There are two ways of
charging the guest. One is through the Sale and the other one is
In Sale the deskclerk charges the guest either through cash or credit
cards and the money goes to the hotel instantly whereas in Authorized
the deskclerk authorize the guest(for his credit card) during his stay
and charges him later. Remember that, if the guest is Authorized, the deskclerk does not
debit the money from the guest account instantly and he does sale when he is
The system provides you the Authorized option in the Amount Paid Details
form. If you select the Authorized/Sale option, by default this
Authorized option is checked which means you can authorize the guest.
Therefore you have to decide what type of Credit Card Charge Method you
would like to have. Follow the steps below to select the credit card
From the Miscellaneous
menu, select the Rental and Display Options. The Rental and Display
Options form gets displayed.
Go to Rental Option
tab. In Credit Card Charge
Method, select either Sale or Authorization/Sale.
Click on OK to save.