Why I am charged for paying someone as paypal gift?

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Found 7th Feb 2012
I know paypal gift is a way of sending money without fees. But I could see a charge for sending as paypal gift, wonder is it only me ?
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Sending PPG is free if done from your own Paypal balance.

If utlizing a Debit/Credit card then a fee applies.
supermod

It's free* when you use your PayPal balance or your bank account linked … It's free* when you use your PayPal balance or your bank account linked to your PayPal account. There is a charge of3.4% + £0.20 GBP*for debit or credit card payments(either the sender or recipient can pay this fee).



https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_display-fees-outside

You need to have your bank account linked on your paypal account or a credit balance
Edited by: "sigma" 7th Feb 2012
If it is sent to someone abroad they sometimes charge a fee.
sigma

https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_display-fees-outsideYou … https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_display-fees-outsideYou need to have your bank account linked on your paypal account or a credit balance



This. It has to be linked directly to your bank account but make sure when you do your rotate your passwords and make them as alphanumeric as you can.
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Thanks people for all your response.

I feel its safer if I charge my paypal account then using it linked with my credit or debit account. Can someone please guide me how to top up my account.
Teen82

Thanks people for all your response. I feel its safer if I charge my … Thanks people for all your response. I feel its safer if I charge my paypal account then using it linked with my credit or debit account. Can someone please guide me how to top up my account.


Log into your account and click on add funds

btw I clicked on like your comment instead of reply
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Guys, what if I receive money into my paypal account? I cannot see the anything on payment received tab since I have linked my credit card to paypal account, however I can see a balance stating the value I have received from a sale? sorry this is first time and I need to know how paypal works!
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