Payment gateway comparison chart for ecommerce |

Payment gateway comparison chart for ecommerce

Gareth Lisle February 23rd 2014

We are often contacted by clients that want to set up an e-commerce websites.  Once we’ve gained an understanding of their requirements, one of the important decisions that needs to be made relates to which payment gateway is most suitable.  This decision should be based on the anticipated volume of sales (and their value) since this will determine the total cost of the payment gateway.

Here is an overview of just a hand-full of payment gateway providers, along with information about their costs.

Payment Provider Setup Fee Fixed Monthly Fee Transaction
Cost
Paypoint £0 £19

350 free transactions each month then 10p per transaction thereafter

 

PayPal £0 £0

For transaction values between £0 and £1500 fee charged is 3.4% + 20p

 

 

Worldpay £100 £19.95

350 free transactions each month then 10p per transaction

 

 

SagePay £0 £25

Free for up to 1000 transactions in each quarter then 10p per transaction

 

 

Cardstream £0 £18

350 free transactions each month then 9.9p per transaction

 

 

Here at Bluehoop Digital we work with our clients to understand their requirements and to help them make the best decision about the most suitable payment provider for them.

If you are looking for advice about the development of your on-line shop, please don’t hesitate to contact us for an informal chat.


Author profile: Gareth Lisle


Gareth is an experienced website and digital project manager who has a wealth of experience working on both large and small technical and web projects.

By combining his technical skills with an strong understanding of Bluehoop's clients needs he applies a systems approach to the development of websites and digital marketing that is both responsive to the needs of customers and works!


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