Accept WooCommerce Bookings in Groups of People, Families & Team Members

With this article, we’ll show you how to accept WooCommerce bookings in groups of people, families, and team members using the WooCommerce Bookings and Appointments plugin.

How to Create Groups Using the WooCommerce Bookings plugin?

By default, the PluginHive WooCommerce Bookings plugin lets define participants that allow you to get the number of guests. You can also use this data to calculate the total booking cost.

With the help of a special addon, you can combine the number of participants and create multiple groups with a pre-defined value. This way you can set up a group of 4 family members or a group of 12 people.

WooCommerce Booking Participants Groups Addon

With the WooCommerce Bookings Participants Groups Addon along with the help of the PluginHive WooCommerce Bookings plugin, you can set up a group based on an existing participant. Thereafter, you can assign the number of group members to that group. The group member count will determine how many slots a participant would take while placing a booking.

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Benefits of using the WooCommerce Booking Participants Groups Addon

The WooCommerce Booking Participant Groups Addon is the perfect tool for adventure package bookings where you could offer booking based on a team of people.

You have to predefine the number of people in a team so that the customers can book accordingly. Similarly, the booking cost would be calculated based on the units selected while booking.

Most importantly, the Booking Participant Groups add-on accurately calculates the remaining booking slots based on the number of people already who have already booked. All you need to do is create a Group and set the number of people allowed in that group.

How to use WooCommerce Booking Participants Groups Addon?

Let’s consider an online tour booking business where a family of four members has to be considered as one participant.

Business owner: While setting up ticket booking using the WooCommerce Bookings plugin, I want the customers to choose how many families will be traveling when it comes to a single booking. The Family option will be considered as 4 members; hence, 4 tickets will be booked for a single order.

Follow the steps below to set up Tour Booking based on the scenario above.

  • Download the  from here
  • Install the plugin on your WooCommerce store and click on the plugin setting
    Plugin Setting
    Plugin Settings
  • In the plugin settings page, enter the name of the participant under the Participant Group Name section.
    Participant Group NameThe image shows the participant Family added to the plugin.
  • Enter the numeric value you want the plugin to consider for that particular participant.
    Group MembersThe image shows the participant Family with the numeric value added like 4.
  • Click on Save Changes
  • Visit the product page and book a slot for 1 Family
  • The image below shows the remaining slots available. You can see the slots decreased by 4 and 4 slots being booked for a single-family.
    Remaining slots


The WooCommerce Bookings and Appointments plugin is a one-stop booking solution for WooCommerce users. With the help of the WooCommerce Booking Participants Groups Addon, you can accept WooCommerce bookings in groups of people, families, and team members.

If you have any queries regarding this article or need help setting up WooCommerce bookings on your WooCommerce store, feel free to Contact PluginHive Customer Support.

Good luck!