Best Travel Merchant Account Providers

It can be difficult for travel agencies to choose a merchant services provider. The credit card processing industry generally categorizes travel agents as a high risk business type due to the fact that most travel agency transactions take place long before the actual product or service is delivered to the customer. This leaves travel merchants open to chargebacks and other payment disputes, which are costly procedures that deter many merchant services providers from offering travel merchant accounts.

To help you find the best payment processor for your travel agency, we have compiled a list of the top travel merchant account providers below. These credit card processors provide various high risk merchant services for travel agents. Most of these providers are geared toward e-commerce business types, although some offer options for traditional travel credit card processing. The fact that many of these businesses are chiefly high risk providers means that merchants should expect to see higher rates than they would pay with standard credit card processing. Additionally, merchants should be aware that many of these providers offer their services via offshore merchant accounts. In order to obtain the best rates and service, make sure to click through each provider's website to find the right fit for you.

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  • Josh Graham

    As a travel agency, I had to find a good merchant account for my business. After reviewing most of the providers online and through this list, I gave a try to National Transaction. I was amazed by their credit card processing. I am able to receive 100% of payments next day. That is incredible.

  • Kabir

    The article on the website is helpful to understand that there are some brands who hold some good BBB A+ accredition. We run a travel company and we are struggling with a payment processor. If you guys have any suggestions please let us know. I have applied to pretty much all these brands today lets see how it goes from here.

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