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Announcing Tap to Pay on iPhone — In-Person Payments, Made Easier

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Tap to Pay on iPhone, a new contactless payments solution for our clients in partnership with Stripe. Streamline your in-person payments and improve the guest experience with Tap to Pay on iPhone and the FareHarbor app.

What Tap to Pay on iPhone means for FareHarbor clients

Whether you have walk-up customers at your rental station or need to add a wine charge to a dinner cruise tab, Tap to Pay on iPhone makes it easy to manage reservations and accept payments using nothing more than your iPhone and the FareHarbor app — no extra hardware needed 

What you need to know: 

  • Works with iPhone XS or later running on iOS 15.5 or later (excluding iOS 16 beta)
  • Accepts Apple Pay, Google Pay, and debit and credit cards with NFC technology
  • Simple to set up with the FareHarbor iOS app
  • Uses the built-in features of iPhone to keep your business and your customer data private and secure. 
  • Out-of-the-box functionality for anyone with a compatible iPhone

Why Tap to Pay on iPhone matters in tours and activities

As the tourism industry moves towards contactless transactions, it gives tour and activity businesses a strong incentive to adopt this latest technology. 

This type of payment also allows you to perform day-to-day tasks on the go which brings your business better organization and productivity. At FareHarbor, we’re committed to providing the latest and most innovative solutions to our clients to ensure their days run smoothly and efficiently. 

“Our partners are always on the move, whether it’s taking a quick walk-up reservation before jumping in the water for a snorkel tour, or coordinating with guides while standing on a canopy platform hundreds of feet in the air. With the integration of Tap to Pay on iPhone, we’re able to continue reducing the payment barrier, enabling our clients to not only do more with less, but enabling their customers to experience more of the world with less friction.”

– FareHarbor Chief Product Officer, Mark Loh

Tap to Pay on iPhone is currently available to all FareHarbor clients who are located in the United States. To find out more, visit our help page!

 

* Requires iPhone XS or later with iOS 15.5 or later. The Contactless Symbol is a trademark owned by and used with permission of EMVCo, LLC.

Expand your reach with FareHarbor’s newest affiliate partner: KAYAK

We are excited to announce a new partnership with KAYAK to help you expand your reach and get more bookings. 

KAYAK has joined the FareHarbor Distribution Network (FHDN) as an Affiliate Partner. The FHDN connects FareHarbor clients to sell one another’s tours and activities, and also allows you to feature your bookable experiences on popular travel websites like KAYAK. FareHarbor clients can now have their tours and activities distributed to the millions of users who visit KAYAK daily.

This partnership offers additional opportunities for you to fill your availability and increase your revenue without upping your workload. Reach new audiences on a global scale and find potential customers as they are planning their trips on one of the most popular travel platforms. 

To take advantage of this partnership, you must be part of the FHDN. Ready to join? Visit FareHarbor Compass to get started. 

If you’re new to FareHarbor you can learn more about our network of OTAs and local distribution partners here.

 

About KAYAK

KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ:  BKNG), is the world’s leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We’re also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software. For more information, visit www.KAYAK.com.

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