Last minute discounts can be configured to apply automatically during the booking process. These discounts will apply to reservations that start X number of days or less from the time of booking. For example, you can set a discount to take 15% off of any reservations starting within the next two weeks.
Last Minute Discount Setup
Navigate to Settings > Discounts and Promo Codes, then click on the Discounts Tab.
Click on the Show Last Minute Button
Click on the "+" sign to create a new Last Minute Discount
Configuring the Discount
Name: Name the discount
Type: The type will default to Last Minute
Value Type: Fixed or Percent
Apply: Manual or Automatic. To flow through to the channels it should be set to Automatic.
Apply to Weekly / Monthly Rates: Choose if the Last Minute discount should apply to weekly / monthly rates, or nightly only.
Values: Discount amount and window required to obtain the discount. One discount can have multiple values. For example you may want to offer a 15% discount for all reservations starting in 14 days or less, and a 30% discount for all stays starting in 7 days or less.
Example Discount Setup
The video below shows how to create a last minute discount with multiple values and assign it to select properties.