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Updating Permitted Car Types

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Most Global Distribution System (GDS) use an industry-standard matrix of car type codes to define car models and ensure a like-to-like comparison of vehicles.

In Certify Travel, you can update the existing list of car types a company’s users can rent. To override the list of car types available in users’ travel preferences, add or edit the Car Type Categories codes for that company.

This article shows you, a TMC Administrator, how to add and update a company’s car codes using the Car Type Categories screen.

Please Note: When working from a Travel Management Company on behalf of a company using Certify Travel, be sure to first select a SYSOPADMIN in the company you are going to Edit. This ensures you are editing and testing policy of the selected company.

Step 1: Select Lookup Lists in the Admin menu. Then, Car Type Categories.

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Step 2: In Lookup Lists, from the List Items section, select the link for Add New/Edit List Items(s).

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Step 3: On the screen that appears, enter the Car Type Category code information, and then click Save to add the code to the list.

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  • Code or List: The Code or List must contain 1-2 characters. These should be the first, or first and second characters of the car code used to shop the car type in the GDS. 
  • Description: Enter a description for the car code. Text entered here displays to the user for selection.

Step 4. Upon saving, the new Car Type Category code displays in the List Items section.

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Click Delete to remove a car code permanently from the list.

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