CarInformation response message

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NodeDescriptionValuesOccursExample
<CarInformationRS>
Car information response root element1
@version
Version number. 0..1 1.0
<InfoGroup>
Error and information group0..1
<ForInfo>
Information group0..N
@Source
Identifies the source of this element. In other words where the content originates from. Not limited to GDS, applicable to direct connect as well. 0..1 1A, 1V, or other.
@SourceRef
PNR Record Locator associated to Source attribute.0..1
<Text/>
Information text or error text. 1..N Free flow text. Example: Invalid flight number
</ForInfo>
<Error>
Error group0..N
@ErrorType
Type of error. 1 Air
@Source
Identifies the source of this element. In other words where the content originates from. Not limited to GDS, applicable to direct connect as well. 0..1 1A, 1V, or other.
@SourceRef
PNR Record Locator associated to Source attribute.0..1
<Code/>
Error code or equipment type code. 1 0104 (error code), 747 (equipment code)
<Text/>
Information text or error text. 1..N Free flow text. Example: Invalid flight number
<UnderlyingError>
Errors of the backend system can be returned here.0..N
@Code
error code of the backend system.0..1
<Text/>
Information text or error text. 0..N Free flow text. Example: Invalid flight number
</UnderlyingError>
</Error>
<BackOffice>
Generic back office response container. Serves as a placeholder for any context specific content.0..1
</BackOffice>
</InfoGroup>
<PickUp>
Pickup group1
<Date/>
Pick up or drop off date in ISO 8601 format (yyyy-mm-dd).
1 2002-02-20
<Time/>
Pick up or drop off time in ISO 8601 format (hh:mm).
0..1 14:30
<AirportCode/>
Airport code. 1 JFK
<AirportName/>
Airport name. 1 John Fitzgerald Kennedy
<Location>
Location group0..1
<CityCode/>
City code. 1 NYC
<Category/>
Car location category.
Values are:
T = Airport terminal
O = Off-airport
C = City location
P = Port
X = Rail
N = North suburban
E = East suburban
S = South suburban
W = West suburban
A = All suburban locations
R = Resort location
D = default location for the city
F = Chauffeur Drive Station
* = content of Number element contains complete location code (city code is ignored)

[A] [C] [D] [E] [F] [N] [O] [P] [R] [S] [T] [W] [X] [*] 0..1 T
<Number/>
Location number. 0..1 01
</Location>
<HoursOfOperation/>
Hours of vendor office operation. 0..N Unknown
</PickUp>
<DropOff>
Drop off group1
<AirportCode/>
Airport code. 1 JFK
<AirportName/>
Airport name. 1 John Fitzgerald Kennedy
<Date/>
Pick up or drop off date in ISO 8601 format (yyyy-mm-dd).
1 2002-02-20
<Time/>
Pick up or drop off time in ISO 8601 format (hh:mm).
0..1 14:30
<Location>
Location group0..1
<CityCode/>
City code. 1 NYC
<Category/>
Car location category.
Values are:
T = Airport terminal
O = Off-airport
C = City location
P = Port
X = Rail
N = North suburban
E = East suburban
S = South suburban
W = West suburban
A = All suburban locations
R = Resort location
D = default location for the city
F = Chauffeur Drive Station
* = content of Number element contains complete location code (city code is ignored)

[A] [C] [D] [E] [F] [N] [O] [P] [R] [S] [T] [W] [X] [*] 0..1 T
<Number/>
Location number. 0..1 01
</Location>
<HoursOfOperation/>
Hours of vendor office operation. 0..N Unknown
</DropOff>
<CarVendorCode/>
Car vendor code. 1 ZI
<CarVendorName/>
Car vendor name. 0..1 Avis
<AlternateCarVendorCode/>
Alternate car vendor code. 0..1 AL
<RateInformation>
Rate information group0..N
<Rate>
Rate group0..1
@Type
Rate Type. Values are: D = Daily
E = Weekend
W = Weekly
M = Monthly
H = Hourly
P = Package
[D] [E] [W] [M] [H] [P] 0..1 W
@Category
Rate Category. Values are: A = Association
B = Business standard
C = Corporate
G = Government
I = Industry (Travel)
K = Package
L = Inclusive
P = Promotional
R = Credential
S = Standard
U = Consortium
V = Convention
X = Negotiated
[A] [B] [C] [G] [I] [K] [L] [P] [R] [S] [U] [V] [X] 0..1 S
@Guarantee
Guarantee rate requested. Values are:
Y = Yes
N = No
[Y] [N] 0..1 Y
<RateCode/>
Vendor rate code. 1 STD
<RateDescription/>
Rate code description. 0..1 Standard
</Rate>
<RateOptions>
Rate option group0..1
<RateQualifier/>
Rate qualifier. 0..1 Unknown
<Corporate>
Corporate rate0..1
<Account/>
Corporate account. 1 Unknown
</Corporate>
</RateOptions>
<CarType>
Car type. 0..1 ECAR
@CodeType
Type of the CarType code.

