Release Notes

Release 1.3.10 - 19 Jul 2018 : New Booking  Stability 

  • Improved reliability adding new bookings add ensuring initial invoices values are correct in edge cases
  • Experimental feature to lookup existing guest when adding a new booking

Release 1.3.8 - 4 Jul 2018 : Loose Ends Fix

  • Much improved and secure forgotten password process
  • Ability to close an account
  • UI improvements around display of Allocated Rooms on a booking

Release 1.2.12 - 2 May 2018 : The GDPR release

  • single click to get all personal identifiable information for a guest.
  • anonymise guest data
  • Guest consents - contractual and newsletter
  • Guest Consent Self Management
  • Link to guest consent on emails
  • More GDPR info http://help.guestbook247.com/help-topics/gdpr-and

Release 1.2.8 - 20 Mar 2018 : Invoicing Improvements

  • continued improvements to invoicing capabilities
  • improved automated testing
  • search booking by invoice

Release 1.2.4 - 18 Feb 2018 : Advance Payment Invoices

  • support for advance payment / deposit invoices
  • support to close / save invoices and to subsequently view closed invoices
  • highlight tax allocation details on invoice 
  • ability to edit base rate on Invoice edit view
  • several stability improvements around base rates and invoice template interaction
  • fixed bug with Room Allocation change from details pop up
  • prevention of duplicate unconfirmed bookings
  • several UX improvements around invoicing

Release 1.2.2 - 16 Jan 2018 : Optional Invoice Items


  • optionally display main guest address on invoice
  • optionally display list of rooms on invoice
  • better experience on booking edit by disabling Invoice button until Save button clicked.
  • add links to new blog

Release 1.2.0 - 10 Jan 2018 : Improved Invoicing 

  • Invoice base rate templates - you can define say a Room Only template that defines a room rate and tax rate and the fixed daily tourist tax. another template maybe Bed & Breakfast - room rate, breakfast fee and tourist tax. One of these can be marked as a default template to use for new bookings but the template can be switched at any time per booking. The templates mean the invoice gets pre-populated with appropriate line items.
  • Each template can have an intro text that added into the invoice.
  • German lang invoices (will need enhancing beyond google translate)
  • Existing invoices that use "base rate" invoice category continue to work and can be switched to the new templates.
  • Fixed bug with more than 10 invoice lines (no more nasty paging)
  • Fixed bug with missing invoice numbers - will now auto generate 
  • Several UI improvement to invoicing
  • Booking Export now includes guest email and mobile

Release 1.1.8 - 12 Nov 2017 : Closed Rooms and stability

  • Closed Rooms - show all rooms on listing view
  • Closed Rooms - save edits to note and room allocations
  • Display ARI rules outcome when myallocator not linked
  • Myallocator better handles failed linking up
  • Fixed non-display of guest enquiries when no note was added

Release 1.1.6 - 05 Nov 2017 : Various enhancements

  • Preview the guest online confirmation from booking edit page
  • Widen the room name column on availability calendar
  • Bug fix - Direct Booking link pointing to test release - now points to production
  • Improved handling when stripe authorisation is not granted.
  • Improved handling when no timezone set

Release 1.0.18 - 09 Oct 2015 : Invoice address and Important Notes.

  • Optionally add an organisation address that will display on invoices.
  • Mark booking notes as important so they are highlighted on the home page to make them standout.

Release 1.0.17 - 3 Aug 2015 : myAllocator Phase 1.

  • Phase 1 of the myAllocator OTA aggregator service enables bookings to be automatically received and added to the Guestbook availability calendar.

Release 1.0.16 - 3 June 2014 : Sticky availability view.

  • The availability calendar on the homepage now sticks to the date that you scroll to. So for instance if you scroll forward 2 months to work on some bookings on returning to the homepage you see the same date period. There's also a new button "==" between the back and forward buttons to take the view back to "today".

Release 1.0.15 - 29 May 2014 : Invoice Numbers.

  • Invoices now include an invoice number that is auto-generated but can be overtyped 
  • Can now add html mark-up to notes fields such as a Booking Note.

Release 1.0.14 - 12 May 2014 : Hide Rooms From Availability.

  • Can now hide rooms from public availability. Access the Manage Rooms  Setup option, from here select a room and adjust the new checkbox "Hide From Public Availability"
  • Fixed bug preventing the removal of some booking sources.
  • Fixed layout issue with registration page on some mobile devices.

Release 1.0.13 - 4 May 2014 : Invoice Enhancements, Registration Process

  • Invoicing  edit page changed the "Manage Categories" button to "Add Category" which pops up a form to add a new category rather than navigating away to the manage category page.
  • Changed layout of buttons on the Invoice Edit page
  • Included a "payment plan" selection option during the account registration process.

Release 1.0.12 - 24 April 2014 : Invoicing, Custom Booking Sources

Release 1.0.11 - 11 March 2014 : Availability Widget