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Prestige Payment Systems
First Data

Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Overview

Total reviews
76
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Company responses
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Issues resolved
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Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Consumer Ratings

Rank
367 out of 1862 in Financial Services category
410 out of 1862 in Financial Services category
Product or Service Quality
245 in category
260 in category
Customer service
212 in category
301 in category
Reliability
156 in category
196 in category
Website
292 in category
321 in category

Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1.3 (24 reviews)
1.2 (79 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...They tell you its a service charge but the fine line of the contract lets you know you have been had. You can be held accountable for this ridiculous lease long after you cancel their service because the company they use to set up this lease is a scammer also. Ascentium Capital..

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We have had issues right away with customer service. Figured it was just us not understanding and being to demanding. We now have a charge on our account for physical equipment which we never asked for and from day one explained that we didnt need...

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Customer service
1.4 (24 reviews)
1 (84 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I switched to this company after being promised better rates and great customer service. Now I get fee after fee added to my account and when you call in to check it out it's always "that's just our policy. " I have had 3 processing companies since I've been in business and this is by far the worst...

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...They should go out of business, they are totally rude and their customer service is absolutely abysmal. Not only they are the worst, but it's like dealing with thugs from third-world countries..

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Reliability
1.4 (23 reviews)
1.3 (69 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Worst credit card processor ever. Offer a new contract and then reneged the offer. They don't want to work with you and don't care if you are their customer or not. I guess they forgot who pays their pay checks.

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I signed up for First data to process our credit cards. Within one month the company decided I was not a good fit because I offer refunds for cancellations 14 days out. Actually that was incorrect. The first month I received a bill for 5% of total sales. This was high but with start up cost of...

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Website
1.4 (20 reviews)
1.3 (63 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

TOLD THEY CAN CUT MY PROCESSING IN HALF, BY THE TIME YOU GET THAT 1ST BILL THE 30 DAY RUN LIKE *** WINDOW HAS CLOSED, EVERY CONVERSATION AFTER THAT IS A LIE AND BS PAY PARTNERS DBA

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Once you sign up for the TransArmor service there is no way for a small business with a transactional website to be PCI Compliant so you get charged roughly $35 per month for failing your PCI compliance check on your website and then they also charge $19. 95 per month for the TransArmor service....

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Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Credit card processing fees
  • Paycheck
  • I been robbed for years
  • It worked
  • Customer support system while under warranty
Cons
  • Hidden fees
  • Unethical charges
  • Additional fees after signing contract
  • Customer service
  • Uncommunicative staff
  • Lack of transparency

Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
4.9

Wonderful love them love that my bills is super low

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3.7

I signed a contract to be charged only $50 month for credit card online sales only. Then they send me a credit card...

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No votes

Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Prestige sales person, David Chen, went through all the reasons they were going to help us out. I said I would try it...

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1

I have a small business in photography and I have a credit card machine already which I return to leasecomm with no...

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1

PROMISE GOOD RATE THEY PAY CANCEL FEE ,LOOKED GOOD SIGNED CONTRACT ON LINE PRINTED OUT READ I WAS GETTING IN ANOTHER...

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1

Like many others, I was a victim of First Data's Bait and Switch dealings. In the agreement I signed with this company,...

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Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

Worst credit card processor ever. Offer a new contract and then reneged the offer. They don't want to work with you and...

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1

I signed up for First data to process our credit cards. Within one month the company decided I was not a good fit...

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1

TOLD THEY CAN CUT MY PROCESSING IN HALF, BY THE TIME YOU GET THAT 1ST BILL THE 30 DAY RUN LIKE *** WINDOW HAS CLOSED,...

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1

Please I am warning stay away from this company not only have they taken over £800 from my account due to their errors...

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Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Prestige Payment Systems Payment Processing Service (10 reviews)
  • Prestige Payment Systems Credit Card Payment Processing Service (6 reviews)
  • Prestige Payment Systems Customer Care (5 reviews)
  • First Data Account (96 reviews)
  • First Data Leasing (39 reviews)
  • First Data Money Network Mobile Application (18 reviews)