Amazon customers in the US will soon be able to add their Venmo account as a payment method
At Venmo, we are constantly focused on giving you more ways to use Venmo in your everyday life. Today, we’re excited to introduce the ability to pay with Venmo on Amazon.com and on the Amazon mobile app, offering nearly 90 million active Venmo customers in the US a new way to easily and quickly check their Amazon purchases.
From rolling out to select Amazon customers today, Venmo will be available to US customers by Black Friday. The option to pay with Venmo on Amazon brings the familiarity and confidence you know and love about using Venmo to your Amazon shopping experience. Whether it’s restocking household essentials or buying a last-minute gift, we know that Venmo users shop twice as often as the average shopper and are 19% more likely to repeat purchases.1This makes paying with Venmo the perfect choice for the avid Amazon shopper.
Once available, paying with Venmo on Amazon is easy to set up and use for your purchases:
- During payment, you will first need to add Venmo as a payment option.
- You’ll choose “Select Payment Method” and then click “Add Venmo Account.”
- This will open the Venmo app, where you can allow Amazon to ship Venmo for future purchases.
- Next, you’ll be shown a confirmation screen from Amazon, where you can also choose to set Venmo as the default payment method for future Amazon purchases.
- You can always change your preferences by going to Settings and then clicking Connected Companies in the Venmo app.
Customers can also pay worry-free with Venmo Purchase Protection, which is available on eligible purchases in the rare case of an order issue, as well as Amazon’s A-to-Z Guarantee. To create a Venmo account, download the Venmo app from the Google Play or iOS App Store.
1Netfluential and Edison Trends PayPal and Venmo Study: Edison Trends Behavioral Panel of Email Receipts from Over 300,000 U.S. Consumers and + 3.4 Million Purchases on a Vertical Level Among Pay with Venmo and Non-Venmo Users Over a 12-Month Period (April 2020 to March 2021). Netfluential June-July 2021 survey of consumers from a third-party panel who made an online purchase in the past two weeks for 1,010 consumers (half paying with Venmo, half non-Venmo).