Extra Long / Short Days (Special Days Add-on)


All add-ons for Bookly require Bookly PRO installed and activated.

With the Special Days (Add-on) for Bookly, you can modify the working hours of staff specifically for certain special days throughout the year. This feature enables the customization of schedules, including breaks, distinct from the default working hours for individual staff members.


1. Purchase, download, install and activate the Special Days (Add-on) in Plugins.

2. In the Staff Members section, choose a staff member, click Edit. Open the Special Days tab and specify the working hours and breaks for each day that differs from the staff member's default working schedule.

By configuring special day settings, you can override the regular schedule and even days off for each staff member.

Special Days tab on the staff profile card in Bookly

3. If you use the Bookly Locations (Add-on), you can specify custom schedules for staff members based on different locations. Ensure to enable Custom settings for location in Settings > Locations. When determining a staff member's schedule, you will have the option to choose between locations and set special days accordingly.

Special Days tab on the staff profile card in Bookly

How to create special events with Special Days (Add-on)

You can offer occasional one-time visits or events for booking.

1) Disable the regular schedule for your staff member.

Schedule tab on the staff profile card in Bookly

2) Switch to the Special Days tab and specify the staff's schedule exclusively for the particular days intended for special events.

Special Days tab on the staff profile card in Bookly

The booking form will present available time slots based on the configured special schedule.

Bookly booking form – Time step

3) Optionally, hide the first step of your booking form to streamline the process. Read here how to do it.

Try this demo (both front-end and back-end versions) to get a better understanding of how the Special Days (Add-on) works.

Watch this video about configuring custom schedules for your employees.



Default working hours, holidays, & breaks – learn how to set up detailed working schedules for the normal days of the year.

Varying price during the day – charge a different amount for appointments booked for different hours during the day.

Multiday bookings – see 'Duration' section here if you're looking for a way to set up an appointment duration longer than a day.


Google Calendar sync – track workload during packed days by automatically syncing it to each staff member's Google Calendar.

[Bookly Blog] What’s the difference between Service Schedule (Add-on) & Special Days (Add-on)

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