Why Choose PayPal For Online Payments?

There is no doubt that if you are buying goods or services in person it is better to pay in cash, but if you are buying remotely it is best to use PayPal.

So, what is PayPal?

PayPal is a worldwide system for online payments, but why use them? and what’s in it for you? Well, here are some starters:


PayPal provides a worldwide-recognized safe and secure system of payment for transactions between buyers and sellers. Where sellers will never have access to the buyer’s credit card or any financial information.

You Are Not Alone

They also act as an Intermediary for example, if your goods don't turn up or they are not as described; you can claim your money back.

Also, many Buyers find the PayPal team very helpful, and when you need them they are there.


  • It saves you time, money and effort, without the headache of arranging meetings, driving, or taking time from work.
  • You can pay for goods and services using your debit or credit card, as well as your bank account. You will never be out of a payment option.
  • You don’t need to look for your card, pin number or bank account details every time you want to make a payment.
  • Pay for items on your computer, mobile phone or tablet. No need to carry any cards, all you need is your email address and password.
  • If you are paying someone in a different currency, you can choose between your credit card’s issuer exchange rate, or PayPal’s which will tell you instantly the exact amount you will be charged in your currency.
  • You can send money to any PayPal user instantly, with the choice of paying the admin fee yourself; or letting the receiver pay it.
  • PayPal is widely accepted as a secure payment method by online retailers, sellers, major institutes and businesses.
  • PayPal provides a support service, which gives both buyers and sellers peace of mind.
  • In a case of dispute; it is easier and quicker to solve the issue with PayPal than involving your credit card issuer, which is usually a more time-consuming process.

Business Sense

There are twelve reasons why businesses should use Paypal:

  • Businesses can generate more revenue because customers prefer it as a payment option due to being convenient and secure.
  • Easy subscription process for recurring customers or monthly payments. Your customers only need to approve the payment subscription once.
  • Easy financial reports for your accountant.
  • Lower business administration fees than some alternative payment providers.
  • Lower fraud risk rate for businesses.
  • More business from customers who prefer to pay in a different currency.
  • No sale no fee option.
  • No setup fees to pay.
  • No website? No problem. You don’t need a website, SSL certificate or recurring running fees to accept payments.
  • PayPal allows sellers and businesses to expand their trade nationwide or even internationally; instead of being geographically-restricted.
  • You don’t need a Merchant account/licence to charge cards.
  • You are in control because you can block a certain type of buyers from purchasing your product/service.

Cost Effective

  • PayPal’s exchange rate on some occasions is better than your bank’s if paying in a different currency.
  • Save money on petrol and travel expenses.
  • There are no fees for the buyer, and reasonable selling fees.

Supporting Irish-Jobs 

PayPal Europe has its office in Dublin. so, by using PayPal we are also supporting jobs for Irish workers.

Please check out the PayPal website with full details of their terms and conditions HERE.

Important Notice:

Beware of spammer’s phishing emails posing as they do with many companies, before you click on any links from emails which appear to be from PayPal, Check the address in the browser, it should always start with https://www.paypal.com  with the green lock next to it, also check the sender’s email address first.

Do not click on any links you are unsure about, often your mail provider will filter the spam messages, and send them to the Spam/Junk folder automatically. If it is there; then it is quite likely to be from criminals/spammers, just delete the message without opening.

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