There are some situations in which you might want to restrict ticket sales. For example, you might want to enforce specific seating rules or minimum pricing. To accommodate the variety of reasons for limiting sales, you can different kind of rules that restrict sales in different ways.
- Ticket Purchase Rules limit the proportion or number of tickets that can be sold to sessions. Use these rules to, for example, save some seats for POS purchases by limiting the number of Unpaid Bookings in a particular sales channel to a certain percentage of available seats. Ticket Purchase Rules are assigned to Price Cards.
- Advance Booking Rules determine how far in advance of a film's opening date tickets can be sold. For example, you might create one rule for a standard advance booking period of three days, and another rule for blockbuster films with an advance booking period of 30 days. Advance Booking Rules are assigned to Sales Profiles.
- Advance Seating Rules restrict the sale of seats in an area category to Loyalty members until a specified time before a session starts.
- Minimum Price Rules set a minimum price of tickets for a specific period of time, helping you comply with government regulations or contract terms. Minimum Price Rules are assigned to Sales Profiles.