PayPal Here launched the chip and pin system for British users based on a very interesting market research that point to the reliance on and trust of card-based payment systems. The PayPal Here reader connects to the already popular free PayPal Here app for the iPhone. And how Steve liked to put it, “it just works.”
The PayPal Here app is one of the coolest payment processors for iPhone. Since it integrates with your PayPal account easily, the convenience of using the app has a large impact on startups and small-business that need to process payments on the go. With the new card reader for the UK, PayPal Here completes a whole “on-the-go payment package” for businesses.
IDEAL FOR YOU?
If you run a small business – a shop, a cafe, a library etc. – and need to accept payments fast and easy, PayPal Here is probably the best solution for you. The first benefit is in the setup. It’s pretty straightforward and quite easy. The second is in the features that the reader and the app offer:
- Fast Payments
- One-off payment for the credit card reader of £99
- No monthly payments
- Accepts card payments anywhere
QUITE A LOT OF OPTIONS WITH THE APP
The card reader is just the gateway to the app. The PayPal Here app, built for the iPhone but also available for Android, brings quite a lot of features to the table. For starters, you can not only accept card payments scanned through the reader but also accept manually-entered card payments. Then there’s the PayPal option where your customer can pay through PayPal.
PayPal Here has:
- Simple logging: All cash, cheque, PayPal and card payments are logged, easily accessible and searchable.
- Invoices: You can generate and keep invoices
- Instant receipts
- Flexibility: You can accept payments through the chip and pin reader from anyone, anywhere.
- Accepts all major credit cards including Visa, Maestro and MasterCard
Any new product that has to do with card processing is tested for security. Being at the top of the game, PayPal has built and refined, over the years, its secure payment methods. PayPal Here’s chip and pin reader comes with some of the highest security standards with world-class fraud management.
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You can purchase PayPal Here chip and pin reader through the free PayPal Here app.