There's no fee for sending money domestically to friends and family from your PayPal balance or bank account. However, if you want to use a credit card to send money, you'll have to pay 2.9% of the transaction plus a fixed fee of 30¢.
Should you accept money on PayPal?
PayPal is considered one of the safest ways to receive money online. All PayPal transactions are protected by advanced data encryption. PayPal also offers seller protection protocols to prevent fraudulent activities and make the platform safe for sellers.
Why do people send money on PayPal?
Secure: Whether you're paying bills, sending money, or making a purchase, we work hard to keep your financial information secure. Fast: There's no need to enter all your financial information every time you shop. You can speed through checkout.
What does someone need from me to send me money on PayPal?
To receive money on your PayPal account, you'll just need to provide the sender with one key piece of information: the email address your PayPal account is registered under.
How does PayPal gift work?
An activated gift is automatically applied to your next online purchase when you pay with PayPal. The gift amount may not appear during checkout, but it'll be reflected in your email receipt for your purchase from PayPal and in your PayPal account.
Can I gift money through PayPal?
Friends and Family payments can be made to anyone in the U.S. for free (from your bank account or PayPal). If you are sending money internationally, you may be charged a transaction fee equal to 5% of the send amount (up to $4.99 USD).