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Amazon Payments makes payments easy


SEATTLE, Wash. Amazon Payments introduced Amazon PayPhrase, a shortcut for paying on and other Web sites. customers can use their PayPhrase for express checkout wherever they see the PayPhrase button. Customers on find the item they want, type their PayPhrase into the PayPhrase button on the product’s page and click to instantly preview the total cost of their order, including shipping and tax. No need to “Add to cart,” “Proceed to checkout,” sign in or type in credit card information. If the customer is satisfied with their order, they enter their PIN to complete the order. With participating websites that accept Amazon PayPhrase, customers do not need to register or create a new account in order to make a purchase.

Merchants who accept Amazon PayPhrase offer their customers a convenient way to shop while Amazon Payments takes care of processing the payment transactions. Merchants can accept PayPhrase orders right away by using Checkout by Amazon, which automatically supports PayPhrase.

Amazon PayPhrase also makes it easy for parents to set up an online allowance and monitor their teens’ purchases. By creating a PayPhrase for their teenager or student away at college, parents can set monthly spending limits and monitor or approve purchases. With PayPhrase, parents have the flexibility to preview every order placed, including the ability to approve or decline each order via e-mail or mobile phone text alerts.

For more information or to get started with PayPhrase, visit

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