Payment Methods & Settings

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Accept credit card payments

Authorize.Net, Braintree, Stripe, and Payyo are payment gateways that allow you to accept all major credit cards online. We strongly recommend accepting credit cards as it will enhance your website...

Understand failed payments

In case a credit card payment fails for one of your bookings, it depends on a variety of factors why this payment could have failed. These factors could be the guest's bank or credit card, settings...

Stripe transaction fee + VAT

Depending on the country of your Billing Contact information, Lodgify charges for each payment you receive via Stripe, a 1% transaction fee + the applicable VAT.  Only if you have a VAT number, you...

Forms of payment

Your website could feature one or more forms of payment for your guest's bookings, ranging from credit card or direct debit to Paypal and Manual payments. This article will give you a quick overvie...

Owner payments

✨ Feature exclusive to the Ultimate Plan! The Owner Payments feature gives you, as the account holder, the possibility to let Owners collect payments for bookings related to their rentals directly ...

Use Payyo

Payyo offers you competitive fees and enables your guests to pay in their own currency via credit card directly on your website. With Payyo you can receive scheduled payments in Lodgify according t...

How to configure a damage/security deposit

In Lodgify you can configure a damage deposit (also referred to as the security deposit) in case the guests have caused any damage to your rental. This deposit payment can either be charged manuall...

Accept Paypal payments

With a Paypal business account, you can accept Paypal- as well as credit card payments, and can therefore partly automate your processes in the reservation system. Read about: Requirements to conn...

Accept payments via bank transfer, POS, or in cash

If you want to accept payments via Bank transfer or prefer to receive the full payment on arrival in cash or via credit card through your POS, you need to activate Manual Payments ( Premium Feature...

Set up your payment schedule

Decide when you would like your guests to pay for their booking and if you prefer to stagger the payments in several smaller amounts.  To set up your payment schedule in your policies: Go to your ...

Use cases: Payment scheduling

If you want to split up the booking amounts into 2-3 payments instead of charging 100% at the time of booking, and want to find out more about the different scenarios and possible setups, have a lo...

Monitor transactions and occupancy with reports

The Reports section of your Lodgify account helps you keep an overview of all transactions, and current occupancy of your rentals including guest arrivals, departures, and who is currently staying ...

3DS2 Compliance - Strong Customer Authentication (SCA)

On 14 September 2019, Europe will be subject to new requirements for authenticating online payments, under the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2). These new requirements come in the form of S...