PayPal payment gateways comparison


PayPal is a popular online payment platform that allows you to collect payments from your respondents on your 123FormBuilder form.

Key differences

PayPal is the basic payment service offered by PayPal. It is available in over 200 countries and supports more than 100 currencies. As Pros, we can mention that Paypal is an easy to use and trusted brand that supports a wide range of payment methods and currencies. As cons, there is limited customisation options for the payment process and for some types of transactions, they have high transaction fees.

PayPal Checkout is a payment solution that allows you to add a PayPal Checkout button. Respondents can choose to pay with a PayPal account or with a credit or debit card.

As pros, it is worth mentioning that PayPal Checkout is easy to integrate and offers a streamlined checkout process, besides supporting a wide range of payment methods and currencies.

As cons, they have limited customization options for the checkout button and payment process, and the transaction fees for some types of transactions are high.

PayPal Pro provided additional features such as fraud detection. It is mostly designed for businesses that want more control over the payment process and the ability to customize it to fit their specific needs.

As pros, PayPal Pro has a customizable payment processes and has additional features such as fraud detection.

As cons, their montly fees are higher compared with the other PayPal products and they offer limited support for international payments.

PayPal PayFlow is designed for businesses that need a more advanced payment processing solution with features such as fraud detection, recurring payments and customizable checkout pages.
As pros, PayPal PayFlow offers advanced payment processing features and customizable checkout pages.

As cons, they require higher transaction fees compared to other PayPal products and might need technical expertise to integrate customise.


PayPal offers a range of payment solutions to meet the needs of different businesses. The choice between these products depends on your specific needs, such as level of control and customization required, the type of payment methods needed and the budget for transaction fees and monthly fees.

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