SQUARE FOR AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES

The end-to-end solution keeping your automotive business ahead of schedule

Automotive Services

Everything works together to put you in charge of your time.

With Square Appointments, you can manage bookings, payments and more all in one place. Provide the best customer experience with a free online booking site, manage your staff effortlessly with team management tools, improve your cash flow, and stay on top of business whether you run an auto repair shop, auto detailer, or a car wash service.

Simple scheduling software for car service businesses.

Simplify your day with our web-based booking software and app.

  • Accept job bookings 24/7 with a free online booking site or embed a booking widget or button on your existing website.
  • Manage your calendar, staff, and resources across multiple locations.
  • Send out emails to clients for their regular car maintenance and servicing schedule with Square Marketing.
  • Protect against late cancellations and forgotten bookings with a customized cancellation policy and automatic reminders.

Payment processing methods that fit your business.

Accept any major kind of payment with no hidden fees through the Square Appointments POS system.

  • Key in credit and debit cards directly from a job using your phone or computer.
  • Keep a card on file to hold appointments, require prepayment or charge cancellation or no-show fees.
  • Send free professional estimates and invoices with automatic customer reminders.
  • Receive your funds quickly with free next-business-day transfers or instant transfers for a fee to smooth out your cash flow.

Strengthen customer relationships.

Store all your customer information in one place, view how your customers interact with your business and engage with them.

  • Auto-create customer profiles every time someone books a car service via Square Appointments.
  • Add notes in your Customer Directory to keep track of your customers’ service history and personal preferences.
  • Send automatic appointment reminders to customers via SMS text and/or email.
  • Import customers from another database into Square Appointments.
  • Create and send contracts to establish clear service agreements with your customers.

Empower your employees.

Set your team up for success with team management tools.

  • Allow your mechanics to log in to view and manage their calendars themselves.
  • Assign different sets of permissions to different roles in your business.
  • Assign your team commission rates for services and sales.
  • Make better business decisions with real-time reports.

Sell online and in-store

Square Appointments has built-in inventory management tools so you can sell products to complement your services both online and in-store.

  • Create a free online store in minutes with our intuitive website builder. Let customers shop entirely online or order online and pick up on site.
  • Transfer your stock across locations in real time with multi-location stock management.
  • Know how much inventory you’re moving and how much money you’re making in minutes. View reports and manage inventory right from your POS.
  • Set low-stock thresholds for any SKU, view what’s running low from your Dashboard and receive email alerts.

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Scheduling that puts time in your hands.

Integrate with your favorite business software.

Integrate with popular third-party apps like Xero, Quickbooks and JotForm to help with every aspect of your car service business.

Want to see additional partners we work with? See our integrations page

More tools to help you succeed.

Your Square account unlocks a powerful platform of services and add-on tools that work together. Here are just a couple of them:

Customer loyalty program

Build a customer loyalty program straight from your Square Dashboard or Square Online website and reward repeat customers.

Marketing software

Create, send, and track email marketing campaigns in minutes right from your Square Dashboard.

Pick the plan for you.

No hidden fees. Change or cancel any time.
Custom pricing and discounts are available for qualifying businesses.

Free

The basics to run your own business while staying ahead of schedule.

$0/mo

for a single location.

Per transaction:

  • 2.6% + 10¢ (in person)
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Top Free Features:
  • Unlimited staff accounts
  • Custom booking website and social media integrations
  • Integrated payments
  • Automatic text and email reminders
  • Automated contracts
  • Marketplace app for beauty & personal care discovery
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Plus

More advanced features for growing teams that offer top-notch service.

$29/mo

per location.

Per transaction:

  • 2.5% + 10¢ (in person)
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Top Plus Features:
  • Everything in Free
  • Customer confirmation texts and emails
  • Cancellation policy and fees
  • Schedule classes
  • Waitlist
  • Appointments reports
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Premium

A complete plan that meets complex booking and staff management needs.

$69/mo

per location.

Per transaction:

  • 2.5% + 10¢ (in person)
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Top Premium Features:
  • Everything in Plus
  • Team Plus
  • Resource management
  • Custom staff commissions
  • Custom contract fields
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Contact sales for custom pricing.

Custom pricing is available for businesses that process over $250K per year. This plan includes everything in Premium, a dedicated Account Manager, and discounts on optional business tools, such as Square Online, Square Marketing, Square Payroll, and more. Contact sales

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For payments taken online, by invoice or keyed in manually, see card-not-present processing rates.

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FAQs

  • What are the benefits of using Square Appointments for my car service business?

    Square Appointments has many benefits for car service business, including:

    • Allow your customers to book 24/7, even when you’re not working.
    • Protect your time with late cancellation fees and prepayment protection.
    • Accept bookings via Instagram, Facebook, and Google.
    • Reduce no-shows with automated reminders and confirmation SMS and/or emails.
    • Strengthen customer relationships with customer profiles and notes.
    • Manage your team and multiple locations.
    • Manage your car service business from anywhere with the Square Appointments app.
    • Flexible pricing to suit any business size.
  • Can each mechanic have their own account profile for easy online scheduling with our clients?

    Yes, Square Appointments offers unlimited staff accounts for all plans. Your employees simply need to download the app and log in to their account.

  • Can I create and send car service contracts with Square?

    Yes, to create and send contracts to your customers you can use Square Contracts. Choose one of Square’s predefined templates and customize it to meet your needs, or build an entirely new template from scratch for your business. Automatically send contracts to your customers when they book an appointment with you to protect your business or collect essential information.

  • What types of car services can use Square Appointments?

    Square allows you to run your car servicing business and take payments from anywhere. Types of car services that can use Square Appointments include:

    • Car repair service
    • Auto detailing
    • Mobile mechanic service
    • Automotive interiors
    • Car wash
    • Automotive spraying & branding
    • Automotive locksmith
    • Windscreen repairs
    • Driving School
    • Tire and puncture repair services
    • Window tinting services
  • Can I still schedule customers who call or text to book an appointment?

    Yes, you can easily schedule appointments for customers that call your car service business. Simply create a new appointment in your Appointments calendar and confirm which customer notifications you’d like enabled.Your staff will also receive appointment reminders to make sure they show up on the booked day and time to perform the requested service.

  • Can I use Square Appointments if I have a very large team?

    Square Appointments offers unlimited staff accounts with all plans so you can add multiple employees to accept car service appointments.

  • Can I refer a business to Square?

    Yes. We welcome referrals for all types of businesses. So go ahead and refer a business today (whether it’s the multilocation burger joint you frequent, your friend’s new salon, or any other business), and you could be eligible to receive up to $1,000 for every business referred. Get the details.