TravelCenters of America Adopts E-Payment Services

Coinstar E-Payment Services’ full range of Pay-As-You-Go products and services will be available in TravelCenters of America’s full-service travel centers operating under the "TA", "TravelCenters of America" and "Petro Stopping Centers" brands.

The lineup of Coinstar Pay-As-You-Go products includes prepaid wireless, long distance, gift cards, financial services like prepaid re-loadable and one-time gift debit cards and more. The products and services will be available at more than 230 TA and Petro locations throughout the U.S. by the end of May, the company said.

E-Payment Services is a subsidiary of Coinstar, which is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash.

"We’re excited about working with TA to provide an optimal product and merchandising mix to match their customer demographics and preferences in various regions," said Mike Skinner, general manager of Coinstar E-Payment Services. “Our ‘Pay As You Go’ product suite is ideally suited for people on the move and is complementary to TA’s approach of providing many convenient services at one stop."

E-Payment Services’ offers a complete turnkey solution that is customizable and ensures the right product mix and quantity is on hand for retail customers. Coinstar’s service solution requires minimal effort and maintenance and allows retailers to focus on other business priorities.

As a Coinstar “4th WallT” customer, TA and Petro have already installed other Coinstar products, such as amusement vending equipment, in more than 85 locations, as well as a number of coin-counting locations.

Coinstar’s products and services are at more than 50,000 retail locations, including supermarkets, drug stores, mass merchants, financial institutions, convenience stores and restaurants.

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