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Vagaro vs. Booksy

Our complete list of business management features simply outweighs the competition’s, and at a better price point.

See how much you'll save with Vagaro

How many staff members do you have?
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1

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$

25

monthly total
1 staff member
$
25
Marketplace fees
Free

Booksy

$

129.99

monthly total
1 staff member
$
29.99
*
$
90.00
Your profit with Vagaro's free marketplace
$
300
/mo
*Marketplace fees are based on Booksy Boost’s 30% fee on new appointments booked through their marketplace. Your profit calculation is based on Vagaro's monthly average of 3 new customer bookings per staff member (at $100 per booking).

Vagaro vs. Booksy

Our complete list of business management features simply outweighs the competition’s, and at a better price point.

Vagaro vs. Booksy

Our complete list of business management features simply outweighs the competition’s, and at a better price point.

appointment calendar for salons and barbershops on computer and mobile device

Vagaro vs. Booksy

Our complete list of business management features simply outweighs the competition’s, and at a better price point.

See how much you'll save with Vagaro

How many staff members do you have?

1

Plus Button

Logo
$

25

monthly total
1 staff member
$
25
Marketplace fees
Free

Booksy

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$

monthly total
1 staff member
$
*Marketplace fees
$
$

monthly total
1 staff member
$
*Marketplace fees
$
$

monthly total
1 staff member
$
*Marketplace fees
$
$

monthly total
1 staff member
$
*Marketplace fees
$
Your profit with Vagaro's free marketplace
$
300
/mo

Vagaro vs. Booksy

Our complete list of business management features simply outweighs the competition’s, and at a better price point.

See how much you'll save with Vagaro

How many staff members do you have?

1

Plus Button

Logo
$

25

monthly total
1 staff member
$
25
Marketplace fees
Free

Booksy

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
$

monthly total
1 staff member
$
*Marketplace fees
$
$

monthly total
1 staff member
$
*Marketplace fees
$
$

monthly total
1 staff member
$
*Marketplace fees
$
$

monthly total
1 staff member
$
*Marketplace fees
$
Your profit with Vagaro's Free Marketplace
$
300
/mo

Why is Vagaro better than Booksy?

Manage every business task within one single powerful software platform. Our booking, payment processing and marketing tools are fully integrated and work seamlessly to save you time and money.

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Booksy
Free Trial Period

30 Days

14 Days

EMV Contactless Reader
Accept swipe, chip, tap, Apple Pay, Android Pay, and other contactless payments.

Free

$29.99

Marketplace Fees
Fees taken for new customers booking with you from the marketplace.

No Fees

30% Fee

24/7 Support
Get help day or night with 24/7 support via phone, chat, or email.
24/7 Live Phone Support
24 Hours phone support.

24/7 Live Chat Support
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours live chat support.

Contactless Self Check-In
Customers can check-in from their own device when they arrive for their appointment, which notifies their service provider of their arrival.
1000 Free Email Sends /mo
Your first 1,000 emails each month are on us! Send blast marketing or filter to specific audiences with customer data.
SOAP Notes
Draw and annotate on SOAP notes and save to customer's profile for reference at their appointments.
Waitlist
Booked full? Customers can add themselves to waitlist and be notified automatically if a spot opens up.
Automated Booth Rent Collection
Set recurring rent collections for your booth renters with ACH and Credit Card backup payments.
Apple Maps Booking Integration
Directly book an appointment from Apple Maps with the "Schedule" button.

Powerful Features & Payments in One App

Vagaro offers industry specific features and was built specifically for the beauty, wellness, and fitness industry to grow your business.

Powerful Scheduling
Memberships & Packages
Consumer Marketplace
Intake Forms
Online Store
Contactless Checkout

Vagaro vs Square Hardware Pricing

Contactless Credit Card Reader
Accept dip, tap,and swipe payments including Apple and Google Pay

Vagaro Price

Free

Square Price

$

49

Pay Swivel Stand for iPad / Android / Microsoft Surface
Contactless Credit Card Reader with Dock & Swivel Stand

Vagaro Price

$

59

Square Price

$

149

Pay Desk-S Contactless Credit Card Reader
Contactless Credit Card Reader

Vagaro Price

$

650

Square Price

$

799

customer testimonials

See why they chose Vagaro over Booksy

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“Vagaro's calendar feature has helped immensely with my time management. With 15 stylists and two little ones at home, I have a lot to manage."

Lindsey Wentz

Owner of Mint Salon in Lodi, CA

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"Vagaro offers everything I could need as a stylist. From booking to checking out, keeping client notes and sending automated reminders, it’s definitely a great thing to have."

Matt & Harlee Showalter

Owners of No Name Salon in Los Angeles, CA
Meraki Salon Testimonial

“I utilize this fantastic system to help grow our business. Vagaro is user-friendly and it works...Vagaro helps us run our business more efficiently on a day-to-day basis."

Chenelle Farmer & Nicholas Maple

Co-Owners of Meraki Salon in Stony Stratford, in Buckinghamshire, England.
UNIQO Salon Testimonial

“When it came time to reopen, we used Vagaro's email and text marketing to send out an announcement and keep our clients up to date about the measures and precautions we are taking to keep everyone safe."

Patricia Ayala & Raquel Negrete

Owners of UNIQO Salon in Stockton, CA
Mint Salon Testimonial

“Vagaro's calendar feature has helped immensely with my time management. With 15 stylists and two little ones at home, I have a lot to manage."

Lindsey Wentz

Owner of Mint Salon in Lodi, CA
Capterra 4.7/5
App Store 4.5/5
Google Play Reviews
Google Play 4.2/5

FAQs

Does Vagaro take a percentage for online bookings?

Nope! You keep all the money you make from any online booking and there are no fees for new customers acquired.

How do I install Vagaro?

Vagaro is a web-based software that can be accessed anywhere in the world from vagaro.com. The Vagaro Pro mobile app can be downloaded on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

What is a bookable calendar?

A bookable calendar is a calendar for an individual who is performing services within the business who requires their own scheduling. This does not include admin staff, like the front desk.

Can I cancel?

You can cancel your subscription at any time, for any reason—no questions asked, and no fee.

How long does setup take?

The setup time can be as little as 15 minutes depending on number of staff, clients, services & inventory to be added.

How does the free trial work?

The free trial lasts for 30 days, during which you have access to all the features, except for daily deals, email & text marketing, and credit card processing.

We Import Everything for Free

Our friendly support team will import all your data within 48 hrs free of charge and train you on the use of our software.

Customer Information
Appointments
Memberships & Packages
Gift Certificates
Service Menu

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Create an account in minutes. No contract, cancellation, setup, or signup fees. Free data imports.
Booksy is a registered trademark of Booksy. Comparison based on data as of 9/29/2022.