Updating Prices & Rates and Availability by using Accelerate

Updating Prices & Rates and Availability by using Accelerate

Please follow the following steps to learn more about updating Prices & Rates and Availability of 1 or multiple tours. Before you begin, please do make sure that your Accelerate account is active and connected with Google Sheets.

Tip: We recommend you check out or support article on Activating Accelerate
  1. Once you have imported the active tours to the google sheet, type YES in column C (To be fetched?) against each tour whose data you want to pull from the account to the sheet.



  2. Now come back to the Accelerate page and click on SEND TRIP DATA. This will push the data of the trips you have selected as YES



  3. Now in the sheet TripsPricingData , you will be able to see the entries of availability of the trip along with the price and capacity
    Note: Accelerate can be used to open new availability slots only when you already have at least 1 slot opened from the admin panel. If you try to push the data of a trip which doesn't already has open slots then the TripsPricingData sheet will be blank.



  4. Column A - Action allows you to decide what action you can take. There are 3 commands available which allow you to edit and manage content via Accelerate:
    1. Open - to open/create new slots or dates on calendar
    2. Edit - to edit/modify the price or capacity of a slot that is already opened
    3. Close - to close any slots which are already open
  5. Opening a new slot:
    1. Copy any of the already opened rows and paste it in a new line
    2. Under the Action column change Skip to Open
    3. If you want to open a slot for just one date, for example: 31 October 2020. Choose the same date in Column F (First open Date) and again the same date in Column G (Last Open Date)(Refer to the GIF below)
    4. If you want to open slots a for a range of Dates for example from 31st October to 15 November 2020. Choose 31st October 2020 in Column F (First open Date) and 15 November 2020 in Column G (Last Open Date).
    5. While opening a new slot you can change the price of each pax type, capacity and the advertised price.



    6. After you have made the changes on the sheet go to the Accelerate page and click on Update Trip Data. This will push the new slots to the product and a new slots will be opened on the admin panel.



  6. Editing/Modifying an existing slot:
    1. Go to the row/opened slot that you want to modify
    2. Under the Action column change Skip to Edit/Modify
    3. You can change the price of each pax type, capacity and the advertised price.
    4. After you have made the changes on the sheet go to the Accelerate page and click on Update Trip Data. This will push the changes you made to the actual product.
  7. Closing an existing slot:
    1. Go to the row/opened slot that you want to close
    2. Under the Action column change Skip to Close
    3. After you have made the changes on the sheet go to the Accelerate page and click on Update Trip Data. This will close the selected slots.

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