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Preferred Payment Methods in Unitedarabemirates

Main card schemes and alternative payment methods in Unitedarabemirates

Read below about payment methods And how to increase conversion by offering the most convenient online payment methods when selling goods online in Unitedarabemirates

Domestic and Preferred Card Schemes
• Visa is the preferred credit card scheme in the UAE, with over 60% share

Alternative Payment Methods

PayPal: PayPal has one million active users from the Arab world. In the UAE it is possible to set up a PayPal account and open a USD account in a local bank to receive payments. Nevertheless, the customers would need to be charged in USD, as PayPal does not accept AED as a currency

CashU: CashU is a Dubai-based electronic payment solution developed specifically for the Arab speaking world. CashU is used by thousands of international merchants in the MENA region

OneCard: OneCard is a prepaid reloadable solution that was launched in Saudi Arabia in 2004. Users simply charge their OneCard account with their prepaid cards and other charging methods