RDP DOS - How to Change
Rates (Freeze Rates with Option RDP990)
Added 12/16/02 -
Article ID#: K000118
Assume you want to increase your
rates, but still honor the old rates. For example, you want to increase
the rack rate for any reservations made after 3/1/2003. Any reservations
made prior to 3/1/2003 should still have the lower rate. To accomplish
- On 3/1/2003, from Menu 98
(system manager), use option 186 and change the room rate set for the RACK
room set. Make sure to change all records in the room rate set for the
new rates. If you are unfamiliar with setting up room rate sets please
call RDP support at 970-845-7108. All reservations made from this date
forward will use the new rates for rate plan "RACK".
- From Menu 99 (System Utilities),
run option 990, and select sub-option "5" - "Freeze room
rates on reservations by rate plan".
- Enter "Y" on the
information screen that appears and then enter the Rate Plan you wish to
freeze. You can enter "A" to freeze ALL reservations on ALL
rate plans. All reservations are "frozen" at the old
There is no way to "undo" the action of freezing rate plans.
Make sure to select the correct rate plan.