Automate security deposit collection with pre-authorization

Eliminate cash transactions & reduce guest damage to your hotel or vacation rental using Charge Automation’s security deposit collection software 

Schedule authorization date

Customers can add their card anytime & the security deposit pre-authorization will take place on the scheduled date.

Chargeback protected

Security deposit pre-authorization holds are protected from fraudulent chargebacks 100% guaranteed by Charge Automation.

Save on transaction fees

Eliminate the 3% processing fee for charging & refunding security deposits by using pre-authorizations holds

Real-time notifications

Get real-time notifications via email, SMS or in-app everytime a security deposit is processed with Charge Automation

Collect security deposits in 3 easy steps with Charge Automation

Connect your payment gateway

Generate pre authorization link

Share authorization link via multiple platforms

In less than 2 minutes, start collecting security or damage deposit in any currency with zero integration. 

What can you do with a security deposit pre-authorization hold?

You can do the following either automatically or manually

Collect partial or full security deposit

Release pre authorization hold

Extend pre authorization hold

Send auto payment reminders to guests

Give your guests a smooth security deposit payment experience

Security Damage Deposit

Why pre-authorization for security deposit collection

No website needed

Collect security deposits without a website using easy to use pre-authorization links from Charge Automation

Reduce guest damage

Security deposits encourage guests to take better care of property reducing the chances of damage to your hotel or vacation rental

Share via any platform

Pre-authorization links to collect security deposits can be shared via WhatsApp, SMS, email, & any social media platform.

No need for cash deposit

Using a pre-authorization hold for security deposit collection eliminates the need for cash deposits

Schedule deposit collection

With Charge Automation you can schedule security deposit collection at pre-defined dates in the future.

No extra charges

If guests don't damage your property there is no need for refunds & you only pay for successful transactions

Frequently Asked Questions

Authorization links are simple URL's that are generated to be sent to your customers for them to add a card for Authorization.
By clicking on it, they are routed to the page where transaction will take place. 

You can send the link to any form of messaging communication like email, chat, SMS, or any social media sites, etc.
By this, your customers are able to pay you anytime anywhere they are. 

Yes, you can. You do not need any website or app to send your authorization links to your customers.
Just create your links then send to your customer through any form of communication app you are using. 

Yes. You can accept payments from your customers internationally. 

Yes, you schedule authorization date. Your customer can add their card anytime & authorization will take place on the specified date.

You must have a payment processor like Stripe in order to collect security deposit with ChargeAutomation

It can stay 7 - 30 days depending on the issuing bank of the card holder.

Create and send as much authorization links as you like for free, and get charged only for successful transactions. Only successful transactions are charged minimum fee of 0.15% of transaction amount (e.g. 15 cents on a $100) + 0.25 cents gateway transaction fee. We bill you at the end of the month based on how many transactions are processed.