PayPal accounts are either Personal or Business.

If you have a PayPal Personal account, then your bookers will also have to have a PayPal account to pay. 

If you have a PayPal Business account, you can accept payments by credit card without your bookers having to have a PayPal account. The Business accounts are either Website Payments Standard (free) or Website Payments Pro (you have to pay a subscription). Either will work.

To upgrade your current PayPal Personal Account to a Business or Premier Account:

  1. Go to and log in to your PayPal account

  2. Select the Upgrade Now button at the bottom of the page.

  3. The next page will allow you to choose a personal Premier Account or a Business Account. Select which type of account you would like and the Continue button.

  4. If you have selected a Business Account, you will be asked to enter your Business Information and choose Submit.

  5. Once you've done this, please make sure you Reuthenticate your PayPal connection here (see below).

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