After having signed up, make sure your profile is complete (How do I create a good profile?) with all the infos required in order for you to get known by the community.
On the top of every page you will see your profile picture. Click on the picture or on your name to be redirected to your profile.
A complete profile includes your name, surname and a picture of you. The more the community knows about you, the more it could be interested in reading about and meeting you! For the locals, it is also really important to complete the bio with a short but efficient description and add all the languages spoken.
What you do not have to do is to share links to other personal web pages in order to keep everything going on Lookals. You will have the chance to get your account verified, so to build your personal online reputation, simply link your profile to the different social networks and/or connecting it with your mobile phone number.
A part from the personal infos you write, other people will see on your profile the posted experiences(How do I post an experience?), the reviews(REVIEWS) and the stars(STARS).
The reviews are a way to easily tell the community what you have experienced and help them discover the perfect activity they are looking for.
The dashboard is your personal control panel. From here you can manage all the activities on your profile: manage your experiences, view your bookings and your bookmarks.
To enter your dashboard, simply click on the button you can find on the top-right of every page.
From the dashboard, you can manage your trips in the "My Bookings" area and the posted experiences in the “My Experiences” area. Moreover you can view your bookmarks by clicking on “My Bookmarks”.
In My Trips you can manage your bookings as a tourist. Click on to access your My Trips.
- You can check your bookings. From the top-right menu choose “next” and you will see all your incoming booking. You can check the details of your bookings by clicking on to access the experience page.
- You can leave a review for the experiences you have done From the top-right menu choose “archives” and you will see all the experiences you have made. To know how to leave a review check “How do I write a review”.
In My Listings you can manage your bookings as a local. Click on to access this section.
- You can check the experiences you have posted. From the top-left menu choose “my listings” and you will see all your listings. You can modify an experience by clicking on “modify this experience “ or simply check the preview by clicking on “view experience”
- You can manage bookings for your experiences. From the top-left menu choose “” and you will see all your bookings.
Click on the button from the dashboard to get access to your bookmarks. Thanks to this feature you will have easy access to all the experiences you have saved on your bookmarks area.
Use the secure messaging system on Lookals to work out details with your local or traveler before making a booking. You need to sign up(how do I sign up) with Lookals and be logged in to your Lookals account to view and send messages.
Your sent and received Lookals messages can be found in your inbox. Simply click on the envelope icon at the top of any Lookals webpage when you're logged in.
Click on a message to be shown your complete message thread with a particular local or traveler.
When sending a message to a local for the first time, use the Send a message button (How do I contact who posted an experience to know more information?) to ask any questions they have.
you will be notified via mail and, on Lookals, you will see a blue number on the envelope icon at the top of any Lookals webpage when you're logged in.