Add funds instantly with PayPal’s new feature

I stumbled across this the other day and can only assume it’s a new feature. I’m in the UK so if anyone could verify if it’s also on PayPalWikipedia: PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like... US, that’d be great.

When adding funds to your PayPal account, there’s now 2 options:

Adding Funds with PayPal

Adding Funds with PayPal







The left hand one is the interesting one. Using it allows you to make a direct transfer from your bank to PayPal. The money showed up within seconds. This is particularly useful as it makes PayPal a more viable option for paying friends and family as PayPal payments which are funded from PayPal funds (within the same country) don’t carry any fees.

I have also dealt with a few companies who accept PayPal but charge a hefty surplus to cover the fees. Using this option allows you to pay them instantly and not incur such an excess.