After 20, YES 20 cancellations, last minute, the day before, or just no-shows in the past 4 weeks .... it will be a requirement that all 1st time bookings either pay in advance or will be required to pay a deposit of either $30 for those under the treatment value of $30 or $50 for those treatments over $100 in value.
These deposits will be non-refundable should the client cancel or no-show without 8 hours notice.
The deposit will be paid either via this new website or the online booking platform that I am looking at using.
I have long term clients that I am saying "can't fit you in" to and then what was a busy day ends up quiet because some person has put catching up with a friend over latte and smashed avocado ahead of what is my time and money.
I think not turning up without contacting me or not replying to my concerned texts, as to whether or not they are on their way or running late, is incredibly disrespectful and rude. Call me old fashioned but just because Gordon Ramsey treats people like shit and all the reality TV shows seem to have people doing the same, does that mean that they are the new role models and how we're all meant to be treating each other ?
I think not !
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Things are Thick and Heavy
Appointment availability at the moment is roughly a 1.5 week wait.
Don't think I'm sitting around waiting for your booking request.
Please have patience as bookings are quite heavy at the moment with a 2 or 3 week wait e.g. should a Saturday be your preference.
Always plan and book in advance and preferably when you leave, book your next.
With all things COVID there's a lot of movement with cancellations and a long wait list.
Just giving you all a 'heads up'