Kiosk Interface Configurations in OPERA
The OPP_KSK PMS add-on license enables the OPERA Kiosk Interface feature in OPERA. To configure the kiosk interface, select Setup>Configuration>Setup>Kiosk Interface. The Kiosk Interface Configuration screen appears.
The Kiosk Interface Configuration screen allows a user to specify kiosk-based features, including:
You can also specify the billing screen windows that can be settled by kiosk check out.
Note: The ability to cancel a reservation is automatically installed when the Kiosk Web Service 3.0 is selected during a new or upgrade installation. This functionality is dependent on OPERA Access Point (OAP).
To configure the Kiosk Interface feature, complete the following fields and select the OK button to save the information.
The option buttons in the Guest Stationary area control how the interface handles the generation of registration cards and folios.
The option buttons in the Room Type Change area allow you to control how the interface handles rates in regards to room type changes.
Allow Check In. Select this check box to allow guest check in from the kiosk.
Allow Check Out. Select this check box to allow guest check out from the kiosk.
Checkout if all Windows paid by Guest. Select this check box to allow check out if the guest is payer for all windows selected in Windows for Check Out.
Note: If the guest is not the payer of all folios, even if an advance bill is established, the guest will not be able to check out.
Credit Card Authorization by External System. Select this check box if credit card authorization will be performed by a third-party system.
Generate Advance Bill at Check In. Select this check box if the guest can print an advance folio at the time of check in.
Windows for Check Out. Select the down arrow to choose the Billing screen windows for which charges can be settled at check out.
Walkin Rate Codes. This option enables kiosk-processing of walk ins. Up to 10 rate codes can be selected for presentation at the kiosk; only those rate codes having a default market code and source code on their rate header will be available for selection
Default Market Code. Used to populate a reservation where the rate header does not have a market code.
Default Source Code. Used to populate a reservation where the rate header does not have a source code.
Available Package Codes. Allows you to select the packages available to the guest through the kiosk.
Methods of Payments. This is a global setting that specifies all methods of payments accepted at the kiosk.
Note: If the Direct Bill value is selected as the payment method, only charges directly owed by the guest are displayed at check out.
Check In Start Time. Allows you to define the start time of when guests can check in from the kiosk.
Stop Time. Allows you to define the stop time of when guests can check in from the kiosk.
Check Out Start Time. Allows you to define the start time of when guests can check out from the kiosk.
Stop Time. Allows you to define the stop time of when guests can check out from the kiosk.