Car Rental Car Types

Car types are the default price category for car rental Items. You can learn more about managing the price category types* in the  Price Category Types article under App Settings.

How to create a car type for a car rental Item

  1. Log into Kaptio Travel and select Kaptio Travel Settings from the drop down menu in the top right hand corner of your screen.
  2. Click the Items tab at the top of your screen.
  3. From the list of Items select the relevant car rental Item.
  4. Click Car Types on the left hand side of your screen and the following will appear:car-types
  5. Here you can find a list of default car types and you can edit these by clicking Edit next to the relevant Car Type Name.
  6. To create a new car type click New Car Type and the following screen will appear:car-types
  7. The Is Active box is checked by default and you can uncheck this box for any car types which become inactive.
  8. The default Item will show and you can edit this if relevant.
  9. Under Price Category Name enter a car type name for internal use.
  10. Under External Name enter a car type name which will be visible on the documents for your customers. If no external name is entered, then the price category name will be used by default.
  11. Under Sort enter the number where this car type will show on the list of car types under the related car rental Item.
  12. Select a Unit of Measure from the drop down menu. For example, will the price for this car type be per unit or per person?
  13. Enter an Example Car Model name.
  14. Enter the maximum Passenger Capacity.
  15. Enter the maximum Luggage Capacity.
  16. Enter the minimum Driver Age.
  17. Enter the Door Count.
  18. Select the Transmission Type from the drop down menu.
  19. Select the Fuel Type from the drop down menu.
  20. Check the Air Conditioning box if relevant.
  21. Once you have entered all details click Save and you will be taken back to the car types overview screen.

Alternatively you can also use the Quick Add function on the car types overview screen and you can learn more on how to use the quick add function in the Item Price Categories General article.