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Cart Numbers


Domestic/ Group Contracts - Cart Numbers
Corporate/Group Contracts - Cart Numbers

Domestic/Group Contracts - Cart Numbers

To ensure that all flight segments will be properly recorded and credited, you must utilize your Authorization Number (AN) and Cart Numbers (CN) as specified in the Group and/or Corporate Travel Agreement. Both numbers must appear in the Tour Code Box on all customer's tickets at time of issuance.

Sabre Formats: (Users of other GDSs should contact the respective GDS for the correct format)

If you type Uc123456a123456 the system will show IT-ITC123456A123456
W¥FCA¥UC123456A123456 (CA denotes FOP)

IT BOX shows:
IT-ITC123456A12345

This format will print the Alpha Code (IT) at the beginning of the Tour Code Box, however (IT) does not restrict our ability to track the Cart and or Authorization Numbers

To suppress the IT in the IT field, then the  asterisk (*) character is used:
W¥FCA¥UN*C123456A123456

IT BOX shows:
IT-C123456A123456

Note: 14 Characters is the max regardless if you suppress the IT or not

Notes
If only a Corporate Travel Agreement applies, only input the Cart Number designated by the alpha letter (C).

If only a Group & Meeting Travel Agreement applies, it is only necessary to input the Authorization Number designated by the letter (A).

When using both a Corporate Agreement Number Cart and Authorization Number it does not matter which is listed first however, the designations of (C) for Corporate Agreement and (A) for Authorization Number must be used with the appropriate number.

The Corporate Agreement Number will always be six digits of numeric. The Authorization Number is a six-digit combination of four numeric characters followed by two alpha characters. The Tour Code box is limited to a total of 14 characters. Normal endorsement box inclusions apply, such as Valid On AA Only!

Corporate/Group Contracts - Cart Numbers

To ensure that all flight segments will be properly recorded and credited, you must utilize your Cart Number (CN) and Authorization Number (AN) as specified in the Corporate Travel Agreement (CTA). Both numbers must appear in the Tour Code Box, at time of issuance, on all customer's tickets utilizing a discount. If discount is not being applied, either the Cart Number or the Cart Number and Authorization Number must be input in the Tour Code Box for corporate revenue tracking.

Corporate Tour Code Box Format

Sabre Formats: (Users of other GDSs should contact the respective GDS for the correct format)

W¥FAREBASIS/TKT DESIGN¥FOP¥UN*C CARTNUMBER A ANNUMBER

Example for discounted itineraries –
W¥QY26/12XABZ¥FOP¥UN*C123456A12XABZ


Example for non-discounted itineraries –
W¥QY26¥FOP¥UN*C123456A12XABZ

Or

W¥QY26¥FOP¥UN*C123456

Group Tour Code Box Format

Sabre Formats: (Users of other GDSs should contact the respective GDS for the correct format)
W¥FARE BASIS CODE OR TKT DESIGN¥FFOP¥UN*C CARTNUMBER A ANNUMBER

Examples –
W¥QYAN123ABC¥FCA¥UN*C123456A12XABZ
W¥QY26/MGD05¥FCA¥UN*C123456A12XABZ

Or

W¥QYAN123ABC¥FCA¥UN*C123456
W¥QY26/MGD05¥FCA¥UN*C123456

Notes
If using a Corporate discount both Cart Number preceded by the letter (C) and Authorization Number preceded by the letter (A) must appear in the Tour Code Box

If using a Group contract the Authorization Number preceded by the letter (A) must appear in the Tour Code Box

If using a Group contract for Corporate business both the Corporate Cart Number preceded by the letter (C) for corporate revenue tracking and the group AN number preceded by the letter (A) must appear in the Tour Code box.

The cart number will always be six numeric characters and the AN number will always be a combination of six alpha and numeric characters.

The "Tour Code" box is limited to 14 total characters including the preceding (C) and or an (A).

Normal endorsement box inclusions apply, i.e. "Valid on AA only", or "Nonrefundable".

UPDATED:  August 28, 2011



 




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