Can I make pre-payments for my droplets and spaces for more than 1 month? Say I want to pay for 12 months ahead, can I make that pre-payment for the 12 months or Is it strictly one month at a time? IF there is a way out, please show me how as it will save a lot of resources for me.
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DigitalOcean billing cycles are monthly. Your account balance accrues over the course of the calendar month based on the cost of the resources you use.
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In other words, it’s impossible to have an invoice generated for a longer period than a month ahead just because there is no way of knowing if you’ll use more resources and have a higher or lower bill to pay.
Having said that, While DigitalOcean doesn’t offer a pre-payment plan, or payment plan, due to the unknown amount of usage, they do offer PayPal as a payment method. The first option using PayPal is to pay each month. The second option, or what you are interested in is to add credit to your account to what you believe the usage will be. It’s not a perfect solution but maybe it can be of help in your situation.
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We accept pre-payment using PayPal but you cannot use it as your primary payment method.
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