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Benefits Of Accepting American Express Cards

OptBlue makes acceptance easier to sell with more benefits for Merchants.

Name the Price

You set the rate for American Express acceptance, so you can structure a price that works for both you and your Merchants.

Offer One Fast Payment

Merchants get paid at the same time as their other card brands—all card payments come to them at once.

Deliver One Simple Statement

Merchants save time with one statement from their provider for all the credit cards they accept.

More merchants are saying yes to American Express than ever before. American Express can now be accepted at 99% of the places in the US that accept credit cards, based on the Feb 2020 Nilson Report.

OptBlue Program Enhancements

The latest updates allow you to grow your customer base across industries.

Emerging Industries

Emerging Market Industry pricing includes Charitable and Religious Organizations as of April 2019. View the details and the MCCs.

New Rates

New Rates in 2020 for small transactions for restaurant and professional services could be lower than you think.

Franchise Cap List

Removal of the $1MM CV cap on select franchises. Check out the full list.

Key Verticals

Education, Hospitals and Veterinary Services policy changes allow >$1MM for non-acceptors.

How else can we help you help Merchants?
From free signage and supplies to Shop Small materials and information on disputes, our resources website has tools for both you and your merchants.
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