Paypal here £35, a  53% savings @ paypal and Argos
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Paypal here £35, a 53% savings @ paypal and Argos

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Found 8th FebEdited by:"kakinyemi"
It's simple to take card or contactless payments, including Apple Pay and Android Pay, in person with PayPal Here card reader.

Get money paid into your account within seconds, protected by PayPal's world-class security and managed with the app.

There's no monthly fee. Pay once for your card reader and from 2.75% to as low as 1% per transaction with no fixed term.

Also available at Argos
argos.co.uk/sea…re/
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Picked one up when it was £20 from paypal, quite useful.

I set it up with my personal account, and then held the scanner near other peoples wallets and purses in office just to show them how easy it is to steal £5.
Well the way I read my RSS feed, I thought this deal looked like I could get £35 by signing up for a PayPal credit card.

And now I realise it's what I'd have to pay for a card reader, don't I feel silly!

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Picked one up when it was £20 from paypal, quite useful.

I set it up with my personal account, and then held the scanner near other peoples wallets and purses in office just to show them how easy it is to steal £5.
Well the way I read my RSS feed, I thought this deal looked like I could get £35 by signing up for a PayPal credit card.

And now I realise it's what I'd have to pay for a card reader, don't I feel silly!

jaydeeuk123 m ago

Picked one up when it was £20 from paypal, quite useful.I set it up with …Picked one up when it was £20 from paypal, quite useful.I set it up with my personal account, and then held the scanner near other peoples wallets and purses in office just to show them how easy it is to steal £5.


Can you turn the sounds off?

Asking for a friend, er, just out of curiosity.... guv...
jaydeeuk149 m ago

Picked one up when it was £20 from paypal, quite useful.I set it up with …Picked one up when it was £20 from paypal, quite useful.I set it up with my personal account, and then held the scanner near other peoples wallets and purses in office just to show them how easy it is to steal £5.


And did you tell them how easy it is to trace you too? /tinfoilhat
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So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee everytime you take a payment off someone who is willing to put their card in. Win Win. How do they come up with these ideas.
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deleted18369308th Feb

So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee …So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee everytime you take a payment off someone who is willing to put their card in. Win Win. How do they come up with these ideas.


I understand your view. However I use to get charged for the privilege of a card machine in my shop from the bank and a contract. So this is why they charge for the device. It’s convenient
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Coatze40 m ago

I understand your view. However I use to get charged for the privilege of …I understand your view. However I use to get charged for the privilege of a card machine in my shop from the bank and a contract. So this is why they charge for the device. It’s convenient


The bank is just as bad as PayPal then. It is not a pop at the deal just the irony of it Two words - Short and Curlies.
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deleted18369308th Feb

The bank is just as bad as PayPal then. It is not a pop at the deal just …The bank is just as bad as PayPal then. It is not a pop at the deal just the irony of it Two words - Short and Curlies.


Yes the banks are not our friends.just one of the ways they make money then the public purse bails then out 💥
deleted18369308th Feb

So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee …So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee everytime you take a payment off someone who is willing to put their card in. Win Win. How do they come up with these ideas.


You should look at the cost per month of renting a portable credit card machine then you will see this in context.
Why would they give it to you for free when it just extends your current PayPal service and it costs them money to provide the hardware?
IZettle and SumUp the leading two in this field, iZettle £29 for the reader and more importantly 1.75% per transaction compared to 2.75% PayPal
What’s iZettle service like, compared to PayPal? I have a website integrated with PayPal for payments but the idea of being able to shave a good chunk off payments by using iZettle is appealing.
Hmmm... I might be wrong but if the money from charging transaction goes to PayPal account then you need to transfer them, at one point to normal bank account, yes? So here you will pay another hefty % to PayPal on top of it?
(Unless you want to spend all your profits on eBay, haha)
luzik93 h, 24 m ago

Hmmm... I might be wrong but if the money from charging transaction goes …Hmmm... I might be wrong but if the money from charging transaction goes to PayPal account then you need to transfer them, at one point to normal bank account, yes? So here you will pay another hefty % to PayPal on top of it?(Unless you want to spend all your profits on eBay, haha)


No extra fees on top.
Dal226 h, 28 m ago

What’s iZettle service like, compared to PayPal? I have a website i …What’s iZettle service like, compared to PayPal? I have a website integrated with PayPal for payments but the idea of being able to shave a good chunk off payments by using iZettle is appealing.


