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In this article, we will teach how to sell Concert Tickets, Tours, Events using the WooCommerce Booking & Appointment plugin with WooCommerce and WordPress. This plugin allows you to create booking and appointments for many activities before the scheduling.

Sell Concert Tickets with WooCommerce

Since concerts happens on specific dates, we only need to enter the specific dates booking setting where the concert is to take place. The Lockout Date after X orders settings lets who set the maximum number of tickets that are available for sale for each date. If the tickets are booked, the date will automatically be unavailable for taking any further ticket bookings.

Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares - Concert booking dates
Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares – Concert booking dates

The next thing is to give users a choice for seat. In the WooCommerce Booking & Appointment plugin, you can set the product as a Variable Product and add the necessary attributes and WooCommerce variations to it.

WooCommerce Variable product is helpful which can be used for hotel bookings. You can add fields like number of adults, number of kids, and etc.

Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares - Seat attribute for users to choose
Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares – Seat attribute for users to choose

There are four (4) types of seats added: Front, Top, Botton & Sofa. Enter them in the Values(s) field and if it’s already saved, go the Variations tab to add the price for each seat type.

Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares - Setting the variable prices for every seat type
Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares – Setting the variable prices for every seat type

Under the variations tab, you can see prices and we have set the prices as:

Front: £100

Top: £150

Bottom: £75

Sofa: £200

Once published, this is how Concert Product would appear.

Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares - Frontend for the Razzle Dazzle Concert Ticket
Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares – Frontend for the Razzle Dazzle Concert Ticket

Sell Tours with WooCommerce

First, you need to select Enable Booking Date and select booking method as Recurring Weekdays. Then, select all the weekdays when the tour will be available and you can add the weekend price from the Special Pricing section.

The Lockout Date after X orders setting works the same as describe above.

$100 for weekdays and $150 for weekends- Special Pricing feature
Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares – $100 for weekdays and $150 for weekends – Special Pricing feature

The case of screenshot below, the weekend price was set to $150. Select the day and enter the price for that weekday and click on Add Special Booking. From the Regular price or Sales price fields in WooCommerce, the price for other regular weekdays was set to $100. If the Tour product is saved with above settings, you will be able to see the original price was displayed as $100. By selecting 27th June 2015, Saturday, it will charge $150 for that date instead of the regular price of $100.

Frontend of Mumbai Tour
Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares – Frontend of Mumbai Tour

This will takes three (3) minutes to set up.

Sell Events with WooCommerce

In selling any event with WooCommerce Booking & Appointment plugin will take place on particular days just like selling concert tickets.

20 July 2015, 30 July 2015 as Event Dates
Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares – 20 July 2015, 30 July 2015 as Event Dates

On the screenshot, the user selected 20th July from the two dates for the event where user can select anyone from both choices depending on his/her convenience.

Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares - Frontend for the Olympic event
Photo Credit to Tyche Softwares – Frontend for the Olympic event

This will take three (3) minutes to setup.

If you like the plugin, you can purchase it at Tyche Softwares.

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