High Risk Merchant Account for Travel, Vacation, Airlines and Cruise Businesses

Travel and vacation businesses like those that sell airline or cruise tickets are generally considered a high risk industry when it comes to credit card processing. Businesses in the travel industry generally have a high chargeback risk due to various circumstances. Some of these factors include the change of weather, time between customer booking date and actual vacation date, high ticket amount, and common card-not-present conditions.

Travel industry subtypes that may be considered “high risk” include:

  • Timeshares
  • Airlines and travel agencies
  • Cruises and Steamships
  • Tour operators
  • Vacation clubs/Travel Clubs
  • Travel Agents

If you need a good home for your merchant services, please contact us. We have over one decade of merchant account experience; rest assured, we understand your business and are here to help you be successful. Additionally, we provide the best tools needed to facilitate your operations, from secure payment gateways, to EMV terminals.

Have a question about your travel business? Need to open up a travel merchant account? Call us at 1-800-930-4476 for live help.