Payment Gateway: Pay

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Payment Request

This endpoint will take payment using a token and required payment parameters.

Note: Token payment is currently available for Level 5 Germany agents only.




To make a payment, the endpoint to use is:

Request Headers

Name Data Type Format Mandatory? Additional Information
Content-Type String application/json Y This should always be application/json
Authorization String Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ= Y Base64 encoded string for the username:password credentials which will be created and provided to you. This header is required with every request.
Accept String application/vnd.holidayextras.v1+json N To use a different version please provide a different value.

Request Parameters

NB: All parameter names are case sensitive.

Name Data Type Format Mandatory? Additional Information
channel String [A-Z] Y This will be supplied with your authentication credentials.
paymentId String [A-Z] Y A unique ID to be used when making the payment. This cannot already exist otherwise payment will fail.
token String [0-9] Y A tokenised card to make the payment against. This needs to exist already, otherwise payment will fail.
paymentReference String [A-Z] Y A reference used to group multiple payments together, doesn’t need to be unique.
amount String [0-9] Y The price (in pence) to be paid.

Payment Response

For a detailed explanation of the fields returned, please see below:

Field Additional Information
amount The amount that has been paid
status The status of the payment
error The error if the payment fails


Below are examples of both the request and response for a new payment.

Payment Request


Content-Type: application/json
Accept: application/vnd.holidayextras.v1+json
Authorization: Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ=

  "channel": "channel",
  "paymentId": "testPaymentId",
  "token": "4111111111111111",
  "paymentReference": "testPaymentRef",
  "amount": "1234"

Payment Response

Successful payment

    "amount": 12.34,
    "id": "testPaymentId",
    "status": "SUCCESS"

Failed payment

    "amount": 12.34,
    "status": "FAIL",
    "error": "Failed to make payment"