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Avoid CC Fee by Using Echeck As Option?


#1

For those of you who list on VRBO/Homeaway, do do any of you use echeck as your preferred method of payment to avoid paying the cc fee? I am considering changing to that so I don’t have to pay the cc fee. When you have that as your preferred method of payment, does the guest also have the option to pay via credit card?

I know a lot of people tend to charge everything so I don’t want to narrow down the audience for booking my home but I am tired of paying the CC fee for every booking.

Pros and cons of changing to echeck?

Thanks!


#2

Your guests still have the option to pay by CC. They all likely will choose CC.

The con with E-check is if the guest makes a typo when entering in checking and routing number, then YapStone will charge you a $25 fee. They don’t have a double verification tool to make guest enter twice. They just accept it and then charge the owner if it was wrong.


#3

Thanks! Having to eat the cost of a guests error is a deterrent. I will keep the preferred method to cc.


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