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Learn about Integrated Payments for Hotels at AAHOA 2019

Apr 23, 2019, 3:47:03 PM

Integrated Payments for HotelsWhether you are a property management group or internal accounting, you need to view real-time information for specific properties and locations, departments, and more.  Hotels need to synchronize the data between multiple systems including hotel stores, fitness centers, casinos and/or other entities. It is critical for hotel businesses to automate processes with Property Management Systems (PMS) that also integrate with payment software for hotels to get the best rates and increase efficiency.

Finding the right integrated payment software for hotels is crucial since saving on each payment transaction may increase profits in the thousands of dollars.

Hotels may experience some of the following common challenges when setting up integrated payments:

  1.   Integration with PMS not supported
  2.  Expensive module, set-up, maintenance and support fees
  3.   Unnecessary PCI compliance fees
  4.   Confusing statements/variable rates
  5.   3-5 business days to open an account
  6.   The only support available is automated

APS Payments makes hotel payment processing painless, benefits include:

  1.   No charge for installation
  2.   12-hour funding available
  3.   Immediate financial relief with locked-in-rates
  4.   Free PCI compliance support
  5.   24/7 live support
  6.   Transparent merchant statements / guaranteed rates
  7.   Merchant numbers in as little as 15 minutes

Download APS Payments Hospitality Datasheet

Receive Discounted Lodging Rates

APS Payments understands the lodging industry and uses our knowledge to best fit the needs of hospitality merchants.  We can guide you to the correct gateways needed to pass lodging data points, such as check in/check out dates, portfolio number, amount, and tax.  Our systems will also automatically check for factors that can result in savings - such as using a stand-alone terminal with a lodging program to qualify transactions for the correct lodging rates.

APS Payments works diligently to get the lowest hotel credit card processing rates and reduce risk. Batch processing, seamless integrations and automation tools increase your business' efficiency and improves cash flow.  From multiple payment methods to multiple currencies, we provide trustworthy service for every business and every payment.

Level 3 Credit Card Processing for Hotels:

Level 3 B2B payments were introduced in 2012, with the intention of driving B2B transactional costs down. Hotel conference centers and events can be eligible for reduced level 3 rates by supplying extra fields of data to Visa and Mastercard. See below for a chart on the difference between Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 data points that are required:  

Merchant IDs Hotels

ClickToPay for B2B Hotel Transactions

APS Payments offers ClickToPay for B2B hotel transactions when used with an accounting solutions that APS Payments also integrates with.  Hotel customers are able to pay anywhere, anytime via ACH or credit card, for example with convention center deposits or payments.  Payment methods are securely stored to make it easy for customers to pay. All transactions are secured using the latest PCI/DSS compliant methods. The customers data is tokenized and securely stored for future use. Simply send the invoice and your customers click the payment button and you get paid faster at significantly lower rates.

APS Payments will be attending the AAHOA show in San Diego, CA, April 24-27. AAHOA is the largest hotel owners association in the world. Please visit us at the Hotel Investor Apps booth #1051 to learn how we can help you save time and money with our integrated payment solutions for the hotel industry.  Or schedule time with our team at the event before you go by filling out this form: Schedule Time with APS Payments at AAHOA

There are 3 steps to get started with APS Payments:

  1.   Submit 2 most recent merchant statements for analysis.
  2.   APS Payments will provide a report which details the savings potential based on your payments workflow and volume.
  3.   APS Payments will install on PMS, POS, ERP, or eCommerce and provide free training and support

APS Payments is endorsed by multiple hospitality organizations including: CLIA/ILIA, AzLTA, FLRTA to name a few, and we leverage our industry expertise to guide you in the right direction for which gateway best fits the needs of your hotel business.

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Candra Rader
Written by Candra Rader

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