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Bristol Merchant Services 07775 127963
Bristol Merchant Services                                     07775 127963

Bristol Merchant Services proudly serving local SME's in the UK. Card Processing & EPoS Systems, Insurance, Overseas Money Transfer, Fixed Line & Broadband Savings.

Attention to service and details has made us an industry leader. With a wide range of products and services to choose from, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for! If you require assistance, our qualified staff will provide you with expert guidance.

We offer you a wide range of exclusive products and solutions at affordable prices. Our distribution centre ships only the highest quality goods to our valued customers. If you're not totally satisfied, we'll refund your money.



Looking to accept card payments?

Whether you’re a new in business or new to taking card payments, we can supply you with a simple debit and credit card processing solution that’s perfect for your business.

As the UK’s largest merchant service provider, we help businesses across the country get started with credit and debit processing every day.

Looking to switch providers?

If you’re one of the many thousands of businesses hit by increasing debit and credit card processing card rates every year, it’s time to switch to the only UK provider that offers capped rates.

We make switching from your current credit card processing provider as easy as possible and on average businesses that switch with us save up to 40% on their card processing.

Small or large, your request will be met with expert advice, individual attention and innovative solutions. Contact us and discover all we have to offer. Our qualified staff looks forward to serving you!

Our credit and debit card processing solutions

Card machines

Our card terminals are easy-to-use and built to last, and can help your business both increase profits and improve sales performance.

Pay by phone

With a virtual card terminal, you can process your customers’ card payments customers directly over phone. 


We can provide everything you need to take card payments through your website within 24 hours. 

Why it pays to accept card payments

More UK purchases are made using cards than with cheques and cash combined. If you’re not accepting card payments, you could be turning away valuable business. Explore new commercial opportunities by opening a merchant account with us.

Increase your turnover

Attract more customers

If you don’t accept card payments your customers may not have the means to pay for your goods and services and may shop elsewhere.

Turn browsers into buyers

By removing cash restrictions, you can convert more browsers into buyers. So your customers could end up spending more.

Increase impulse spending

The average order value of your customers paying by card is higher than those paying by cash. Cards will encourage impulse purchases as customers are not limited to the cash in their pockets.

Convenience and peace of mind


Less cash handling

Feel more secure knowing there is less cash on site.

Instant authorisation

With card payments you receive instant authorisation from the bank that funds are being sent directly to your bank account.

Reduced bank charges

With less cash and cheques to deposit, your business can enjoy fewer bank fees.

More time to run your business

With less visits to the bank, you have more time to focus on what really matters, running your business.

Choose the right card machine for your business

We provide a range of high quality card machines that are perfectly suited for small and medium businesses. All of our debit and credit card machines are robust, fast and meet the latest security standards.They also come with an extended warranty and free next day replacement in the unlikely event that anything goes wrong. We can also set up your credit and debit card machine faster than any other provider in the UK, meaning you can be ready to take cards in days, not weeks.

Our current card machine range

Countertop terminals

Countertop or static card machines are designed for fast, secure and easy transactions. They are configured to be used through either telephone or broadband connections. These are best suited for businesses where card payments are taken directly at the till, which is why they are an ideal model for most retail and service industries. 

Portable terminals

These credit card machines are designed for short range wireless transactions. They use Bluetooth technology to transmit back to a central hub and can be used at a range of up to 100m. Their portability makes them ideal for restaurants, pubs and bars where table service is required, or in much larger retail environments.

Mobile terminals

These terminals are designed for businesses that need to take payments on the move. Using GPRS mobile broadband technology they can process transactions immediately from anywhere in the UK. This is the perfect credit card machine for merchants who trade outdoors, on the go, or at various locations across the country


We can provide your business everything you need to start selling online, and have it all set up and ready to go within 24 hours.

From a merchant account and payment gateway, to a shopping cart and merchant management system, we can provide you with all you need to turn your website into a web store in no time at all.

We're the only UK card processing provider to offer businesses a same day e-commerce setup solution, so if getting ready to sell quickly and securely is important, you're in the right place.

Take payments by phone, fax or mail with a virtual terminal

A virtual terminal is an online version of a chip & PIN machine. This payment solution provides your business with an easy way to accept and process payments when your customers are not present. It is an ideal solution for businesses who take card payments over the phone, by fax or mail.

A guide to using a virtual terminal

How the virtual terminal works

Getting started is a fast and simple process. There is no technical integration necessary. We provide you with a secure web page that acts as your virtual terminal. When taking a payment, simply log in online and key in your customer’s details as prompted. We then process the transaction and funds are deposited into your account.

The benefits of using a virtual terminal


Simple set up

Getting set up to use a virtual terminal couldn’t be easier and requires no technical knowledge or expertise on your part.

Fast and secure

The virtual terminal is just as quick as a regular card machine meaning that card transactions will be authorised in just seconds leaving you time to run your business.

Increased cash flow

With customer payments processed quickly, you’ll enjoy improved cash flow meaning you can manage your business budget more effectively.

Management reports

The terminal will keep track of all of your transactions allowing you to monitor card payment details online. This makes doing your accounts a lot easier and all of the information is stored securely and protected by password.

Multiple users

If you have several people in your business taking orders at one time then you give allow extra users access to the terminal at no extra cost



Service excellence

We offer friendly and knowledgeable UK based support.

Secure and reliable

We offer the highest level of security and reliability. Our systems are Tier-1 PCI compliant and we provide free 3D secure processing.

Quick setup

With a dedicated account manager and a simple application process you can be up and running in days.

Online payment gateways

Our payment gateway allows your business to accept online card payments securely and efficiently. Our trusted gateway systems are the most reliable in the industry, with a record of 100% uptime. We offer our payment gateway services at the lowest cost in the UK.

What is an online payment gateway?

A payment gateway acts as an online version of a Chip & PIN machine. It is through the gateway that your card payments are processed and authorised. Customers enter their card details on your site and via the payment gateway these details are passed on to us for security checks and authorisation.




Our systems are the most reliable in the industry. We are the only provider with a record of zero downtime. We host our servers across multiple locations to prevent an outage.



We offer the highest level of security with Tier-1 PCI compliant systems. We provide you with a free anti-fraud package and 3D secure processing. We also offer your business free PCI for the first year.


Simple Integration

We offer full integration support and fully maintained shopping cart-plug ins. We have modules for over 30 shopping carts including:

  • CubeCart
  • csCart
  • OpenCart
  • PrestaShop
  • Virtuemart
  • ZenCart


Want to know more about our business and the services we provide? Learn more about our company's origins and dedicated team. Get detailed information on our solutions and services. We're looking forward to serving you! 

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Bristol Merchant Services,


Get Lower rates for your Business Broadband & Fixed Phone Line and/or Gas/Electricity.


International Money Transfer.


Debit & Credit Card Processing.


Business Overdraft for SME's.


20b, Parnell Road 

Bristol, BS16 1WA



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