Buying within Australia is always free.

When you pay with PayPal, you can always know the cost. Check out the details below.

When you pay with PayPal, you can always know the cost. Check out the details below.

Buying around the world.

Many international sellers accept Australian dollars. If you’re buying from one that doesn’t, we can convert the currency for you.

To US or Canadian dollars4% above the exchange rate
To all other currencies4% above the exchange rate
Within your PayPal account (not as part of a purchase) to any currency3% above the exchange rate

Sending money to friends and family.

Your PayPal account and app give you faster, easier and more secure ways to send money around the world.

Within Australia
It’s free to send Australian dollars to friends in Australia when you use your PayPal balance or linked bank account. There’s just a 2.6% + $0.30 fee on any portion funded by your credit or debit card.

Sending to other countries
If you are an Australian account holder sending money to a friend or family member with a PayPal account in a country other than Australia, the fee you pay depends on the payment method used and the amount you are sending.

Payment Method: Fees
Transaction Fee Funding Fee
Funded by your PayPal balance or Australian bank account 5% of the send amount with
  • a minimum of $0.99 AUD
  • a maximum of $5.99 AUD
No funding fee
Any portion funded by a credit or debit card 5% of the send amount with
  • a minimum of $0.99 AUD
  • a maximum of $5.99 AUD
2.6% of the transaction amount funded this way plus a fixed fee based on currency (from the table below).

Personal Payment Fixed fees for sending in other currencies.

Currency Fee
Australian Dollar: 0.30 AUD
Brazilian Real: 0.60 BRL
Canadian Dollar: 0.30 CAD
Czech Koruna: 10.00 CZK
Danish Krone: 2.60 DKK
Euro: 0.35 EUR
Hong Kong Dollar: 2.35 HKD
Hungarian Forint: 90 HUF
Israeli Shekel: 1.20 ILS
Japanese Yen: 40 JPY
Malaysian Ringgit: 2.00 MYR
Mexican Peso: 4.00 MXN
Currency Fee
New Zealand Dollar: 0.45 NZD
Norwegian Krone: 2.80 NOK
Philippine Peso: 15.00 PHP
Polish Zloty: 1.35 PLN
Russian Ruble: 10 RUB
Singapore Dollar: 0.50 SGD
Swedish Krona: 3.25 SEK
Swiss Franc: 0.55 CHF
Taiwan New Dollar: 10.00 TWD
Thai Baht: 11.00 THB
U.K. Pounds Sterling: 0.20 GBP
U.S. Dollar: 0.30 USD

See our PDS for full details