By Taz Bareham — 13 Jan 2015
We are often asked by our customers which complementary tools other tour operators use to run their business – especially when it comes to online payment options!
You enjoyed our last post on top payment gateways. Here are 8 more payment gateways available for tour operators to consider.
In the U.S, Authorize.net is one of the most popular payment gateways.
Authorize.net have an Online Support Center, toll-free phone support, online chat, an eTicket system, and a web form email.
According to their suggested retail price (Actual fees vary according to prices set by their re-sellers), the setup fee is $99, the monthly gateway fee is $20, the transaction fee is $0.10, and the batch fee is $0.25.
Learn more about Authorize.net
Braintree offers an online merchant service so you can accept credit and bank transfer payment online.
Braintree have a Customer Support Team that can be contacted via telephone and email.
Braintree boast their flat, fixed fees at 2.4% plus $0.30 per transaction.
Learn more about Braintree.
First Data offers credit card processing services, including an online, retail, and mobile version.
First Data offers 24-hour support per day for general inquiries at: 888-477-3611 opt. 2 opt. 2 and then support from 8 am to 10pm est for website integration calls at opt. 2 opt. 4.
First Data does not display pricing on their website, but according to reviews, its regular monthly and transaction fees are higher than others.
Learn more about First Data.
PayPal offers an online merchant service so you can accept credit and bank transfer payment online.
PayPal have a Customer Support Team that can be contacted via telephone from 6am to 10pm AEST Monday to Friday and 8am to 7pm AEST Saturday and Sunday. You can also email them and expect a response within 48 hours.
For an online transaction, it depends on your customer location. In Australia, it is 2.4% plus $0.30 per transaction. Overseas, it’s 3.4% plus a fixed fee based on the currency received.
Learn more about PayPal.
PayPal Payments Pro offers an online merchant service so you can accept credit and bank transfer payment online.
PayWay is an Australian payment gateway owned by Westpac. It allows you to accept credit card payments on your website.
You can call their help desk 24/7. However, technical support is only available 8.30am – 6pm.
PayWay do not display pricing on their site. You can get a quote and a Westpac banker will contact you to discuss your application.
Learn more about PayWay.
Ogone e-Commerce is a payment processing solution available in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
Ogone can be contacted via message, email, or phone. They offer free support with your test account. They also have 24/7 system monitoring that alerts their tech team of any minor glitches. Teams are fluent in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Ogone do not publicly display pricing. They will give you a quote tailored to your business and what you need.
Learn more about Ogone.
Accept card payments on your website, process phone or mail orders online, and offer your customers a range of invoice payment options.
NAB Transact service comes with a range of standard features, including the ability to:
NAB Transact offers phone support 7 days a week, 8am until 8pm Monday through Friday and 9am until 6pm Saturday and Sunday.
NAB Transact do not publicly display pricing. They will give you a quote tailored to your business and what you need.
Learn more about NAB Transact.
This will ensure the entire booking experience is seamless for your customers.
According to Shannon O’Brien, who owns Australia’s largest full service kayak and ski centre, “with the combination of Rezdy [online booking software] and the good [payment] gateway, there’s complete peace of mind for any customer, so they’re more willing to click more times – and freely – instead of waiting til the morning and phoning the company for that reassurance.”
Rezdy integrates with all of the payment gateways we mentioned. Want to see how it works?
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