With Paypal Surcharge for WooCommerce you’ll charge your customers a small fee for the use of PayPal. Call it a handling fee if you will.
Why charge a surcharge? Because PayPal is expensive, especially for smaller E-commerce sites. But you may also just want to charge an actual handling fee because you simply don’t agree with transaction fees no matter the cost. Either way, Paypal Surcharge for WooCommerce can help you out.
As you know, PayPal charges a fee that you have to pay for every transaction, running a profitable business becomes harder and harder. Especially for smaller E-commerce sites.
Make those margins count with Paypal Surcharge for WooCommerce!
On August 19, 2019 Paypal once again increased their fees. Along with a few other things regarding their service and liability.
Most notably though; almost everything gets more expensive. In some scenarios transaction costs will almost double.
Time to get rid of Paypal, right? Wrong! Many businesses can not afford to stop offering PayPal as a payment option because so many potential customers use PayPal and rely on it.
But… not all is lost. With PayPal Surcharge for WooCommerce you can reclaim those transaction costs from your customers.
Percentage or Fixed amount
With Paypal Surcharge for WooCommerce you can charge your customers a percentage fee or fixed amount on top of their cart total.
The surcharge is added only if the buyer selects the built-in PayPal payment gateway on checkout. And is removed if they select another payment gateway.
Note: Keep in mind that charging an extra fee also raises your transaction cost slightly. Set your surcharge to a sufficient amount.
Advise: It is smart to amend your FAQ or Terms of Service to inform people about the surcharge. Nobody likes surprises.