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How do I connect with my payment solution?


I've been in the business for quite a few years, actually running a few properties in Mexico City. I'm attracting new vacation rental home owners by showing them how will boost their bookings due to the market place they offer.

I have a contract with a payment solution to process the booking virtual card and the customer credit card, but I need to find out how to connect the extranet to this payment service. I need to pass the credit card data through a secure system to my payment processor.  I've been doing manually all the payment process, but the more I grow the more possible to get into errors. How can I automate this process? An API? Webservice from

Please help with ideas, solutions or products from

Thank you!


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Jessie & Jay (… 5 years ago

I am not sure our set up will work for you as you mention that you have multiple properties. We operate a small bed and breakfast in Canada. We have a Channel Manager and Property Management System (PMS) that integrates with a payment processing gateway ( The guest books through *BDC), the reservation is forwarded to our PMS ( which captures the credit card information and, updates our calendar as well as updating our other OTA calendars. We then process the charge through the PMS software for each booking. We need on to enter the total amount to charge the credit card, the credit card details are automatically submitted to the payment processing gateway. So unless you enter the incorrect amount there is little chance for error.

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Nelson Ojeda Castro 5 years ago

Hi Jessie & Jay! That is what I've been doing for the past 3 years! But my business volume is growing a lot, and I need to automate end to end. I wrote a note to my market manager, and he suggested having the channel manager to transfer the credit card data to the payment solution with an encripted method. I have set up this coming monday a meeting with my payment solution to see if they can offer an integration between my channel manager and them. The idea is to automate the process end to end, totally touchless just manual intervention if the credit card has an issue. In my case, less than 20% of the time, 80% of transactions are successful.

Thanks a lot for your input! Really appreciate your time for writing your comment.


Thomas T. 4 years ago

Hello Nelson,

We were exactly in the same situation manually processing payments and security deposit. The problem was we didn't have stripe and no one seemed to support our gateway and we discovered which connected with our pms & our gateway. voila, the entire process completely automated. You can thank me in free stay when I travel to Mexico :)

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Nelson Ojeda Castro 4 years ago

Hi Moral A,

I can't believe it took me so long to read your reply! That company you mention - - looks exactly what I need! Now I have contacted them to integrate their payment solution to my local payment gateway. I have sent them a note trying to find out.

Thanks for the suggestion! Cheers.