eWAY is an award winning payment processor, popular in Australia and New Zealand. This integration allows you to offer your customers the ability to to pay in part, or in full at the time of booking and fully integrates into the Checkfront back-office app.

Checkfront currently integrates into eWAY by way of their direct payment method. This provides a seamless checkout for your customers, and fully integrates into the Checkfront back-office app.


eWAY Setup

Once you have your eWAY account, you’ll need to activate your Refund Password if you have not already. This allows you to process refunds from within Checkfront while viewing a booking.

This can be found by logging into your eWAY account, and navigating to Settings / XML Refund Password. Provide a password, and make sure XML Refund Status is set to Active.

You’ll also want to node down your eWAY customer ID.

Checkfront Setup

To enabled the eWAY extension login to your Checkfront account, and navigate to the Add-ons / E-Commerce screen. From there you will see a list of available payment modules. Select eWAY and supply the information requested:

Please contact eWAY directly if you are unable to locate this information.

Make sure you have enabled payment processing, and setup any appropriate taxes and e-commerce settings under in the Manage / E-Commerce section of Checkfront.

Test Mode

It’s highly recommended that you do an end-to-end test of your checkout before putting your site live. To do so, follow the setup instructions above and check “Enable test mode”. Creating a transaction as a customer and check to see that it shows up in your Checkfront account as paid, and within eWAY. If you don’t have a website to test on yet, use the hosted booking page (eg: https://yourcompany.checkfront.com/reserve/) to test.

Test Card Numbers

You can use the following test credit card numbers when testing your eWAY enabled checkout:

Visa Test Card: 4030 0000 1000 1234

Make sure your expiry date is in the future, and use 123 for the cvc.

* Always remember to take your account out of test mode when you are finished.


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For more information see: www.eway.com.au.