About Visa Checkout
Visa Checkout is a service from Visa that hosts your billing and shipping information in one, secure location. With Visa Checkout you can add Visa, MasterCard®, American Express, or Discover credit or debit cards and be assured they are secure using industry standard encryption and multi-layer authentication.
When using Visa Checkout Visa will pay the merchants that accept the program and provide any information needed to complete the transaction without providing your billing information.
For more information and to sign up for Visa Checkout, please go here.
Using Visa Checkout as a Payment Method
You can use Visa Checkout through your Rakuten.com Account or when checking out as a guest.
With a Rakuten.com Account
There are two ways you can check out using Visa Checkout with a Rakuten.com Account.
If you are a first time customer, you can select Visa Checkout when you select your payment method.
If you are a returning customer, you will skip the payment page and go directly to the confirmation page of checkout, the confirmation page. To select Visa Checkout as a payment method, please click the "Change" link to the right of the "Payment Info" header. This will bring you to the payment method page that will allow you to select Visa Checkout as your payment method for the order.
When clicking the "Checkout" button after adding an item to your cart or by clicking on the cart itself, you will be brought to a page showing you everything in your cart.
Here you may click on the "Visa Checkout" icon on your cart page to checkout as a Visa Checkout guest, or you can check out as a Rakuten.com if you click the "Proceed to Checkout" button.