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Do I need a PayPal account to pay for an eBay item?
A new PayPal account will automatically be created for you when you make your first purchase, even if you did not previously have an account with PayPal. You will be able to use this account for future purchases. Plus, you won’t need to enter your credit card information again after the first time.
PayPal is the safer, easier way to pay as you can use your credit card or bank account without exposing your account numbers. Whatever payment method you choose, your financial information is secure. Merchants get paid but will never see your debit or credit card numbers. PayPal also gives you more options and flexibility when you pay. You can trust that our advanced technologies will help make processing payments safer and more convenient for you.