I use both in my cab.

iZettle is far superior for software speed and transaction speed. It literally is 2 seconds and the transaction is done (contactless). But, you have to wait 3 days for your money. e.g. Take payment Mon, recieve into your bank Thurs.

Paypal software is slower, probably 15 seconds, which seems a life time when a passenger is waiting. Plus, recently, they, for some inexplicable reason, added an extra step, when you open the software. It now asks you what reader you want to use, even if you only have one associated with your account!! Paypal is instant money, so you can transfer to your bank account (no extra fees).

I used to use Paypal, until that stupid extra step, now I use iZettle.

Paypal is 2.75% iZettle is1.75%

If you want a code to get £10 of fees at iZettle give me a pm.
Look at Square. They are the original company who came out with the hardware and are very big in the States. Came over to UK last year.

They are 1.75% and next day into bank.

Izrttle used to be more expensive but brought them rates down to match square...

You can also get a referral code so that you get your first £1000 Of transactions fee free.

I gave 10 people referral codes last year so my first £10,000 didn't have transaction charges :-)
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Agharta11 h, 57 m ago

You should look at the cost per month of renting a portable credit card …You should look at the cost per month of renting a portable credit card machine then you will see this in context.Why would they give it to you for free when it just extends your current PayPal service and it costs them money to provide the hardware?


Because they will get the money back 10x / 100x / 1000x over in the long run just by charging the extortionate fee everytime a payment is made?
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Sumup is much cheaper and works really well.
deleted18369309th Feb

Because they will get the money back 10x / 100x / 1000x over in the long …Because they will get the money back 10x / 100x / 1000x over in the long run just by charging the extortionate fee everytime a payment is made?


If by extortionate you mean much cheaper than the competing CC companies then you are correct.
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Agharta17 m ago

If by extortionate you mean much cheaper than the competing CC companies …If by extortionate you mean much cheaper than the competing CC companies then you are correct.


I don't exclude any company that is passing on a fee of this size to what is basically the end user. We are all getting ripped off. These fees should be capped no one should be able to make so much money for doing so little. There are companies that charge far less as mentioned in thread but still a huge fee for what is basically a single transaction. Pay to spend money just doesn't make sense. Cash and cheques are becoming a thing of the past. Everyone needs a card service these days but to have to pay to use it? No.
deleted18369309th Feb

I don't exclude any company that is passing on a fee of this size to what …I don't exclude any company that is passing on a fee of this size to what is basically the end user. We are all getting ripped off. These fees should be capped no one should be able to make so much money for doing so little. There are companies that charge far less as mentioned in thread but still a huge fee for what is basically a single transaction. Pay to spend money just doesn't make sense. Cash and cheques are becoming a thing of the past. Everyone needs a card service these days but to have to pay to use it? No.


Enjoy your free lunch !
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Agharta22 m ago

Enjoy your free lunch !


Their free lunch yes.

"Hey boy more champagne and lobster on this table on the double or I'll have you sacked"!
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I think this is why they are trying to get rid of the old one now...
deleted18369309th Feb

Their free lunch yes."Hey boy more champagne and lobster on this table on …Their free lunch yes."Hey boy more champagne and lobster on this table on the double or I'll have you sacked"!


Lovely Jubbly. More bubbly Rodney?
artnada11 h, 0 m ago

I use both in my cab. iZettle is far superior for software speed and …I use both in my cab. iZettle is far superior for software speed and transaction speed. It literally is 2 seconds and the transaction is done (contactless). But, you have to wait 3 days for your money. e.g. Take payment Mon, recieve into your bank Thurs.Paypal software is slower, probably 15 seconds, which seems a life time when a passenger is waiting. Plus, recently, they, for some inexplicable reason, added an extra step, when you open the software. It now asks you what reader you want to use, even if you only have one associated with your account!! Paypal is instant money, so you can transfer to your bank account (no extra fees).I used to use Paypal, until that stupid extra step, now I use iZettle. Paypal is 2.75% iZettle is1.75%If you want a code to get £10 of fees at iZettle give me a pm.


