[CS-FSLUG] open source, web based booking software

Mark Clayton clayton256 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 07:58:04 CST 2012

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 15:23, Davo Smith
<christiansource at davosmith.co.uk>wrote:

> > Hi,
> >
> > My wife is starting a small spa business. She needs some web based
> booking
> > software. I'd like to find her an open source option. It would be great
> if
> > it could connect with other software tools: accounting, email marketing,
> > etc.  Can anyone suggest a good package?
> Are you wanting a front end for people to make bookings, or a system
> for managing bookings (internally)?
> When you say 'web based', do you mean it is hosted out there 'in the
> cloud' or something that you want to host yourself?
Thanks, these are really good questions. I'd like to host on her web site.
Initially she'll use it as her own 'cloud' service. Eventually we want
customers to book their own appointments if they choose to.

I'll take a good look at MRBS.


> For managing bookings, you might want to take a look at MRBS (
> http://mrbs.sourceforge.net/ ) - I've spent quite some time with the
> Moodle version of it (which forked from the official version some
> years ago). It may not be quite what you're looking for in this case,
> but it's still a nice piece of open-source web-based software.
> Davo
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