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David Lutz
(davidlutz)

Locale: Bay Area
PayPal on 11/30/2010 18:14:55 MST Print View

Is it possible to send money to an individual through PayPal using my credit card?

Without having to "Add Money" from a checking account and waiting 3-5 days.

Brian Senez
(bsenez) - MLife

Locale: New England
re: paypal on 11/30/2010 18:15:58 MST Print View

Yes, they charge you a fee however. I believe it is 3%

David Lutz
(davidlutz)

Locale: Bay Area
"PayPal" on 11/30/2010 18:41:54 MST Print View

Maybe it's obvious - but how do you do it?

Jeffrey McConnell
(Catalyst) - F
add a CC first on 11/30/2010 18:49:59 MST Print View

I think you have to add the credit card to your account first if you haven't done so. If I remember, once logged into your account go to profile and add credit card. Then, when sending money, you use that as your payment option.

Brian Senez
(bsenez) - MLife

Locale: New England
re: Paypal on 11/30/2010 18:50:49 MST Print View

Log in to your account, go to:
Profile -> Add or edit Credit card

Google works great for stuff like this too.

David Lutz
(davidlutz)

Locale: Bay Area
"PayPal" on 11/30/2010 19:04:09 MST Print View

Got it........thanks.......

Sarah Kirkconnell
(sarbar) - F

Locale: In the shadow of Mt. Rainier
Re: PayPal on 11/30/2010 19:21:31 MST Print View

Not everyone though is set up to take cards though through Paypal, so do ask. If one has a personal account not a business account they can decline to accept cards (since there is the fee for the receiver of the money)

Doug I.
(idester) - MLife

Locale: MidAtlantic
Re: PayPal on 11/30/2010 19:56:35 MST Print View

If you didn't know, you can also 'tie' a checking account/debit card to your paypal account so you can pay immediately without having to use a credit card and incurring that fee. FWIW.

Jeffrey McConnell
(Catalyst) - F
Another way on 12/02/2010 22:11:22 MST Print View

Another way to do it is with MoneyPak. They have them at a bunch of different stores now. Buy the MoneyPak card and put whatever amount you want on it. Then enter the card I.D. number in on your paypal account and the funds are added. Did this for the first time the other day. Another way to avoid the wait with the checking account and the fees.

David Lutz
(davidlutz)

Locale: Bay Area
"PayPal" on 12/02/2010 22:22:17 MST Print View

Thanks everyone......