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Udemy Payment Methods: How To Buy Udemy Course Cheap?

You might be looking to buy a Udemy course and might have a few questions. You may want to know what different payment methods and options are to buy a Udemy course. You are also thinking how you can buy a Udemy course at a cheap price.

There are many payment methods that allow you to buy a Udemy course at a very attractive price. You can use these methods to buy a course for as low as $10.

You should never invest in a course at its full cost as most of the time Udemy is running sales or promotional offers.

In this post, you will find the details of payment methods and some of the tricks on how to buy a Udemy course at a very low price.

Before you read further, you should choose a course that you want to buy.

Note: You can go to Udemy homepage to check the current promotional offer and select a course you’re interested in. If you are having a trouble in selecting a course, then you can read my article on how to find best courses on Udemy to select one.

Udemy Payment Methods and Options

You can invest in Udemy courses by using one of the following payment methods:

  1. International Debit and Credit Cards
  2. Paypal
  3. Bank Transfers and Cash Payments
  4. Google Play Apple App Store

These options vary from country to country. e.g. you will not see Paypal option in some countries and cash payments are allowed only in Latin American nations, as well as some nations Europe & Asia.

The best way to check what all payment options are available in your country is to go to Udemy and try buying a course. You can refer to this post is you want to buy a course from India.

You will see these options when you go to the course page of the course you want to buy and click the “Buy now” button.

how to buy a udemy course

After you click the button, you will be directed to a new page. This page would show you the payment options.

Udemy Payment Option

You can choose any one of the four payment methods that is most suitable for you. Let me explain the first two methods in detail.

1. International Debit and Credit Cards

You can use a debit or credit card with International validity to pay for your chosen course. Udemy supports all major credit and debit cards. You can use Visa, MasterCard, Amex and Discover.

You can also use this option if you have a card that is valid in your country and Udemy accepts payment in your country’s currency. In this case you do not need a card with International validity.

Once you select this option, Udemy will show you a form that is similar to the following figure.

Udemy Card Payment

After filling the form details, you can hit the “Complete Payment” option. After successfully completing the payment, Udemy will inform you that your payment is done. You will be taken to a page that is similar to the following figure.

Udemy Course cheap

You can click on “Start Course” to begin learning immediately.

2. Paypal

You can use this option only if you have a Paypal account. Paypal is not available in many countries.

Once you select this option, Udemy will show you a form that similar to the following figure.
Udemy PayPal Payment

You just need to enter your Paypal id to make the payment.

How To Buy Udemy Course at a Cheap Price?

Udemy programs are priced between $20 and $200 but you should never buy a course at its full price.

Most of the time Udemy is running one promotion or the other. If you are lucky, you can buy courses for as little as $10. You can find the current promotional offer by going to the Udemy Homepage.

Here are my few suggestions to buy a course for a very little price.

1. Don’t Buy Immediately

Udemy keeps on running promotional offers. So, a $100 course’s price could drop to about $10-$15 in a day or two. So, it is prudent to wait to check the price again. However, you should check often as Udemy often has flash sales that last only for a couple of days.

I would suggest you to shortlist your courses and buy then in bulk when you see a promotion.

2. Avoid Coupon Sites

So, what’s the problem with Coupons Sites for Udemy?

Well, almost all coupon sites have expired coupons. The coupons don’t work and the sites just aim to increase their revenue with the traffic.

I will strongly advise you against using these websites’ coupons. You can directly go to Udemy to check the current offer7.

3. Use PC Browser Instead of Udemy Mobile App

You can use Udemy’s mobile app to buy a course but you should avoid it. The prices are usually higher on Udemy’s mobile app as Udemy has to share a part of its revenue with Google or Apple.

I would recommend you to always use a desktop browser to pay for your courses. You can use any of the following browsers:

  1. Safari
  2. Google Chrome
  3. Mozilla Firefox
  4. Opera or any other

Final Thoughts

Udemy is a good platform to learn and update your skills. It has well developed, comprehensive courses catering to a wide range of audiences. In my opinion, it is the best platform to learn anything when you have a tight budget.

If you don’t know about Udemy, you can read this. You can buy a course that suits your style and caters to your needs.

Check the current promotional offer on Udemy.

Over To You

Which payment option did you choose? Did you you face any problem while making a payment? Was your payment declined?

Please let me know your opinion in the comments section below.

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