As I was checking out and about to pay for a recent eBay purpose, I was offered a $10 discount if I signed up for the Bill Me Later service. I opted, signed up, and received an error message as seen in the topic name. I'm unsure if this meant that I was denied or that the particular eBay seller doesn't support the payment method, but the option still shows up whenever I try to pay for my eBay purchases.
Note that I only use my PayPal account for eBay. I'm not sure if the merchant support of this feature means individual sellers on eBay or the site as a whole.
Any assistance would be most appreciated; thank you!
Can someoen help me with this. It comes up in ebay wehn finalizing the payment. Nobody knows and I get stuck in a phone transfer loop.
Looks like we're unable to authorize your purchase using Bill Me Later® with the option to buy now and pay later. But you can still use PayPal to choose another payment method.
powerandenergy and bubbleboy- Sorry for the delay in responding to your posts. The message you're receiving is actually Bill Me Later denying your application. All transactions with them are subject to a credit approval process. For whatever reason, they're declining your ability to use them. I apologize that the wording on it is somewhat...vague.
I received this message today while trying to make a purchase from a software company. As I have already been approved for Bill Me Later (and paid off my purchases in a timely fashion), I do not understand why I am being told:
"Looks like we're unable to authorize your purchase using Bill Me Later® with the option to buy now and pay later. But you can still use PayPal to choose another payment method."
After logging in to both PayPal and Bill Me Later, I'm unable to find any help for this issue. "Sarah the automated PayPal CSR" was also completely useless. As I only signed up for Bill Me Later so that I could make PayPal purchases on credit (and I'm rather disappointed by how many online sites don't accept PayPal, but that's another matter), being denied for a purchase by Bill Me Later after I've already been approved and established an account rather defeats the purpose of this service.
In short, I'm **bleep** off, and I see no reason to continue using PayPal or Bill Me Later until whatever issue is behind this is resolved.