Booking - hosted, Vertical Markets, Booking & Reservations

Checkfront is an Online Booking System designed for your tour, activity, rental or accommodation business. Checkfront helps streamline the reservation process and grow your business by allowing you to manage availability and inventory, learn about your customers, automate communications, access valuable insights, and plan your day to day operations.

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Your guests can view your availability and book directly from your Wordpress website at whatever time suits them. They can easily submit their details, sign digital waivers and documents, review their booking history, and make an online payment — all from a desktop or mobile device.

This plugin provides a powerful real-time booking interface that blends in with your existing Joomla site by connecting your Checkfront account to your Joomla site.


  • Display real time availability, take reservations, bookings and process payments online within your website
  • Automatically send confirmations, alerts, invoices, and customized follow-up to customers, staff and partners
  • Collect information for each participant with Guest Form and plan your day in advance with the** Daily Agenda**
  • Over 50 additional integrations including MailChimp, Zoho, Google Apps, Xero, and Twilio SMS
  • Create Customer Accounts for customers to review booking history, store autofill details and (optionally) modify future bookings from a personal login
  • Sync your availability with OTAs like Viator, Expedia and TripAdvisor
  • Detailed analytics and reporting
  • Track third-party referrals and commissions with Partner Accounts
  • Responsive, mobile-friendly booking process and back-end
  • Support for multiple languages and international currencies
  • Multi-gateway payment processing including Stripe, Square, Paypal,, SagePay & dozens more
  • SSL support keeps the customer on your website while making payment
  • Support for short codes, or custom theme pages in WordPress.
  • Tailored onboarding session and a 24/7 support team


  1. Create your Checkfront account
  2. Search for Checkfront from inside your Joomla Extension Manager
  3. Download and install the plugin manually

Check out more information about Joomla and Checkfront:

Great system

Posted on 10 April 2013

Very nice system. It integrates with Joomla quite well, although it's missing some of the shortcode options it has in Wordpress (feature request?).

The back-end is terrific and very easy to get an overview of payments and bookings for the day.

Well done.

Excellent Product

Posted on 22 October 2010

It meet every requrement of my clients and more. Easy to use and to navigate for my clients. Support was a bit slow but overall Very Good.Best in class for 2010-2011.

Inprovement: More tutorials.

Limited funtionality

Posted on 14 October 2010

Not enough functionality, The rules don't work as they should. It can not do occupancy booking.

Owner's reply: Occupancy based pricing is defined in the same place you set standard pricing. Tutorial here:

I agree with the previous post saying that as most of the reservation systems it is impossible to have optional choices on a 'same' room as single or double occupancy, child or additional adult supplements and for sure related (and calculated) pricing.

This is what we are looking for and nobody thought about it.

Owner's reply: Hi Kyriacoullis,

Thanks for the feedback. You can do tiered pricing with Checkfront including child / adult and occupancy based pricing.

Here is a quick tutorial on setting up tiered pricing:

As most of the reservation systems it is impossible to have optional choices on a 'same' room as single or double occupancy, child or additional adult supplements and for sure related (and calculated) pricing.

Though, 90% of the hotels rooms all over the world are sold with these options. What's going wrong with developers ? Think "clients needs".

Be wise .. and be the first to offer this possibility in your system. good luck !

Then, do you know that more than 80% of the world is not speaking english ? Language capability is not a "plus" ... it is "basic" !

Owner's reply: Hi thanks for the feedback.

You can do double occupancy and Child pricing with Checkfront. See the comment and link above.

Our multi-language support is in testing and should be available in the next 4 - 6 weeks.


Very happy

Posted on 03 June 2010

I've gone through 5 booking systems in the last 9 weeks. This is dead simple to install and a maintain. I like how well the booking system integrates into my Joomla theme.

Looking forward to more.

This is a nice little plugin, with a free account option available. If you are looking for a simple straight-forward booking tool for a multi-day booking this is a great option. Think Rockcart meets multi-day booking. Also has an easy to use Paypal integration option.


Posted on 14 March 2010

Yeah, gimme more please. We need german and africaans localisation and currency support for Rand and NamDollar so that we can use that for South Africa and Namibia... I don´t want Jomres anymore ;-)

Checkfront Booking

Checkfront Inc
Last updated:
Jul 25 2018
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
GPLv2 or later
Free download

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