Accept Maestro Online Payments

Accept Maestro Online Payments with Citopay Online Merchant Services

Within the EU and certain other countries, Maestro is MasterCard's main debit brand and is the equivalent of signature debit card which does not require electronic authorisation, similar to the Visa Debit card. In most other countries, Maestro is equivalent to a Visa Electron and is MasterCard's tertiary card. It requires electronic authorisation much like a Solo debit card, i.e. not only must the information stored in either the chip or the magnetic stripe be read, this has to be sent from the Merchant to the issuing bank, the issuing bank then has to respond with an affirmative authorisation.

In order to accept online Maestro payments and other credit cards, debit cards and alternative payments at your website you will need an online merchant account. Once you have your online merchant account you will be able to accept online credit cards, online debit cards and alternative payments. The ideal situation for an online website or webshop is to provide as many as possible online payment methods so your consumer can chose his preferable online payment method.

Citopay Online Merchant Services provides to its merchants besides the acceptance of the main online payment method "credit cards" a wide range of debit cards, the main used debit cards are; Maestro, Visa Electron, Visa Debit, Laser, UnionPay, Carte Bleue and Solo.

The main online payment method used are credit cards, mainly those that are issued by Visa or MasterCard payments. However at many places around the world people use different credit cards such as JCB,American Express and Diners Club.

Citopay Online Merchant Services offers you the acceptance of a wide range of online alternative payments such as ACH, iDeal, Giropay, ELV, EPS, Poli, Przelewy24, SEPA Bank Wires and International Bank Wires.

Citopay Merchant Services allows you to process online credit card payments in multi currency, we support a total of 120 local currencies with our online payment gateway! Besides accepting online credit cards in all major currencies our online payment gateway supports recurring credit card transactions starting at daily recurring up to annual recurring.

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