Amazon adds new local payment methods in Latin America

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Amazon Prime Video is now available to Paraguayan customers with monthly memberships that can be paid in Guaranies through dLocal and Bancard.

San Francisco, December 7th 2020. dLocal, the leading cross-border payments platform for emerging markets,and Bancard today announced that they have enabled payment with cards in local currency for all Paraguayan customers who subscribe to Amazon Prime Video. Amazon Prime Video offers an extensive catalog of original series, films, documentaries and, children’s content with both subtitles and dubbing in Spanish.

dLocal’s single integration platform allows local customers with a Prime Video subscription to pay in Guaranies through credit or debit cards issued by certified local financial institutions, such as (all) Bancard cards, with no currency fluctuations.

Amazon Prime Video offers payments with cards in local currency through dLocal, an award-winning financial technology company specialized in payments for emerging markets.

“Our goal is to further enhance the experience of Amazon Prime Video customers by offering payment with cards in local currency focused on the consumer and their payment preferences, thus growing our presence in Paraguay, and other countries, in the future,” said Michel Golffed, VP Growth of dLocal.

Users who wish to subscribe to Prime Video can visit www.primevideo.com where the new local payment options are already available.

Any fintech company connecting to Bancard has to fulfill high-security standards, which is one of the requirements to connect to the secure and traceable payment gateway.

Bancard works with security certifications, in its latest versions: PCI Data Security Standard, PCI Card Production and, PCI PIN Security. These security systems guarantee data protection for both credit and debit cardholders.

These certifications guarantee the work carried out in the payment industry is minimizing fraud risks. Having these certifications means that behind them there are strong real-time monitoring systems that safeguard people’s transactions in all the transactions they make.

 

About dLocal

dLocal is the only 360 payments platform designed to handle mass online payments in Latin America and other emerging countries across APAC, Middle East and Africa. With dLocal’s single API platform, there is no need to manage separate payin and payout processors, set-up numerous local entities, integrate dozens of isolated acquirers and payment methods, worry about stranded funds overseas, nor undergo heavy operational burdens. By operating as the merchant’s local payments processor in each country, dLocal makes it simple for online companies to reach 2.3 billion digitally-savvy consumers in today’s fastest-growing markets.

Over 450 global e-commerce retailers, SaaS companies, online travel providers, and marketplaces rely on dLocal to accept over 300 locally-relevant payment methods, as well as issue millions of payments to their contractors, agents, and sellers in growth markets around the world. Some of dLocal’s customers include Banggood, Booking.com, Constant Contact, Didi, DropBox, GoDaddy, MailChimp, Shopify, Spotify, TripAdvisor, Uber, Wikimedia and Zara.

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