Retrieve Subscription Switch Charge Amount


The Retrieve Subscription Switch Charge Amount request enables you to retrieve the amount that would be charged to a shopper if you changed the subscription to a different plan (SKU) or to a different quantity or both. If the switch would result in a negative balance, then the `value` parameter shows **0.00**.

This request does not make any changes to the subscription; it just retrieves the new price. To make the switch, use the Update Subscription request.



Your shopper's subscription (ID 98989) is currently associated with the Silver Plan, at a cost of $10 per month. It is halfway through the month, and you would like to find out how much the subscriber would be charged if you switched their subscription to the Gold Plan (SKU ID 111111, cost of $20 per month) today. To do this, you would send a GET request in this format: services/2/subscriptions/98989/switch-charge-amount?underlyingsku=111111

Because the month is half over, half of the amount that was charged for the Silver Plan is remaining (i.e. $5). That amount would be applied to the charge for the Gold Plan, so the value returned is 15.00.

Request Content

Enter the parameters below into the request URL. For example: services/2/subscriptions/98989/switch-charge-amount?underlyingsku=111111

To determine what the price would be if the quantity is changed, add the overridequantity parameter. For example: services/2/recurring/subscriptions/98989/switch-charge-amount?underlyingsku=98989&overridequantity=2

Query Parameters





The plan ID for which you want to retrieve the cost information. Required



The number of subscriptions for which you want to retrieve the combined cost. Optional




You must include underlyingsku with the overridequantity parameter. If you want to see the cost of the new quantity on the current plan, enter the current underlyingsku. If you want to see the results if you change the plan and the quantity, enter the new values for both.

Response Details

If successful, the response HTTP status code is 200 OK. The response contains the retrieved price resource (see price). For details about possible errors, see: General Errors, Payment & Processor Errors, and Fraud Errors.



If you included the overridequantity parameter in the Request, the response price is price of the subscription multiplied by the new quantity.


Request Example

curl -v -X GET \
-H 'Content-Type: application/xml' \
-H 'Authorization: Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ='
curl -v -X GET \
-H 'Content-Type: application/xml' \
-H 'Authorization: Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ='

Response Example

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<price xmlns="">

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