Why Pay Online?
Owners who display the VISA/Mastercard logo on their property display pages participate in alluraDirect's corporate, online reservation payment program. The system is managed by alluraDirect in conjunction with our banking and transaction processing partners, in concordance with high industry standards, practices and regulations.
Paying online is one of the safest ways to protect your personal and credit card information from today's sophisticated criminals, is easy, convenient and cost-effective. It costs you nothing, but offers you many advantages. Here are some great reasons to consider paying online!
Your credit card information is neither visible nor accessible by the owner, nor is it retained within our system, thus ensuring maximum privacy and security.
Advanced Owner Screening
Participating owners undergo a more extensive screening process in order to gain acceptance into the credit card processing program.
- Your credit card information is transmitted using SSL encryption technology.
- alluraDirect's secure server is authenticated by Thawte.
- alluraDirect's transaction processing system is handled by one of Canada's largest institutional and online transaction processing companies, in conjunction with one of Canada's largest Chartered Banks, The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
Accurate Reservation Tracking
- Online payments are accompanied by the automatic updating of your reservation status in the owner's reservation tracking and management software, thus minimizing any chances of human error related to your reservation.
- Payments and reservations are also acurately documented by an objective third party server, thus ensuring that reservation information can be retrieved in the event that a problem arises.
You can pay in a currency and time-zone unrestricted manner from the comfort of your own home!
- Paying online costs you nothing.
- Owners pay a very small transaction processing fee.
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How Does It Work?
- When you want to make a reservation with a participating owner, click their Reserve Now button. You will be required to create a unique username and password for yourself, as well as provide the information necessary for the owner to properly process your reservation. Your information is kept secure.
- When participating owners add your reservation to their calendar, a unique reservation number is generated. This initiates the reservation tracking process and ensures that your reservation is error-free!
- When it is time for you to pay, go to the owner's property display page and click their Make a Balance Payment link.
- Enter in your username and password, as well as your reservation number. This authenticates your reservation and gives you access to the owner's payment gateway.
- You will be prompted to follow some simple instructions. It takes about 5 minutes, and works 24 hours per day, 7 days per week!
Do you have more questions? Contact us-we are happy to answer them!