Customize your appointment availability

To help others book your services or meet with you, create online booking pages in Calendar with Google Workspace Individual. You can:
  • Set a start and end date for your appointment schedule 
  • Change a date’s availability 
  • Add buffer time between appointments

Before you start

Set appointment schedule start & end dates

Important: You can only set start and end dates for recurring appointment schedules. Learn how to set a recurring appointment schedule.
You can choose the dates you want your appointment schedule to start and end.
  1. On a computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. Click an existing appointment schedule and then Edit Edit.
  3. Click Scheduling window Down arrow and then Start and end dates.
  4. Choose the dates you want your appointment schedule to start and end.
  5. Click Done.
  6. To save the updated schedule, click Next and then Save.

Change a date’s availability

You can choose specific dates where you’re more or less available than usual.
  1. On a computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. Click an existing appointment schedule and then Edit Edit.
  3. Under “Adjusted availability,” click Change a date’s availability.
  4. Choose the date you want to adjust.
  5. Change the time range to show the times you’re available.
    • If you’re not available that date at all, click Unavailable all day .
    • To add more than one available time range, click Add a time .
    • To remove a date exception, next to the date and time, click Remove .
  6. To save the updated schedule, click Next and then Save.
Tip: You can adjust availability for dates that are outside of a recurring schedule with start and end dates.

Add buffer time between appointments

To avoid back-to-back appointments, you can turn on and adjust buffer time.
  1. On a computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. Click an existing appointment schedule and then Edit Edit.
  3. Click Booked appointment settings Down arrow.
  4. Under “Buffer time,” check the box.
  5. Choose the amount of buffer time you want to schedule between appointments.
  6. To save the updated schedule, click Next and then Save.

Set your maximum number of appointments

You can choose the maximum number of appointments on your schedule per day.
  1. On a computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. Click an existing appointment schedule and then Edit Edit.
  3. Click Booked appointment settings Down arrow.
  4. Under “Maximum bookings per day,” check the box.
  5. Enter the maximum number of appointments you want on your schedule per day.
  6. To save the updated schedule, click click Next and then Save.

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