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Is paypal and bill me later the same
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-12-2011

When I pay with paypal do I always have the option for Bill Me Later?

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Community Member
Posts: 8,591
Registered: ‎06-06-2011
in reply to falcongrim3

BML will appear as a payment option that you can select during the checkout process...after you have applied and been approved for it.

you will have a credit limit as with any credit card.


Community Member
Posts: 1,015
Registered: ‎03-06-2009
in reply to falcongrim3

I need to read slower. You need to set up a bill me later account. You would do this through your paypal account, it is not automatic. Be sure your personal info when you apply for BML matches your palpal account info exactly. If it does not you will have problems, I have been through this.

Community Member
Posts: 1,015
Registered: ‎03-06-2009
in reply to falcongrim3

Bill me later is a part of paypal. You need to have a paypal account to apply for bill me later. It is in a way a credit account through paypal and you would need to made payment on it as you would a credit card.

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Posts: 8,117
Registered: ‎05-24-2009
in reply to falcongrim3

Bill Me Later is a PayPal company, operated by Web Bank out of Salt Lake City, and is similar to a credit card account. You have to be approved in order to use their services.


After an introductory period, the interest rate is 19.99%, so basically, there's really not any difference in using a credit card.


When you buy stuff on credit, you may as well prepare to pay somebody 20 bucks for every hundred you spend. That's the way buying on credit works.

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