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Temp20211004j
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Does a bank account or card need to be linked to a paypal account to still use paypal and apply a gift card on the account?
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sharpiemarker
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It would definitely do more help, than harm your chances. Linking a bank verifies your PayPal account and linking a card confirms your mailing address. Not all funding sources might be available for use sometimes due to a PayPal internal system security block or if a card is expired or a funding source is somehow rendered invalid due to a decline, unverified PayPal account or bounced payment.

 

PayPal accepts Visa, MC, Amex, or Discover prepaid gift cards and you link them to PayPal Wallet page like you would a debit or credit card. You cannot apply the amount on the card to your PayPal balance as cash. Must use the linked prepaid card as the funding source during PayPal Checkout and it must cover the entire purchase or it will decline.

 

More info about using prepaid gift cards with PayPal:

https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/template-management/prepaid-gift-cards

 

 

 


Kudos & Solved are greatly appreciated. 🙂

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sharpiemarker
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@Temp20211004j 

It would definitely do more help, than harm your chances. Linking a bank verifies your PayPal account and linking a card confirms your mailing address. Not all funding sources might be available for use sometimes due to a PayPal internal system security block or if a card is expired or a funding source is somehow rendered invalid due to a decline, unverified PayPal account or bounced payment.

 

PayPal accepts Visa, MC, Amex, or Discover prepaid gift cards and you link them to PayPal Wallet page like you would a debit or credit card. You cannot apply the amount on the card to your PayPal balance as cash. Must use the linked prepaid card as the funding source during PayPal Checkout and it must cover the entire purchase or it will decline.

 

More info about using prepaid gift cards with PayPal:

https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/template-management/prepaid-gift-cards

 

 

 


Kudos & Solved are greatly appreciated. 🙂

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