There's no fee to link your credit card to your PayPal account.

In order for PayPal to protect your payments, you must link a valid credit card. It's free to use and you'll only be charged once you make a purchase.

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Not sure you have the right card? Don't worry.

You can use Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, or American Express to make PayPal payments or you can fund your PayPal account using your local bank account.

PayPal has a partnership with Nubi, which allows you to transfer funds to and from your local bank account.

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Once you've linked your payment method, you'll never enter your account numbers again. You'll pay with just your email and password—this is the key to secure and simple payments.

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It's rewarding.

If you're currently earning points or miles through your credit card, you'll continue to earn those points when you use that card with PayPal. Plus, you can register for additional benefits, like Return Shipping on Us.

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One and done.

It's rewarding.

Once you've linked your payment method, you'll never enter your account numbers again. You'll pay with just your email and password—this is the key to secure and simple payments.

If you're currently earning points or miles through your credit card, you'll continue to earn those points when you use that card with PayPal. Plus, you can register for additional benefits, like Return Shipping on Us.

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There is no cost for buying products or services. When you buy from an overseas seller currency conversion fees may apply and PayPal can coordinate this conversion for you.

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