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Payment methods – Credit cards and e-wallets

Payment methods for online shopping

When shopping clothes online, the most popular payment method is debit and credit cards. VISA and MasterCard is widely accepted and can be used for shopping in most webshops. There are also many other payment methods that can be used and recommend and it can differ depending on what country you’re shopping from.

Debit and Credit Cards

Besides shopping with cards as VISA and MasterCard, most online shops also accept all major debit and credit cards like American Express (AMEX), Maestro (Switch), Girocard, Diners (Diners Club), EuroCard, Visa Electron, Solo. Today online shopping with debit and credit cards are normally safe, but one should be aware of all fraud risks and be careful with what websites to use the credit card details on. The website must be secure (HTTPs) (Read more) and you should get in contact with your credit card issuer / bank as soon as you suspect that you’ve used your card on a fishy website or that you see that too much money has been taken from your account.

Direct Bank transfer

Many online shops offer direct bank transfer. This is a very safe and secure and convenient way of pay for your clothes online. This means that the Internet Shop is connected to your bank, and upon payment in the cashier pages, you are redirected to your bank where you approve the buy / transfer.

Online Money / web wallets / e-wallets

Web wallets is also a safe and way of doing payments in webshops. A web wallet is almost like an online bank account to where you can transfer money either by credit / debit card or direct bank transfer. The amount that you have in your account can then be used in online clothes shop or many other types of shops.
Widely know e-wallets are :

  • Neteller
  • Money bookers
  • Click2Pay
  • Pay Pal / Paypal
  • Clickandbuy
  • myCitadel Wallet
  • eWalletXpress
  • Webmoney
  • Google Checkout

Online payments by cheque

Paying for online shopping buy cheque is decreasing and not longer aloud from many countries due to fraud risks.

Payment by SMS / Text message to mobile phones

The latest way of paying for your shopping; is by sending a text message / SMS to a specified number. This is very secure but is not accepted in all countries to foreign numbers and is not so suitable for large amount. Still for smaller amounts in your local country it’s convenient to get the payment done on your mobile phone bill.

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