How much does it cost to use Payments by Booking.com?

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Payments by Booking.com is an easy way to take guest payments. It can help you get more bookings, reduce the risk of fraud, and save time on admin. 

How much you pay depends on the payout method you choose and where your property is located, as processing fees differ per country. 


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Payments by Booking.com cost overview

Joining Payments by Booking.com has no set-up fees or additional commission. We only charge a small fee for the bookings you receive from us, depending on the payout method you select – virtual credit card or bank transfer.

Payments by Booking.com also offers you more security. Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) protection is provided for all transactions and payments are guaranteed for non-refundable bookings. 

You’ll also only be charged for completed bookings. No fees are collected when you waive a fee or offer guests free cancellation. 


Payments by Booking.com costs for virtual credit cards

Payments by Booking.com replaces the interchange fees you would pay to your credit card company for charging guests directly. Most payment service providers also charge fees per transaction. This payment now goes toward charging the virtual credit card per reservation instead. 

When using a virtual credit card, you receive your payouts as determined by your booking’s policy – find more info on the Extranet.


Payments by Booking.com costs for bank transfers

When allowing guests to pay by bank transfer, your Payments by Booking.com fees will vary. The costs depend on your property’s location, ranging from 1.1–1.9%, and consist of processing fees, chargeback protection, fraud protection, and the SCA cost.

When using a bank transfer, you receive your payouts after guests check out.


Find out if you’re eligible for Payments by Booking.com

You can find out if you’re eligible for Payments by Booking.com and how much it costs by following these steps:

  1. Log in to the Extranet
  2. Click the Finance tab
  3. Click either Payments by Booking.com or Online Payments, depending on your location and settings

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