PayPal Offers Big Savings with 2009 Holiday Promotions
Oct 29, 2009
PayPal Invites Holiday Shoppers to Kick Off the Season with Cash-Back, Free Shipping and a Small Gift that Makes a Big Impact

SAN JOSE, Calif.--PayPal today announced its 2009 holiday promotions including cash-back, free shipping and huge savings from major retailers. Starting November 3rd and available through January 12th, online shoppers can visit www.PayPal.com/holiday to receive up to 20 percent off, cash-back or free shipping from online retailers such as Zappos.comBest BuySouthwest Airlines and Walmart.com.

“The consumer is in the driver’s seat this holiday season, with retailers offering great deals on gifts ranging from the practical to the fun and frivolous,” said Amanda Pires, senior director at PayPal. “By using PayPal, shoppers can find gifts for everyone on their list and still save time and money with free shipping and cash-back throughout the holiday season and into the New Year.”

PayPal is also working with MicroPlace to provide holiday shoppers with a unique gift that helps the world’s working poor. Shoppers who purchase a gift certificate on MicroPlace.com will get a free $20 gift certificate to give to someone else on their list. These gift certificates will provide much needed capital to organizations that provide financial services to poor people around the world. This gift could help someone get access to a loan to start a business, generate income and work their way out of poverty.

PayPal’s 2009 Holiday Promotions

According to this year’s National Retail Federation prediction, nearly half of all holiday shoppers will be shopping online. PayPal is working with several retailers to offer holiday promotions to help online shoppers find great gifts that won’t break the bank. These include, but are not limited to:

Savings and Cash-Back:

Free Shipping:

  • Walmart.com will offer free Site to Store shipping.
  • Beauty.com will offer PayPal customers free shipping from November 3rd through 9th.
  • Zappos.com will offer free shipping both ways on shoes and free overnight shipping on clothing from November 10th through 16th.

For more information about the 2009 PayPal holiday promotions, and to see a full list of participating retailers, visit www.paypal.com/holiday beginning November 3rd.

About PayPal

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With more than 78 million active accounts in 190 markets and 19 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal is an eBay company and is made up of three leading online payment services: the PayPal global payments platform, the Payflow Gateway and Bill Me Later. More information about the company can be found at https://www.paypal.com.

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