PayPal already allows payment with Bitcoins

The cryptocurrency sector reached its high point in October last year, after the PayPal payment gateway made official its announcement to incorporate the option of carrying out operations with cryptocurrencies to its platform.

Months later the promise has been fulfilled. A few days ago PayPal activated its Checkout with crypto Through which only users of this platform who reside in the United States may have the opportunity to make payments with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoins, bitcoin cash and ether.

It should be noted that the businesses where this type of payment is allowed will not receive the cryptocurrencies, but the equivalent value in dollars.

When making the payment in PayPal with cryptocurrencies, the process is very simple. You just have to enter your PayPal account and then choose within the options displayed the one corresponding to pay with your available balance in any of the cryptocurrencies that the platform offers you.

Once you have selected the cryptocurrency with which you will make the payment of the product, the system will show you the amount of this that will be deducted from your balance, all this without commission charges.

After doing this, a confirmation of the payment made will be generated that will be sent to your cell phone. And although PayPal manages the payment, it is Paxos, a company specialized in payments with cryptocurrencies that processes the operation.

On the other hand, it is necessary to highlight that users can only carry out payments with cryptocurrencies that have been previously purchased with PayPal, thus ruling out the use of external wallets.

This is how when integrating payment in PayPal with cryptocurrencies dissipates the differences between this type of operations and those carried out with conventional fiat currencies. This makes PayPal the only platform to work with end-to-end cryptocurrencies.

PayPal considers that payments with cryptocurrencies on its platform constitute an excellent alternative for people who do not have a bank account, as well as for migrant workers who need to send money to their countries of origin, thus avoiding the payment of commissions that can arrive in some countries. 10% cases.

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