Acuity Scheduling

Acuity Scheduling

by Acuity Scheduling

Who Uses This Software?

Automate your client bookings, cancellations, reminders & payments using the worlds friendliest online scheduling software.

Average Ratings

2,788 reviews
  • Overall 4.8/5
  • Ease of Use 4.6/5
  • Customer Service 4.7/5
  • Features 4.7/5
  • Value for Money 4.7/5

Product Details

  • Starting Price US$15.00/month
    See pricing details
  • Free Version Yes
  • Free Trial Yes, get a free trial
  • Deployment Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - iOS Native
    Mobile - Android Native
  • Training Webinars
    Documentation
  • Support Business Hours
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Acuity Scheduling
  • http://www.acuityscheduling.com
  • Founded 2007

About Acuity Scheduling

Meet the personal assistant for your schedule (only better) that works 24/7 behind the scenes to fill your calendar and take work off your plate. From the moment clients book with you, Acuity is there to automatically send branded & customized booking confirmations, deliver text reminders, let clients reschedule on their own, and process payments so your day-to-day runs smoother even as business get busier. All you need to do is show up at the right time.

Acuity Scheduling Features

  • Appointment Confirmation Tracking
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Calendar Management
  • Call Reminders
  • Email Reminders
  • Online Booking
  • Payment Reminders
  • Recurring Appointments
  • Rescheduling
  • SMS Reminders
  • Appointment Reminders
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Calendar Sync
  • Client Database
  • Group Scheduling
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Location
  • Online Booking
  • Online Payments
  • Recurring Appointments
  • Room Booking Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Event Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Member Portal
  • Membership Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Online Bookings
  • Payment Processing
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Team Management
  • Visitor Management
  • Website Management
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Business Coaching
  • Client Management
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • Life Coaching
  • Mentor/Coach Matching
  • Program Management
  • Progress Tracking
  • Sport Coaching
  • Attendance Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Class Management
  • Competition Management
  • Instructor Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Online Payments
  • Online Registration
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Recital Management
  • Scheduling
  • Student Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Class & Schedule Management
  • Contract Management
  • Employee Management
  • Event Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Membership Management
  • Online Booking
  • Payment Processing
  • Self Check-in/Check-out
  • Appointment Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Client Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Employee Management
  • Gift Card Management
  • Multi-Location
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Practice Management
  • SOAP Notes
  • Appointment Management
  • Before & After Pictures
  • Client Management
  • Gift Card Management
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • Inventory Management
  • Treatment Packages
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automatic Grading
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Client Management
  • Electronic Assignments & Tests
  • Employee Management
  • Learning Plans
  • Lesson Notes
  • Online Classes
  • Online Payments
  • Parent / Student Portal
  • Progress Reports
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Certification Tracking
  • Exercise Library
  • Fitness Assessments
  • Fitness Plan
  • Nutrition Program
  • Payment Processing
  • eCommerce
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Client Management
  • Contract Management
  • Event Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Order Management
  • Project Management
  • Proposal Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Capacity Management
  • Class Scheduling
  • Marketing Management
  • Member Management
  • Online Payments
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Staff Management
  • Booth Rental Management
  • Client Profiles
  • Employee Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Loyalty Program
  • Multi-Location
  • Payroll Management
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Recurring Appointments
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Class Scheduling
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Facility Scheduling
  • Group Scheduling
  • Multi-Location
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Room Booking Management
  • Appointment Management
  • Client Management
  • Employee Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Loyalty Program
  • Membership Management
  • Online Booking
  • Payroll & Commissions
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Facility Scheduling
  • Inventory Management
  • Online Payments
  • Staff Management

Acuity Scheduling Most Helpful Reviews

The most functional and feature-packed calendar software

Reviewed on 20/04/2018
Steve P.
Founder
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features & Functionality
5/5
Customer Support
5/5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Pros: The developers seem to know what's happening in your world before any other calendar software seems to. I've tried a lot of them to find the perfect combo, and Acuity (even though I have a lifetime subscription to Book Like a Boss) has been my staple for 3+ years or maybe even more. The best thing about Acuity is its flexibility to adapt to your business, rather than forcing you to change your processes to suit it. If you want a subscription business that offers a certain amount of calls to your community each month, you can do that. If you wanted a storefront where people can buy and book as they please, you can do that. And all the little extra thoughts on the calendar, like blocking off time, and keeping only the right amount of appointments available, and adjusting your calendar availability quickly and easily. It's just so well thought out.

