Setting monthly discounts can be a powerful pricing strategy for property managers to attract more mid-term bookings, specially during slower months or off-season periods. In this article, we’ll discuss how to use data to effectively decide and come up with your monthly discounts, and provide guidance on setting them up in PriceLabs.
When setting monthly discounts, there are some key things to consider:
There is important data you can get from the market dashboards that will help you to decide and be able to set up your monthly discounts in line with your market.
Step 2: Once you’ve filtered the dashboard to show the custom comp-set data, navigate to the ‘Policies and fees’ section and check the monthly discounts chart. This chart shows the percentage of occurrence of different Monthly discounts in the listings (supply) and bookings in the last 30 days (demand). It only considers bookings where monthly discount would apply.
Step 3: You can also navigate to the Summary table to check what’s the median daily price for stays of 28+ nights for this particular comp-set.
Length of stay chart
You can use this chart to understand if there are bookings longer than +28 nights in the market, and at what time of the year they are more common.
Setting up monthly discounts in PriceLabs is a simple process. Here’s how to do it:
Log in to your PriceLabs account and navigate to the listing’s customizations panel.
Under the ‘General’ tab, turn on the ‘Monthly discounts’ toggle
Enter the percentage discount you want to offer and save changes.