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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Exactly What Low Fare Option Do Travelers Want to Buy? Are You Tailoring Your Search?

The quest to find the best fare may not always mean the ‘lowest’ fare in the market. While low fare is definitely a key factor, there are many additional factors defining what is important to the traveler (e.g. travel time, non-stop, carrier, fare restrictions, etc.). What if you could make the quest to find the best mix of low fare options even better? What if you could tailor your search to offer more attractive choices?

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