When you start a travel-related business, there are many things you have to take into consideration. For example, you need to have insurance in place to protect you if something goes wrong and you have certain legal guidelines that you must follow. With the increased awareness of travel-related catastrophes and with the ever-tightening control of our borders and skies, you also have security issues to consider. When you add all of these potential problems to the cost of working with a payment provider to the equation, you may feel like throwing in the towel on your business. Thankfully, you don’t have to.
As someone that offers travel services or seasonal vacation rentals to customers, such as a vacation company, it is imperative that you offer your customers the option of paying with a credit card. In fact, many travel services require their customers to make reservations and down payments with a credit card so they can make certain they receive the money they are owed from their customers.
If you don’t accept credit card payments, you increase your chances that you won’t receive the payment you are supposed to receive from your clients. In addition, you make it less likely that people will choose to work with you. After all, many people today make all of their purchases with a credit card. Furthermore, since travel related services can be quite costly, many people choose to float the cost on their credit cards rather than paying with cash or check. If you do not offer your customers the option to pay with a credit card, you may lose out on a great deal of business.
As a travel business, you simply can’t afford not to offer your customers the option of paying with a credit card. Since your business is considered riskier than many other businesses, however, you may find it difficult to find a payment service that is willing to work with you. When you do find a company, you may have to pay a higher fee in order to make up for the fact that your business is riskier than most other businesses.
If you are ready to start offering your customers the option of paying with a credit card or if you are simply looking for a merchant company with more reasonable rates, we can help! We specialize in helping businesses that have trouble getting accounts with companies and with companies that are tired of paying high fees for their credit card services.
By looking closely at your business structure and the types of transactions your customers make, we can find a bank that will be a good match for you and your agent service business. At the same time, keep in mind that you are under no obligation to work with the service that we find for you. Therefore, you have absolutely nothing to lose when you contact us today!