Phorest vs Fresha Plus (formerly Shedul)

Looking for a better alternative to Fresha Plus?

Take your salon growth seriously. Choose Phorest for a complete booking, marketing and management system for your salon. Free training for you and all of your staff and helpful support available, right when you need them. 

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Here’s exactly what Phorest can offer you that Fresha Plus can’t.

Fresha Plus

Protect your salon

Boost direct bookings

Own your brand

Easier management


Top reasons why Phorest is a better choice than Fresha Plus for your salon

As a free software, Fresha's features are limited. Don’t let that limit your salon growth. Read in more detail exactly what Phorest can offer you that Fresha Plus can’t.

REASON #1 Protect your salon




REASON #2 Boost direct bookings




REASON #3 Own your brand




REASON #4 Easier management

Stock take app

Take the chore out of stock takes with our iPhone and Android app – just scan the barcode with your phone’s camera, enter your stock count, and you’re done!

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REASON #5 Renowned Support Team




Don’t take our word for it

Read what some of our happy clients are saying about us on review sites like Capterra, Google, GetApp and Facebook.

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Ready to switch from Fresha Plus to Phorest?

Talk to us about how Phorest can help manage, market and grow your salon.

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Switching to Phorest is easy because we are here to help in any way


Easy Migration

All our plans include tailored set up for your salon. We'll import your clients, staff, services and products for you. Our migration specialists have years of experience in safely migrating client record information from most other salon software.

Free Training for Life

We'll set you and your team up with comprehensive onboarding training; and you can book additional online training sessions with us for as long as you like. New staff starting in the future? No problem, we'll get them trained up too at no extra cost.

Support second to none

Our friendly support team is on call or chat, and they're renowned for going above and beyond to answer your questions, big or small, as quickly as they possibly can. 'Seirbhís go hiontach' (excellence in service) is a driving mantra here at Phorest.

“We have successfully migrated hundreds of salons from Fresha, Fresha Plus or Shedul to Phorest.  The team and I will help to make the process as simple as possible for you – bringing across your client list, service history and contact details, appointments, services, products, staff etc. If there’s anything we can’t migrate for you, our onboarding team will guide you through our simple input process, so you can make the transition with zero downtime at your salon.”

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Shane Kelly, Data Migration Specialist
at Phorest Salon Software

We hate to brag but... people really like what we do

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