Travolution in brief

September 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);9/24/2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2036, p77
Trade Publication
The article informs about SmartPay, a new secure online payment service from Barclaycard Ltd. It has been stated that the smartpay system gives retailers greater control and access to data. It has been stated that SmartPay system recognises the type of card whether it is a Visa, MasterCard, Electron etc and tailors the fields required to be filled automatically; adaptable to the requirements of the merchant, provides possibility for single-click payments.


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