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used worldwide, especially in the USA

Sabre is a global distribution system (GDS) used by travel agencies worldwide, especially in the USA.

Sabre was developed by American Airlines in the 1960s and has approximately 30% of the global market. It is used worldwide, especially in the USA. The system is used by more than 350,000+ travel agents around the world with more than 400+ airlines, 100,000+ hotels, 25+ car rental brands, 50+ rail providers and 17+ cruise lines. This Sabre course is recognised all over the world and is fully compliant with IATA’s GDS (International Air Transport Association’s Global Distribution Systems) requirements.  

Current available Sabre courses below:

COURSE 1: Introduction to Sabre

A fast-paced yet thorough introduction to the Sabre GDS.

Course curriculum: This course provides you with a full introduction to the entire Sabre system.  It i

Course curriculum: This course provides you with a full introduction to the entire Sabre system.  It is perfect for a beginner and provides 40 hours of training time.



22 lessons | 4 quizzes |1 final examination | 40hrs training time

Course cost: £159.00

  1. Course Introduction, Sign In/Out, PNR Retrieval         
  2. Encode and Decode          
  3. Flight Availability, Flight Information, Codeshares, Alliances, LCCs and Schedules       
  4. The Mandatory PNR Fields          
  5. Build and End Complete PNRs   
  6. Optional PNR Information 
  7. More Optional PNR Information   
  8. PNR Management  
  9. Seat Assignments  
  10. Seat Maps    
  11. Rental Car Reservations   
  12. Misc. Car Displays, Rules Displays and Policy Displays        
  13. Hotel Reservations 
  14. Hotel Search Qualifiers and Optional Sell Fields         
  15. Fare Displays and Fare Rules     
  16. Itinerary Pricing       
  17. Ticketing       
  18. Queues         
  19. Queue Tasks           
  20. Currency Conversion and Other Miscellaneous Functions   
  21. Format Finder and DRS    
  22. Timaticweb

COURSE 2: Sabre Comprehensive

An intermediate level course for Travel Consultants - Sabre GDS System

Course curriculum: This course provides you with comprehensive training in the Sabre GDS system.

Course curriculum: This course provides you with comprehensive training in the Sabre GDS system. The course is suitable for those only with prior knowledge of a GDS system.

This course covers the following subjects in detail: airline reservations, automatic fares and ticketing, car hire, hotel reservations and amtrak reservations

65+ lessons | 16 exercises | 19 quizzes | 6 final examinations | 70hrs training time

Course cost: £209.00

Airline Reservations

  1. Course Intro, System Access, Encode/Decode    
  2. PNR Retrieval, Similar Name Lists    
  3. Display PNR Subfields    
  4. Flight Availability    
  5. Return Availability    
  6. Flight Detail Displays, Decode Mixed Booking Codes, Airline Alliances    
  7. Selling from availability    
  8. Passenger names, passenger telephone numbers    
  9. Ticketing arrangement, received-from    
  10. Building complete PNRs, End transaction    
  11. Cancel Segments, Change/Delete Basic Passenger Data    
  12. Remarks, Form of Payment and Psgr Address    
  13. Frequent Flyer, Agency Addresses, Passenger E-Mail Addresses    
  14. AFAX and GFAX, OSI and SSR    
  15. Changing and deleting non-essential PNR fields    
  16. Advanced City Pair Availability    
  17. Availability sales tags    
  18. Direct sell, open segs, waitlisted segs, book-conf segs, ARNK    
  19. Cancel and Rebook Segments    
  20. Insert Segments    
  21. Reducing a party    
  22. Dividing a party    
  23. STARs    
  24. Seat Reservations, Book Seats by Area    
  25. Seat Maps    
  26. Seat Assignment from a Seat Map, Cancel Reserved Seats    
  27. The queue system I    
  28. The queue system II    
  29. Calculator, calendar and time functions, currency, FLIFO, minimum connecting times
  30. Format Finder    
  31. DRS    
  32. Total Access, Direct Access Function    
  33. Multi Access function of Total Access

Automated Fares and Ticketing

  1. Fare displays
  2. Fare rules
  3. Itinerary pricing using WP
  4. Itinerary pricing - Bargain Finder
  5. Itinerary pricing - secondary action codes
  6. Itinerary pricing - stored fares
  7. Ticketing
  8. Issuing tickets from queue
  9. Invoice and itinerary functions

Car Reservations

  1. Car Reservations, Encoding/Decoding, Vehicle Codes, Car Associates List  
  2. Shopper's car quote
  3. Shopper's car quote from segment, booking from quote
  4. Single Company Display, Booking from Single Company Display 
  5. Car quotes with modifiers 
  6. Car quote redisplay  
  7. Car sell from segment, with modifiers, segment modify  
  8. Car Location Lists, extra hour and day displays 
  9. Rules displays, policy displays

Hotel Reservations

  1. Intro to hotel system, encoding and decoding, hotel index displays
  2. Hotel description displays
  3. Hotel rate description
  4. Booking a hotel room
  5. Hotel index displays with no dates
  6. Hotel index displays by reference point
  7. Hotel index displays with search qualifiers 
  8. Advanced Hotel Description
  9. Optional fields in the sell entry
  10. More optional fields in the sell entry
  11. Hotel Segment modification

AMTRAK Reservations

  1. Introduction
  2. Booking
  3. Ticketing