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    If i add money to my paypal account from my bank account will they charge me for this? Either a % or fixed sum?

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    Am i right in saying there is no charge(apart from the cost of the goods :p: ) for purchases(of ebay) using Paypal?

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    There should not be any charges applied by paypal. I have done many times (TSR sub) and not been charges extra.
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    (Original post by Rian1988)
    There should not be any charges applied by paypal. I have done many times (TSR sub) and not been charges extra.
    Oh okay, i thought they made their money by taking a cut from transactions.

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    (Original post by nessiehibs)
    Oh okay, i thought they made their money by taking a cut from transactions.

    Thanks.
    https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/we...y-fees-outside

    It's the person accepting the money that gets charged.
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    (Original post by Rian1988)
    https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/we...y-fees-outside

    It's the person accepting the money that gets charged.
    :yep: Also free to withdraw, if you receive any money from others.
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    (Original post by Rian1988)
    https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/we...y-fees-outside

    It's the person accepting the money that gets charged.
    thanks, repped. :yes:

    Is it true that i dont have to put money into my paypal? I can just give paypal my account details and if i buy something they take the money straight from my account?

    A friend told me this, but i wasn't sure.

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    (Original post by nessiehibs)
    thanks, repped. :yes:

    Is it true that i dont have to put money into my paypal? I can just give paypal my account details and if i buy something they take the money straight from my account?

    A friend told me this, but i wasn't sure.

    Cheers.
    Completely true - this is how most people use it, I expect (certainly it's what I do). There's no point keeping money in a PayPal account any longer than it's needed there - it doesn't get you any interest.
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    (Original post by Illusionary)
    Completely true - this is how most people use it, I expect (certainly it's what I do). There's no point keeping money in a PayPal account any longer than it's needed there - it doesn't get you any interest.
    Fantastic.

    So i can just open an account, give them my details and buy stuff tonight and it'd all work smoothly?

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    (Original post by nessiehibs)
    Fantastic.

    So i can just open an account, give them my details and buy stuff tonight and it'd all work smoothly?

    Brill.
    Yes, you just register a card or bank account and when you go to make a payment it will take the payment straight from your card/bank account.
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    (Original post by Rian1988)
    Yes, you just register a card or bank account and when you go to make a payment it will take the payment straight from your card/bank account.
    sweet.

    mucho gracias Riano
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    (Original post by nessiehibs)
    Fantastic.

    So i can just open an account, give them my details and buy stuff tonight and it'd all work smoothly?

    Brill.
    I've had my paypal account for absolutely yonks, so I'm not sure how it is nowadays

    But when I opened it, I had to get my bank account approved first (they make a small deposite into your account, then you enter the amounts onto the paypal website).

    As for debit / credit cards, youcan use it straight away.
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    (Original post by Andylol)
    I've had my paypal account for absolutely yonks, so I'm not sure how it is nowadays

    But when I opened it, I had to get my bank account approved first (they make a small deposite into your account, then you enter the amounts onto the paypal website).

    As for debit / credit cards, youcan use it straight away.
    So if i have an account that came with a card, i should just put in the card number instead of acount info for instantness.

    Although did i not read in a link above the charge for using cards?
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    (Original post by nessiehibs)
    So if i have an account that came with a card, i should just put in the card number instead of acount info for instantness.

    Although did i not read in a link above the charge for using cards?
    Probably, but I've always used my debit card to purchase stuff and I've not seen any extra charges on it, so I presume the seller (recipient) pays the fees.
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    (Original post by nessiehibs)
    So if i have an account that came with a card, i should just put in the card number instead of acount info for instantness.

    Although did i not read in a link above the charge for using cards?
    The charge for using cards in the link above is when you make a "personal transfer". If you're paying for a purchase (e.g. from eBay) any transaction fees (whether standard PayPal fees or credit card fees) will be paid by the recipient, as a deduction from the amount they receive.

    You don't need to link a bank account to PayPal, but your account will remain "Unverified" unless you do. This won't have any direct implications on you, but may make some people less willing to trade with you (this is more of an issue for sellers, however).
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    So you people are quite happy to 'verify' your account and therefore give access to your bank account to a company that moved from the UK to Luxembourg so they could avoid British bank regulations.
    You're mad!
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    (Original post by roubiliac)
    So you people are quite happy to 'verify' your account and therefore give access to your bank account to a company that moved from the UK to Luxembourg so they could avoid British bank regulations.
    You're mad!
    I know that quite a number of people have bad experiences of PayPal (evidence) - in fact, I've had problems myself, still not resolved. However, most problems arise from poor treatment when the other party to a transaction is looking to scam you, rather than being PayPal's fault from the beginning. Given the transaction volume on PayPal, it's probably not unreasonable to say that the majority of users who take some care with who they trade with won't experience any problems.
 
 
 
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