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PartnershipsICND and Ascent Offer Innovative Marketing and Payment Solutions

InterCoastal Net Designs (ICND)

WEBSITE: Intercoastal Net Designs (ICND) - Vacation Rental Web Design, Marketing & More (
Ocean Isle Beach, NC, USA

InterCoastal Net Designs (ICND) is the premiere website development and digital marketing agency for vacation rental management companies. As trusted industry veterans with over 24 years experience in business, our proven conversion-focused approach is founded on the Book Direct philosophy. 

Test drive our newest Book Direct focused platform - AXIS.

As the newest, and most preferred booking engine platform for vacation rental companies around the world, AXIS delivers a cutting-edge website management tool, a powerful CRM, and easily integrates with the most popular PMS systems currently in use.

This new product developed by ICND, stands at the front of the line for a website management tool, as well as a booking engine platform that combines a lightning fast, mobile first design with a conversion-focused driving force.




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 credit cards/ACH, 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.

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


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

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