The Platform for Tourism

We help tourist businesses to take bookings and get paid.

Take advance payments to confirm bookings, reduce no shows, and save on credit card fees when customers pay by card. Available for hotels, hostels & tourist activity operators around the world.

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Now available in 40+ countries across Latin America, Africa & Asia
Our platform helps before, during and after your customer's trip
Before
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Tab Sell

Take direct bookings on your own website – with full or partial payment. Integrate Tab with your existing online booking software to manage payments.

Sell to customers via the Tab network.

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Tab Ahead

Request an advance payment from a customer to secure their booking.

You can also take payments for bookings received through online travel agents, including via virtual cards.

BENEFITS:
  • Lower cost than traditional card payment systems.
  • Higher sales from reducing no shows – by using deposits or advance payments to secure bookings.
When to use:
  • Send payment requests to customers who book directly (e.g. last-minute or peak season).
  • Charge customers who book through online travel agents (e.g. Booking.com/Expedia).
  • Charge virtual cards issued by OTAs (e.g. Expedia Collect).
Need to know:
  • Payments will be sent to your bank account after the check-in date.
  • Works on any web browser, with no integration required.
  • Supports all major cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro, Discover, Diners Club, JCB and China UnionPay).
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During
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Tab Instant

When the customer arrives, use the Tab for Business app to charge the customer's card for any remaining balance – at your reception desk or while you’re on the move.

BENEFITS:
  • Lower cost than traditional card payment systems.
  • Works on your phone or tablet, with no additional point-of-sale hardware needed.
  • Higher sales, by allowing you to take payments anywhere you need to.
When to use:
  • Take payments from customers at your reception desk, around your property or during a tour.
  • Quick and easy payment method for selling add-on services to customers, e.g. at your bar or restaurant.
Need to know:
  • Works on any Apple or Android phone/tablets, with no integration required.
  • Unique security features keep transactions secure and reduce the risk of stolen cards being used.
  • Supports all major cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro, Discover, Diners Club, JCB and China UnionPay).
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Tab Bill

You can also email the final bill to your customers at the end of their stay.

They can review their bill and pay in their own time, using their preferred payment method.

BENEFITS:
  • Lower cost than traditional card payment systems.
  • Save time by allowing customers to review and pay their bill in their own time.
  • Improves check-out experience for customers.
When to use:
  • Send bills to customers towards the end of their stay, so they can review and pay before check-out.
  • Collect payments for last-minute add-ons, e.g. taxi transfers, restaurant and bar bills.
Need to know:
  • Tab Bill can only be used for services that have already happened.
  • Works on any web browser, with no integration required.
  • Supports all major cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro, Discover, Diners Club, JCB and China UnionPay).
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After
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Tab Clear

Automatically ask customers for feedback, allowing you to deal with any concerns before they lead to a negative online review. Also supports goodwill refunds and vouchers.

Trusted by thousands of hotels and activity operators around the world
Pricing
2.9%
for on-the-spot payments.
For advance payments, we charge 2.9% + $1 USD.
  • No monthly fees, and no hardware rental fees
  • No additional cost for refunds
  • Free weekly payouts to your local account, in your preferred currency
  • Customers pay no more with Tab – our customer fee simply replaces their bank's foreign card usage fee
  • Ask us about volume discounts if your payment volume through Tab is more than USD 20,000 per month
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4 reasons to start using Tab for your business today

More revenue, and lower payment fees

Businesses use Tab to increase their revenue, by confirming bookings, reducing no shows and up-selling food, drink and tours. You can also save on card payment & bank fees.

It's easy to try out Tab

We can set you up in 1-3 days, and you don't need any new hardware. There's no long contract or commitment, so you can cancel anytime, for any reason.

Designed for tourist businesses

Tab is designed just for tourist businesses, wherever they are in the world. We understand your needs, and we're focused on helping you build your business.

Bank-grade security

Sensitive data is stored using AES-256 encryption and always sent over secure SSL connections.

GLOBAL COVERAGE
Tab is available in over 40+ countries, and supports 100+ currencies.
Testimonials
Hostel Nucapacha
Guayaquil, Equador
“In a country where bank fees are really high, Tab was a great solution for my business.”
Simple Beach Lodge
Las Peñitas, Nicaragua
"I’ve been referring all businesses around here as we are having a great experience using Tab"
The Hummingbird
Bocas del Toro, Panama
“The service is working great. We love it!”
La Iguana Perdida
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
“We love using Tab – it's easy and convenient!”