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Natalia Lusinski
December 16, 2017 10:55 am

As exciting as the holiday season is, the one thing that isn’t always fun is shopping. It can get overwhelming, and fast. But that’s about to change, because now you can pay with Venmo at all your favorite stores. Which means that Christmas shopping just got SO much easier. The less stress, the better.

According to Fortune, back in October, PayPal (which owns Venmo) announced that they were expanding the capabilities of the popular app. And that day has come: You can shop online and pay with Venmo. How does it work? When you’re shopping online, choose PayPal at the checkout, then choose to pay with Venmo. Easy! We loved Venmo before, but now we’re ~really~ in love. Millions of websites now accept Venmo as a payment option, including Urban Outfitters, Forever 21, J.Crew, lululemon, and Foot Locker.

Even though in-person shopping has its perks, online shopping has even more perks — there are no lines, you can do it at random times throughout the day, and, of course, this new mobile-pay feature. If you want to use a credit card, no problem there either. You won’t be charged an additional fee for doing so when you check out after tapping the PayPal button.

But wait — there are even more new features and improvements!

Now you can track all of your Venmo purchases and money transfers in one easy-to-find place. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get better at budgeting, this one’s for you. It’s also even easier to split costs. Say you’re chipping in for a group gift for Dad. Venmo makes it simple for everyone to contribute their fair share. So you won’t have to chase down loved ones for the money later on.

We don’t know about you, but we have some serious shopping to do.

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