To accept payments you need a PayPal Business or Premium Account.

If you have a Personal account, you can upgrade it :

  • Log in to your PayPal account.
  • Click the Profile icon next to 'Log out'.
  • Click Upgrade to a business account.
  • Enter your business information and click Continue.

Find more info on the PayPal support site.


How to obtain API credentials?

The PayPal setup requires the 'Signature set' (API Username, API Password, Signature) from your PayPal account (REST API)

Please check the following article for more details on how to obtain your REST API credentials.


Note: The above article is supported by the PayPal team. Please contact them for assistance in obtaining the REST API credentials in case your PayPal account has a different layout.

Setting up PayPal in Clock PMS+

  • Select 'Settings' - 'All Settings' from the Navigation bar.
  • Select ' PayPal (Express Checkout)'. 
  • In the 'Login' field, enter 'API Username'. 
  • In the 'Password' field, enter 'API Password'. 
  • In the 'Signature' field, enter 'Signature'. 
  • Select the currency for PayPal transactions. If the currency of a payment amount is different, the amount will be converted to this currency.
  • Choose whether to allow guest checkout - choose whether a client to be redirected either to a page with their username and password displayed by default, or to a page where their details and the ones of their credit card are prompted.
  • Save. 

Removing PayPal credentials

  • Select 'Settings' - 'All Settings' from the Navigation bar.
  • Select 'Remove' next to 'PayPal (Express Checkout)'.

Web Reservation System and PayPal

To enable PayPal in your Web Reservation System select 'Pay Pal Express' in the guarantee options used in your WRS.

More info: Guarantee policies

Self Service Portal and PayPal

To enable PayPal payments on your Self Service Portal :

  • Select 'Settings' - 'All Settings' from the Navigation bar.
  • Select 'Self service settings'.
  • Select 'Yes' for the 'Online payment' option..
  • Save.