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In order to use PayPal Pay-In-Three, simply add the items that you would like to your basket, and select PayPal at checkout, whilst in the PayPal screen, it will give you the option to pay in three!


PayPal Pay in 3 is an interest-free loan that lets you split your basket into 3 payments, with the first due at time of purchase and subsequent payments due every month on the same date. It’s a great way to spread the cost of larger items or to cover emergencies, and is a helpful tool to manage your budget more effectively. Please note that Pay in 3 is a form of credit, so carefully consider whether you can afford the repayments and possible impact to your credit score.

Your plan will last 2 months in total. The first payment will be due at the time of purchase, followed by 2 further payments due each month after that.

To apply for PayPal Pay in 3, you’ll need to provide your:

  • Title
  • Phone number
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Debit card information

The decision making process is automated through PayPal. We assess your financial position using a combination of the information you provided within your application, and information about your usage and history with PayPal to decide whether PayPal Pay in 3 is suitable for you at this time.

If needed, PayPal will run a soft credit check with an external credit reference agency. This leaves no permanent mark on a customer’s credit record if they choose not to progress. However, if a customer decides to use Pay in 3, we will report their ongoing performance to credit reference agencies as we believe this promotes responsible lending. So, it’s important that you’re able to keep up your repayments and that you’re comfortable that they’re affordable.

There are no fees for choosing to pay with PayPal Pay in 3.

Your first payment will be charged at the time you make the purchase. After that, your 2nd and 3rd payments will be charged in the two subsequent months, on the same day of each month. For example, if you make a purchase on 5th May, your 2nd and 3rd payments will be due on 5th June and 5th July.

If a payment is due on a date which doesn’t exist in a month, such as the 31st February, then payment will be taken on the last day of that month.

We’ll send you a reminder by email or SMS 10 days before your payment is due detailing the amount of your payment, the payment due date and the funding instrument the payment will be taken from. You can see your payment schedule or make unscheduled payments at any time by logging into your PayPal account.


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