Pre-Authorization as the Default Transaction

If you operate a service-based business such as a car rental location, a restaurant or a hotel and generally process Pre-Authorizations rather than Purchases, you may wish to have your READY screen configured to default to a Pre-Authorization transaction rather than a Purchase transaction.

This feature must be set at the Moneris Host and is downloaded to your terminal during Initialization. To change it, please contact the Moneris Merchant Service Centre.

To use chip cards (credit and some debit) in addition to magnetic stripe credit cards for Pre-authorizations, you must configure the terminal to allow for Pre-Authorizations with chip cards.

To perform a Pre-Auth transaction from the Pre-Auth  READY screen ...