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Can you buy stuff with your PayPal balance?

Can you buy stuff with your PayPal balance?

When you use PayPal in stores, you choose how you pay. You can use any combination of available payment methods, such as your PayPal balance, bank account, credit card or debit card.

How long does it take for my PayPal balance to become available?

To transfer funds from your PayPal account to your bank account, it usually takes between 3 to 5 business days; weekends and holidays may affect the exact timing of when your money is deposited. Also, additional holding periods may apply when transferring money depending on your bank account.

What is available PayPal balance?

Your PayPal balance shows how much money you have available in your account, in your primary currency. It doesn’t reflect pending payments, recurring payments or orders that have not yet been completed. If you’re receiving a refund and paid with a credit or debit card, the refunded money will be sent to that card.

Do you have to have a PayPal balance to use PayPal?

In order to use a balance as a payment method, you need to have a balance account linked to your personal account. We offer two types of balance accounts: PayPal Cash and PayPal Cash Plus .

What can I buy with my PayPal account?

If it’s not possible for you to get a PayPal Cash card, you still have one more option to buy products on Amazon with your PayPal balance: gift cards. There are countless ways to buy Amazon gift cards with your PayPal account, including eBay, Dundle, eGifter, and more. Obviously you should be cautious and vet any retailer that sells gift cards.

Can you use a PayPal debit card in a store?

Use the PayPal Cash Card to Pay in Stores. PayPal offers a very simple way to use PayPal to pay in stores: the PayPal Cash Card debit card. The card uses your PayPal balance to fund purchases. You can use it anywhere Mastercard is accepted and track all your purchases from your phone.

How can I use my PayPal balance on Amazon?

With that out of the way, there are two main ways to use your PayPal balance to buy products on Amazon. One involves applying for PayPal’s (free) Cash card, and the other uses gift cards to get around the lack of integration entirely.