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Ascent provides the best credit card processing for vacation rentals thanks to 20+ years of payment experience. Designed with the professional rental manager, our innovative services streamline your payment collection process for guests, while easily distributing payments to owners and vendors.

We partner with lodging and rental management software developers to ensure the seamless integration of our gateway solutions within a diverse list of platforms, and we’re continuously adding partners to an already expansive lineup.

 Vacation Rental Managers Association LogoAscent is proud to be a longtime sponsor of the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA). We strategize with property managers on solutions to improve cash flow while delivering excellent customer service.

We stay on top of financial, lodging, and vacation rental trends to ensure that Ascent furnishes the best vacation rental payment services possible. Let us become an extension of your team!  

Why choose Ascent for Your Vacation Rental Processing Needs?

  • Ease of Implementation

    Ascent is partnered or completely integrated with many of the top Vacation Rental software providers, making it easy to implement our payment processing solutions or to switch from your current processing provider. We make accepting credit, debit cards, and ACH/e-checks convenient so you can continue to focus on running your business.

  • Convenient Payment Solutions

    Do your guests need flexible payment options? We provide online payment pages (virtual terminals) or finance options through AscentPay powered by Uplift allow guests the ability to book now and pay later. AscentPay guarantees no chargebacks or fraud liability and pays property managers 100% in full the day of booking. We also offer AscentZeroCost which allows property managers to pass along credit card fees to the customer.

  • 24/7 Dedicated Support

    Ascent clients receive a dedicated team to provide guidance and assist with set-up, training, chargeback support, and any other items to streamline your payment processing. We understand your vulnerabilities to chargebacks and start with a comprehensive analysis of your guest rental agreement to provide feedback on verbiage that we have seen to be successful in chargeback disputes.

  • Seamless Integrations

    Ascent integrates with an extensive list of Vacation Rental software partners to offer the user a more convenient and seamless accounting experience, increasing your productivity and profitability.

  • Top Level Security

    Ascent offers Vacation Rental Managers safe and trustworthy payment processing. After setting you up as a Merchant of Record with one of the largest banks in the U.S., your funds are secure throughout the entire funding process. We also offer expert services and tools to help securely manage cardholder data, reduce the risk of fraud, and regulatory compliance through PCI certification.

  • Money Saving Solutions

    Ascent Payment Solutions can lower your credit card fees with programs designed specifically for Vacation Rental and Lodging providers:

    • Interchange Pricing
    • Reimbursement for Processing Fees on Refunds/Credits (Net Billing When Available)
    • No Surcharges for International Transactions
    • Lower Rates for Debit
    • ACH/E-check Services Available
    • AscentZeroCost: Reduce Your Credit Card Fees to Almost 0%
    • AscentPay Guest Financing: Book Now, Pay Later (no need to switch processors to utilize AscentPay or the AscentPay Reservation Agent Tool services) 

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