Our team provides you with the right payment solution with the best possible service, security, and savings to fit your needs.
Provide more convenience and no-risk payment finance flexibility for your guests to book now and pay later with monthly installments.
100% compliant solution to reduce your credit card fees to almost zero.
Easily accept cryptocurrency payments through an API integration or through a virtual terminal. Easy to use and low cost option to accept a variety of digital currency.
Integrated or Virtual Gateway
Our gateway services provide lodging software developers the ability to easily integrate payment processing or use as a stand-alone virtual terminal for secure payment acceptance with the best support in the industry.
We provide hosted, customizable payment pages that allow you to provide your guests with a flexible and secure payment channel directly from your existing website.
IDVerify powered by EMV 3DS security can dramatically reduce the burden of fraud chargebacks for merchants, saving them money, time, and frustration. EMV 3D Secure allows the merchant to receive authentication, at the time of the transaction, that the identity of the person paying for the vacation is the actual cardholder.
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We provide the best credit card processing for vacation rentals thanks to more than 20 years of payment experience in this space.
Campgrounds & RV’s
Over 20 years of experience in lodging payments, allows Ascent to provide campgrounds, RV resorts, and companies specializing in RV rentals with the best options in payment processing.
We help streamline your operations and collections processes with solutions to improve your cash flow.
We designed our innovative processing solutions with on-site property management in mind to help make operations easier and more straightforward.
Independent Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, and More
With more than 20 years in alternative lodging processing, we can find the right payment solution to fit your customized needs.
Event & Equipment Rentals
Ascent provides Event and Equipment Rental companies safe, secure and reliable payment processing technology.
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Integrated Software Solutions
Our integrated gateway works within a diverse list of software platforms and provides our clients with the seamless payment solutions they need to successfully grow their business.
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As the only independently owned payment processor in vacation rentals, we believe that being a good partner means together we provide strong, efficient, and scale-able solutions specific to the short-term rental industry.
We provide payment regulation expertise, innovative FinTech solutions, the highest level of security concerning data breaches, and customized chargeback and support services for the top reservation software providers and the leading property managers in the alternative lodging space.
We focus exclusively on providing the best, most secure payment processing services available to the property management, vacation rental, and alternative lodging industries.
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We are committed to being the educational resource for payment processing news and information in the lodging industry.
Offset Processing Fees
Learn several ways to help offset your processing cost
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