PayPal Allowing Split Payments For Some Sites?

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According to the rewards forum, Doctor of Credit, PayPal is allowing split payments on select companies’ websites. The unique feature allows PayPal users to split payments between two different card accounts. Here are all the available details:

PayPal Allowing Split Payments with Some Retailers?

The Doctor of Credit report shows that using multiple credit cards through PayPal currently applies to PayPal digital gifts and purchases made through AliExpress. The original post hypothesizes that the feature may be limited to charities only (for security measures), but this is unknown.

Other retailers currently offer split payments when making purchases online. Both Apple and Dell allow customers to use two different credit cards or other payment methods when making purchases online – as does clothier J.Crew.

Related Article: The Ultimate Guide to Using PayPal Pay with Rewards

New Feature Different Than PayPal Bill Split

The news of a potential split payment system within PayPal differs from the service’s existing “Bill Split” feature. That feature allows friends and family to divide a single bill, where each can pay their portion.

The Bill Split feature is made up of two different components: Bill Split and Partner Bill Split.

Bill Split

Bill Split is a straightforward process:

  • Pay the bill
  • Click “Send & Request” in the PayPal app or website
  • Click “Request” and select the person to split the charge with

The Bill Split feature is available for past transactions or future transactions.

Partner Bill Split

Partner Bill Split is only available on select websites, such as Fandango. The process is like the regular Bill Split but only works for completed purchases. The process works as follows:

  • Select PayPal at checkout and log in to your account
  • Select or add friends with whom to split the bill
  • Review and update how to split the bill
  • Click “Request Money”

About PayPal

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an online payments system provider that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods. The mobile wallet technology works seamlessly with many retailers, both through mobile payments and online. The company also offers a credit card, the PayPal Extras Mastercard®, issued by Synchrony Bank.

Related Article: Capital One Joins PayPal Pay with Rewards Program

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