Dal2217 h, 28 m ago

What’s iZettle service like, compared to PayPal? I have a website i …What’s iZettle service like, compared to PayPal? I have a website integrated with PayPal for payments but the idea of being able to shave a good chunk off payments by using iZettle is appealing.



As already been said, iZettle is quicker. Another important consideration, iZettle goes straight into your account and there are a few stories going around where people have had their money held by PayPal granted they seem more eBay related but I’d prefer the money to go direct into my account than PaPal
Coatze8th Feb

Yes the banks are not our friends.just one of the ways they make money …Yes the banks are not our friends.just one of the ways they make money then the public purse bails then out 💥


Yes, because it was retail banks who run card machines that caused the economic crisis wasn't it...
deleted18369309th Feb

I don't exclude any company that is passing on a fee of this size to what …I don't exclude any company that is passing on a fee of this size to what is basically the end user. We are all getting ripped off. These fees should be capped no one should be able to make so much money for doing so little. There are companies that charge far less as mentioned in thread but still a huge fee for what is basically a single transaction. Pay to spend money just doesn't make sense. Cash and cheques are becoming a thing of the past. Everyone needs a card service these days but to have to pay to use it? No.


Paying to spend money makes perfect sense. If you want the convenience of someone doing your admin for you, as both buyer and seller, then you pay for that privilege. If it wasn't a service worth paying for, then people wouldn't pay for it! Nothing stopping you paying with cash.
Mike_HUKD11th Feb

Paying to spend money makes perfect sense. If you want the convenience of …Paying to spend money makes perfect sense. If you want the convenience of someone doing your admin for you, as both buyer and seller, then you pay for that privilege. If it wasn't a service worth paying for, then people wouldn't pay for it! Nothing stopping you paying with cash.


maybe put should be free
For folks complaining about the fees, I understand your pain. But the fact is that a cash economy leads to large tax losses. So rather than raise taxes for everyone to compensate, folks running a business pay these fees as a cost of doing business. Let's also acknowledge that all the technology and related infrastructure costs money.
Mike_HUKD11th Feb

Yes, because it was retail banks who run card machines that caused the …Yes, because it was retail banks who run card machines that caused the economic crisis wasn't it...


Yep -
Barclays - Barclaycard
Lloyds - Cardnet
deleted18369308th Feb

So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee …So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee everytime you take a payment off someone who is willing to put their card in. Win Win. How do they come up with these ideas.


Yes, it's known as bi-winning
Still prefer my SumUp reader if I’m honest
deleted18369308th Feb

So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee …So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee everytime you take a payment off someone who is willing to put their card in. Win Win. How do they come up with these ideas.


That’s how the card readers in shops work, this is for small business people such as mobile hairdressers and the like. It’s not aimed at individuals like yourself.
deleted18369309th Feb

Because they will get the money back 10x / 100x / 1000x over in the long …Because they will get the money back 10x / 100x / 1000x over in the long run just by charging the extortionate fee everytime a payment is made?


Some of you don’t seem to understand how businesses in a capitalist society work. I guess you all must work for free. 🤔
Coatze8th Feb

Yes the banks are not our friends.just one of the ways they make money …Yes the banks are not our friends.just one of the ways they make money then the public purse bails then out 💥


If the govt had been allowed the banks to go under a lot of businesses would have gone under along with them. The fact that people not being able to access their wages would have sent the UK economy back to year zero and a return to mass unemployment.
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deleted18369308th Feb

So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee …So PayPal charge you £35 for a device so they can then charge you a fee everytime you take a payment off someone who is willing to put their card in. Win Win. How do they come up with these ideas.


Because they know world is half of idi0ts. If some can buy a "X" phone for 1000, why not a small fee every time for their transaction.
iGlad54 m ago

If the govt had been allowed the banks to go under a lot of businesses …If the govt had been allowed the banks to go under a lot of businesses would have gone under along with them. The fact that people not being able to access their wages would have sent the UK economy back to year zero and a return to mass unemployment.


good
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