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PayPal Extension Comparison

Payment Methods ↑ Back to top

DescriptionPayPal PaymentsBraintree
Credit & cebit cardsYes, advanced in US, CA, UK, FR, IT, ES, AUYes
Pay Later offersYes
Pay in 4 and PayPal Credit (US)
Pay in 3 (UK)
Pay in 4 (France)
Installments (Germany)
Pay in 4 (Australia)
Yes
Pay in 4 and PayPal Credit (US)
Pay in 3 (UK)
Pay in 4 (France)
Installments (Germany)
Pay in 4 (Australia)
Local payment methodsYes
Learn more
Yes
Learn more
Digital walletsYes
PayPal, Venmo (US)
Yes
PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay and more

Payments ↑ Back to top

CompatibilityPayPal PaymentsBraintree
Compatible with WooCommerce SubscriptionsYes, if Vaulting is enabled.Yes

Markets ↑ Back to top

PayPal PaymentsBraintree
Market availability200+ markets46 countries

Pricing ↑ Back to top

FeesPayPal PaymentsBraintree
Extension feeNoneNone
Monthly feeNoneNone
Transaction feesVaries by marketFees

Customer Experience ↑ Back to top

PayPal PaymentsBraintree
Customer remains on websiteYesYes
Customer needs a PayPal account to pay for productsOptionalOptional

Fraud Protection ↑ Back to top

PayPal PaymentsBraintree
Advanced fraud protection for credit & debit card transactionsYesYes

PayPal Terms ↑ Back to top

PayPal requires the customer to create an account when purchasing a subscription with automatic renewals. Manual renewals do not require the customer to create a PayPal account.

Accepted Currencies ↑ Back to top

Please click here for a list of accepted PayPal currencies.

Accept Payments from Customers in these Countries ↑ Back to top

To use PayPal, your customers must be located in these countries. If customers are located in a country not on the list, you need to offer them a different payment method.

General Questions about PayPal Products ↑ Back to top

To learn which PayPal option is best for you, contact PayPal Customer Service for advice.

Legacy PayPal Integrations ↑ Back to top

PayPal Payments is the latest product from PayPal and will replace legacy PayPal integrations. We encourage all our merchants to upgrade if they are using one of these older products listed below. You can find more information about each of these products on their documentation pages listed below: 

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