Accept paysafecard Payments
Online paysafecard transactions: Introduction
The paysafecard is a pre-paid card for online purchases. Just like a pre-paid card for mobile telephones, a paysafecard is used for transactions on the Internet. The paysafecard is supplied in the form of a till receipt, which contains a 16-digit PIN code. Click here to see an example of a paysafecard. This method of payment offers consumers a way to make payments online that is fast, safe and does not require the use of a bank account or credit card. paysafecards are available in denominations of EUR 10, EUR 25, EUR 50 or EUR 100. The paysafecard is available in 25 countries. Click here for a list of these countries. There are 300,000 physical points of sale worldwide and 16,000 in the Netherlands (primarily petrol stations, supermarkets and kiosks) offering the paysafecard. A Paysafe app has even been developed to help you find the nearest paysafecard reseller using your mobile phone.
Accept paysafecard payments on your site: How to
It is simple. Basically, you have to follow the same procedure for any payment method:
Online paysafecard transactions: Advantages and possibilities
Making the paysafecard available as a form of payment will give you the opportunity to expand your customer database to include people who prefer not to disclose their personal details, bank details or credit card information online. In addition, there is no risk of chargebacks for you since this is a pre-paid payment method. Using a paysafecard is extremely easy, both in terms of the technical integration in your system as well as the online use of this method for your customers. If you decide to integrate ICEPAY in your webshop, you can also offer the paysafecard immediately as a payment method.
The advantages of paysafecard for your webshop:
- Opportunity to attract new customers and generate extra turnover;
- No risk of chargebacks;
- Easy to use, for you and your customers;
- Available in 25 countries worldwide;
- When you have an ICEPAY account, direct access to paysafecard is possible.
Online paysafecard transactions: How it works for customers
Integrating the paysafecard in your webshop is easy. You can let your personal account manager know that you would like to use the paysafecard as one of the methods of payment you offer in your webshop. Your personal account manager will then make sure that you can include the paysafecard as a method of payment. Paying with the paysafecard is fast and easy for your customers.All your customer has to do is:
- Choose a product in your webshop;
- Choose paysafecard as the payment method;
- Type in the 16-digit PIN code;
- And: the payment is complete.
Using the paysafecard to pay for transactions with a higher amount is also possible. Consumers can use a maximum of 10 cards per transaction to make payments (max € 1000 per transaction). This also allows customers to use up any balance they might have on previously used paysafecards. Your customer can consult the paysafecard website to see how much he or she has left on the card.
Using the paysafecard is initially free of charge for your customer. However, 12 months after the first time the card is used, yet no later than the indicated production date, an administrative fee of € 2 per month will be charged and deducted from the balance left on the card. Your customer can also consult the paysafecard website to check the production date.
This payment method is available in:
United Kingdom *
* Great Britain, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
|Connection costs||-||None||None||On request|
|Transaction costs||-||12% + € 0,25 p.t.||12% + € 0,20 p.t.||On request|
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