Wait Format

The wait activity is used to indicate a period of time that a journey should pause before continuing on to process the subsequent outcome activity. This activity type cannot be used in a custom activity.

Journey Specification Format

The activity must be formatted as specified below. The following JSON object is included in the activities array of a journey, as defined in the Journey Specification.

Helpful Hints

  • Valid values for the configurationArguments.waitUnit property are minutes, days, hours, weeks, or months.

Sample Request

Sample Response

Compatibility Information

This information is provided for developers upgrading their activities from the legacy format to the Journey Spec.

0.5 Value1.0 Value
durationwaitDuration
durationUnitswaitUnit
specifiedTimespecificTime
timeZonetimeZoneId

Valid Timezones for Use with Wait Activities

  • Afghanistan Standard Time
  • Alaskan Standard Time
  • Arab Standard Time
  • Arabian Standard Time
  • Arabic Standard Time
  • Argentina Standard Time
  • Atlantic Standard Time
  • AUS Central Standard Time
  • AUS Eastern Standard Time
  • Azerbaijan Standard Time
  • Azores Standard Time
  • Canada Central Standard Time
  • Cape Verde Standard Time
  • Caucasus Standard Time
  • Cen. Australia Standard Time
  • Central America Standard Time
  • Central Asia Standard Time
  • Central Brazilian Standard Time
  • Central Europe Standard Time
  • Central European Standard Time
  • Central Pacific Standard Time
  • Central Standard Time
  • Central Standard Time (Mexico)
  • China Standard Time
  • Dateline Standard Time
  • E. Africa Standard Time
  • E. Australia Standard Time
  • E. Europe Standard Time
  • E. South America Standard Time
  • Eastern Standard Time
  • Egypt Standard Time
  • Ekaterinburg Standard Time
  • Fiji Standard Time
  • FLE Standard Time
  • Georgian Standard Time
  • GMT Standard Time
  • Greenland Standard Time
  • Greenwich Standard Time
  • GTB Standard Time
  • Hawaiian Standard Time
  • India Standard Time
  • Iran Standard Time
  • Israel Standard Time
  • Jordan Standard Time
  • Korea Standard Time
  • Mauritius Standard Time
  • Mid-Atlantic Standard Time
  • Middle East Standard Time
  • Montevideo Standard Time
  • Morocco Standard Time
  • Mountain Standard Time
  • Mountain Standard Time (Mexico)
  • Myanmar Standard Time
  • N. Central Asia Standard Time
  • Namibia Standard Time
  • Nepal Standard Time
  • New Zealand Standard Time
  • Newfoundland Standard Time
  • North Asia East Standard Time
  • North Asia Standard Time
  • Pacific SA Standard Time
  • Pacific Standard Time
  • Pacific Standard Time (Mexico)
  • Pakistan Standard Time
  • Romance Standard Time
  • Russian Standard Time
  • SA Pacific Standard Time
  • SA Western Standard Time
  • Samoa Standard Time
  • SE Asia Standard Time
  • Singapore Standard Time
  • South Africa Standard Time
  • Sri Lanka Standard Time
  • Taipei Standard Time
  • Tasmania Standard Time
  • Tokyo Standard Time
  • Tonga Standard Time
  • US Eastern Standard Time
  • US Mountain Standard Time
  • Venezuela Standard Time
  • Vladivostok Standard Time
  • W. Australia Standard Time
  • W. Central Africa Standard Time
  • W. Europe Standard Time
  • West Asia Standard Time
  • West Pacific Standard Time
  • Yakutsk Standard Time

Journey Specification