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21 September, 2020

4 tips to prepare for Christmas

With this preparation you're set to serve the best Christmas ever

It may seem far away, but Christmas is just around the corner. Especially during these times it’s important to get the most out of this holiday, and we are here to help you. With these 4 tips you’ll be prepared to serve the best Christmas ever.

1. Ask for a prepayment

Ask for a prepayment for your Christmas lunch or dinner to avoid no-shows. The chance of no-shows and last-minute cancellations increases if reservations are made far in advance. Besides, there is only a small chance that empty spots will get filled with walk-ins during Christmas. With prepayments no-shows are a thing of the past.

Get inspired by these 5 examples of (prepaid) Christmas tickets.

2. Offer takeaway

People love to celebrate Christmas at home and as a restaurant, you can contribute to this in a big way. By offering takeaway, your guests can enjoy a lovely stress-free Christmas dinner from your restaurant at home.

Read how to fill your takeaway shop with great content.

3. Sell gift vouchers

Christmas is the time of giving. Sell gift vouchers which guests can gift to their loved ones as a present. You can openly set the value of the gift vouchers, so they’re suitable for everyone to give.

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4. Send an email campaign

Last but not least, you have to inform your guests about your wonderful Christmas offers. Send an email campaign where guests can immediately book a table for your Christmas dinner, order from your takeaway, or buy gift vouchers.

Read our tips on how to set up an effective email campaign