Multipurpose vouchers

Written by Jens B.

Last published at: July 17th, 2023

In this article, you will learn how to create and bill single-purpose vouchers in orderbird MINI.


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1. Activate payment method "Voucher"

Go to Settings > Payments and activate the Payment Method “Voucher”.

2. Create a multipurpose voucher as a new item

Create a new item that you book when you sell / issue a multipurpose voucher.

  1. Create a new item, e.g. "Voucher €50".
  2. Enter the price (= amount of the voucher). Alternatively, you can also activate the free price and enter the desired amount during the sale.
  3. Choose 0% tax rate.
  4. Save and done!

3. Check-out

Someone wants to redeem a multipurpose voucher. 
Remember to activate the payment method "Voucher" in the settings beforehand (see 1. Activate payment method, "Voucher").

  1. Add the items for purchase to the cart.
  2. Tap on "charge".
  3. Choose payment method "Voucher".
  4. Enter the value of the voucher.
    • If the value of the voucher is less than the purchase total, you can make a mixed payment, i.e. the remaining amount can be paid via another payment method.
    • If the value of the voucher is greater than the purchase total, you will see the excess amount immediately when you enter it, and you can pay it out to the customer as change.