Cardstream to Process Discover Cards in UK

Cardstream and Diners Club International, a subsidiary of Discover Financial Services, and part of the Discover Global Network, have announced a collaboration designed to help expand and accelerate the acceptance of Discover Global Network cards including Discover, Diners Club International and affiliate network cards in the UK.

Cardstream’s one-to-one-to-many partnership model delivers reach into several key sectors that will accelerate acceptance for Discover and Diners Club cardholders at key merchants such as transport, ticketing for events and tourist attractions, hospitality, student accommodation and parking.

In addition, Cardstream powers over 90% of the UK’s independent sales organisations and, through its partners’ sales teams, will add 6,000 salespeople selling the benefits of Discover and Diners Club cards to merchants across the UK.

The addition of Discover and Diners Club further expands Cardstream’s portfolio of card schemes, alternative payment methods and acquirer relationships. With a single, simple integration, its white label payment platform instantly connects its customers to all the payment partners, schemes and omnichannel processing applications they need to process global payments seamlessly.