How can I add multiple payment gateways to my e-commerce, depending on the location the payment will go to the closest branch?

Look at super-aggregators like Adyen, Wirecard and I would highly recommend BlueSnap (Global Payment Processor for eCommerce) (no affiliation to anyone of them). Companies like the above have payment processing facilities (integration) with like all the payment systems worldwide that matter, so if your customer is from Singapore and wants to use a payment system native to […]

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How do I find the merchant name using the merchant ID? There was a transaction done, but I don’t know the details, how do I get it? I only know the MID on my bank statement.

At present this is no public database where you can query an MID (to the best of my knowledge). You may search Google to see if someone else might have had any interaction with the MID in question and posted it on internet, which Google indexed. Barring this, the only way is to ask your bank. Dispute […]

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Why do so many places in Portugal not take ‘international credit cards’? I’ve never been to a country where spending is such an issue with cards.

I’ve experienced this in many countries, including Portugal, it seems the universal answers are: Taxes: Just by saying they don’t take international credit cards, they are betting on the odds that you will somehow pay in cash, and a cash based transaction is not always reported (for purposes of taxation). Settlement times: The settlement time for a […]

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