It uses the Virtuemart Reward Points as user points manager. Credit points extension builds a professional credit points system in joomla 1.7/2.5 and VM2.x. It is compatible with alpha user points (and so with jomSocial points).
The extension lets you to buy credits points with Virtuemart regolar payment methods (paypal, credit cards, neteller, autorize.net...) and pay with points the products sold in your store - hiding other payment methods expect for credit points when purchasing "regular" products. Think to fotolia, or istockphoto!
You have only to publish a "buy credit points" regular virtuemart products - that uses "credit points" custom field of Virtuemart Reward Points extension. All regular products without this custom fields will be purchasing only with credits, while the "credit produt" is purchasing only with the other "regular" payment methods you builded.
Customers can earn other credits by using rules set on the Virtuemart Reward Points (or Alpha User Points, optional) so the credits can also earn reward points!
Just one ecommerce manager (Virtuemart). Just one cart (the Virtuemart one) to purchase both, credits and products, and an intelligent "auto-switching" payment methods.
Being a part of VIrtuemart Reward Points Extension, it is compatible with AlphaUserPoints and alpha points.