If you have a live account with takeabreak.co.nz you can now automate availability, rates and bookings by interfacing/connecting your iBex account to takeabreak.co.nz . 


Click here for more information on listing with takeabreak.co.nz


Please read the important notes (bottom of page) about interface limitations.


Set up the connection yourself FREE OF CHARGE using our self help instructions below.


Note: If you would like Seekom support to make the connection for you, a charge of $85 per hour (+tax) will apply with a minimum charge of $50 (+tax).



Instructions


Version 4


Step
Action
1
Login to your iBex account.
2
From left menu select Sales Channels > Add a sales Channel
3
At the pop up window titled ‘New Sales Channel’ click the button Register Available Sales Channel
4
Enter ‘take’ into search field at top right of window and press enter on your keyboard.
 
Matching results will be displayed – see example screen image below. 
 


5
Click the green plus icon adjacent to Takeabreak (see above example).
6
Optionally update General section fields as required.
 
Notes are private. Refer sample example screen image below. 
 


7
Rules section:
 
  • select required Selling Group (likely to be Agents)
  • select Rate Modifier (Rate 1 will typically be same as you sell at, other options will be a % increase or discount)
  • set Multi-booking Invoice as required (PMS accounts only. No means you will send an invoice for each booking, yes means you batch multiple bookings into an invoice)
  • set Commission charged by takeabreak.co.nz (PMS accounts only. )
  • set Commission Extras Code (PMS accounts only. Likely to be Misc > Cmsn)

Refer example below.
 

8
Click Register Sales Channel button.
 
‘Sales channel saved’ message will display towards the top of the screen.
9
In right hand panel you can obtain booking links to provide to takeabreak.co.nz.
 
See example image below.



10
Click the applicable booking link and provide the web address to takeabreak.co.nz.
 
Regular links (the most common) are provided to agents wishing to place a booking link on their website for public bookings. A regular booking link will be in the format:
http://seekom.com/accommodation/Property.php?op=NNNN&pid=NNNN&ru=takebre
 
Attended links are provided to agents entering bookings on behalf of customers (ie. no bookings will be made through their website). An attended booking link will be in the format:
http://seekom.com/accommodation/Property.php?op=NNNN&pid=NNNN&ru=takebre&ata=yes



IMPORTANT NOTES
 
takeabreak.co.nz requires to receive gross sell rates. We understand sales are subject to 10% commission – please 
contact takeabreak.co.nz to confirm this and payment/deposit terms.
 
takeabreak.co.nz uses iBex booking screen links and therefore can sell on an instant confirmation AND on an on request basis. As a result availability and prices will conform to minimum stay and close out dates set.




Version 3


Step
Action
1
Login to your iBex account.
2
Add takeabreak.co.nz as an ODN agent in Seekom iBex:
 
  • From left menu select Users & Clients > Create agent • no admin rights
  • At field labelled Seekom ODN Agents select takeabreak.co.nz Ltd (ODN)
  • Set User Group and Room Rate Value as required
  • Set other fields as required
  • Click Save button (towards bottom of screen)
3
From the Admin menu, select Test Page
4
Complete fields as follows:

  • Operator ID (this is your master user login ID)
  • Registered User ID – enter takebre (this is the agent code for takeabreak.co.nz)

5
Click button Go to Page … (at bottom left of screen).
6
At Property selection screen click on link title of required property. Unless you are a multi property operator there will only be one choice.
7
At Room & Rate selection screen click Test Page link (in left hand panel ).
8
At Accommodation Test Page screen click button Generate URL (at bottom of screen).
9
Take a note of the web link (coloured blue) at URL text field and provide it to takeabreak.co.nz.
 
Regular links (the most common) are provided to agents wishing to place a booking link on their website for public bookings. A regular booking link will be in the format:
http://seekom.com/accommodation/Property.php?op=NNNN&pid=NNNN&ru=takebre 

Attended links are provided to agents entering bookings on behalf of customers (ie. no bookings will be made through their website). An attended booking link will be in the format:
http://seekom.com/accommodation/Property.php?op=NNNN&pid=NNNN&ru=takebre&ata=yes
10
Click here to email the booking link you obtained to takeabreak.co.nz.



IMPORTANT NOTES 


takeabreak.co.nz requires to receive gross sell rates. We understand sales are subject to 10% commission – please contact takeabreak.co.nz to confirm this and payment/deposit terms. takeabreak.co.nz uses iBex booking screen links and therefore can sell on an instant confirmation AND on an on request basis. As a result availability and prices will conform to minimum stay and close out dates set.