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Why can’t I make a PayPal payment with my American Express card?

At the moment, PayPal doesn’t support the following currencies when a payment is made using an American Express card:
  • Brazil Real (BRL)
  • Israel Shekel (ILS)
  • Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
  • Mexico Peso (MXN)
  • Philippine Peso (PHP)
  • South African Rand (ZAR)
  • New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
  • Thai Baht (THB)
  • Turkey Lira (TRY)

To continue with your payment, please use other debit or credit cards. See the steps to add a debit or credit card to your PayPal account.
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