GDS Fares & Ticketing

Last Update November 18, 2021
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About This Course

Duration: 6 Months

Fares and Ticketing

Even with the availability of fare quotes, you need to keep your pricing skills sharp to be sure you provide competitive quotes and the best advice to your customers. These courses will help you stay on top of changing resolutions so you can prevent quoting the wrong fare or rules that result in customer disappointment and costly debit memos for your travel agency. Simulations, along with practical journey pricing exercises, will ensure you know how to select correct fares, apply the principles


Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing


Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing explores and interprets Global Distribution Systems Fares (GDS) by using mileage system pricing.


What you will learn?

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to

  • Analyze GDS displays relevant to mileage system pricing
  • Identify and price different journey types
  • Read, interpret, and apply fare rules
  • Check minimum-fare rules for pricing itineraries
  • Use GDS to issue tickets for manually-priced reservations


Key topics

  • Introduction to mileage based airfares, analyzing itineraries and retrieving fares from a GDS
  • Pricing one-way and circle trip practice exercises
  • Limitations on indirect travel, side trips and surface sectors
  • Backhauls, circle trips, journeys in different classes of service and alternative fare break points
  • Lowest combinations, round-the-world journeys and minimum checks


Additional information

This course can be used toward the Proficiency Certificate in Agency Ticket Sales & Settlement


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