International Payment Methods | Blue Nile

International Payment Methods

For orders shipping to the European Union, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong (SAR), Macau (SAR), Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Switzerland, Norway, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and the US Virgin Islands, we offer the following payment methods:

  • Bank Wire / International Money Transfer (IMT) / Telegraphic Transfer (TT): Arrange payment through your bank and receive a 1.5% discount.

    • Bank wires may take up to 3 business days to be received.
    • The bank wire discount is applied before the shipping insurance charge is added. For split payments using bank wires and another method of payment, the bank wire discount is applied to the portion paid by bank wire.
    • Note: most banks charge a fee for the transmission of a bank wire. Please ensure that your bank has included this fee when processing your bank wire. There are no fees from our bank to receive the bank wire.
  • Credit Card: Use your Visa, MasterCard or China UnionPay (where applicable) with a local billing address in any of the countries or regions we ship to. We accept American Express for orders placed in USD, GBP, AUD, NZD, HKD, SGD & CAD, and Discover, Diners Club, or JCB card for orders placed in USD. To use other credit cards, we recommend using PayPal as it accepts a variety of other cards.

    • Verified by Visa or MasterCard SecureCode: For your protection against fraud, we offer Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode to confirm your identity. Note: these programs are a security feature for online transactions. It does not guarantee that your order will be approved by your bank.

    • International transaction fees may be applied by your bank to orders paid for with locally registered credit cards, even if paid in the local currency. Blue Nile does not receive these fees, nor has control over fees applied, and cannot refund bank charges. Please contact your card-issuing bank for further details.

  • Online Payment Partners:

    • PayPal: Use PayPal for orders in USD and C$, subject to limits found here. PayPal orders can only be submitted through the website. Apart from cancelling the order, no changes can be made once an order is submitted.

  • Financing Programs: The Blue Nile Credit Card is available for residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, US Virgin Islands, and Northern Mariana Islands for purchases made in US dollars.

We do not accept payments made in cash, by check, ACH, or debit cards without the Visa or Mastercard logo requiring use of a PIN. There is a 1.5% discount for payments made via bank wire. We reserve the right to request additional information about your payment method or identity before your order can be processed.

For orders shipping to China we offer the following payment methods:

  • Bank Wire / Telegraphic Transfer (TT): Bank wire is the fastest and easiest way to pay for orders shipping to China. Arrange payment through your bank and receive a 1.5% discount.

  • Alipay: Alipay can be used to pay for all China orders, including orders taken over the phone. Apart from cancelling the order, no changes can be made once an order is submitted.