This article describes how to set up the KAYAK Conversion Tracking connector.

In this article:

Connector Actions

Action Name AudienceStream EventStream
Send Conversion

Configure Settings

Go to the Connector Marketplace and add a new connector. Read the Connector Overview article for general instructions on how to add a connector.

After adding the connector, configure the following settings:

Action Settings - Parameters and Options

Click Next or go to the Actions tab. This is where you configure connector actions.

This section describes how to set up parameters and options for each action.

Action - Send Conversion

Parameters

Parameter Description
Kayak Click ID
  • Required
  • The KAYAK unique identifier for the click/lead sent to your site.
  • This value is case-sensitive.
Booking ID
  • Required
  • Your unique identifier for the booking.
  • This should be the unique identifier of the booking and used in all subsequent reports.
Kayak Commission
  • Required
  • The commission KAYAK earned on the booking, in the currency specified by the Commission Currency parameter.
  • Do not include currency symbols, such as $.
  • Limit to 6 decimals.
Commission Currency
  • Required
  • Currency of Kayak Commission.
  • This should be the currency in which commission to KAYAK is paid, if possible.
  • Use the ISO 4217 codes.
Conversion Time
  • Optional
  • The date time of when the booking was first made, in your report's timezone.
  • Use the YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD format, an ISO 8601 simplification by W3C.
  • If not provided, the current timestamp will be used.
Price
  • The gross booking value of the booking, in the currency specified by the currency parameter.
  • Do not include currency symbols, such as $.
  • Limit to 6 decimals
Currency
  • Currency of price.
  • Use the ISO 4217 codes.
  • This parameter is required whenever price parameter is used.
Booking Type
  • Type of booking.
  • Must be one of flight, hotel, car, package, cruise, train, restaurant, or activity.
Commission Percentage
  • Commission rate applied to this booking to calculate the commission.
  • This should be a decimal number between 0 and 1, and limited to six (6) decimals.
Tag 1
  • Custom field for additional data.
Tag 2
  • Custom field for additional data.
Check In Date
  • The check in date of the booking.
  • Use the yyyy-mm-dd format.
  • Use the local time zone for the property.
Check Out Date
  • The check out date of the booking.
  • Use the yyyy-mm-dd format.
  • Use the property's local time zone.
HID
  • Your unique identifier for the property booked, which is the same as provided in the data feed to us and used in the API.
Number of Travelers
  • Total number of travelers (all ages).
Number of Rooms
  • The number of rooms booked.
Flight Origin
  • IATA code for the initial origin airport in the booked itinerary.
Flight Destination
  • IATA code for the destination airport of the first leg of the booked itinerary.
Fare Class
  • Comma-separated list of fare basis codes for each segment in booking.
  • Must be ordered by departure date.
  • If all flight segments share the same fare basis code, a single value can be used.
  • Map Array type attributes to add multiple fare classes.
  • Map single value attribute to add a single fare class.
Cabin Type
  • Comma-separated list of cabin class booked for each segment in booking.
  • Possible values are First, Business, Premium Economy, or Economy.
  • Must be ordered by departure date.
  • If all flight segments share the same cabin class, a single value can be used.
  • Map Array type attributes to add multiple cabin types.
  • Map single value attribute to add a single cabin type.
Leg Index
  • Zero-indexed leg number.
Segment Index
  • Zero-indexed segment number.
Departure Airport Code
  • Departure Airport Code
Arrival Airport Code
  • Arrival Airport Code
Departure Date Time
  • Use the yyyy-mm-dd format.
Arrival Date Time
  • Use the yyyy-mm-dd format.
Carrier Code
Flight Number
  • Flight Number.
  • Map Array type attributes to add multiple flight itineraries.
  • Array type attributes must be of equal length.
  • Map single value attributes to add a single flight itinerary.
Car Pick-up Date
  • The date of car pick-up, in the local time zone of the pick-up location.
  • Use the yyyy-mm-dd format.
Car Drop-off Date
  • The date of car drop-off, in the local time zone off the drop-off location.
  • Use the yyyy-mm-dd format.
Car Pick-up ID
  • Your unique identifier for the pick-up location for this booking, which is the same as provided in the data feed to us and used in the API.
Car Drop-off ID
  • Your unique identifier for the drop-off location for this booking, which is the same as provided in the data feed to us and used in the API.
Car Agency
  • Your unique identifier for the car agency for this booking, which is the same as provided in the data feed to us and used in the API.
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