Schedulista? Or Schedulicity?

What do they have in common, and what sets them apart from other scheduling software?

If you’ve taken the time to research online booking apps, you’ve probably come across Schedulicity and Schedulista.

While they’re both scheduling apps for appointment-based businesses like hair salons or massage therapists, they do have their differences.

In this blog, we clear up any confusion you may have between the two apps.

(What’s in a name, right?)

With a full breakdown of costs, features, reviews, integrations, and payment processing, we’ll help you decide which app is the best fit for your business.

Schedulista vs Schedulicity: A Breakdown

Do they have a mobile app?


Yes: If you’re running a mobile business, Schedulista has you covered. With mobile apps for Android and iPhone, you’re sure to stay connected to your calendar on the go.


Yes: Absolutely! Schedulicity’s all-in-one mobile app — for Android and iPhone — has everything you need to manage your business on the road.

Both apps allow you to manage your calendar, view appointments, and access everything you need to know about your clients.

How much do they cost?


Free version? While Schedulista does not have a free version, they do have a free 15-day trial for you to explore before signing up for a paid plan.

Schedulista has three subscription levels:

  • Basic: $19/month (for solo providers)
  • Plan 2: $39/month (for up to fifteen users)
  • Enterprise: You have to contact Schedulista to get the price.


Free version? Schedulicity also offers a 14-day free trial to explore all their features (except payment processing, which requires Schedulicity Unlimited).

Schedulicity Unlimited starts at $34.99/monthSchedulicity’s Unlimited Plan comes with all the tools you need to manage and grow your business, including automated marketing, text reminders for your clients, payment processing, and more.

Do they offer customer service?


According to Schedulista’s Capterra page, they have the following for support: 

  • Email/Help Desk
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • Chat

While Schedulista does have a knowledge base for FAQs and how-tos, they don’t offer webinars or video tutorials.


Schedulicity’s award-winning customer support is the best in the business!

With unlimited help via phone, chat, and email, we’ll work with you as long as it takes to get your business up and running with us.

Who are their competitors?

Since both apps are built with appointment-based businesses in mind, like hair stylists, barbers, and massage therapists, there’s definitely some overlap in their competitors. 

Here’s a quick list of Schedulicity’s and Schedulista’s closest competitors:

Do they have credit card processing?


Yes and No: Yes, Schedulista has an integration with Stripe for businesses to charge client credit cards and capture cards at the time of booking.

But… they don’t have their own built-in payment processor.

Instead, businesses have to create a Stripe account to connect to their Schedulista account.

What are the transaction rates? Stripe’s payment processing fees apply, so Schedulista will point you to Stripe to find out fee amounts: 2.9% + 30¢ per transaction.


Yes: Yes, Schedulicity has their own built-in payment processor that comes included in the Unlimited Plan.

With payment processing built into your account, everything you need is at your fingertips: tipping, auto-billing, prepayments, and refunds.

Schedulicity also comes with pay-by-text technology, so you can send the bill directly to your client’s phone!

What are the transaction rates? The transaction rates on Schedulicity Pay are as follows:

  • 2.6% + $0.10 for every transaction

No hidden fees or annual costs either!

Do they offer any integrations?


Yes, Schedulista has a handful of useful integrations for everything from email marketing to payment processing, such as:

  • Mailchimp: For email marketing
  • Stripe: For processing client payments and holding credit cards on file
  • Zoom: For hosting online video sessions with clients
  • Instagram and Facebook: For client booking right from your social media page


Yes, Schedulicity has helpful integrations to allow clients to book on your Instagram or Facebook page.

Plus, we have website integrations, too!

  • Instagram and Facebook: Add Book Now buttons to allow clients to book right from your page.
  • Website integrations: Easily embed Schedulicity into your existing business website (Wix, WordPress, or Squarespace) using our website widget tools, so clients can book with you without ever leaving your site.