FareQuote request message

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NodeDescriptionValuesOccursExample
<FareQuoteRQ>
Fare quote request root element1
@version
Version number. 0..1 1.0
@DetailedFareType
Controls display of more detailed fare type info (only Amadeus for now, information is not returned by all GDS):
in case this attribute is set to 'Y' more detailed fare types will be displayed in the response; default value is 'N' which results in fare types PUBL, BOTH or NEGO;
(possible values are Y, N)
[Y] [N] 0..1
@NumberOfAlternates
Maximum number of options requested. The service will collect options until this number is reached or the provider returns no more options (whatever happens first). The resulting set of options will be returned to the client.
CAUTION: Depending on the value this can be a time consuming transaction!

Values are:
Either a positive integer value identifying the number of requested options or 'ALL' to retrieve all of them.
0..1
@QueryID
Optional, alphanumeric. Used only for internal tracking purposes.0..1
<OriginDestination>
Origin and Destination group1
<DepartureDate/>
Departure date in ISO 8601 format. 1 2001-12-25 Search for fares applicaple to exactly this outbound departure date.
<ReturnDate>
Return date in ISO 8601 format. 0..1 2001-12-31 Search for fares applicaple to exactly this return travel date (and the outbound departure date ).
</ReturnDate>
<DepartureDateRange>
Departure date range group.
Search for fares for a range of outbound departure dates.
1
<StartDate/>
Start date in ISO 8601 format. 1 2001-12-25
<EndDate/>
End date in ISO 8601 format. 1 2001-12-31
</DepartureDateRange>
<DepartureCityCode/>
Departure city code. 1 YYZ
<ArrivalCityCode/>
Arrival city code. 1 YVR
<FareType/>
Type of fare. Values are:
PUBL = published fare
NEGO = negotiated/private fare
BOTH = published and negotiated fares
[PUBL] [NEGO] [BOTH] 0..1 NEGO
<TripType/>
Type of trip. Values are:
O = return one way fares only
R = return round trip fares only
CT = return circle trip fares only
RW = return round the world fares only
0..1 O If left out, one way and round trip fares are returned.
<GlobalIndicator/>
Global directional indicator.
IATA Global indicators are two-letter direction codes identifying the type of routing flown based on the area/sub-area locations of the terminal points and via points of such routing.

[WH] [EH] [AT] [SA] [PN] [PA] [AP] [TS] [RU] [FE] 0..1 WH, AT
</OriginDestination>
<FareOptions>
Fare quote options group0..1
<AirlineCode/>
Restrict search to a specific airline specified by AirlineCode.
Multiple airline codes can be entered. The number of permitted codes may vary depending on GDS.
1..N AC
<BookingCode/>
Restrict search to the specified airline and additionally to the booking class of service specified by BookingCode.
0..1 Y
<PrivateFares>
Negotiated fares (Private fares) group0..1
<Office>
Pseudo city under which private fares are stored. 1..N 18C6
</Office>
<Corporate>
Corporate info group1..N
<Account>
Specifies the corporate account number to use to price private fares. 0..1 PASS
@Code
Requests Account Code fares. Values are:
Y = Request Account Code only Fares
N = Request Account Code and Published Fares
[Y] [N] 0..1 Y
</Account>
<Contract/>
Specifies the contract code, to use to price private fares. 0..1 00001
</Corporate>
</PrivateFares>
<FareQualifier/>
Fare qualifier. 0..3 PL
<Cabin/>
Cabin Values are:
P = Premium First class
F = First class
J = Premium Business class
C = Business class
W = Premium Economy class
Y = Coach class
[P] [F] [J] [C] [W] [Y] 0..1
<CurrencyCode>
Desired currency code.
0..1 USD
</CurrencyCode>
<TaxInclude/>
Indicates if tax is included in the rate returned. Values are: Y = return fares including taxes, N = return fares without taxes. [Y] [N] 0..1 N
<Restrictions>
Fare Restrictions for mimimum/maximum stay, advance purchase and penalties.
NOTE: FUTURE USE. NOT SUPPORTED YET.
0..1
@MinimumStay
Y = Allow Minimum stay with fare
N = Don't Allow Minimum stay with fare
Default: Y
[Y] [N] 0..1
@MaximumStay
Y = Allow Maximum stay with fare
N = Don't Allow Maximum stay with fare
Default: Y
[Y] [N] 0..1
@Advance
Y = Allow Advance Purchase with fare
N = Don't Allow advance Purchase with fare
Default: Y
[Y] [N] 0..1
@Penalty
Y = Allow Penalties with fare
N = Don't Allow penalties with fare
Default: Y
[Y] [N] 0..1
</Restrictions>
<TravelerInfo>
Traveler type for which fare quotes will be requested.
0..4
@Type
Passenger type requested for pricing. If the passenger type sent to the GDS is not in the below predefined list, then it is passed as is to the GDS.
Predefined values are :
ADT= Adult
CHD = Child
INF = Infant
GOV = Government
MIL = Military
SRC = Senior citizen
STD = Student
YTH = Youth
1 CHD
</TravelerInfo>
<ClassOfService/>
Class of service. 0..1 B
</FareOptions>
<HistoricalPricingInfo>
Historical pricing group. Required if OriginDestination group includes past date segments.0..1
<ReservationDateTime>
This timestamp indetifies when PNR was created client application requests historical pricing for.0..1
<Date/>
Specifies departure or arrival date in ISO 8601 format (yyyy-mm-dd). 1 2001-12-25
<Time/>
Departure or arrival time in ISO 8601 twenty-four hour clock format. 0..1 14:00
</ReservationDateTime>
<TicketedDateTime>
Timestamp of ticket issuance for past date segments in OriginDestination section.1
<Date/>
Specifies departure or arrival date in ISO 8601 format (yyyy-mm-dd). 1 2001-12-25
<Time/>
Departure or arrival time in ISO 8601 twenty-four hour clock format. 0..1 14:00
</TicketedDateTime>
</HistoricalPricingInfo>
</FareQuoteRQ>

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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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