iDEAL is the most widely used payment method in the Netherlands. It’s a trusted, secure and convenient way of paying online. Customers transfer money directly from their bank account, through the online banking product they’re familiar with. This guarantees a successful payment that can’t be reversed by the customer. The customer’s bank guarantees that the transaction is secure.
Credit cards are the most widely used online payment method in the world. Customers receive a line of credit and pay back the amount they spent in one go, generally at the end of the month.
Bancontact is the Belgian market leader when it comes to electronic payments. It offers a wide variety of payment services in addition to online payments, like in-store card transactions. This makes Bancontact a well-known and trusted name in Belgium.
SOFORT Banking is a European-wide payment method which allows shoppers to pay for their purchases or make donations without having to create an account. Customers use their personal online banking credentials to log in and transfer money from their bank account. SOFORT Banking has a TÜV certificate which guarantees the safety of using it as a payment method.
PayPal is the most used online wallet in the world, with over 184 million active users. Customers connect their credit card or bank account to their PayPal account, or add credit to their account. When using PayPal to pay for a purchase, the customer logs in and authorises the payment with just their e-mail address and PayPal password.
The Austrian e-commerce market is governed by Alternative Payment Methods, with bank transfer as the most commonly used payment method. EPS holds the position of most popular bank transfer payment method in Austria. Customers like to use the payment method, because it’s an initiative of the Austrian banks and Government.
ING Belgium is one of Belgium’s biggest banks. It created Home’Pay as a dedicated payment method for its consumer and enterprise customers. Home’Pay allows customers with either a Home’Bank or Business’Bank online banking account to safely pay for online purchases through their own, trusted online banking environment, without the need for a credit card.
Germany’s most popular way to pay online is the bank transfer, a very popular payment method on the German market. Because it uses real-time bank transfer, the payments made with Giropay are 100% guaranteed.
The KBC/CBC Payment Button is an online payment method for customers of the KBC and CBC, Belgium’s largest consumer banks. KBC is the Flanders’ branch while CBC services Wallonia. Both branches offer their customers a payment button with which online payments can be transferred quickly and easily. When customers pay through the KBC/CBC Payment Button they transfer the payment directly from their own, trusted online banking environment. Payments are transferred immediately so once authorised are guaranteed.
Przelewy24 is the most popular payment method in Poland. Przelewy24 makes it possible for customers in Poland to pay online, via a number of Polish banks, international credit cards and various other payment methods, for example SMS.