Boliviana De Aviaciǒn Now Accepts UATP

Effective with sales issued on Monday, September 10, 2018 (PED 09/16/18), Boliviana De Aviaciǒn (930/0B) will begin accepting UATP as a form of payment through ARC.

September is ARC Fraud Awareness Month

Payment fraud is a rapidly growing problem, costing U.S. travel agencies millions of dollars per year. How much is fraud hurting your agency’s bottom line?

To help you combat fraud, ARC has teamed up with a group of international participants to bring you ARC Fraud Awareness Month. Throughout the month of September, we will host a series of dynamic webinars on fraud prevention, with presenters from law enforcement, the private sector and ARC. These webinars will provide insights into current fraud trends, the cost to your business, and practical tips and tools to protect your agency.

With subjects ranging from the Dark Web to security, ARC Fraud Awareness Month will be a rich resource for your agency. A mix of live and recorded webinars makes it easy for you and your teams to participate.


Tip of the Week: Best Practices in Managing Payments, Fraud, and Chargebacks

ARC has created a reference document to help travel agencies better navigate the industry’s latest payment card acceptance, risk mitigation and chargeback management procedures. Whether you are new to the air travel industry or a seasoned expert, this valuable resource will help you and your agency with the following:

  • Develop a best practice mindset on payment acceptance procedures, including the handling and collection of credit card information
  • Learn how to make informed decisions about payment acceptance and managing the associated risks of fraud
  • Get tips on how to effectively respond to and manage chargebacks

Please note that this guide will be updated by ARC as new technology, procedures and best practices are introduced or when payment card company rules change.

It is highly encouraged that you share this guide with your staff so you all can become familiar with the latest payment card acceptance and chargeback management procedures.