important part of online sales, allowing you to increase your sales by offering your customers further options. You can both upsell your own experiences and experiences from other suppliers you can connect to via the Bókun Marketplace.

Gift cards are a great way for your customers to give their friends and family a chance to experience your tours and activities. You can create gift cards in Bókun and sell them directly on your website. The gift cards can then be used by your customers via your online booking engine.

The Gift Cards and Upsell App is FREE of charge in the Bókun App Store.

Google Calendar Sync#

The Google Calendar App offers you the ability to add an integration between Bókun and Google Calendar. Bókun sends all bookings to Google Calendar in your Google account, so you can stay up to date with your upcoming departures.

The Google Calendar Sync app is FREE of charge in the Bókun App Store.

Slack Notifications#

The Slack App offers you the ability to add an integration between Bókun and Slack. Bókun sends all bookings and notifications to a dedicated Slack channel in your Slack account, so you can stay on top of things.

The Slack Notifications app is FREE of charge in the Bókun App Store.

Wayop Operation Tool#

Wayop helps tour and activity operators to improve and streamline their daily operations. Wayop aggregates automatically all your bookings in a single place and offers a simple yet customizable interface to handle resources (guides, 4x4, ATVs...), add comments and bespoke statuses in order to efficiently manage your tours.

Get started with a 30-day free trial and then for only $49/monthly or $530/yearly by navigating to the App Store in the left-hand menu of your account.

How can I add and manage Apps?#

All apps can be purchased any time through your Bókun account. To manage them, simply click Settings in the bottom left corner and then click Account and billing.

Alternatively, you can access them through the App Store tab.

Note that you must be an admin user in your Bókun account to be able to add an app. If you're not an admin, you will receive the "You are not allowed to install apps" error, and must ask an admin to install the app. Learn more about user roles here.

How do I pay for Apps?#

Each app will be added to your monthly subscription and will be automatically charged on the payment method you’ve selected in your Account. To check which method you’ve set up, head over to your Account & Billing section.

The cost of the app will be charged on the day of subscription and then every subsequent month. If you decide to cancel, you will have access to the feature until the end of the month in which the cancellation occurred, and no refund will be given.