The Leader In Travel Payments Processing
We provide merchant accounts for hard to place & high risk businesses in the travel industry.
Merchant Services For High Risk Travel Businesses
Why Choose Travel Payments?
We’re the travel industry specialists. Apply today to enjoy these benefits:
- Industry Minimum Pricing
No more haggling with sales reps! You will automatically receive Industry Minimum Pricing in your online quote.
- Easy Travel Integrations
Our gateways have over 200 built-in integrations, including with the leading software and shopping carts used by travel businesses.
- High Ticket Thresholds
Say goodbye to failed transactions. Our merchant accounts feature higher ticket thresholds so that your charges go through.
- Chargeback Mitigation
Get protection from chargebacks with our powerful chargeback mitigation features.
- Friendly Customer Service
When you call, you’ll always speak to our friendly, in-house customer support team.
Accept Retail, Mobile, Virtual Terminal & eCommerce Payments
We offer flexible, easy-to-use solutions for every type of travel industry business.
Retail businesses can choose from a traditional credit card terminal, wireless, or point of sale system. Whatever you choose, our retail merchant accounts will have you accepting credit and debit cards faster, and for less.
Want “on the go” mid or high risk credit card processing? Our mobile pay options are for you. Choose between iPad or mobile phone credit card swipers, compatible with both iPhone and Android devices.
Virtual Terminal Payments
Accepting payments over the phone, mail or typed in on your laptop is easy with our virtual terminal merchant accounts. No equipment needed. Just log in to your virtual terminal, and type in the customer’s credit card.
Selling online? Our easy to use payment gateways are compatible with, and simply plug in to most major shopping carts. Our mid and high risk merchant accounts are streamlined for eCommerce businesses.
How Does The Application Process Work?
- Apply Online
Complete the online application process (it takes 5 minutes). Get Started.
- Get An Instant Quote
You’ll instantly receive a quote with Industry Minimum Pricing to DocuSign.
- Start Accepting Payments
Our Houston, Texas based Customer Support Team will help you get set up. We’ll make it fast and easy.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of travel industry businesses does Travel Payments accept as clients?
We provide merchant accounts for all types of travel industry businesses, but specialize in merchant accounts for businesses that are considered “high risk,” or hard-to-place. These can include travel agencies, cruise lines, vacation clubs, excursion providers, vacation rental businesses, and many other types of businesses in the travel industry.
Do you provide merchant accounts for non-US based businesses?
Sorry, we are unable to provide merchant services for foreign or offshore businesses, or any company that is headquartered outside of the USA. To be approved for a merchant account with Travel Payments, the business owner must have a valid SSN and US issued identification (driver’s license, US passport, etc).
How do I apply for a merchant account?
To apply, first you need to complete the online application (which takes about five minutes), and upload any additional required documents. Next, you can review our full proposal (which includes pricing), and DocuSign it when you’re ready. When your assigned underwriter approves your account, you can start processing payments right away.
How long does it take until I get approved for my merchant account?
After you apply, your merchant account will be pre-approved within 24 hours. Next, you will usually be fully approved (that is, through underwriting) within three to five business days. Unfortunately, same-day approvals do not exist for high risk businesses, due to the requirement that there be manual underwriting. Rest assured, however, that we will work as diligently as possible to get your account approved in a timely manner (typically three to five business days). Our priority is to get your merchant account up and running as fast as possible.
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