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Payment methods at a glance

The who's who of card acceptance

For you as a company, it is essential to know which payment methods you should offer your customers and which you shouldn't. We would be happy to advise you on your individual acceptance solution – of course, with no obligation whatsoever. You can already get an initial overview of the many different payment methods here.

Debit and credit cards

Mastercard
One of the world's leading credit cards with its acceptance network. Protected in online shops with the optional security procedure "Mastercard Secure Code".

Debit Mastercard
Wherever you see the Mastercard logo in stores or online you can pay with the Debit Mastercard. The amount is debited from the cardholder's account immediately.

Maestro card
Is one of the world's leading debit card systems. Maestro is frequently combined with the German girocard in the form of co-branding.

VISA
The international credit card is accepted in more than 200 countries and regions at 44 million acceptance points. Protected in online shops with the optional security procedure "Verfied by Visa".

V PAY
The secure bank card can be used throughout Europe and often worldwide in stores and at ATMs. V PAY is frequently combined with the German girocard in the form of co-branding.

girocard
The best-known debit card in Germany, with numerous features. Thanks to co-branding with international debit systems, it can also be used for payment abroad.

American Express
Offers numerous credit cards for private and business customers as well as bonus programs that can be used around the world.

Diners Club
The world's first credit card still offers exclusivity today as well as a range of advantages for private and business cardholders.

Discover
Discover Global Network is the third largest payment network in the world and a popular payment card in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

JCB
Japan's largest credit card organization is growing continuously with its acceptance network in Asia, the USA and Europe, and is frequently used in tourist regions.

Union Pay
Is the only Chinese credit card organization and the fastest growing credit card brand in the world. Chinese cardholders like to pay with this when they travel.

DK
The Danish Dankort (DK) is the preferred payment card in Denmark. This is generally combined with a Visa card, so that it can also be used abroad.

CB
CB is the leading payment system in France: this card is used locally in more than 1.5 million shops and also used to pay for around 80% of online transactions.

e. bleue
The e-Carte Bleue is a virtual debit card that can be used to make online purchases without the real card data having to be sent over the Internet.

Bancontact Mister Cash
The debit card Bancontact Mister Cash is one of the most popular payment methods in Belgium and is issued to all customers who open a Belgian bank account.

Additional payment methods

PayPal
The payment platform enables its almost 200 million active account holders to make secure and fast money transfers in more than 200 markets worldwide.

amazon pay
With Amazon Pay, more than 300 million Amazon customers worldwide can place an online order in a web shop without a further registration process. They simply log in with their Amazon account during the checkout process.

Paydirekt
The new online payment method of German banks and savings banks offers considerable customer potential with more than 50 million online-capable current accounts.

giropay
Customers can use giropay to pay easily, quickly and securely via online transfer with the online access data (PIN and TAN) from their bank or savings bank.

SOFORT Überweisung
The direct transfer method works on the basis of online banking. Thanks to a transaction confirmation, merchants can process orders quickly and ship them immediately.

SEPA Direct Debit
With the SEPA Direct Debit, amounts due can be collected from the whole SEPA region in euros. The buyer receives a one-off or recurring direct debit mandate for this.

POSTPAY
POSTPAY is the digital wallet of Deutsche Post. Buyers can store their preferred means of payment here to make convenient payments. Goods are then delivered by DHL.

MasterPass
MasterPass is a free "digital wallet" that conveniently and reliably stores card data and delivery addresses in a safe place. It can store all common payment cards.

Alipay
Alipay is the market leader in China and, with more than 800 million users worldwide, is one of the most used online payment systems.

eps transfer
This payment system was developed in partnership with Austrian banks to enable the processing of online purchases via secure online banking.

iDEAL
Half of all online shop payments in the Netherlands now take place using iDEAL. Buyers are directed to their bank's payment site directly, where they can make the transfer.

AcceptEmail
The easy way to pay bills by e-mail. The payment is carried out via a secure transaction site, where the buyer selects their preferred payment method.

paysafecard
One of the global market leaders in the field of online prepaid payment methods and part of Paysafe Holdings UK Limited.

Skrill
Skrill is a digital wallet in which the customer can store their preferred payment method and make the payment with their Skrill account.

Factoring

BillPay
For payment by installment and purchases on account, BillPay offers a one hundred percent payment guarantee and takes over the entire risk management process, dunning and the processing of chargebacks.

Klarna
With Klarna's payment methods purchase on account and payment by installment, customers can shop with no risk at all. They complete the order, receive the goods and only pay for these afterwards.