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Increase Rentals and Simplify Rental Income - Canadian and US Currency Credit Card Programs

Owner Direct offers US and CAD Credit Card Programs to Property Owners

With Owner Direct, we give you the option to process credit cards, making it faster and easier to rent your property. In today’s world it is important to take credit cards as deposits and payments.

This program can be used for both personal and Owner Direct.com rental income. You can process payments online anywhere from a Virtual Terminal provided by our Vacation Rental Credit Card program affiliate company.

The Vacation Rental Credit Card Program provides everything you need to accept credit card payments from your vacation property rental customers. To make it even better, we offer this service to our Owner Direct property owners at the lowest rates in the industry. Discount Rates as low as 2.49% for US merchant account and 2.79% for CAD merchant accounts.

Requirements and Steps to Apply

  1. You must have a US or CAD bank account at a US or CAD institution.
  2. Register your property with Owner Direct
  3. Fill out our application form and await your approval.
  4. Activation email will be sent in a few days.
  5. Start processing credit cards online.

The Benefits

  • Increase Your Rental Income
    It’s a proven fact that accepting credit cards increases rental bookings. Now you can offer your guests their preferred choice of payment, making them more likely to book with you.
  • Affordable
    We believe you won’t find a better deal anywhere on the web or at your local bank. This new service was developed specifically and exclusively for our registered owners. It provides very competitive rates for both Visa and MasterCard, with the option to apply for Amex and Discovery cards as well.
  • Quick and Very Easy
    A Virtual Terminal is accessible online 24 hrs a day and enables you to process credit card transactions online in real-time, with no additional equipment to rent or purchase.
  • Confirm Bookings
    Simply take the guest's credit card information over the phone. Accept credit cards for deposits to secure your guest's commitment.
  • Improve Cash Flow
    Credit card payments are deposited to your existing bank account within 2-3 business days.
  • Refunds
    Easy and quick refunds for security or damage deposits or rents.
  • Simplify Accounting
    Make your life easier and use the online reporting tools to reconcile your monthly statements.
  • Save time
    Credit card payments take only seconds to process. No more trips to the bank to deposit checks or waiting for checks to clear.

Suspend Option

US programs have an option where you can suspend the status of your account and reduce the monthly fee for a portion of a given year. This is beneficial for seasonal vacation rental owners.
Unfortunately, CAD programs do not have this option. If CAD merchant were to cancel their account and then re-activate it later, the set up fee would have to be paid again.

Getting Started Owner Direct Vacation Rental Credit Card Program

  1. Sign up for a merchant account and get approved
  2. Log in to your Owner Direct.com owner account using your email address and password
  3. On the first welcome page click on "Process Credit Cards"
  4. Enter your password as provided by Owner Direct.com
  5. Process credit cards

Superior Service and Support

  • 24/7 Merchant technical support
  • Rapid transaction processing times
  • Reliable system

Robust Reporting Tools

  • Web-based Merchant Support Center
  • View sales activity reports, order and settlement history
  • Perform batch settlement
  • Search for order, transaction and batch details
  • Credit, void and capture transactions
  • Report on store performance

Advanced Security

  • 128-bit SSL Encryption
  • CVV 1-2 Card Verification System
  • AVS Address Verification System
  • 100% compliance with Mastercard Site Data Protection Program and Visa Cardholder Information Security Program
  • Real-time monitoring of systems
  • State-of-the-art data center
  • Fully redundant recovery site
  • Security audits by: The Royal Bank, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, First Data

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