Payment Acceptance

Accepting a wider range of cards can both increase revenue opportunities and reduce processing costs.

Every day, more than 1.3 million customers across the globe rely on Elavon to process billions of transactions. Our goal is to ensure you have the card payment options and flexibility to help your business grow.

With a range of competitive card payment solutions, you can easily offer your customers another way to pay for goods and services. You’ll also benefit from an improved cash flow, and have more time on your hands with fewer trips to the bank to pay in cash and cheques.

We have relationships with all major credit and debit card companies and broadening your scope of payment options makes your service or product more readily available to potential customers. 

With Elavon, you can say ‘Yes’ to:

MasterCard® and Visa®

Visa® and MasterCard® are the largest credit and debit card organisations worldwide. Their cards can be used across the globe for cashless payments for goods and services. They can also be used for online shopping and for telephone or written orders. Customers can also use them to withdraw money at an ATM.

American Express®

American Express® is among the industry giants and positioned as a premium brand. Accordingly, their cardholders are affluent customers. Elavon offers you the opportunity to upgrade your card acceptance with a supplemental agreement for American Express®.

Discover® Global Network (Diners Club International® and Discover® Cards)

Discover® Global Network (DGN) is the global payment brand of Discover Financial services, comprising of global alliances with more than 10 payment networks and acceptance in more than 190 countries and territories.

With over 105 million cardholders around the world, DGN includes Discover® card from the U.S., Diners Club International® from more than 55 countries and alliance partners from Brazil, India, South Korea and Turkey.

Activate Discover Global Network and you’ll automatically have the ability to accept all these card types.

58% of Discover cardholders* look for signage before deciding on a merchant. To show you accept Discover and Diners cards you can order signage at no cost from DiscoverGlobalSignage.com.

*Discover cardholders who have travelled internationally in the past 18 months

C+R Research Study of 3,000 Discover Cardholders, April, 2018, commissioned by DFS Services LLC

UnionPay International®

Europe is one of the most popular travel and shopping destinations for the Chinese, with 4 million cardholders forecasted to travel here in the next two years (source UnionPay International 2013). And their preferred method of payment abroad is a UnionPay® card due to no currency exchange fees and often larger limits.

Take advantage of the spending power of the growing number of Chinese tourists, students and business travelers. When you display your UnionPay signage, cardholders will know their card will be accepted at your business, 

Japanese Credit Bureau® (JCB)

64 million people around the world use JCB® and more than 16 million businesses currently accept this credit card as a means of payment.  JCB® is held primarily by cardholders in Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore as well as in the United States.

New Payment Technologies

Our solutions are ready to address and support the challenges of fast moving consumer environments by adopting the latest technologies such as contactless, Near Field Communications (NFC) and mobile wallets such as Apple Pay®.  

Every Elavon owned card terminal is enabled to accept Apple Pay® in store, right from the start. There’s no integration or certification involved as long as you accept MasterCard® and Visa® contactless transactions. As an Elavon customer, the chances are you can start welcoming Apple Pay® customers in store without doing a single thing.