What is PayPal?

Check out faster, safer and more easily with PayPal, the service that lets you pay, send money, and accept payments without having to enter your financial details each time. 173 million people use PayPal to shop on millions of sites worldwide, in 202 countries and with 21 different currencies.

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Why use PayPal?


We use 24/7 data encryption and anti-fraud technology to help keep your information secure. And if an eligible item doesn’t arrive or match the original description, we can refund the cost. Plus, if you decide to send something back, you can request a refund for your return shipping costs*.


Link your PayPal account with your credit or debit card (and still earn your reward points) simply by adding the details to your account. Choose how you want to pay, without worrying if there’s enough money in your account. Prefer to buy now and pay later? Spread the cost with PayPal Credit**.


Send money to almost anyone anywhere with just a tap, click or link, using the PayPal app. All you need is the recipient’s email address or phone number, and you can pay them back in seconds.†

How does PayPal work?


Sign up quickly for an account with just a few details.


Add your bank account, debit card or credit card.


Check out with an email and password or mobile number and PIN.

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