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Get £20 off a PayPal Here Card Reader

By Chris Dawson December 21, 2014 - 6:18 am

PayPal HereHere’s a little Christmas discount for anyone looking to purchase a PayPal Here card reader. Currently if you purchase PayPal Here directly from PayPal it’ll cost you £69.95. We’ve discovered that it’s freely available online for just £49.95!

PayPal Here is being distributed by the Wolseley UK through three of their plumbing websites: Parts Center (£49.96, free collect in store or £6.90 delivery); Plumb Center (£49.96, free collect in store or £18.00 delivery); and the very lowest price Discounted Heating (£49.95 free delivery).

We understand that the discounted prices will be while stocks last or until the end of March 2015. If you’re going to buy a card reader you might as well save £20 which is a pretty significant discount on a £70 item!

The question is why haven’t PayPal lowered their sale price too? The answer probably is because Wolseley UK can promote the device to a large audience of plumbers and related tradesmen who may not have been exposed to the card reader before. Here at Tamebay we think online retailers should get the very best price available and don’t care if you’re not a plumber so grab the saving while it’s available.

What we do think is a bit strange is that you won’t be able to pay with PayPal. Wolseley UK are happy to promote PayPal to their merchants but they want you to pay for your PayPal Here card reader with plastic!

  • Toby
    3 years ago

    If Paypal want a high take-up of these devices, they should offer every business account holder one for free, like other payment businesses have done.

    On the other hand our Mobile Transax terminal costs £18pm with 14p per transaction for debit cards
    & Paypal would have to seriously lower their rates to also get our offline business payments.

  • Northumbrian
    3 years ago

    We have blithered on about the cost of these since their introduction
    Absolutly barmy situation now they are in a situation where all those that have bought these
    Will kick off if they discount the card readers

  • paddy
    3 years ago

    This sort of reminds me of when Sky used to charge customers for digiboxes. There wasn’t a widespread uptake of the boxes until they started to give them away for “free”. If Paypal were to give these away I think the usage would soar.

  • northumbrian
    3 years ago

    seems a bit daft
    that our half million a year turnover thru paypal account needs to pay full price to get a card reader,
    though any builders bottom can get £20 knocked off at the local builders merchants

  • james
    3 years ago

    paypal were doing them for £50 direct.
    they were also doing them for £100, with 50% off.
    now they’re £70 so they can take £20 off in the january sales and make a big deal about it.

    • james
      3 years ago

      or use promocode xmas10 to get it for £60 now, instead of waiting til january for them to stop ripping you off.

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