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    Advance Purchase Rate Type

    Setup an Advance Purchase Rate Type in RMS.

    Steps Required

    Have your System Administrator complete the following:

    1. Go to Charts > Rate Manager in RMS.
    2. Select 'Rates'.
    3. Select 'Rate Types'.
    4. Select 'Add'.
    5. Enter a Code.
    6. Select a Rate Structure.
    7. Enter the Rate Type Description.
    8. Enter a Rate Charge Description.
    9. Enter the Advance Purchase Lead Time.
    10. Enter a Long Description.
    11. Select a Cancellation Policy.
    12. Select the Rate Availability.
    13. Optional: Enter Length of Stay Restrictions.
    14. Save/Exit.
    15. Select the Rate Type Access and choose 'Apply'.

    Info

    The Rate Type is the charge description or charge type that identifies a particular set of pricing.  

    The Advance Purchase option can be used to setup a lead time of availability for a Rate Type. The lead time set will determine how far in advance from the arrival date the Rate Type must be booked.

    Setup a Rate Period, Rate Table and Rate Lookup to make this Rate Type available for selection on a reservation or use the New Rate Wizard.

    Visual Guide

    Go to Charts > Rate Manager in RMS.

    Select 'Rates'.

    Select 'Rate Types'.

    Select 'Add' to create a new Rate Type.

    Enter a Code.

    Select a Rate Structure.

    Enter the Rate Type Description.

    Enter a Rate Charge Description.

    Enter the Advance Purchase Lead Time.

    Enter a Long Description.

    Select a Cancellation Policy.

    Select the Rate Availability.

    Optional: Enter Length of Stay Restrictions.

    Select 'Save/Exit' to store the changes made.

    Select the Rate Type Access and choose 'Apply'.

    Setup a Rate Period, Rate Table and Rate Lookup to make this Rate Type available for selection on a reservation or use the New Rate Wizard.



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