Maestro® International

Multiply Your Markets

If you're looking for a powerful way to grow your business, go PIN. PIN debit card acceptance gives established merchants access to new markets—both inside and outside your geographical area— and the ability to develop them at lower costs.

You can tap into this new potential by accepting PIN debit cards through Maestro® International, the leading global debit solution. PIN point-of-sale debit lets consumers use their cards to make purchases as an alternative to cash or checks. And with Maestro, you can accept participating cards from around the country and around the world to maximize incremental sales and reduced handling costs.

MAESTRO HAS MANY BENEFITS

  • PIN debit gives you a competitive advantage by offering an option to your customers that grows faster than any other payment means.
  • You can attract Maestro card users worldwide by giving them hassle-free access to their checking accounts.
  • Because transactions are completely electronic, debit reduces your risk of bounced checks and disputes.
  • Since every transaction is authenticated by the customer, you considerably reduce your fraud risk and charge-back events.
  • When customers use their PIN Debit cards instead of checks, your check processing and collection costs are reduced along with your Non Sufficient Funds (NSF) risk.
  • The Maestro debit program significantly reduces float from out-of-region checks.
  • In many countries, PIN debit cards are more popular than signature debit and credit cards.

For more information about the Maestro debit program, contact your merchant services provider.

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