Authorize.net vs PayPal
Round 1: Pricing
PayPal takes the first round on cost.
Round 2: Features
|In Person Payment||Y|
|Merchant Account included?||Dedicated||Aggregate|
Winner: PayPal !
PayPal wins this round, due to accepting bitcoin, built-in invoicing, and the capacity to take payments in person – Authorize.Net does have some very impressive features tho, such as acceptance of payments over the phone, and it is a dedicated mechant account, which could give your business more freedom to negotiate the best rates.
Round 3: Integrations
|Booking & Ticketing||Y||Y|
Almost even-stevens on this round, but PayPal takes the prize for having more integrations overall.
Round 4: Language support
|Number of countries covered (Business Location)||EU, USA, Canada, Australia||Worldwide|
|Number of countries covered (Buyer Location)||Worldwide||203|
|Number of currencies covered||Any||26|
Tough one here, but we’re giving it to PayPal for serving businesses in a slightly wider range of countries.
The battle score
Overall Winner: PayPal!
PayPal takes the crown, with it’s incredible integration list and support for businesses worldwide!
But you might prefer Authorize.Net if:
- You want a dedicated merchant account
- You take payments over the phone
- Team Management is important