After Hours Business Voicemail Greetings Ideas

Integrating Voicemail to your business cloud phone system is one of the most effective ways to stop losing customers when your business is not operating or you are unavailable to take calls. A voicemail service lets customers leave their messages in the form of audio which can be accessed and heard by the business agents later.

Why is Voicemail Important for Businesses?

Setting up a business’s voicemail is quite important to ensure that customer calls are properly handled. Just imagine if a customer calls a business outside the routine working hours but gets no reply. The likelihood that the customer will move to some competitor who can at the very least provide him the assistance required at the moment is quite high. Missing customer calls could simply be losing a billion dollar opportunity! In this post, we have gathered the best list of business voicemail greetings ideas for several cases such as after business hours, holiday off, busy lines, etc. so that you can use them. Let’s get started:

After Hours Voicemail Greeting Examples:

  • Thank you for calling [company name]. You have reached [Name] Department outside of our normal business hours. If you wish to leave a voicemail, please leave your name and number after the tone. A member of our staff will get back to you on the following business day.
  • You have reached the [Name] Department at [Company]. We are currently closed and will reopen on [date]. Our regular business hours are from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. You can leave a brief message after the tone along with your name and number. We look forward to getting back to you as soon as possible.
  • Hello, this is [Company name]’s Voice Mailbox. Thank you for your call. Please leave your name, number and the reason for calling after the tone to receive a callback from us.
  • Hi there, hope you’re having a wonderful day. We are currently not working so please leave your name, number and query with us. We will give you a call when we reopen.
  • Greetings from the office of [company name]. We are currently closed and will reopen on [day] at [working time]. If this is urgent and you would like to speak with an agent now then please press 1! Otherwise, press 2 and leave your query after the tone. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
  •  Hi, you have reached [company name]. We are sorry to have missed your call but we promise to get back to you as soon as we can. Please leave your name, number and query after the tone. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Busy / Unavailable Voicemail Greeting Examples:

  • Hello, thank you for calling the [Name] Department. Our agents are currently helping other customers. If you do not wish to wait, we request that you please leave your name and number, and a brief message after the tone. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
  • Hi, you have reached the [Name] Department. Our agents are busy at the moment. Please leave your name, phone number, and the reason for your call after the tone. Our agents will get back to you as soon as possible. Have a nice day.
  • Hello, our associates are busy assisting other valued customers at the moment. If you wish to leave a message, please leave your name and number after the tone. We assure you that your call will be returned shortly.

Example Holiday Voicemail Scripts:

  • Greetings from [Company]. Our office is closed for the holiday and will reopen on [date]. Please leave your message after the tone. We look forward to serving you when we’re back in the office.
  • Thank you for calling [Company]; we are currently closed for the holiday season. Please leave a message after the dial tone and our agents will connect with you when we return.
  • Thanks for giving us a call. Today we are closed due to {holiday name}. But we will reopen tomorrow. Drop us your name and number along with the query and we shall get back to you soon.
  • Hello, you have reached the [Company]. At this time, we are closed for the holiday. You can leave your message along with name and number after the tone. We will try to respond as soon as possible.
  • Thank you for calling [Company]; our agents are out of the office for [Holiday Name]. Our office will reopen on [Day], [Date]. You can leave a message after the tone. Thank you.
  • Thank you for calling [Company]; please note, we are closed in observance of [Holiday Name]. Please leave a brief message with your name, number, after the tone. We will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

How to Set up Business Voicemail using KloudTalk?

Voicemail is a popular and useful feature offered by most of the cloud business phone systems like KloudTalk. It lets you receive your voicemail messages as attachments on your email inbox for easy access. You can get started in minutes by just choosing a plan as per your business needs. For more information, please get in touch with us.

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