I have the same problem. I created a PayPal account just to sell some things on Ebay. I found myself in a financial bind, so I tried to transfer the funds to my linked card, which is supposed to be instant, but then I got the 72 hour hold. I can't get a reason from anyone, just a lame apology, which does very little to pay my bills over the next until next week when the 72 hour hold is finally completed. I understand the need for security, but this is excessive. It would be very nice if PayPal would at least give customers the option to cancel the transfer after notifying us of the delay. We don't know this is going to happen until we click "transfer", and then it's too late. Our money is in limbo for three business days.
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