How can I pay and what payment methods do you accept?
On AbeBooks there are a number of payment methods which you can choose from.
I wish to pay with Credit Card
You can pay for all orders using the following cards:
Visa - MasterCard - American Express - JCB
When purchasing with a credit card, our external payment service provider processes the payment on behalf of the bookseller. This also means that should a refund be necessary our external payment service provider can also complete the refund.
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I wish to pay with an alternative payment method
In addition to the above cards, each individual bookseller can choose to
accept alternative payment methods. For these payment methods, payment is arranged directly between yourself and the bookseller.
- Bank/Wire Transfer
- Cheque (Check)
- Bank Draft/Money Order
- Direct Debit
- Cash on Delivery (COD)
From any search results, you can view the bookseller's accepted payment methods by clicking on the bookseller's name in the search results page.
To view a bookseller's Accepted Payment Methods click on the link "Bookseller & Payment Information" located below the book description on the search results page:
Then click on the left tab [Bookseller & Payment Information].
On the right side is a list of Payment Methods which that particular bookseller accepts.
For more information on ordering please click here.
When choosing one of the above payment methods, the bookseller will contact you to arrange payment. You can also contact the bookseller:
3. Click [Ask the bookseller a question] to enquire. AbeBooks will also have a copy of your enquiry