PayPal is a global e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet. Online money transfers serve as electronic alternatives to paying with traditional paper methods, such as checks and money orders.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
421 views

When a web site asks for my “PayPal account”, is it just the email address I use with PayPal?

I just created a PayPal account because I want to get registered on a web site requiring PayPal. In the registration form on that site there is one field to be filled in: "PayPal account", but I don't ...
2
votes
2answers
744 views

Receiving money on PayPal in Croatia?

I can send money with PayPal from Croatia, but can't receive it. Is there any workaround?
12
votes
3answers
19k views

What happens when PayPal overdrafts a checking account (with an ample backup funding source available)?

I recently made a large purchase with PayPal two days ago, but didn't realize that it would try billing my checking account with the whole amount rather than splitting it between my checking account ...
5
votes
2answers
287 views

How can I limit the value of my bank account tied to PayPal?

How can I limit the value of my bank account tied to PayPal?
4
votes
1answer
2k views

What are the risks of associating your PayPal account to your bank account?

What are the risks of associating your PayPal account to your bank account?
9
votes
1answer
205 views

What are the alternatives to PayPal for non-supported countries?

What are the alternatives to PayPal for countries whom PayPal does not support? For example, I am from Pakistan and I am looking for easy way like PayPal to transfer and receive amounts from the ...
7
votes
2answers
198 views

Are there any viable alternatives to Paypal for a small site?

I don't want to have the hassle of dealing with credit card or direct payments directly on my website, the volume and amount of transactions don't justify the effort. I've set up Paypal on the site ...
11
votes
8answers
6k views

PayPal wants me to “add a bank account”, another funding source. Credit card isn't working. Why?

This is the second time in the last couple of weeks that I'm seeing the following error from PayPal. (Note: I've deliberately hidden the name of the merchant at the top.) "You cannot use this ...