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I've withdrawn funds from my PayPal before, it's taken minutes-hours, but never this long. It's almost 3 days now without having the funds in my bank which I needed for my education. I've received no explanation, and also asked @AskPaypal on Twitter without reply. As far as I'm aware I haven't changed anything on my account recently, and used the same bank account every time. Is there any particular reason for this other than PayPal just keeping my money for no reason??
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It sounds like this may be what was happening here: http://ow.ly/TaKp4
Some withdrawals will be held for a short review and this is just one of the ways we keep PayPal safe.
However, it should only happen occasionally and a good tip to minimise the holds is to allow your balance to build up a little before withdrawing. When you withdraw payments instantly after receiving a payment, your funds are more likely to be held, you see.
I hope this advice helps Callowaay and have a nice evening,
Hello, Same problem here. 2 withdrawals made, 10 days+ and less than 10 days for the other one. It usually takes 2 to 4 business days. I really get into trouble supporting my parents because of this problem. My father need medicines and I can't buy it for him because of this issue. We are now in emergency. I made a call nothing happened, only robot machine answers. I went back and port to my bank but nothing appears in my account. I send them an email and I hope they will fix my problem. I work hard for my money, and I'm still waiting for it.
Paypal hold money from hundreds of thousands of accounts Periodically. They do it to earn extra interest on the money. All this rubbish from moderators saying that is a security issue, done to protect you is Baloney.
Don't believe everything Paypal tells you.