PayPal Express Checkout is an express lane for 164 million PayPal user accounts worldwide.

With Express Checkout merchants can:

* Increase sales. PayPal is shown to increase sales by an average of 14%*
* Get new customers. Leverage the growing network of millions of PayPal accounts
* Own the entire customer relationship. Customers return to your site to confirm payment

With Express Checkout customers can:

* Speed through checkout with as few as 3 clicks with information protected securely with PayPal.
* Make payments using their credit card, debit card, bank account, PayPal balance, or an e-check.
* Bring you repeat, loyal business because they love the simple checkout experience.

When customers complete a purchase, they return to your site so you can cross-sell, upsell, and gather direct-marketing data. If you accept credit cards, adding PayPal can boost sales by an average of 14%* and increase checkout conversion.

* Q1 2006 PayPal phone survey of small and medium-sized businesses with at least $10,000 in annual sales online.

The PayPal Express Checkout payment module supports the following PayPal features:

* Sandbox server to perform test transactions
* Authorization and Sale transaction methods