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is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

Have no idea what they are, do they cost anything to the seller, and does the seller has to sign up for them?

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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to *kazumi*
It's an option that can be implemented for credit card payments but I don't think there's a way to integrate it with any of the CC options with eBay checkout, and is not something currently offered by PayPal as it involves a form of credit (the seller is paid in full straight away, but the buyer's card is debited in instalments).

I'm not sure what additional costs there are for a seller to offer the option, but I suspect it woild be a small percentage of the transaction amount.
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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to digital*ghost

Thanks, I think they have it in the US, but this potential buyer is in Australia.  If they cannot pay, I do not want to mess around with them. 

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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to *kazumi*

AfterPay is very popular here with big stores like David Jones and The Good Guys.

To me it is just a way to get goods on a laybye system.  As a buyer I would never use it....If I cannot pay the full amount immediately then I would not buy.

 

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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to lyndal1838

My kids use it and it works on only 4 even fortnightly payments.

So if you bought something for $100 then you pay it off over 2 months at $25 per fortnight.

It's not anything like a laybuy because with a laybuy you don't get the goods until you paid it off in full but with afterpay you get the goods before you pay for them.

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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to *kazumi*
Can ebay respond? Are you considering implementing Afterpay EBAY? I for one would love it as a seller and buyer.
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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to bigpelican

eBay reps don't read the boards so you are very unlikely to get any sort of response from them.

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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

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in reply to bigpelican

bigpelican wrote:
Can ebay respond? Are you considering implementing Afterpay EBAY? I for one would love it as a seller and buyer.

They can't at present, but it would at least be possible when the new checkout system has been implemented (full rollout expected to be completed 2021, so there's a ways to go before it's an option). 

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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to *kazumi*
Can you use zip pay on eBay ??
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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to bec918tim

Not at the moment but that may change in time.

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Re: is ZipPay and AfterPay acceptable for eBay transactions?

in reply to *kazumi*
The Good Guys don't do afterpay at the moment.