Understanding Payments and Fees

It’s important to understand the various payment structures and fees associated with Lake to maximize your earnings and provide a seamless experience for guests. 

Receiving Secure Payments

Lake operates a secure payment system with payments processed by Stripe, an industry leader. All card numbers are encrypted at rest with AES-256.  Lake’s payment system lets you list your properties, accept online bookings, and send payment requests to guests. 


Lake charges a 5% commission fee on the rental amount as part of our pay-per-booking model and a guest service fee of 3% of the booking subtotal.

Guest Service Fees

Lake charges guests a guest service fee to guests who book through their site. This fee is 3% of the total booking amount and helps cover Lake’s cost of doing business, including customer support, marketing, and facilitating secure transactions.

Example of a Booking

For illustration purposes, a guest books a room listed at $250/night for 4 nights.

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