ABTOT chooses Trust Payments to be its new payments partner


The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust (ABTOT) has selected Trust Payments, the disruptive leader in frictionless payments and value-added services for commerce merchants, to be its newest payments platform provider across its broad membership base.

With over 250 members, ABTOT provides a flexible, personal and efficient process to help travel merchants guarantee the safety of customer funds, in accordance with UK regulations. 

As their partner, ABTOT members will now have access to the full range of Trust Payments’ Converged Commerce™ and online payment solutions, including its dedicated payments gateway, acquiring services, multicurrency solutions and fraud screening.

Trust Payments’ Head of Direct Sales, Craig Brightly, said: “We’re delighted that ABTOT have named us as its payments partner. With the travel industry on the up following a difficult two years, our Converged Commerce™ offerings will be key to helping support an industry with our leading, reliable, knowledgeable, and customer focused solutions.”

Brightly continued: “By recommending Trust Payments to its members, ABTOT have ensured that their membership will be in prime position to have a payments platform that puts customers first, offers dedicated 24/7 support and has fast onboarding times – all designed to keep travel merchants thriving at all times.”

The Trust Payments recommended offering is fully complaint with existing insurance agreements that ensure consumer funds are fully protected from the risk of company insolvency. 

ABTOT Managing Director Richard Watson comments “The timing of this partnership couldn’t be better, as we have also recently introduced new insurance capacity into the Market supporting our existing membership base and allowing us to continue to develop and expand it.  ABTOT offers the full range of services for its specialist travel organiser Members, with licensable and non-licensable cover under its ATOL Franchise, merchant acquiring risk mitigation and direct access to expert underwriters, Associates and brokers – all under the umbrella of a BEIS approved body.”   Watson added “We are excited to be working with Trust Payments and can see the benefits this will bring to our Members, which is always paramount in our aims.”