PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Prestige Payment Systems and First Data as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Prestige Payment Systems
First Data

Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Overview

Total reviews
76
340
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
0
1

First Data was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Mar 6, 2008 and since then this brand received 340 reviews. It is 264 reviews more than Prestige Payment Systems received since Sep 21, 2012.

Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Consumer Ratings

Rank
335 out of 2597 in Financial Services category
369 out of 2597 in Financial Services category
Customer service
197 in category
278 in category
Product or Service Quality
220 in category
232 in category
Reliability
146 in category
182 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Prestige Payment Systems ranks 34 points higher in the Financial Services category than First Data. People gave Prestige Payment Systems 1.4 stars for Customer service criterion in Financial Services category and it is 453 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, First Data was rated 1.1 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 372 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Prestige Payment Systems has a higher rating than First Data. Regarding Reliability criterion, consumers gave Prestige Payment Systems 1.4 stars and it is 78% greater than other in category. First Data however was rated 1.3 stars and it is 72% greater than other in category.

Prestige Payment Systems and First Data Rating Details

Customer service
1.4 (24 reviews)
1.1 (80 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...

PissedConsumer936720

...After several emails First Data could not find us as a customer, (what the heck?), Told us we should contact CardConnect. com. We had never heard of CardConnect...

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Product or Service Quality
1.3 (24 reviews)
1.2 (76 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..

PissedConsumer1201686

The told me they would take out a monthly fee and then never charge more then 1% per transaction. The increased the fee and are charging 5.9% transaction fees. Do not believe one word they tell you and they will trick you into agreeing to a 2 year contract.

Margaret L
Reliability
1.4 (23 reviews)
1.3 (66 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.

Sally D

I have been banking with BBVA for over 30 years and I requested a merchant account. After several weeks of struggling to get an account established with First Data (their third party provider) we sent two charges totally $30,000. After a week of trying to get our money funded to our account at...

Pat V

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

3.6

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

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...

1

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

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 have been banking with BBVA for over 30 years and I requested a merchant account. After several weeks of struggling...

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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 (95 reviews)
  • First Data Leasing (39 reviews)
  • First Data Money Network Mobile Application (18 reviews)