What is Timetastic?

Timetastic is a cloud-based planning platform that helps businesses of all sizes manage employee leave on a centralized platform. It provides personalized calendars to each employee, allowing them to view and plan leaves.

Timetastic automates time-off request processes by allowing employees to select absence dates and send them directly to managers for approval. Managers and leaders can group employees into departments, set minimum staffing levels and track time-off clashes before approving requests. It lets users select absence types from a range of options including sickness, unpaid leave and compassionate leaves. Additionally, the platform splits each user's work schedules into morning and afternoon sessions and updates any changes on the team calendar.


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Web browser (OS agnostic)

547 Reviews of Timetastic

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.74 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

4.5

Functionality

4.5

Ratings Snapshot

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(419)

419

4 stars

(116)

116

3 stars

(12)

12

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September 2018

Sarah from N15 Architects

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Architecture & Planning

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Functionality

5.0

September 2018

Vacation and Leave-Planning Made Simple

I would love to comment about Timetastic's customer service, but I have never had to use it. The program has very few glitches, provides vacation and leave information flawlessly, and meets my organizations leave management needs beyond what I hoped. I highly recommend this program.

Pros

My company used to have four different managers who received time off requests, but the managers did not always communicate the leave schedule with the rest of the organization. Chaos ensued. With Timetastic, those same four managers still receive their time off requests, but once approved, the leave is scheduled and there for the whole organization to see. I especially appreciate the feature allowing each employee to have a designated approval person within the organization, rather than defaulting to Timetastic admin. My employees also love having consistent, easy access to their vacation time information. Employees are able to see, understand, and access their vacation time, making it easier for them to use.

Cons

The settings feature is a bit confusing, but Timetastic continually heard and responded to improvement requests, making items like local holidays perfectly customizable. My one consistent criticism is that it sometimes takes a day for leave requests to sync with Google calendar, but that is a minor drawback considering the benefits of the program.

September 2018

Andy from Quarch Technology

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Telecommunications

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

September 2018

Great for a small company

- Shared holiday calendar means all managers can see who is in/out at a glance (integrates very nicely in google apps) - Our entire leave policy pretty much just references 'use timetastic' - The cost is very much worth the benefits

Pros

Timetastic was a big step up from our previous spreadsheet leave system. As the team expanded, it made it easy for us to have a 'proper' approval system for leave, avoid clashes between critical staff and scrap the rubbish paper calendar on the wall that no one ever bothered to look at! Our leave booking is now simple, and there is no excuse for forgetting to mark your holiday. The calendar sharing means I can see at a glance who is out of the office. We also use Timetastic for signess leave and tracking who is out the office for sales trips and meetings (an extra bonus)

Cons

Some useful features are not there yet - If some staff get extra holidays each year, this cannot be done automatically - Holiday roll-over options are basic and may need manual tweaking at year end - Moving your holiday year end is a nightmare as you effectively have to 'start again', entering all holidays by hand (though to be fair this is not something you do frequently)

September 2020

Christopher from Webfactory LTD

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Functionality

5.0

September 2020

Used it for years and wouldn't choose anything else!

We use Timetastic to manage the whole companies leave and have done for years now. It's cheap and does exactly what it says on the tin. Wouldn't go anywhere else.

Pros

Timetastic is simple and quick to use. It doesn't make something that is need to be simple, complex which is important for a product of its type. It makes requesting and approving holiday easy and takes a lot of stress out of the management of the whole process. Not only is it easy to use but it is very cost effective compared to other choices.

Cons

I find that their API could be extended a little further as there are things that I think it's missing. A desktop app would also be a good thing for them to develop.

September 2018

Kate from Ove Arup & Partners Int. Ltd.

Company Size: 10,000+ employees

Industry: Civil Engineering

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

3.0

September 2018

Timetastic Coments / Review

Its great to have so we know the whereabouts of the team as not everyone keeps an Outlook Calendar. Also people don't always have to ask me!! The guys are very efficient / on the ball at answering my questions.

Pros

Its great to have a picture of all team members and where they are - be it on leave, on site etc. Easyish to use when people get the hang. Some people have trouble getting on in the first place (I think may be user error). Good for resourcing (when used properly).

Cons

If we could have a bit more flexibility with leave etc. that has been input if we need to cancel just one day out of 7 for example. You need to cancel the whole request and resubmit. More colours for categories would be good too.

September 2020

Abhishek from Cascade Games

Company Size: 1 employee

Industry: Computer Games

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

3.0

Functionality

4.0

September 2020

Simple to use and quite effective

It is fantastic. I never faced any serious issues nor other users. Strongly recommend to other also. What used to take 6 stages of planning is now done in few clicks. Thanks again for the application

Pros

The best thing about it is that it is an excellent option for an organisation (regardless of its size) for managing absence of the employees. Super brilliant and very easy to use it. It is just a game of clicks and your management part of work is done !!! Another point to be raised is that it is reasonably priced (even small organization can pay)

Cons

1.) It would be better if there would had been option of managing the admins ( this point is very important for big organizations). 2.) The integration part with other software like outlook could had been better 3.) Very important:- tutorial. I personally had to tutor other how to use it. This was something which was the part of the company itself,not me Otherwise it is fine and I never had to face any serious real issues