3rd December 2009
There are many reasons why a company would utilize a credit card
machine rental. Perhaps your company is has been invited to
participate in a trade show or is running a special one-time promotion
at a location other than the normal store front.
Renting machinery is a common practice amongst all businesses and
rightfully so. The main reason for renting over purchasing is the
price. The price of renting is significantly cheaper and if the
machine is not needed for future endeavors then there is not any reason
to pay a huge amount of money for the service the machine provides.
Some businesses only accept cash or checks when processing orders but
in the event that a convention or rally is being put together the
company should way the options of providing a credit card processor. A
credit card machine rental will give the company the ability to process
credit cards quickly and on demand.
When deciding to rent, a business can choose a rental company that will
provide a temporary merchant account, all necessary equipment, the
programming to accept proper payments and often times the company will
deliver the equipment to the business. This takes all of the mess out
of trying to purchase equipment and setting it up on your own.
There are so many different reasons why a business would be interested
in PDQ machines rental. Holiday sales, trades shows,
conventions/rallies and even local events! Machines can be rented on a
long-term or short-term basis. Depending on which of the two will
really help when deciding which company to rent from.
In many cases the rental company will set you up with a merchant
account (temporary), however your business may be better suited to
setting up a merchant account separately. When deciding which route is
better for your company it is common to look at all of the options and
decide on what price is right for your business. It is often cheaper
to set up the merchant account on your own then to allow the rental
company to do so.
As mentioned earlier it is vital that the price is right for your
company. Doing adequate research locally and nationally can help cut
costs dramatically on a credit card machine rental. Be sure to know
exactly what you want before you attempt to order your equipment as it
is very easy to be lured into renting or even purchasing something that
you do not need nor want!
Now that your company has determined that it needs to rent some
machinery, here are some of things to focus on when selecting a rental
company (keep in mind that some companies may cost more but be sure to
understand the variety of transactions and accuracy that the machines
• Short-Term or Long-Term
• Payment Acceptance (Credit Card, Gift Card, etc.)
• Wireless (Does the machine need to be connected to a computer?)
When looking for a credit card machine Rental Company it is imperative
that you receive exactly what you want so that your business is
utilizing the machines to their fullest capabilities.