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Advantage Travel Partnership names Trust Payments as a preferred partner

The UK’s largest independent travel agent partnership, Advantage Travel Partnership, has selected Trust Payments, the disruptive leader in frictionless payments and value-added services for merchants, as a payments platform provider across its broad membership base.  

The Advantage Travel Partnership is the largest consortium of independent travel agents in the UK representing more than 300 leisure and business agents and 700 branches, producing a combined £4.5bn of annual travel sales.  

Advantage members will now have access to the full range of Trust Payments’ Converged Commerce™ offerings including online payment solutions from its dedicated payments gateway, acquiring services, multicurrency solutions and fraud screening.  

"By opening up Trust Payments across the full consortium, Advantage Travel Partnership have ensured that all of the independent travel agents working with them will be in prime position to have a payments platform that is built to put customers first, offers dedicated 24/7 support and has fast onboarding times – all designed to keep travel merchants thriving at all times and protect them from risks that are inherent to the travel sector." 

The Trust Payments travel offering is custom built to help travel operators reduce costs, be more efficient and have higher approval rates.  

"We’re delighted to be working with Trust Payments and presenting them to our members as trusted advisors for processing payments in our industry. The platform they will be providing will help deliver seamless great experiences to replace old manual processes that are misaligned with what consumers now expect."

It will also be key to helping manage some of the uncertainty within the travel industry around payments, as noted when the Covid-19 pandemic hit. Trust Payments will help our members to reduce costs and eliminate any clunkiness – delivering the apathy needed to ease any lingering nervousness around passengers in the near future.”