Savvy partners with BOI Payment Acceptance to provide gift card solutions for merchants in Ireland

Savvy is delighted to announce today an exciting new partnership with BOI Payment Acceptance (BOIPA) to enable their merchants to sell physical and digital gift cards in their outlets and online.

'Gift card ready' payment terminals

BOIPA will integrate their payments infrastructure to Savvy’s REST API to enable any BOIPA card terminal transact in real-time with Savvy’s gift card processing platform. Any BOIPA merchant can now have their card terminal enabled for Savvy’s services at the touch of a button and begin selling gift cards to their customers both in-store via the BOIPA terminal and online via Savvy’s hosted eGift services.

Eoin Whyte, Savvy Sales Director said: “Our partnership with BOIPA creates an important new sales channel for Savvy with a fast growing community of merchants who have a growing need for our solutions. Our innovative terminal integration model eliminates the need for merchants to conduct expensive EPOS integrations and allows merchants to rapidly enter the gift card market which is thriving, even in a Covid impacted world.


“BOIPA is very pleased to collaborate with Savvy, one of the leading suppliers of physical and digital gift card programmes in the Irish market” added Brian Cleary, Managing Director, BOI Payment Acceptance. “This new partnership will enhance our suite of value-added-services and deliver new market opportunities by enhancing our payment proposition to a wide variety of merchants throughout the country.”

About Savvy & BOIPA

Based in Dublin, Savvy owns and operates a highly secure cloud based processing platform which enables hundreds of domestic and international brands to run physical and digital gift card programmes and other forms of stored value programmes supporting digital refunds, rewards, incentives, and discounts. Our customers transact 24x7x365 across 32 different currencies globally and they include Easons, Smyths Toys, Boots, Mitchells & Butlers, Caffe Nero, Greene King, Ernest Jones, Pizza Express, & Wickes plus many more. As an internationally recognised processer in the gift card industry, Savvy is well positioned to support our partners who wish to provide their merchants with our innovative range of services. Savvy also recently announced an expansion of their services to the USA to provide processing and also analytics via their new Microsoft Power BI platform to the US gift card market.

For more information, please visit: www.savvyconnects.com

About BOI Payment Acceptance

BOI Payment Acceptance is a marketing alliance between the Bank of Ireland and EVO Payments, Inc. (“EVO”). EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across the globe. As a fullyi ntegrated merchant acquirer and payment processor in over 50 markets and 150 currencies worldwide, EVO provides competitive solutions that promote business growth, increase customer loyalty, and enhance data security in the markets it serves.

 For more information, please visit: www.BOIPA.com

Watch this space for further announcements about our new partnerships, customers, and platform integrations during the past 6 months