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PayPal Mastercard Declines


PayPal Mastercard Declines

My Mastercard keeps being declined unless I have cleared funds in my paypal account. Its almost as if PayPal doesnt trust the underlying payment method which was a bank account.


I have found a workaround, I would need to pay a merchant that uses paypal (say skybet). This is then debited from a normal Bank Debit Card/Direct Debit. Then withdraw the funds back to paypal. This adds cleared funds and then I can use the Paypal debit card.


It only started declining last week. Was perfectly fine before.