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on 11-26-2012 08:57 AM
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?
on 11-26-2012 09:10 AM
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.
on 06-25-2013 07:53 PM
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.
on 05-14-2013 06:45 PM
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.
on 11-26-2012 09:56 AM
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.
on 11-26-2012 09:21 AM
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.