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Overview

Lynnbrook Group provides vacation property managers with a payment processing solution designed to integrate with your current vacation rental reservation system. Lynnbrook knows payment processing and is proud to offer over a decade of experience to its customers.

Price

Payment processing rates vary based on card type, industry, ticket size, and volume. Contact for a custom quote.

  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – No, unless you have a large portfolio. Lynnbrook primarily serves property management companies.

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes, Lynnbrook Group is specifically designed to serve property management companies.

  • Features
    • Chargeback support
    • Integrated owner payout for property management companies.
    • Customer support via a contact form on the Lynnbrook Group website.  Support operates during normal hours of operation.
    • Transaction reports

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  • Pros
    • Lynnbrook Group only serves the vacation rental industry and understands the unique needs of hosts and property management companies.
    • Offers chargeback management.
    • Simple owner payouts.
  • Cons
    • A minimum number of properties are required to be a Lynnbrook Group customer.
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Overview

Open your doors to over 375+ million customers and free them from re-entering payment details. Braintree is the only payments partner that allows you to accept cards, PayPal, and PayPal Credit through a single integration.

Price

Credit cards, debit cards, and digital wallets
2.59% plus 49 cents per transaction.
Venmo
3.59% plus 49 cents per transaction.
  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features
    • Accepts all major credit cards, PayPay, and Venmo in the United States.
    • Fraud prevention tools to help reduce chargeback risk.
    • Customer support via email, telephone support during business hours.
  • Pros
    • Competitive payment processing cost.
    • No contracts.
  • Cons
    • Telephone support is not 24/7.
    • Check for integration with your property management software.
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Overview

Authorize.net helps it simple to accept electronic and credit card payments in person, online, or over the phone. Get solutions that go to work for your business and let you focus on what you love best. Authorize.net is a wholly owned subsidiary of Visa.

Price

$25 a month plus 2.9% and 30¢ per transaction.

  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features

    Advanced fraud protection: through Advanced Fraud Detection Suite (AFDS) helps identify, manage, and prevent suspicious and potentially fraudulent transactions.

    Subscription payment: Accept and submit monthly recurring or installment payments via Automated Recurring Billing (ARB). It eliminates the hassle of manually re-entering billing or payment details at every transaction.

    Customer information manager: Allows returning customers to pay easily and seamlessly without re-entering payment details.

    Account updater: Keep card information up-to-date to avoid payment interruptions and lost sales.

    Digital Invoicing: deliver custom digital invoices to any customer with an email address.

    Simple Checkout: Add a Buy Now or Donate button to your website.

    Payment Types:

    • Online payment: Accepts all major credit cards, debit cards, and digital payment solutions such as Apple Pay and PayPal.
    • Mobile payment: Accept payment from your customer through mobile devices.
    • eCheck payment: accept electronic checks for goods and services purchased via mail order, telephone order, eCommerce websites, or subscriptions. It is also used for recurring, bill, and contactless transactions.
    • Virtual Point of Sale: this is a free, value-added service that empowers you to connect a compatible card reader to your computer, log in, and start accepting payments in person.

    Payment methods:

    • Discover
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • American Express
    • Paypal
    • Apple Pay
    • eCheck
    • JCB

    Additional Information:

    • Payments are received in as little as two business days.
    • Authorize.net is a secure online dashboard to view transaction history, and balances, issue refunds, and more.

    Customer support: 24/7 via telephone, chat, eTicket, or knowledge base.

  • Pros
    • Integrates with numerous property management software companies.
  • Cons
    • Requires a monthly merchant account fee.
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Overview

Millions of companies of all sizes—from startups to Fortune 500s—use Stripe’s software and APIs to accept payments, send payouts, and manage their businesses online.

Price

2.9%+ 30¢ per successful card charge

  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features

    Key Features

    • Integrates with a broad range of property management software companies.
    • 24/7 Customer support via:
      • Email
      • Chat
      • Phone.
    • Secure dashboard where you can log in to view transaction history, initiate refunds, etc.
    • Built-in fraud protection.
  • Pros
    • The fact that Stripe integrates with so many property management software companies is helpful because it creates flexibility to change PMS companies and not have to switch payment processors as well.
    • Used by hosts and property management companies worldwide.
    • No contracts.
    • 24/7 customer support.
  • Cons
    •  Some hosts have mentioned difficulty with chargeback resolution.
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Overview

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years, growing into a two-sided network that connects people and businesses in more than 200 markets around the world.

There are a variety of property management software companies that integrate with PayPal.

Price

  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – Yes

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes

  • Features

    We’re not quite ready to publish our review of PayPal.

    In the meantime, help your fellow hosts and property managers. Please write a review and share your experience with PayPal.

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Overview

Concardis offers all payment services from a single source – from card acceptance, payment processing and payment devices through to payment solutions for online business and attractive additional services. They offer innovative solutions that anyone can use – without any IT or programming expertise. As part of the Nets Group, they are working together with a leading payment service provider and digital champion based in northern Europe. Their objective is to make payment simple for you.

 

 

 

Price

  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – 

    Property Managers and Co-hosts – 

  • Features

    We’re not quite ready to publish our review of Concardis

    In the meantime, help your fellow hosts and property managers. Please write a review and share your experience with Concardis.

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Overview

Ascent has been providing credit card processing for vacation rentals for more than 20 years. Designed with the professional rental manager in mind, their innovative vacation rental payment services streamline your payment collection process for guests, as well as easily distribute payments to owners and vendors through ACH services.

 

 

 

Price

  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – No, Ascent Payment Solutions primarily works with property management companies.

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  Yes, Ascent Solutions is designed to work with enterprise-level property management companies.

  • Features

    We’re not quite ready to publish our review of Ascent Payment Solutions.

    In the meantime, help your fellow hosts and property managers. Please write a review and share your experience with Ascent Payment Solutions.

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Overview

VacationRentPayment is a service of YapStone that delivers payment solutions for vacation rental managers, owners and their guests. They empower homeowners with a comprehensive, yet easy-to-use electronic payment platform that directly integrates with many of the leading vacation rental softwares. This platform delivers simple, monthly statements for easy reconciliation and flat-rate pricing, giving you transparency into your growing vacation rental business.

They have over 17 years of deep industry-specific payment processing expertise and a leadership team with sophisticated payments experience that helps deliver our services to more than 400,000 vacation rental properties across the country.

 

 

 

 

Price

  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – 

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  

  • Features

    We’re not quite ready to publish our review of Vacation Rent Payment.

    In the meantime, help your fellow hosts and property managers. Please write a review and share your experience with Vacation Rent Payment.

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Overview

With customers increasingly looking for self-service and greater flexibility, the world of hospitality is evolving. The end-to-end hospitality payment solution, managed entirely by Worldline, covers all card-present and online payments. From booking to checkout, subsequent billing, and seamless integration with hotel Property Management Systems (PMS), it has everything you need to ensure the best omnichannel experience for your guests.

 

 

 

 

Price

  • Recommended For the Following

    Individual Self-Managing Property Owners – 

    Property Managers and Co-hosts –  

  • Features

    We’re not quite ready to publish our review of Worldline – Hospitality Suite.

    In the meantime, help your fellow hosts and property managers. Please write a review and share your experience with Worldline – Hospitality Suite.