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PartnershipsAscent Processing and Barefoot Software: Technology, Experience & Partnership

Ascent Processing and Barefoot Software have partnered to provide property and vacation rental managers the best options for payment processing in the lodging industry.

With both companies having more than 20 years of experience in the vacation rental industry, we bring ease of use, superior communications tools, experienced support, and functionality for every one of your departments. From your accounting department – to your revenue managers, all of your team will be happy with this partnership.

As a Barefoot Software client, Ascent would be glad to provide you with a free, no-obligation quote on our services including payment processing. All you need to do is fill out our easy-to-use form on the right and one of sales executives will contact you to discuss your specific business needs and the information we will need for your free quote.

Ascent’s Benefits

A few of the ways we can make your life easier by sharing some features that set us apart from other payment solution providers:

  • ASCENT has specialized in credit card processing for the vacation rental industry for more than 20 years. Unlike a local bank we truly understand how your business works and offer the best rates and service with the most transparent Interchange Plus program
  • Integrated Advanced Payment Gateway Slim CD – Lodging Certified for no more lodging rate downgrades
  • Your relationship is direct with the underwriting bank so that your funds are FDIC insured during the funding process
  • We walk you through all steps involved to get your PCI Compliance certificate providing essential security, peace of mind, and breach coverage*
  • We offer full chargeback support at no additional cost
  • You as the merchant are refunded your credit card fees on credits and returns that you run, this can add up to substantial savings over the course of the year
  • ASCENT will proactively review (free of charge) what a guest receives from you to make sure your documents are the most effective in standing up against chargebacks (eg. Confirmation, Terms and Conditions, Lease Agreements, etc.)
  • Now offering ASCENTpay powered by Uplift, a guest loan product that guarantees zero chargebacks
  • AscentZeroCost 100% compliant surcharge program
  • No Setup Fees, No Contract Length Requirement, No Cancellation or Early Termination Fees


*partner bank may provide financial coverage if you are certified PCI compliant through their program

Ascent Processing is always committed to finding you the correct solution at the lowest cost available, with dedicated support every step of the way. We make it easy to start processing, switch providers, add gateway services, or even to partner with other service providers to bring the best payment solutions possible to Vacation Rentals and Lodging providers.



Our team is here to ensure your payment transition with Barefoot is seamless. We deliver the most advanced solutions for our merchants and partners with respect, honesty, and transparency.

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