General deposit (valid for all inventory items)
In Settings>Backoffice Settings, click on Deposit & Last Minute.
1. Set up a default deposit percentage.
2. You can also choose a different deposit percentage for bookings that are made within a certain timeframe of the check-in day.
E.g. In the screenshot below, the default deposit is set to 30%. If someone books with less than 5 days prior to arrival, the deposit changes to 100%.
Important: You can disable the self check-out for last minute bookings. If this option is selected, bookings will always come with a request status and will need manual confirmation.
Specific deposit settings for an inventory item
To set up a different deposit percentage to a specific inventory product, open the settings of the product and enter the deposit percentage on the field "overrule deposit":
Important: The deposit can be requested in the payment page after a booking is made (In case you've set Automatic confirmation bookings) or in the Customer Portal (In case you've set Manual confirmation bookings).
Please refer to this article to know more about Automatic vs. Manual confirmation bookings.