If you’re not accepting international credit cards, you may be losing out on a lot of sales! Did you know BC Card, South Korea’s biggest credit card company, can be used overseas and that Korean tourists using this card spent $2.4 billion in 2009 when visiting the U.S.? JCB, Japans premier credit card, have over 64 million cardholders worldwide and China’s UnionPay card boasts a whopping 2.4 billion credit cards issued since their inception!
So how do you take advantage of this huge market? If you’re already accepting credit cards, you’ll want to make sure you’re also accepting Discover Cards. If you accept Discover Card, you automatically are able to accept JCB, China UnionPay, BC Card, DinaCard and Diners Club International cards! Discover Card has created a strategic alliance with each of these major credit cards so accepting them is seamless.
If you want to tap into the international market and not miss out on any sales, please contact Group ISO’s merchant account consultants so we can help you get started!