Book Car Reservation

 

The Book Car Reservation API is used to reserve one or more rental cars. A PNR containing at least one passenger name must be in the work area/session is a pre-condition to using this API.

API Information

Target Audience
All Sabre APIs Customers
Current Version
2.1.0
Authentication
Session Token
Service Action Code
OTA_VehResLLSRQ

Using this API, you can reserve a vehicle and specify:

  • An extended location code
  • Arrival flight information
  • A different return location
  • A name number
  • A customer address
  • A billing number, a billing reference
  • A collection site ID, name, phone number, customer collection address
  • A delivery site ID, name, phone number, customer delivery address
  • The booking agent, booking source
  • A rate code, corporate ID, frequent flyer number
  • A drop off charge, an ID number, promotion code, rate override, tour code, credit card guarantee
  • Plus, other parameters

Sample Request

<OTA_VehResRQ Version="2.1.0" xmlns="http://webservices.sabre.com/sabreXML/2011/10" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
    <VehResRQCore>
        <VehPrefs>
            <VehPref>
                <VehType>SCAR</VehType>
            </VehPref>
        </VehPrefs>
        <VehRentalCore PickUpDateTime="12-21T10:00" Quantity="1" ReturnDateTime="12-24T12:00">
            <PickUpLocation ExtendedLocationCode="LONC18" LocationCode="DFW" />
        </VehRentalCore>
        <VendorPrefs>
            <VendorPref Code="ZE" />
        </VendorPrefs>
    </VehResRQCore>
</OTA_VehResRQ>

Sample Response

<OTA_VehResRS xmlns="http://webservices.sabre.com/sabreXML/2011/10" Version="2.1.0" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:stl="http://services.sabre.com/STL/v01">
    <stl:ApplicationResults status="Complete">
        <stl:Success timeStamp="2016-09-12T11:58:32-05:00" />
        <stl:Warning type="BusinessLogic">
            <stl:SystemSpecificResults>
                <stl:Message>APPROX TTL INC TAX-TRF-AP SVC CHG-VLCR</stl:Message>
                <stl:Message>MIN AGE 20 - MOST CAR CLASSES. 20-24 RATE DIFFERENTIAL APPLIES</stl:Message>
                <stl:Message>FOR RENTERS UNDER 25 YRS OF AGE SEE KEYWORD AGE</stl:Message>
                <stl:Message>EXTRA DAY CHARGES APPLY AFTER 2300 MONDAY</stl:Message>
                <stl:Message>CONFIRMED NISSAN ALTIMA 2-DOOR OR SIMILAR</stl:Message>
                <stl:Message>THANKS FOR SUPPORTING HERTZ FOR HEROES FOR OUR TROOP</stl:Message>
                <stl:ShortText>WARN.SWS.HOST.WARNING_RESPONSE</stl:ShortText>
            </stl:SystemSpecificResults>
        </stl:Warning>
    </stl:ApplicationResults>
    <Vehicle SegmentNumber="3" Status="HK">
        <VehRentalCore PickUpDateTime="12-21T10:00" Quantity="1" ReturnDateTime="12-24T12:00">
            <LocationDetails LocationCode="DFW" />
        </VehRentalCore>
        <VehVendorAvail>
            <VehResCore>
                <PricedEquip>
                    <Equipment EquipType="SCAR" Quantity="1" />
                </PricedEquip>
                <ReferenceInfo>
                    <Reference Number="972-453-4600">
                        <Qualifier>PH NBR PHONE NUMBER</Qualifier>
                    </Reference>
                </ReferenceInfo>
                <RentalRate Changed="C" GuaranteedQuoted="G" STM_RatePlan="MCLE">
                    <ConfirmationNumber>F456A225475</ConfirmationNumber>
                    <Vehicle>
                        <VehType>SCAR</VehType>
                    </Vehicle>
                </RentalRate>
                <VehicleCharges>
                    <VehicleCharge>
                        <ChargeDetails>
                            <ApproximateTotalCharge Amount="29.49" MileageAllowance="UNL" RateType="WEEKEND RATE" />
                            <ApproximateTotalCharge Amount="14.75" MileageAllowance="UNL" RateType="EXTRA HOUR" />
                            <ApproximateTotalCharge Amount="70.49" MileageAllowance="UNL" RateType="EXTRA DAY" />
                            <ApproximateTotalCharge Amount="185.92" MileageAllowance="UNL" NumDays="4" NumHours="0" RateType="APPROXIMATE TOTAL PRICE" TotalMandatoryCharges="67.96" />
                        </ChargeDetails>
                        <Mileage CurrencyCode="USD" />
                    </VehicleCharge>
                </VehicleCharges>
            </VehResCore>
        </VehVendorAvail>
    </Vehicle>
</OTA_VehResRS>

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