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RDP Expedia Room Types & Rate Plans


RDP Expedia Interface (SE Module) Required
RDPWin Monitor Must Be Running on the data server, IRM server, or on the workstation.
GDS Expedia Interface Topics

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Expedia

Expedia Rate Plans and Room Types

Other Expedia 2-Way Information on Website

View Expedia Room Types and Rate Plans

  1. Log in to PropertyExtranet.com with the property’s username and password.
  2. Select the Rooms & Rates tab.
  3. Select the Inventory Grid link.
  4. View the list of all active and inactive room types, including names, bedding types and smoking preferences. The property’s Expedia room ID is displayed to the right of the room type name.
  5. Under Rate Plans, a list of all active and inactive rate plans for this room on Expedia is displayed. The property’s Expedia rate ID is displayed to the right of the rate plan name.
  6. Click Show All or Hide All to change the view of rate plans and display more or fewer room types on screen at once.

If any discrepancy in mapping exists between the current Expedia IDs and the property’s equivalent codes from its inventory system, the Supplier must update the mapping in its Expedia QuickConnect interface immediately.

View Spreadsheet of Room Types and Rate Plans

  1. Log in to PropertyExtranet.com with the property’s username and password.
  2. Select the Set Up tab.
  3. Click Show All or Hide All to change the view of rate plans and display more or fewer room types on screen at once.
  4. Click the Export Room Type and Rate Plan Information link.
  5. Select the date range and whether or not to include restrictions, then click Export to Spreadsheet.
    •  In the spreadsheet is a list with the following details for each rate plan the property has defined in the Expedia system
      :
      • Property name. The name of the property as it appears on Expedia. This and the other names in this spreadsheet are stored in English only.
      •  Property city. The location of the property, which may be a town or city.
      • Expedia Property ID. The unique Expedia ID number for the property.
      •  Market Manager Name. The Expedia Market Manager for the property. This is the person you contact to request changes in Expedia’s system to any names or codes in this spreadsheet you identify as incorrect.
      •  Room type name. The name used by Expedia for a particular room in the property. This name is shown to customers on the live site.
      •  Expedia Room Type ID. The Expedia ID number for the room type. Expedia QuickConnect partners use this ID for sending and receiving messages to Expedia.
      •  Room Type Code. This value is not maintained for Expedia QuickConnect partners, since suppliers maintain their own codes and only need to communicate the Expedia Room Type ID through Expedia QuickConnect.
      •  Room Type Status. May be Active or Inactive. If room type is Inactive, all of its associated rate plans are effectively inactive also.
      •  Rate plan name. The name used by Expedia for a particular rate plan. This name may be shown to customers on the live site.
      •  Expedia Rate Plan ID. The Expedia ID number for the rate plan. Expedia QuickConnect partners use this ID for sending and receiving messages to Expedia.
      •  Rate Plan Code. This value is not maintained for Expedia QuickConnect partners, since suppliers maintain their own codes and only need to communicate the Expedia Rate Plan ID through Expedia QuickConnect.
      •  Rate Plan Type. May be Standalone, Package, or Corporate.
      •  Rate Plan Status. May be Active or Inactive.

Notice When Changes Occur

To help ensure property codes remain correctly mapped to Expedia’s IDs, an e-mail shall be sent to the Expedia QuickConnect property contact person(s) whenever the following changes occur to room type or rate plan information:

  1. Rate plan creation, activation, deactivation or name change
  2. Room type creation, activation, deactivation or name change
  3. Bedding or smoking preference change
The property can contact an EQC Analyst directly at eqchelp@expedia.com to add or remove an e-mail recipient for e-mail updates. Also note that replying to the automated e-mail message contacts EQC Analysts along with the property’s Market Manager.

Last Updated 03/19/2015


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