Looking for a Travel Merchant Account? You’ve come to the right place. High volume payment processing for the travel industry.
All travel businesses are welcome including:
|Cruise Lines||Ticket Sales|| Travel Ecommerce Sites|
|Membership Programs||Transportation Services||And many more|
Travel merchant accounts are provided through major financial institutions in the US and throughout the world. You get:
Your travel merchant accounts make it simple for your customers to pay you through any of your sales channels. Accept payments online, by telephone, mail, mobile devices and face-to-face.
Easily accept card payments online through a simple API connection to the secure payment gateway.
Built in advanced fraud prevention & chargeback management tools boost sales, reduce risk and protects cash flow.
Want to accept mail or telephone orders? (MOTO) Any computer becomes a virtual terminal through a secure login to the payment gateway. Enter order & payment details into the payment form. Receive payment authorization instantly. Safe & simple to use. Easy to customize.
Accept payments from smart phones & mobile devices. Travelers use their devices to enter order information into the secure travel gateway. Military-grade data encryption protects sensitive data. Orders are processed within seconds. Convenient for travelers. Profitable for you.
Great for hotels, resorts, and any travel business where customers pay in person. Add a card reader to any computer to swipe cards into the secure payment processing gateway. Or integrate payment processing with your point of sale systems. Or simply use EMV payment terminals to safely capture card data.
To begin the process, contact us by phone or email. Experienced travel payment processing specialists are happy to provide you information and answer any questions you may have.
When you decide to move forward, you submit an application along with processing statements, business information, and identification. The paperwork is then reviewed and approved. Your merchant identification number is issued, and you can start processing.
Free technical support and superb on-going customer service is included. High volume payment processing is our specialty. Once approved, you can process as much volume as you need.
Accept payments from US and international customers through a single processing platform.
Credit / Debit Cards. Accept all major brands. Americans travelers choose cards over any other payment method. International travelers are embracing card payments as well. For example, Union Pay is now the largest card brand in the world.
Echecks Boost US Sales. Echecks let travelers electronically pay you via a debit from a bank account rather than with a card. More than 20% of Americans prefer echecks over cards, making it the most popular alternative payment method for US travelers.
Alternative Payments Increase International Sales. International travelers often prefer local payment methods over cards. For example, the preferred payment method in many countries is local bank transfers, not cards. The more payment methods you accept, the more money you make. Ask us for a complete list of international payment methods.
Multi-currency payments are the easiest way to increase sales from international travelers. Travelers trust merchants who present prices in local currencies. resulting in more orders from your targeted international markets.
When travelers visit your site prices are automatically displayed in local currency. Keeping travelers focused on making a purchase rather than calculating exchange rates. Travelers see the exact price displayed and pay in their familiar local currency.
Credit card statements received by the traveler match the purchase price, with no surprises due to changing exchange rates. This greatly reduces your risk of chargebacks since the customer recognizes the purchase and the price is the same as what was expected. As a result, customers trust your business, Increasing the likelihood of repeat orders.
Settlements of processing funds are available in 25 currencies. Funds are converted to your chosen currency before depositing them to your bank account. Exchange rates, which are calculated daily, can be viewed in your back office.
Automated updates keep you current with the newest processing advancements. Sophisticated fraud prevention & chargeback management services safeguard your payments. Load balancing among multiple accounts helps mitigate processing risk.
The payment gateway is integrated with all major shopping carts and CRM platforms.
Travel merchant accounts are available through both US and international acquiring banks. Your targeted markets are the key in determining your preferred mix of accounts. US and international travel merchant accounts are easily managed from a single control panel.
If your customers are all US based, establish a US travel merchant account. If you target customers internationally, consider international travel accounts.
For businesses with only US customers, domestic travel merchant accounts are your best value. US acquiring banks readily accept qualified travel merchants. And you can obtain more than one US travel merchant account and load-balance between accounts on the travel payment gateway.
The most important element is getting approved for a travel merchant account is providing the bank all the requested information on your business. Getting a travel merchant account is relatively easy, yet does take some planning.
When reviewing the paperwork for approval, the underwriting team is determining whether your business is a good risk. Factors that influence a positive decision include credit scores, processing history, bank statements, sales methods, websites, and management experience.
The underwriters look at your online reputation so check that as well. Naturally, most businesses have both positive & negative reviews. It’s important to be aware of what is being said about your company, so you can respond if questions arise during the approval process.
Providing an executive overview of your company, specifically as related to payments, is often helpful. Some items to include are security features, chargeback prevention, fraud management, explanations of cancellation & refund policies plus any other information that will help your business be evaluated in a positive light. If you belong to industry associations, have special licensing, or financial insurance plans, include those in the overview.
Open communication goes a long way to ensuring your account is approved with the most favorable rates, terms, and conditions. Thoughtful preparation of your paperwork speeds up approval time while building a firm foundation for your long-term processing success.
Travel is considered a high risk industry by banks due to the increased risk of chargebacks. Travel plans are usually booked far in advance. And travel related purchases are high ticket items. If a traveler disputes a transaction, the banks and processors can have a financial loss.
Reliable and affordable travel merchant accounts are not always easy to get. Since the travel industry is considered high risk by acquiring banks. the number of financial institutions willing to take travel merchants is limited. Creating a classic “supply & demand” scenario for travel merchants.
Therefore, it is important to work with a company such as ours that has long-standing relationships with banks that are actively seeking to process for travel merchants. We know what it takes to get your account approved. And will guide you every step along the way. Saving you time, effort and money. And making sure you get payment processing you need to manage & grow your business.
Over the past 18 years, travel merchants world-wide have successfully used our services to establish & diversify payment processing accounts.
Below are some of the reasons travel merchants give for choosing us over the competition.
major network of acquiring banks, including exclusive relationships not available elsewhere
Diversification of travel merchant accounts increase profits while decreasing risk
High volume, high risk merchant account specialists got us the processing capacity we needed
Superb customer support
Multiple payment methods from a single source
Next day funding for us travel merchant accounts
Superior technology included extensive fraud and chargeback protection on a single platform
Accepting electronic payments from customers is vital to the success of your travel businesses.
Travel is one of the world’s largest industries, accounting for 9% of global GDP. North American online travel sales will reach $232 billion by 2021. World-wide online travel is projected to grow to $756 billion within the next 2 years.
The ability to easily accept electronic payments from travelers is the secret to profits for travel merchants. Establishing, diversifying, and managing your travel merchant accounts is the key to capturing your fair share of the remarkable growth & opportunities in the booming online travel industry.
Securely accept card payments from travelers world-wide. Add alternative payment methods to accelerate orders and drive additional sales. Access specialized processing solutions designed to increase your profits, while reducing risk.
Incredible service. Knowledge & professional. They really know their stuff. Highly recommend.
Since we have customers world-wide, the recommendation was to set up merchant accounts with banks in different countries. As a result, our card approval rates have soared. We could not be happier. Superb support.
We finally found the company that delivered the processing we needed. Prompt communication. Caring, considerate, and hard-working.. Solid performance all around.
Single source with lots of payment options through one system. Exactly what we were looking for. On going customer service is impressive.
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