What is PostePay card?
Operated by Poste Italiane (Italy’s national postal service), PostePay is a prepaid card scheme which issues co-branded Visa or MasterCard without the need for a bank account.
Offering Postepay as a payment method in your online shop opens your services and products throughout Italy, and gives your customers peace of mind when shopping with you.
PostePay’s prepaid structure means it’s essentially a digital payment method that’s as safe as cash. Enjoy zero fraud risk, and reduce friction at your checkout while improving conversions.
PostePay is the most popular prepaid method in Italy and is perfect for shoppers who prefer not to use their credit or debit cards to purchase online.
- Fast payments for every webshop: PostePay is easily integratable into any e-commerce platform, plus payments are instantaneous.
- Being part of a preferred payments network: PostePay has over 19 million prepaid cards in circulation with over 550 million transactions made annually.
- Higher conversion rates: PostePay is available to almost anyone and can be purchased at some 14,000 post office locations in Italy, making it one of the most popular ways to pay in the country.
- Zero fraud risk: Preloaded value in a PostePay card means your funds are 100% guaranteed.
How does PostePay work?
Your customers must first purchase and register a PostePay card before being able to use it, but cards can be topped up later at post offices and over 4,500 ATMs.
Payvision makes it a cinch to integrate PostePay onto your webshop. We’ll work with you to set up a server-to-server connection, so you can accept any Visa or Mastercard co-branded PostePay card as seamlessly as the other payment options you already offer.
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