Charter Boat Bookings is a boat booking system for captains. Take online bookings and reservations for Sunset Sails, Daysails, Sportfishing, Inshore Fishing, and even Duck Hunting – on your own website.
Simple To Use
Easy booking for your customers & easy management for you. Check out the demo for a first hand look.
Per Person or Private charters
Per person and private charters with the flexibility to offer either or both.
Offer Sunset Charters
Manages charter start time around the actual sunset time for your location and date.
Absolutely No Booking Fees Ever
Straightforward pricing, unlimited bookings, and absolutely zero booking fees.
Checks The Weather
Minimizes refunds by showing the weather forecast on the booking screen
Better Handle Your Cash Flow
Setting a reservation fee and final balance let you control the pace of your cash flow and prevent large refunds.
Simple Pricing. No Hidden Fees.
Unlike other captain panel systems, pricing is very affordable and straightforward. Charter boat bookings never charges any per booking percentage. Flat rates – great features – excellent support.
$500 one time setup
*site migration includes 10 pages, 30 posts, 8 charters, 1 contact form. Contact us for more custom migration needs..
Try It Out Yourself
Walk through the whole process as your customers would on your website. A coupon will be automatically applied at checkout – so you won’t pay for the charter.
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Add a Charter Product
Pro Settings – Per Person Charters
Pro: Manual Inventory Adjustment
Customer Buying Process
Add Bookings & Edit Bookings
Charter Boat Reservation Software
Charter Boat Bookings is boat reservation software. It is not a general reservation system for tour operators that has been adapted into an online boat booking system. The target users are owner-operator captains with no code writing expertise or agents developing an e-commerce website for captains. The dashboard has as few settings as possible to set up a typical sailing or fishing schedule and take paid reservations, manage availability, and communicate effectively with your customers.
Charter Boat Bookings is a WordPress Plugin and a WooCommerce extension designed specifically as a boat booking system for Charter Boats. It is built to suit the business needs of Sailing Charters, Fishing Charters, Sportfishing, Fishing Guides, even Duck Hunting Guides. This WordPress charter boat booking system includes industry specific features including weather predictions and sunset dependent products. Book private or per person charters, and set your maximum passenger capacity. Minimize refunds with built-in reservation fee and final balance.
WordPress is made great by an active and supportive community. When you get stuck, there are millions of other users out there willing to help out. Meeting a few of them is a great way to get started. Especially if you are building and managing your website yourself.
What is WooCommerce?
Charter Boat Bookings is built using WordPress. WordPress is the most used Content Management System on the internet and more than 35% of all websites across the globe use it. WordPress is Open Source Software, lives on your personal web server, and it is free. You own your content and can export/convert to any other platform at any point in the future. Open Source guarantees you that your website will adhere to these four freedoms of open source
More specifically, Charter Boat Bookings is an extension of WooCommerce. WooCommerce is a free WordPress E-Commerce Platform so setting up a store, processing credit-cards, and sending receipts, etc is part of WordPress for free. Your customer’s never leave your site and you have access to their contact information and can follow up with them as needed.
Need A Fishing Guide Website?
If you need a website, no problem. Someone from MSP-Media can build your website for you. Charter Boat Bookings comes with a pre-built website. At $69 per month they are both a great value and a nice way to sell fishing charters online with a limited a budget.
What You’ll Need
- WordPress hosting and a domain
- A credit card processor (we reccomend Stripe)
- Photos, Photos, Photos of your location, boat, guests, captain
- Photos of your boat
- Nicely written description of your boat
- Photos of your captain
- Nicely written description of your captain
- Description of where you sail or fish
- Daily charter offering, schedule, and pricing
- Short description and longer description of each charter you offer
- Photo gallery you can use for each charter you offer
- Charter terms and conditions
- Frequently asked questions