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Compare payment providers

You can select ether of our two main payment providers to handle all the payments made to your group via GroupSpaces. We have created a comparison table for you to help you make your choice.

Google Checkout
Regions: 190 countries+ More info UK and US
Process card payments? yes yes
Accept bank transfers? yes no
Fees -  up to 3.4% + £0.20 per transaction (UK)
- up to 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction (US)
-  up to 3.4% + £0.20 per transaction (UK)
- up to 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction (US)
Requirements to start receiving payments E-mail address only Google Checkout merchant account (requires US or UK bank account)
Requirements for accessing funds PayPal account using that e-mail address. Can access funds. In setting up a merchant account you will be required to link to a bank account to which you can then transfer funds.
Other Members can pay via PayPal and administrators can use their PayPal balance to pay for things online.  

More information or see our page on PayPal
or see our page on Google Checkout


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