Cons: I would like to see their designs brought into the future a bit more. I find the storefront a bit dated and as such have always avoided using it even though it would have saved me a lot of time. I also find some of their extra-fancy features have unwanted side effects at times. For example, there is a genius new feature where Acuity will only let people book appointments next to each other, so you don't have big gaps in the day. However, for someone like me that has to have different blocks available for timezones, it confuses Acuity and thinks that things I want available shouldn't be. So occasionally with features, it's not quite as smart as you want it to be.

Easy to use for business and customers

Reviewed on 03/01/2020
Maggie E.
Business owner
Health, Wellness & Fitness, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features & Functionality
5/5
Customer Support
5/5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: Acuity is perfect for organising my 1-2-2 personal training sessions. It enables time to be blocked off before and/or after a session as well as multiple calendars which I can use for mobile and studio thereby having different booking settings for each. The reminder emails and text messages mean that customers are much more likely to let me know if they’re not attending and overall prevent any issues with people not turning up for their session. The customer service is excellent.

Pros: Quick and easy to add a booking from the business end as well as customer end. The pricing tiers enable one to choose the best option meaning there’s no paying out for features that aren’t required. I particularly like the fact it sends out a reminder text message to customers which you can customise as you when you want them to receive it. I also like the way I’m able to add the number of rooms available in my facility and it will automatically ensure that these are not overbooked no matter how many coaches I have on the system. For what it offers it is an excellent price.

Cons: I would prefer to use GoCardless as a payment processor and, as this is not an option, I use a different software for payments. The class booking could be better; again, I use a different system for this as I want to be able to add limits on to how far in advance a customer can book into a class and I want the class to show in my iCal regardless of whether someone is booked in or not, which at present it doesn’t.

I'm glad that I switched to Acuity

Reviewed on 08/11/2019
Khadejah U.
Henna Designer
Design, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features & Functionality
Customer Support
4/5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: My overall experience has been great so far. No major complaints.

Pros: I love the features it offers. I love the fact that I'm given a page where I'm able to customize and add important information for my clients to see before booking. I love that it allows me to add coupon codes for my clients to use and let's me have different deposit types for different services. I also love that it has intake forms and offers Instagram and MailChimp integration, and allows me to customize the automatic e-mail confirmation. Its easy to use and makes things run much smoother for myself and clients. I was a die-hard Setmore user, but with all the features I needed and wasn't getting from them, Acuity had them all + more. I'm glad I switched.

Cons: The ONLY 2 issues I have so far is the fact that my clients can't book multiple services at once, I'd need to create add-ons, which makes things a bit harder for me, and the lack of customer support over the phone or live chat.

Visually unfriendly

Reviewed on 29/08/2019
Nancy B.
Business owner
Alternative Medicine, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source 
3/5
Overall
5/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Features & Functionality
5/5
Customer Support
4/5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: Customer service is cute and funny but overall the scheduler needs a lot of work. I am going to accept my 4 free months and keep working with it but I really don't know if I will stay.

Pros: The low cost and colorful customization of the patient portal.

Cons: The scheduling itself. The type face is so tiny, you have to review it twice, so it's time consuming, selecting the time is tedious ( a drop down would be so much better), and the way the whole thing reads is very over complicated. Also, the option to block should be there as well, so that you click on a time slot and perform the function you need. The block function requires that you start from scratch, instead of allowing you to simply select a time slot like you do with scheduling. Finally, the fact that the admin gets flooded with emails of every scheduling action instead of only the actions the admin hasn't done is such a waste of time and it's all or nothing.

Checks all my boxes

Reviewed on 21/10/2019
Rashidat O.
CEO
Individual & Family Services, Self Employed
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features & Functionality
5/5
Customer Support
5/5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: I’m managing my time for multiple groups of needs and Acuity is allowing me to do that all in one place. I can manage my personal needs, my life coaching needs, and my nonprofit needs all in one place and still keep my hair (because I haven’t pulled it out trying to keep myself afloat). I look forward to continuing to use the software as it has room for me to expand and handle other needs that I foresee in the future. For me, Acuity is a great one stop shop to manage and connect people to the services provide.

Pros: I switched from Calendly because I was having people make appointments at the last minute and back to back. I really appreciate that Acuity has functionality to account for my preferences in both situations. I really enjoy the ability to personalize my different scheduling links since I set up scheduling for a few different scenarios. I tend to use the specific appointment type scheduling link, which is great to have separated from the overall link so that there is no confusion in booking. There is so much other functionality that I haven’t had a chance to use yet link the intake forms and billing, but I’m looking forward to using it. Also, I really enjoy the emails and correspondence that I’ve had with organization. I haven’t even submitted a help ticket, but every email is funny and engaging and it feels like someone is personally attending to me!

Cons: I had a little bit of confusion with the set up of my calendars. It took some searching to figure out how to combine all my appointments to one calendar. All in all I figured it out and still love my account.

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