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Credit card transaction fees

  • 1.  Credit card transaction fees

    Posted 02-18-2020 13:12
    We have an event that charges attendees $195. We want the attendees to pay the Cvent credit card transaction fee. How would I go about doing this? Just create another line item on the payment page?
    #Flex-Creating/ManagingEvents

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    Chelsea Eichhorn
    Event Coordinator
    Colorado Rural Electric Association
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  • 2.  RE: Credit card transaction fees

    Posted 02-18-2020 13:59
    Hello Chelsea,

    You can use the service fee option. First, turn on service fee under Event Details / General / Event Configuration and under Event Details / Prices/ Services Fee you can create your own service fee name and price. This can be applied to invitee, guest or both. You can set the price by amount or percentage and even select a registration type to charge.
    #Flex-Creating/ManagingEvents


    Hope that helps

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    James Rose | Senior Web Developer and Content Management
    Digital Infrastructure, Implementation, Strategy, and Support
    Office of University Development | University of Michigan
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  • 3.  RE: Credit card transaction fees

    Posted 02-18-2020 14:11
    What @James Rose suggests sounds like a plan. DIfferent credit cards have different transaction fees. I suppose you use the higher of the fee​s.

    Do you offer refunds? There is a transaction fee for those too.

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    Steven Schlossman
    Jack of all trades. Master of none.
    BMW Car Club of America
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