It pays to be a good friend.

Settle a small debt with a friend via PayPal and you could win your biggest debt paid off, up to £50,000 or your next transaction back in the Pay-A-Pal Promotion*.

Pay your friends and family back for that takeaway meal or Mum's birthday gift. Download the app to Pay-A-Pal now.

*Terms and Conditions apply.  Promotion closes on 30 April 2014. 

It's for a friend or family

Free for you both if you're sending in pounds, and the payment's funded by your bank account or PayPal balance.

It's for something I want to buy

Free for you. The seller pays a small fee to process the payment. Your eligible purchases are covered by our Buyer Protection.


Enter your recipient’s email address or mobile number. They don’t need a PayPal account.


Enter an amount and send your money more securely.


Track your transactions in your account activity.

Move money with your mind.

All your loose cash and cards have evolved into a simple, single stream of conscious currency. As fast as you can enter your 4-digit PIN, you can control your money. Put your money where your mind is.

Everybody likes to receive.

You can transfer money to anyone living in the UK or almost anyone abroad. They don’t need a PayPal account – all you need is their email address or mobile number. You can even surprise them for that job well done or that cinema ticket they bought you last week.

Split the bill and split.

No more working out how much everybody owes on the back of the receipt. One person pays the bill and everyone else transfers them money using the app. Now that’s a tip for you.

“My daughter has just moved to Australia so PayPal offers a very convenient way to send her money in the correct currency.”

Generous mum, 2013

Free to play, free to buy. When in the UK.

It’s free to send money to friends and family using your debit card, bank account or PayPal balance. Fees apply when currency conversion is involved. When buying with PayPal we’ll charge the seller a small fee.

Buyer never beware.

Sending money through PayPal is safer than carrying cash or giving others your bank details. Every transaction is protected by fraud protection, 24-hour monitoring and advanced encryption.

More about security

$180billion $180 billion was processed globally by PayPal in 2013.

Nought, nada, nothing.

It’s usually free to send money to friends in the UK from your bank account or PayPal balance. Fees apply for currency conversions.

More about fees

Paying friends back just got easy.