If you're embarking on building a new booking website or application or wish to upgrade your current integration to align with Guesty's best practices and latest updates, you should utilize Guesty's Booking Engine API and follow our guide to building an effective booking flow. The next sections are intended for integrations built on the Open API's (OAPI) first-generation booking flow only.
There are three primary parts to the booking flow:
- Querying available listings; and
- Creating the reservation
The first part of the journey is where the guest inputs their stay requirements and queries available listings. they can then compare and evaluate the results.
You can either provide a list of properties using Retrieve all listings or provide a list of available properties only.
The listings endpoint will return a list of properties together with the price of the lowest available room, a unique id, photos, and descriptive data such as location, address, description, and amenity list.
This process can be broken into two:
When manipulating reservations created with BEAPI or via the Open API reservations endpoints, please allow up to 60 seconds between requests to allow each to complete and achieve the expected outcome.
Updated 5 months ago