Contributing to a Pool is easy. Just click Chip In on the pool page, then follow the instructions to send money.
How do I contribute to a money pool? Any fees?
Your contribution will be sent as a personal payment in the default currency of the organiser’s account. A currency conversion fee may apply if you contribute in a different currency. Read more details about the fees.
Your contribution, name and picture (if applicable) will be added to the list of contributors on the pool page. You consent to have your details displayed when you contribute, unless you choose to be anonymous by checking the appropriate box when you chip in. Only the organiser will be able to see your full details. Please be sure you know the person that you’re sending the payment to.
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Money pools overview and frequently asked questionsMoney pools are an easy and fast way to collect money with friends. Whether you need to raise money for a holiday, a group gift, or for regular shared expenses, just create a pool in your PayPal account and share it with your friends and family. People can How do I end my money pool?Your pool will close itself on its end date. You can also end it earlier following the steps below: Click your pool on your Account Summary. Click Manage Pool in the top bar. Click Edit Pool. Click Edit beside the end date. Click End Pool Now. After the How do I extend the duration of my money pool?People can only contribute to your money pool before the end date. However, you may extend your pool’s end date any time before the end date is reached. Here’s how to extend the end date of your pool: Click your pool on your Account Summary. Click Manage Pool How do I tell people about my money pool?You can share your money pool with friends and family by texting, emailing, or posting the link to social media. You can copy the link from your pool’s page, or get it from the “Share your pool” box on the right-hand column of the money pool.How do I refund the contributors of my money pool?Here’s how to refund your pool contributor: Go to your Activity. Find the payment you want to refund. Click Refund next to the payment and follow the instructions. Because the money is sent from your balance, neither of you will pay a fee (subject to currency conversion fees Will any of my account information be shared when I create a money pool?No information is shared without your consent. The only information available publicly through your pool is your profile photo (if you have one), and the name associated with your PayPal account. This information is shared to reassure your friends and family that they’re sending money to the correct person.How do I confirm my email if I don't see any hyperlinks?Some email programmes do not support hyperlinks. If you do not see any hyperlinks in an email, you can copy and paste the entire confirmation URL from the email into your browser and enter your password. Here's how you can confirm your email address by logging in to How do I find the fees I am being charged? You can find the fees you've been charged in your transaction history. Here's how: Log in to your PayPal account. Click History at the top of the page. See the Fee column in your activity list. For more information about our fees, please refer to the Fees and Charges statement. Who can view my money pool?Your money pool is visible to anyone who has the pool link, i.e. anyone you or your friends have shared it with. No one will be able to find your pool via a search engine. If you choose to display your contributor details, their contributions will be visible Questions about eBay and PayPaleBay and PayPal are now separate companies. Although we’re no longer part of the same group of companies, we remain committed to our customers. You may find answers to most of your eBay questions in the eBay Help Centre. Here are links to some of the more commonly What is PayPal.Me?What is PayPal.Me? PayPal.Me is a faster, easier way to get paid through PayPal. Just share your very own PayPal.Me link (paypal.me/YourName) with your friends and family, and they can send you money for lunch, chip in for a group gift or any other reason they need to pay Can I get a refund for a contribution I made to a money pool?If you need a refund, please contact the pool’s organiser to arrange. Please note that your contribution is a personal payment and isn’t eligible for Buyer Protection. It’s between you and the pool’s organizer to resolve any disputes. Here’s how to find the pool organiser’s contact information: Go Can I use a money pool to collect money from customers?No. Money pools are used to collect money from friends and family. All the contributions you receive through your pool are considered personal payments. They’re not eligible for Buyer Protection and all contributions received must be in line with the PayPal User Agreement and Acceptable Use Policy. How do I receive money with my PayPal account?You must confirm your email address first in order to start receiving payments. If someone sends you a payment, you’ll receive an email notification. You’ll need to manually accept the first payment you receive. The payments received afterwards will be automatically accepted into your account. Here are some How do I send money with my PayPal account?You can pay for goods or services or send money to friends and family, as long as you know the recipient's email address. Simply follow the steps below: Go to Send and Request. Choose your payment type. Follow the instructions to enter the payment details and send your payment. On What are the fees for receiving money?PayPal charges the recipient a transaction fee for each payment they receive. Additional fees may apply for cross-border transactions, foreign currency conversions and other transactions. For more information on the fees and charges, log in to your PayPal account and click Fees at the bottom of any page on How do I get my money sooner for a transaction on hold?If a payment you received is on hold, you can often speed up the release of temporarily unavailable funds by processing your sales quickly and then providing the fulfillment details. Here are some specific actions you can take: Action Time to release What you need to do Add How do I change the payment method when I send money? When making a payment, you can change your payment method by clicking Change under Payment Method on the Review page. On the next page, select the payment method you want and click Continue. The payment method you selected will be used after your PayPal balance. How do I withdraw money from my PayPal account to my bank account?You can withdraw money from your PayPal account to your bank account. Here’s how to withdraw money from your PayPal account: Go to your Wallet. Click Transfer Money. Follow the instructions to complete your withdrawal. Note: It takes 3 to 5 business days to complete the withdrawal. You
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