Payment plans & deposit payments integration with the Amelia WordPress Booking Plugin

Thinking of taking online bookings on your website? Amelia is a powerful WordPress booking plugin that works flawlessly with WordPress sites of all kinds. It has a minimal, yet powerful appointment booking interface designed to ease your workflow, automate repetitive tasks and make appointment booking a breeze for your customers.

Sometimes, you have high ticket slots and your customers might not be able to make full payment. With PayFlexi, you can offer them flexible payment plans options to split the payment into several installments. Here is how to enable that on with Amelia booking plugin.

First, Install the PayFlexi Wooccomerce plugin. After that, you can configure your Amelia booking settings to accept payment using Woocommerce. WordPress has a detailed article on how to set up a WordPress Booking Calendar with Amelia.

Setting up Woocommerce as payment method for Amelia WordPress Booking Plugin

Next, embed your services on your page for customers to book and appointment. If you don’t know how to do that, here is a quick start – https://wpamelia.com/quickstart/. On the booking page, the customer selects the service and the time slot for the appointment.

View for customer booking an appointment using Amelia WordPress Booking Plugin

Next the customer enters their personal details.

Customer entering details on Amelia WordPress Booking Plugin

Once they click on “Confirm” button, they would be redirected to a cart page

Woocommerce cart page for Amelia WordPress Booking Plugin

On the checkout page, they can select “Pay with PayFlexi”. You can change the text that is shown to your customer.

Select Pay with PayFlexi at the point of checkout

The customer enters their details and selects their payment plans, as shown below. The customer would have to make an upfront payment as determined by you. You can configure the upfront amount on your PayFlexi business dashboard.

Selecting your pay in installments options at checkout

The installment option shown to the customer is booking dates selected by the customer. This ensures that customer completes their payment before they get access to the service. Here is a typical booking scenario.

Weekly – Customer makes a booking or appointment 4 weeks from today

Maximum Installment frequency available at checkout

  • Weekly: 3 Weeks
  • Monthly: Not available

Monthly – Customer makes a booking or appointment 3 months from today

Maximum Installment frequency available at checkout

  • Weekly: 11 Weeks
  • Monthly: 2 Months

With PayFlexi, customers would have completed their payment plans before the appointment date.

You can monitor transactions and payments from your customers from a dedicated dashboard.

The opportunity to split the payment into several parts can increase the number of orders and facilitate the conversion of doubting customers, especially if you are selling a high-ticket appointment or events. PayFlexi allows your customers to buy products just by paying down payment at the time of purchase and remaining amount to be paid later in easy installments. Here are some benefits;

  • Sell your high-value tickets and appointments at the right price without looking expensive.
  • Increase the average order and motivate your customers to pay for more high-ticket appointments.
  • Builds a trustworthy relationship between your business and the customers.
  • Create an easy payment experience for your customers who cannot pay the full amount beforehand to prevent losing their orders.
  • Immediate cash flow

To get started, register for a PayFlexi business account here – https://merchant.payflexi.co/signup

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