We are excited to announce that effective 26th August 2015, all Australian events are now accepting PayPal payments.
Register Now has been working closely with PayPal over the past seven months to get an approval in place to take third party payments via PayPal. This is a significant achievement and one of the first of its kind in Australia.
What does this mean for you?
There is no additional work for you at all and no additional costs!
PayPal payments will appear on your standard invoice as a new line item and will be charged at the current credit card processing rates. As with other online payments, we handle all the heavy lifting, including reconciliations of every payment so you don't have to worry about it!
You now have the immediate opportunity to promote PayPal has a payment type for all of your events which means greater payment flexibility for your participants. With over 5.3 million active PayPal accounts in Australia, we expect to see a significant portion of payments being made via PayPal.
What does this mean for your customers?
Upon reaching the payment screen, your customers will be presented with the option to pay with credit card OR via PayPal.
If they choose PayPal, your participants have the opportunity to pay directly from their PayPal account OR from one of their linked payment instruments including directly from their bank account!
PayPal payments are initially only available for payments in Australia for AUD only. PayPal payments are not yet available for:
- Currencies other than AUD;
- Fundraising payments;
- Recurring billing or payment instalments;
- Clients using their own payment gateway.
We hope to make PayPal available for these payment types very shortly.
For screen grabs of the payment page and PayPal option - Click Here