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Can I send money to my friend using PayPal?

Last Updated: 26th May, 2020

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Log into your account at PayPal.com,select“Pay or send moneyand choosewhetheryou're paying for goods or services or sending moneytofriends and family. Enter the recipient'semailaddress, mobile number or name and click“Next”Enter the amount andclick“Continue”

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Accordingly, can you transfer money with PayPal?

To send money, you just needtherecipient's email address. If your recipient doesn't haveaPayPal account, they can create one afterreceivingan email message about transfered money. Tosendmoney from your PayPal app, tap Send and followtheinstructions.

Also, can I use a credit card to pay someone on PayPal? If you use a debit or credit card tosendmoney to family or friends, you'll pay a fee of 2.9percentplus 30 cents of the amount you send. When you send moneythroughPayPal, the recipient doesn't see your financialinformationlike your credit card or bank accountnumber.

Similarly, it is asked, can I send money instantly with PayPal?

To send an instant transfer, click"SendMoney" on PayPal. Enter the recipient andamount of thepayment, and press "Continue." Before sendingthe payment,click "Change" under Payment Method and pick"InstantTransfer." This method requires a credit or debitcard tied toyour PayPal account.

How can I get cash from PayPal?

  1. Log in to your PayPal app.
  2. Under the "More" Menu, tap Get Cash.
  3. You'll be asked to set up a PayPal Cash Plus account (ifyoudon't have a PayPal Cash Plus account already).
  4. Enter the amount you want to withdraw ($20-$500 pertransaction;limit of $500 per day and $3,500 per month) and clickContinue.

Related Question Answers

Yumalay Vakulin

Professional

How do I send money using PayPal credit?

You can now send money with PayPal Credit.It'seasy—simply log in to PayPal.com and selecttheSend Money tab. Enter the recipient's email address orphonenumber, amount, and transaction type. Click Change toselectPayPal Credit as your payment method, then confirmyourpayment details.

Ekhine Wattiez

Professional

Is there a fee to transfer from PayPal to PayPal?

There are no fees within the U.S. tosendmoney to family and friends when you use only yourPayPalbalance or bank account, or a combination of yourPayPalbalance and bank account. There is a feeto sendmoney as a personal payment using a debit card orcreditcard.

Badra Gute

Professional

How do I send money through PayPal without fees?

Re: Sending money fee free
Go to send money > select the personaltab> gift or family and friends option. NOW its free if youFUNDthat paypal payment via instant bank transfer orfromfunds in your paypal balance. You still pay a feeifyou fund that payment via a debit orcreditcard.

Dorathy Sutterle

Explainer

How can I send money to someone instantly?

Here are 11 easy ways to send money:
  1. Square Cash. Transferring money with Square Cash is free.
  2. Venmo. Money transfer apps like Venmo let you send money anddoother functions, like paying at participating businesses withyourphone.
  3. Chase QuickPay.
  4. Zelle.
  5. Popmoney.
  6. PayPal.
  7. Facebook Messenger.
  8. Google Wallet.

Eriko Hansson

Explainer

How do I pay someone on PayPal?

Method 2 Using PayPal.com on a Computer
  1. Click Log In.
  2. Sign in to your PayPal account.
  3. Click the Send & Request tab.
  4. Select a payment option.
  5. Enter the recipient's email address or mobile phone numberandclick Next.
  6. Enter the amount and click Continue.
  7. Review your payment details.
  8. Click Send Money Now.

Saaida Kesselaars

Explainer

How do I avoid PayPal fees when sending money?

Go to send money > select the personal tab>gift or family and friends option. NOW its free if you FUNDthatpaypal payment via instant bank transfer orfromfunds in your paypal balance. You still payafee if you fund that payment via a debit orcreditcard.

Unni Camus

Pundit

How long does it take to send money to someone on PayPal?

PayPal says the transfernormallytakes two to three days. On the other hand,sendingmoney that is already in a PayPal account canbe fasterthan sending money from a bank account, thecompanysays.

Dayanara Prisacariu

Pundit

How can I send money to a friend?

Send money
  1. On your computer, go to pay.google.com.
  2. Click Send or request money.
  3. Click Send money.
  4. Enter the amount you want to send.
  5. Enter your recipient's name, email address, orphonenumber.
  6. Check that the amount and payment method are correct. Youcanalso include a memo.
  7. Click Send.

Yaiza Werl

Pundit

Can I send someone money using my credit card?

It's free to send and receive moneywhenyou link a bank account, debit card or prepaiddebitcard. Using a credit card costs 3% ofthetransaction. With a few taps on Venmo, you cansendup to $2,999.99 per week. Your transactionswill popup, along with your friends' — withoutamounts —on a Facebook-like news feed.

Xuehua Carasusan

Pundit

Can you pay a friend with a credit card on PayPal?

Sending money –Personalpayments:
There are no fees within the U.S. to send moneytofamily and friends when you use onlyyourPayPal balance or bank account, or a combination ofyourPayPal balance and bank account. There is a fee tosendmoney as a personal payment using a debit orcreditcard.

Enya Berasain

Teacher

Can you transfer funds from a credit card to PayPal?

Add funds to your PayPal account fromthecredit account balance by going to the link"AddFunds." Select the link "Add funds from a U.S.BankAccount" and choose the now confirmed Visa Card asyourfunding source. Enter the amount of money you wishtotransfer from your Visa card andclick"Submit."

Estervina Finkelshtein

Teacher

Is sending money through PayPal a cash advance?

No. When you use your credit or debit card, you willnotbe charged a cash advance fee for sending moneyforgoods or services. Note: If you make a cash advancepurchasewith a credit or debit card, the card issuer may charge acashadvance fee. PayPal has no control overthird-partyfees.

Festus Brazal

Teacher

Can I send money to someone who doesn't have a PayPal account?

With PayPal, you can send money toanyonewith an email address or a mobile phone number. Therecipientdoesn't even need a PayPal account togetstarted, and there are no fees for you if you pay withyourPayPal account balance or bankaccount.

Radomir Linneman

Teacher

Where can I pay with PayPal?

PayPal is the fifth-most popular paymentmethodaccepted with the Top 1000 retailers.

  • Famous Footwear.
  • Dollar General Corp. (797)
  • Mapco Express.
  • RadioShack Corp. (275)
  • Spartan Stores Inc.
  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (45)
  • Advance Auto Parts Inc. (385)
  • Aéropostale Inc. (114)

Uta Koch

Reviewer

How can I pay someone with my credit card?

Yes, it is possible to pay someoneelse'scredit card or add money to someone'sdebitcard. You would typically only need the person'snameand account number to pay, and instructions on wheretopay (which vary from bank to bank). You can payitthrough netbanking, neft, cheque, cash, direct debit at bankbranchetc.

Mannana Suntrop

Reviewer

Can I make a PayPal payment with my credit card?

Yes, you can pay directly with acreditcard, debit card or use any credit cardsonyour PayPal account through a PayPal payment.Select"Add a new payment method" Click"Makepayment"