Payment Solutions | Washington Hospitality Association

Members save $3,400 per location on average when using our payment processing.

Payment processing is a service that everyone in hospitality needs but often find themselves the target of predatory practices. For this reason, the Washington Hospitality Association created Payment Solutions so we could own the entire process from the beginning to the end. Our program manager will work with you on the quote, ensure you’re hooked up to your chosen POS or gateway, and be your go-to for customer service needs.

We intimately understand the issues our members face, so we can focus on those and provide solutions. The association has your back and we do not provide this solution to make money. Our sole goal is the success of our members.

Send us two of your most recent processing statements and we’ll perform a savings analysis to see where you could be saving money.

Our solution has surcharging and cash discounts. Contact us for more information.

What sets us apart?

On average, our members save $3,400 per location. Payment processing stability is essential to your business.

We don’t dictate which POS you can use with our processing.

We are your secret agent behind the scenes. If service issues arise, we address rates, service and support directly.

Our rates are locked in. What does that mean? We’ve had the same rates for seven years. No surprise increases on your statements or secret ninja rate creeps over time.

Jailbreak! You’re free to leave at any time.

We don’t have fees either–no application fees, hidden fees, or termination fees.

Equipment we recommend

Lodging Property Management System (PMS)

  • Cloud based.
  • Mobile and bulk check-in.
  • Automated task management for housekeepers.
  • Automatic room assignment and updates.
  • Send automated, targeted upgrade offers to guests’ smartphones.
  • Automated end-of-day reports and seamless integration to accounting solutions.

Member discounts available.

Food & beverage Point-of-Sale (POS)

  • Cloud and hybrid options.
  • No third-party gateway fees.
  • Quickly modify an order. Ring to order is very easy.
  • Online ordering.
  • Kitchen displays.
  • Guests can skip the line by using QR codes to order or pay.
  • Built-in reservation capability. Text guests when their table is ready.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How long does it take to get started?

From interest to implementation, the whole process takes up to 1-2 weeks with all parties involved doing their part.

Why do members join the program?

Because they need a trusted source whose mission is to keep costs down on their member’s processing accounts — not make a profit on them.

Why are you better than Toast?

We beat Toast hands down with our super low locked-in processing rates. Our recommended POS solution has all the main functionality of Toast without forcing you to process payments with them. It’s never a good idea to be trapped into a processing company.  

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WHAMSC, doing business as Washington Hospitality Association is a registered Independent Sales Organization of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Concord, CA.