One search does not fit all – diversify and create traveler persona rules for Bargain Finder Max

It’s true, one search does not fit all. As an example, search criteria for leisure travelers differ from a corporate travelers search criteria, e.g. a leisure traveler may value the absolute lowest fare regardless of connection time while a business traveler may want to see more nonstop flight offers. Sabre’s new Air Shopping Rules Manager makes it easier to break out of the one search fits all mode. You can now create traveler persona rules […]

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Basic Fare Shop JR API (OTA_AirLowFareSearchLLSRQ) to be decommissioned

The Basic Fare Shop JR API (OTA_AirLowFareSearchLLSRQ) will be decommissioned effective January 31, 2019. If your application is using this API, we recommend upgrading to Bargain Finder Max, Sabre’s advanced air shopping API. For more information about Bargain Finder Max, refer to Sabre Dev Studio Bargain Finder Max (SOAP/XML) and Sabre Dev Studio Bargain Finder Max (REST/JSON) pages or check out shopping.sabre.com. To get started using Bargain Finder Max, contact your Sabre account representative.

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New options to revalidate an itinerary

The workflow to search for and book air travel usually starts with an air shopping request and response, followed by a click to purchase option. It is at the click to purchase option where a workflow decision is made to take the traveler directly to the booking path or revalidate the itinerary to recheck the price and availability before going directly to the booking path. Revalidating if an itinerary is bookable and what the price […]

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Baggage Allowance and Charges Update for Bargain Finder Max

Providing baggage allowance and charges in the shopping response promotes full transparency of additional cost to the total price of the ticket. Currently, Bargain Finder Max returns baggage allowance and charges for up to 2 bags. We have expanded the number of bags to be input from 2 to up to 4. See details in the release notes posted on March 30, 2017!

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What’s in your bag?

We continue to introduce new capabilities for Bargain Finder Max. The latest update is the introduction of baggage allowance. The new baggage allowance information includes the number of bags (pieces) allowed (from 0 to 99) and weight limitations and is denoted in new response elements.

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