PayPal alternatives?

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  1. JPM

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    I'm looking for a professional alternative to PayPal which will allow our clients at Social Colleague to pay using credit cards without the need to sign up to have an account for that service.

    Any suggestions would be appreciated.
     
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    I'm not sure if they can use credit cards for moneybookers, liberty reserve and google checkout but probably.
     
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    I've looked into MoneyBookers (now Skrill) but they definitely don't do it, sorry I should have said that.

    Google checkout is an obvious one I missed thanks, any others?
     
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    http://2co.com/ could be worth a look, they have been round for a long time and have a reputation for being very user-friendly.
     
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    Paypal is the safest in my own opinion. I do not know something that might be a good substitute to Paypal.
     
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    1. Google CheckOut - okay, so we understand you don't want to give more of your details to Google, but this online payment system is backed by the biggest name on the web. And they do pay attention to security. They describe it as: "a faster, safer, and more convenient way to shop online"
    checkout.google.com/
    2. PopMoney
    "Popmoney doesn't let you send money through its site at all - you can use it to send money only if your bank supports the service. For payments from someone who wants to use that service through their bank, you set up a Popmoney account." [pcadvisor ]
    https://www.popmoney.com
    3. Amazon Payments
    With another big company backing this one, Amazon Payments lets you use your stored Amazon details for shipping and payment across other sites on the web..
    https://payments.amazon.com/sdui/sdui/index.htm
    4. MoneyBookers
    A UK company that lets you send and receive money and attach a credit card to your account. Reviews of it have so far been positive.
    http://www.moneybookers.com
    5. Bitcoin - for those who want to get out of the system completely (and avoid paying tax) bitcoins is the currency of choice for digital free-thinkers. Trade in your £s, $s or Euros for bitcoins and then trade and buy stuff in the currency. Not many places accept them yet, but look out for it.
    Risks include sudden fluctuations in value.
    http://www.bitcoin.org/
     
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    Have you tried AlertPay?
     
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    I'm going to second Fergal's motion for http://2co.com/. I used them for a number of years and found them very professional and safe.
     
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    I'd check out Google Checkout which was mentioned above, I used it for one of my previous companies checkout system and worked well!
     
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    2checkout is the second most popular, but even though they have their own fraud dept that verifys each order I have found paypal to still be much better with fraud transactions.
     
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    P erson-to-person money transfers, payment for online purchases buyers and sellers alike, and other e-commerce payment solutions are some of the pay pal alternatives. .Stefan Seuss offers the solutions to transfer the cash proceeds outside the United States through Offshore Structures and through foreign bank accounts.
     
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    At the moment, you can not make Visa or MasterCard payments through AlertPay. The reasoning has been kept quiet by AlertPay but there has been a news article that has been posted around alot so you can make your own decisions on the reasoning - http://www.montrealgazette.com/Aler...ayments+questionable+goods/5763861/story.html

    As the article states, this problem has been ongoing since October last year and still shows no signs or being sorted out - http://blog.alertpay.com/2012/01/status-update-credit-card-processing.html

    They have been posting blog posts like that every week or 2 for months. I wouldn't recommend using AlertPay at this time.
     
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    Paypal is always been the best in my books, but as an alternative, you can try out Alertpay and 2co.
     
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    Also, Nochex is a good one as well.
     
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    It's my first time reading about NoChex. How are they compared to Paypal? Do many sites accepts payments using that pay processor?
     
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    In China,we mainly use Google Checkout and Paypal.
     
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    I use webmoney instead of PayPal, see almost no difference. :)
     
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    Os it accepted by most online stores like ebay and the like?
     
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    how about e-gold?
     

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