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PartnershipsASCENT and BrightSide have partnered together to bring Property Managers a complete solution for today’s evolving industry.


Sales Inquiries:
Maryville, TN

BrightSide Rental Management is a complete management solution for your vacation rental agency or property management company.

Features and Benefits:

  • Streamlined reservation process
  • Detailed reports
  • Automatic credit card processing using your existing merchant account
  • Support for travel insurance and advanced fee and tax calculations
  • Powerful rate and discount editors to maximize revenue and bookings
  • Automated, customizable guest emails
  • Electronic signatures for payments and rental contracts

Additional Services:

  • Data Conversion
  • Website Integration

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
  • 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


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

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