Special Equipment & Ancillaries Codes included in Annex C of Code of Conduct (Revised Oct 2019)   

         

·        Shall mean the code established by ACRISS and listed in this Annex (or as amended from time to time) which identifies the classification of additional items of equipment which may be provided with the rental vehicle at the request of the Consumer.

·      Special Equipment and ancillaries’ codes can be requested using the /SQ- field or another designated field used by the GDSs and travel technology providers.  It is important however to check the location policy to view availability of codes for the location requested.

·      Codes with a * are not Special Equipment codes but Optional Extras/Ancillaries and might not be supported by all GDSs.

·       Codes with a ** denotes codes to be used by VDSI Transfers industry only, these codes are not supported by all GDSs at this time.

·      Car Rental companies can use customised functionality provided by the GDSs to implement and distribute any other ancillary code (providing it is not already used by ACRISS).

For full details see Annex C "Special Equipment/Ancillaries" of ACRISS Code of Conduct  

    EQP – EquipCode

    Description

    Comment

    ADD*

    Additional Driver

    Optional Extra

    Axx

    Age of driver 18-25

    Request for age of driver at time of rental for young driver. xx = age

    BBS

    Baby stroller/Push chair

    Small vehicle with three/four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around

    BYC

    Bicycle rack

    A bicycle rack is also a device attached to an automobile for transporting bicycles.

    CAI**

    Cancellation insurance

    Only available with Transfers VDSI bookings

    CBS

    Booster seat for child under 135cm or up to 12 years

    Booster cushion lifts the child up, making the safety belt fit Correctly and Comfortably. Required by Law till the age of 12.

    CNT

    Connect for Mobile device

     

    Incl. multi device charger cable

    CSB

    Child seat determined by weight/age of child: 1-3 years / 9-18 Kg

    Forward-facing baby seat from 1-3 years/9 – 18 Kg

    CSI

    Child seat determined by weight/age of child: 0-12 month/0-13Kg

    Rearward-facing infant seat from 0-12 months/0-13 kg

    CST

    Child seat determined by weight/age of child: 4-7 years/15 – 30 Kg

    Booster seat from 4 – 7 years/15 – 30 Kg

    DSL**

    Driver Language Specific

    Ability to request driver with specific language

    DVD

    Portable DVD player

    Portable Digital Versatile Disc Player

    EWT**

    Extra waiting time

    Extra waiting time requested

    FLM**

    Flight monitoring

    Driver monitors flight arrival time for pick up

    HCL

    Hand Controls on left

    Auxiliary controls such as indicators, wipers, horn, etc can be controlled by the same left hand that turns the steering wheel

    HCR

    Hand controls on right

    Auxiliary controls such as indicators, wipers, horn, etc can be controlled by the same right hand that turns the steering wheel

    HEL

    Motorcycle helmet

    A head covering of hard material worn by motorcyclists to protect the Head

    LRC

    Luggage roof case

    Luggage storage box with low profile aerodynamics

    LTR

    Luggage trailer

    Small Trailer that is pulled behind a vehicle to hold & transport luggage.

    LUG

    Luggage rack

    carrier for holding luggage above the seats of a train or on top of a car 

    MAG**

    Meet & Greet

    Meet and greet for VDSI/Transfers service only

    MMS

    Multi media centre

    Combination media system such as DVD, CD & picture player all in one unit

    NAV

    Navigation system

    Hand held navigation System, different from installed NVS

    NVS

    Navigation system

    Built in navigation system

    NWS**

    Newspaper

    Newspaper provided in car – Transfer VDSI bookings only

    PHN

    Mobile phone

     

    RPS

    Road / congestion payment scheme

    Sticker, which must be fixed to the inside of your windscreen, entitles you to drive on the motorway/Congestion Fee

    RSN*

    Roadside Assistance

    Waives the call out fee in the event of a non-mechanical issue like locked in keys, flat battery, runout of fuel and flat tyre.  Optional Extra

    SBE

    Seat belt extenders

     

    SBR

    Snow board racks

    Car racks with straps stretching from one side of the roof to the other with soft padding in the middle where the board lays.

    SKB

    Ski box

    Rooftop Ski Box mounted on any roof rack /crossbars. Holds 4 pairs of skis

    SKR

    Ski rack

    A rack for holding skis that can be attached to the roof of a car

    SKV

    Ski equipped vehicle

     

    SNO

    Snow chain

     

    SNP

    Snow packs

    Include Snow Tyres & Snow Chains

    SNT

    Snow tyres

     Check where they are used

    SPN

    Spinner knob

    Rounded handle on the steering wheel to spin the vehicle, equipment for invalid or handicap driver.

    CSR

    Satellite / digital radio

    A satellite radio is a special digital radio that receives signals broadcast by communications satellite, A radio service sent via satellite to cars

    SRK

    Surf rack

    Car racks with straps stretching from one side of the roof to the other with soft padding in the middle where the Surf lays.

    STC

    Scooter top case

    2-wheel drive accessory

    STR

    Snow /Winter tyres

    Snow and Winter Tyres as required in certain countries

    TAB

    Travel Tablet 

    A smartphone like device that will give customers a GPS unit, Wi-Fi hotspot, coupons/ads for location shops/restaurants

    TOL

    Toll payment tag / pass

    The electronic Toll Collection System determines whether a passing car is enrolled in the program. The accounts of registered cars are debited automatically without stopping or even opening a window.

    TRH

    Trailer Hitch

     

    VSS

    Vehicle Safe drive

    App available for drivers to monitor safe driving

    WAR

    Wheelchair access ramp

    Allows wheelchair users to access directly into the rear of a vehicle

    WHC

    Wheelchair

    Movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant

    WIF

    Wi-Fi access

     

    WNR**

    Wait and Return

    Driver waits at destination and brings the customer back to the pick-up point.