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Compare Square Appointments and Square Point of Sale

Square Appointments will work for any business that needs appointment scheduling capabilities and a point of sale system. You can access Free, Plus or Premium features and tools, depending on your business requirements.

Pricing

Square Point of Sale Appointments Free Appointments Plus Appointments Premium
Monthly Price Free Free $29 per month, per location $69 per month, per location
Location Unlimited One Unlimited Unlimited
Number of Staff Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
In-person credit card transactions 2.65% or 0.75% + $0.07 interac debit 2.65% or 0.75% + $0.07 interac debit 2.65% or 0.75% + $0.07 interac debit 2.65% or 0.75% + $0.07 interac debit
Online payments (prepayments/no-show transaction fee) 2.9% + 30¢ 2.9% + 30¢ 2.9% + 30¢ 2.9% + 30¢
Manually keyed-in or Card on File 3.5% + 15¢ 3.5% + 15¢ 3.5% + 15¢ 3.5% + 15¢

For payments taken online, by invoice or keyed in manually, see card-not-present processing rates. Custom pricing is available if you process more than $250k per year in card sales – contact our Sales team to learn more.

For more information regarding processing fees, check out our Square Appointments and Square Point of Sale pricing articles.

Major Features

See the chart below for a comparison of features between Square POS and Square Appointments.

Feature Square POS Square Appointments
Accept Payments ✔️ ✔️
Sales and Reporting ✔️ ✔️
Accept Tips, Issue Returns and Apply Discounts ✔️ ✔️
Manage and Sell Inventory ✔️ ✔️
Digital Receipts ✔️ ✔️
Next Business-Day Transfer ✔️ ✔️
Third-Party App Integrations ✔️ ✔️
Cloud-Based Calendar ✖️ ✔️
Individual Staff Calendars ✖️ ✔️
Booking Website ✖️ ✔️
Automated Email/SMS Reminders ✖️ ✔️
Recurring Appointments ✖️ ✔️
Social Media Booking Integrations ✖️ ✔️
Cancellation / No-Show Fees ✖️ ✔️
Processing Time ✖️ ✔️
Resource Management ✖️ ✔️
Commission Tracking ✖️ ✔️
Square Advanced Access Available as add-on Included for Premium subscribers
Square Shifts Free ✔️ ✔️
Shifts Plus Available as add-on Included for Premium subscribers
iOS App ✔️ ✔️
Android App ✔️ ✔️
Square Stand compatibility ✔️ ✔️
Square Register compatibility ✔️ ✔️
Square Terminal compatibility ✔️ ✖️
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Mon–Fri Support ✔️ ✔️
24/7 English Support (not included) (not included)

Note: Sellers using Square Register or Square Terminal will receive 24/7 support. Square Appointments is not compatible with Square Terminal at this stage.

If you’re interested in learning more, you can try Square Appointments Plus and Premium features for free for 30 days.

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