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yiyafigueroa
Community Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-24-2012
i want to know why they won't take my debit card so that 'i can pay for the items purchased.? They want another card, but I DON'T have anoth

I have been using this card for the last 3 months or so with no problems. Now , PayPal comes into the picture and and doesn't let me do it my way. I don't want a PP account. I keep my own records and know what I can spend and what not to. Do I have to have a PayPal account or can I continue paying the way I was?

Sincerely,

Nidia

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cparkner01
Community Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎06-25-2013
Answered
in reply to yiyafigueroa

I have boycotted ebay because of this, if I can't checkout with the ease of amazon and have to go through a paypal run around so they can have more members join paypal then forget it.

pi_r_square
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Posts: 18,695
Registered: ‎02-25-2003
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in reply to yiyafigueroa

 Do I have to have a PayPal account or can I continue paying the way I was?

 

We do not know what method you used to pay, but if the seller does not accept that method, you cannot use it.

 

PayPal allows people to use their services as a "Guest" for a limited number of times, if you have a credit card.  

 

Suggest you sign up with PayPal, if you wish to use your debit card for an extended time on eBay.

 



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buyorsell888
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Posts: 7,279
Registered: ‎02-18-2005
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in reply to yiyafigueroa

You can only pay as a Guest of PayPal for a limited amount of purchases.

 

You then either must create an account or stop buying from sellers who use PayPal.

 

There is no benefit to paying as a guest, you must create an account if you ever need a refund anyway.

 

Very few eBay.com sellers can accept credit or debit cards directly without using a payment service and PayPal is by far, the most common payment service.

Never rely on eBay nor emails for accurate payment information.

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grandpatexhelp
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Posts: 8,117
Registered: ‎05-24-2009
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in reply to yiyafigueroa

PayPal is by far the most secure and trusted financial institution available on the internet.

That's the reason probably 95% of all eBay sellers use it.


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mitzidemarco11
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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎02-01-2013
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in reply to yiyafigueroa

I also have been using my debit card with no problems on PP but now they will not let me re-add it to my account. In fact, it won't let me add any debit card to my account. I had taken my card down because I had to get a new one. This is bulls**t. I wish we all could just go back to the days of good old fashioned money orders. Sure they took longer but they were never hassles like PayPal is. I hate that almost all seller on here prefer PP.