WHAT IS ONLINE CHECK-IN?
Online Check-In saves you time by seeing estimated wait times for hair salons near you. From there, just pick your favorite salon, and get on the waitlist from wherever you are.
-Check estimated wait times based on current conditions in the salon and updates in real time.
-Online Check-In: You save time by checking in to the salon ahead of time - saving your place in line.
-ReadyNext®: Get text alerts to notify you when your estimated wait time reaches 15 minutes as your cue to head to the salon.
-Save your favorite hair salon so it’s even quicker next time you check in!
HOW TO USE:
-Tap the Search icon
-Pick a hair salon near you
-Tap the Check In button
-Enter your name and phone number
-Tap Check In again to be added to the wait list – no login, email, or profile required.
-Let the salon know when you arrive.
After you check in, you can watch your estimated wait time countdown and arrive at the salon when it's nearly your turn to get your service.
ESTIMATED WAIT TIME
Estimated wait times assume you are getting the next available stylist. You can request a stylist upon arrival at the salon but your wait may be longer. For safety and privacy reasons, we do not publish stylist schedules.
WHEN IS ONLINE CHECK-IN AVAILABLE?
Customers can check in online during the hours the salon is open. Online Check-In will not be available during the first five minutes a salon is scheduled to be open. This gives customers who are physically in the salon when it opens a chance to be checked in and have their names added to the waitlist. We accept online check-in up until 30 minutes before closing time. You can still get a haircut at closing time, you just can't check in on the app.
CAN I USE ONLINE CHECK-IN FOR MORE THAN A HAIRCUT?
Yes, you can use Online Check-In for all services except perms and formal updos. Please note that not all salons offer perms. And, most salons require an appointment for these services, so please call the salon to inquire.
WHAT DO I DO IF I DON’T HAVE A MOBILE DEVICE?
You can check in from any device that has internet (a smartphone, iPad, computer, etc.). Go to greatclips.com, click on Find a Salon or Check In. Enter your postal code or address and you'll be using Online Check-In in no time! If you don't have an Internet connection, you can always walk right in to any salon and add your name to the list.
WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE AT THE SALON?
After you've checked in online, you will see what place you are in on the waitlist. You'll want to arrive to the salon before you are next in line. If you'd like to receive a text message when your estimated wait time reaches 15 minutes, you can sign up for ReadyNext® text alerts. Once you arrive at the salon, let the stylists know you're there, and they will confirm your information and finish your check in.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I ARRIVE LATE?
We understand: Things happen! Don't worry if you lose your keys, spill something, or get stuck in traffic. We'll keep your name on the list for a short period of time.
HOW DO I CANCEL MY CHECK IN?
Once you are checked in, the salon will appear on the home screen. Cancel at any time by tapping Cancel check-in.
This update is stuffed with all the fixings so you can easily check into a salon near you. A fresh cut is the tur-key to everyone's heart this holiday season!
Ratings and Reviews
Today I checked in on line then went in for my haircut. I could see it was a busy day and yet each person who came in was greeted warmly and signed in.
One man (I believe his name was David) didn’t want to wait and he wanted a particular person to cut his hair. He was told that she was about to go to lunch, but if he didn’t mind the wait she would cut his hair when she got back. He didn’t want to wait and went with someone else. He had been grumbling prior to getting in the chair and continued with language that was quite vulgar. Cassie was thinking we cutting my hair when suddenly David says take this off me, referring to the apron. He started cursing at the lady who had been about to start cutting his hair. He then ripped off the white tape from his neck and threw it at her. She told him he could leave. He continued to curse at and beret the worker. The other workers stood together and told him to leave. He yelled that he would never be back and did we all know how much money he had spent in there. I said so what. (Because honestly, who cares!!) He left still cursing.
The staff did not stoop to his level, but stood fast supporting each other. No one did anything that would have made a “normal” person upset.
Great Clips should be proud of the professional behavior of all the women working during this incident. I know I certainly am!!
I love the app and the two people that cut our hair did an amazing job. However I came back to try and redeem two coupons the the manager immediately got an attitude with me and would not allow me to redeem the two coupons sent to me in the mail. I paid over $65 for two haircuts and she was unwilling to void out my transaction and allow me to use these two coupons. I said I run a business and know she could very easily void out the previous transaction, but she had the audacity to say that I was offending her. So I asked if she could allow me to use these coupons for next time and extend the expiration date. Once again she gave me attitude and if it wasn’t for a customer in the lobby coming to my defense she wouldn’t have given me that option. She clearly is having a bad day and I certainly didn’t mean to cause her any grief. I hope her days gets better! My experience with the two individuals that cut my sons hair and my hair was amazing but the minute I engaged with your store manager she was extremely offensive! I’ll be back and I hope I don’t have to deal with her again
Developer Response ,
We're sorry to hear this was your experience. If you'd like, please email CustomerService@greatclips.com with the details and location. We will be happy to help you. Thank you.
Great Clips - Great App
We have been using this very helpful app since it came out. It does what it was designed to do and does it well without a bunch of advertising or other junk. It has seen numerous improvements over the years. It is very convenient to be able to check in and know how much time I have to run other errands before my scheduled time. The text updates is one of the best improvements made recently.
A couple of features I would like to see in a future update:
1 - The ability to track coupons via the app. I regularly get them in the mail or on the back of my receipt but like many people lose them before they can be used which is a bummer.
2 - to be able to review the name of the stylist and their notes about the cut for the last couple of visits. The stylist usually prints the notes from the receipt printer (I think) to review the notes left by the last stylist. It would be helpful to know what one stylist did on one cut and then what another did that would make the cut even better. Plus I have a terrible memory for names so when a stylist does a great job I forget their name and can’t ask for him or her on the next visit.
It’s a great app that performs it function perfectly every time I have used it which is at least once a month or more for many years!!
Developer Response ,
Thank you for the positive feedback! Great Clips® loves saving people time and we are glad it helps make your day a little easier. We appreciate your feedback! We’ll share this with the Great Clips technical team.
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