If not specified the specified CarType is handled as SIPP code. For systems that dont support SIPP codes the vendorspecific type will be used instead.

Values:
SIPP .. SIPP code
VS .. vendor specific code

[SIPP] [VS] 0..1
</CarType>
<CarTypeDescription/>
Car type description. 0..1 ECONOMY CAR AUTO A/C
<CurrencyCode>
Currency code. 1 USD
@NumberOfDecimals
Decimal position in fare amount. 1 2
</CurrencyCode>
<RateAmount/>
Rate amount. 1 4999
<TotalAmount/>
Total rate amount. 0..1 21900
<DistanceUnit/>
Distance unit. 0..1 Unknown
<MileageAllowance/>
Mileage allowance. 0..1 Unknown
<MileageRateAmount/>
Mileage rate amount. 0..1 Unknown
<RequiredCharges/>
Required charges. 0..1 Unknown
<AdvanceBooking>
Advance booking. 0..1 Unknown
@Unit
Advance booking unit type. Values are: D = Days
H = Hours
W = Weeks
M = Months
[D] [H] [W] [M] 0..1 D
</AdvanceBooking>
<ExtraCharges>
0..N
@Type
Extra charges type.
Values are:
D = Day
H = Hour
T = Tax
F = Drop off
U = Some unspecified extra charges apply
E=Employee
W=Week
M=Month
PM=Per Mile
PK=Per KM
FM=Free Mile
FK=Free KM
A=Adult
SP=Surcharge Policy
CH=Child
CP=Coverage Policy
[D] [H] [T] [F] [U] [E] [W] [M] [PM] [PK] [A] [CH] [SP] [CP] 0..1 D
@Qualifier
Qualifier the possible values are: - IES included in Estimated Total - IBR included in Base Rate - OPT Optional - MAN Mandatory - NBR Not Included in Base Rate - ITX Policy amount Includes Tax - NTX Policy amount Not Includes Tax[IES] [IBR] [OPT] [MAN] [NBR] [ITX] [NTX] 0..1
@PeriodType
PeriodType
Possible values are
'PD' per day
'PW per week
'PM' per month
'PR' per rental
'TP' tax percentage
'NC' no coupon value available
'PC' per contract
[PD] [PW] [PM] [PR] [TP] [NC] [PC] 0..1
<Amount/>
Rate amount or extra charges amount. 0..1 20000
<Description/>
Tax or surcharge description. 0..1 US national transportation
<CurrencyCode>
Currency code. 0..1 USD
@NumberOfDecimals
Decimal position in fare amount. 1 2
</CurrencyCode>
</ExtraCharges>
</RateInformation>
<ExtraDay>
Extra day group0..1
<RateAmount/>
Rate amount. 1 4999
<MileageAllowance/>
Mileage allowance. 1 Unknown
<MileageRateAmount/>
Mileage rate amount. 0..1 Unknown
</ExtraDay>
<ExtraHour>
Extra hour group0..1
<RateAmount/>
Rate amount. 0..1 4999
<MileageAllowance/>
Mileage allowance. 0..1 Unknown
<MileageRateAmount/>
Mileage rate amount. 0..1 Unknown
</ExtraHour>
<RuleInformation>
Rule information group0..1
<MaximumDays/>
Maximum days car can be booked. 0..1 45
<EarlyPickUpTime/>
Early time for car pick up in ISO 8601 format. 0..1 06:30
<LatestPickUpTime/>
Latest time for car pick up in ISO 8601 format. 0..1 02:00
<LatestDropOffTime/>
Latest time for car drop off in ISO 8601 format. 0..1 12:00
<Deposit>
Deposit group0..1
<Amount/>
Deposit amount. 0..1 5000
<Effective/>
Effective. 0..1 Unknown
<Discount/>
Discount. 0..1 Unknown
</Deposit>
<RateGuarantee>
Rate guarantee group0..1
<Effective/>
Effective. 0..1 Unknown
<Discount/>
Discount. 0..1 Unknown
</RateGuarantee>
<PayCC/>
Credit card payment. 0..1 Unknown
<GuaranteeCC/>
Credit card guarantee. 0..1 Unknown
<RateQualifier/>
Rate qualifier. 0..1 Unknown
<Text/>
Information text or error text. 0..N Free flow text. Example: Invalid flight number
</RuleInformation>
</CarInformationRS>

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DescriptionDescription of meaning and usage of the node.
ValuesList of predefined values (each in square brackets) or range of values ("[a] to [z]") allowed for the node, if formally defined in the schema.
OccursMinimum and maximum number of times the node must/may occur, if its parent element occurs in the message. Examples:
0..3 Node is optional and may occur up to 3 times.
1..N Node must occur at least one (mandatory) and may occur any number of times.
2 Node must occur exactly twice.
ExampleExample value for the node.

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