Tokeet allows you to use any domain for your custom booking engine. You can use a Tokeet booking engine with with the Tokeet booking widget, or with your own booking form.  You may also match the booking engine domain to your own domain by following a few simple configuration changes in the second part of this article.  

  1. If you are using the Tokeet Booking Widget

Create your booking engine in Tokeet

  • Navigate to Websites > “Create New” and select “Booking Engine”
  • Complete required info, including: website / booking engine title, subdomain, linked rental, and template
  • Click “Save”

On the subsequent Booking Engine Details page, you will need to add a few more pieces of info.

  • Select Rate Category to display on your website
  • Click “Configure” 
  • Enter in your own domain name (without www) and click “Save”
  • You will be returned to the previous page.  
  • Click “Save” and “Publish” to set your booking engine live.
  • That's it!  You can now utilize your Booking Engine in your Tokeet Booking Widget.

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2.  If you are using Tokeet Booking Engine with your own Booking Form

Create your booking engine in Tokeet

  • Navigate to Websites > “Create New” and select “Booking Engine”
  • Complete required info, including: website / booking engine title, subdomain, linked rental, and template
  • Click “Save”

On the subsequent Booking Engine Details page, you will need to add a few more pieces of info.

  • Select Rate Category to display on your website
  • Click “Configure” 
  • Enter in your own domain name (without www) and click “Save”
  • You will be returned to the previous page.  
  • Click “Save” and “Publish” to set your booking engine live.
  • You can now utilize your Booking Engine in your Tokeet Booking Widget.
  • Click “Download Links” to export a spreadsheet of Rental URLs to use with your booking engine.  
  • Your web developer should dynamically change the [date_placeholders] in each link with the guest booking dates (DD-MM-YYYY). 

Your booking engine will now be able to take users through booking, directly on your website!

Note: If you are configuring your DNS to point to Tokeet, you will want to change the domain in the "Download Links" spreadsheet to reflect the domain of your own website.

Configure DNS to point your domain to Tokeet

If you would like your booking engine domain to match your own domain, you must configure the DNS settings of your domain to point to Tokeet.   This step is necessary only if don't want the booking engine link to be in the format  yourdomain.booksafely.com.

  • Login to your domain registrar's website and locate the DNS (Domain Name System) settings for your domain.
  • Create a new CNAME record pointing www.your-domain.com to engines.tokeet.com.
  • Create or update your A record to point to 34.207.48.246. Note that Tokeet will redirect any request for your-domain.com to www.your-domain.com.
  • If you're using a subdomain as your website domain, e.g. something.your-domain.com, and not a top level domain, then skip the A record configuration.

Note:  Wait about an hour for your DNS settings to activate. If your custom domain still isn't taking you to your website, wait another day or two to make sure all the DNS servers have been updated. If it still isn't working, contact your registrar to make sure you entered the DNS settings correctly.


As always, we're here to help. Please feel free to email support@tokeet.com with any questions.

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