Can I use my own PayPal account to accept payments?

Yes. We're proud to partner with PayPal. PayPal is the fast, easy, secure way to get paid. Accept credit cards and PayPal online, and give your customers access to financing through PayPal Credit (subject to credit approval). Offering PayPal and PayPal Credit on your site can help you increase sales and get larger orders. Plus, they add credibility to your site and let you tap into millions of active buyers who look for these trusted payment options.

You can use your own PayPal account and the money from ticket sales will flow directly into your account each time a ticket is sold (minus our fee and their fee).

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What type of PayPal account do I need?

To use PayPal on Freshtix, you must have a PayPal Business account.

Can I use a PayPal Personal account?

No. You must have a PayPal Business account.

How To Use PayPal to process your sales

  1. Go to and create a Business account.
  2. Come back to and create your free account.
  3. In the Payments tab, select PayPal as your payment processor.
    1. Complete the PayPal Billing Agreement
    2. Complete the PayPal Authorization Agreement
  4. Click 'Save Organization and Continue'

You are now ready to sell tickets via credit card and PayPal payments using PayPal.

The PayPal logo will appear on your event page to let your users know they can use PayPal.

Use PayPal with Freshtix

Fee Breakdown - Understanding PayPal's Fees.

If your ticket price is $10.00, the fee calculated by Freshtix is $1.75 + 3% which in this example is $2.05

As each ticket sells, $12.05 will be deposited in to your PayPal account. At the same time, our fee ($2.05) will be deducted, leaving you with $10.00.

PayPal will deduct their fee from your $10.00

More Information About Different Payment Processing Options

Click here to learn more about the different payment processing options we offer.

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