Paying with paypal using Visa GC. help?

Old Nov 12, 18, 10:14 am
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Paying with paypal using Visa GC. help?

hey

I need to place an order for $411 online through this site in germany. They use paypal and they give the option to either log in or send funds later? anyhow...

I would like to pay using my $200 visa gift cards... any thoughts on how do I do that as I will need 3x card?
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Old Nov 12, 18, 11:41 am
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If they offer gift card, maybe u can purchase 3 gift cards first, then use the gift card for ur purchase?
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Old Nov 12, 18, 12:04 pm
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Originally Posted by bklgafly View Post
hey

I need to place an order for $411 online through this site in germany. They use paypal and they give the option to either log in or send funds later? anyhow...

I would like to pay using my $200 visa gift cards... any thoughts on how do I do that as I will need 3x card?
Could you buy PayPal gift cards and load them into your account? Most stores will allow you to use a credit card to buy PPGCs and some may even allow you to use VGCs to buy them (although I a uncertain as to why you would want to do this unless you are trying to liquidate them).
Although complicated, go to store who sells PPGC, and purchase with your VGC. Load PPGC into your account. Pay the vendor through your PP account balance.
See here for details.
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Old Nov 12, 18, 2:01 pm
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Originally Posted by radonc1 View Post
Could you buy PayPal gift cards and load them into your account? Most stores will allow you to use a credit card to buy PPGCs and some may even allow you to use VGCs to buy them (although I a uncertain as to why you would want to do this unless you are trying to liquidate them).
Although complicated, go to store who sells PPGC, and purchase with your VGC. Load PPGC into your account. Pay the vendor through your PP account balance.
See here for details.
Maybe better - Amex has an offer for me to buy amex gift cards without purchase fees... I wonder if I can use a visa gift card to buy those...
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Old Nov 12, 18, 5:50 pm
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I think you're going to have to get another gift card with at least $411 on it, plus whatever fees and taxes are applicable.

You could make it work if you have a second person use your multiple $200 to send the money to you, and you just let it accumulate in your PP balance. But then you'd have to pap PP fees for transferring money. If you've already linked the cards to your acct, then don't do this as I suspect it would raise red flags.

As far as I know, PP no longer lets you load money straight into your aact and no longer sells PP gift cards.

The amex offer has a fee free card, but still has a shipping fee.

Good luck!
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Old Nov 13, 18, 8:51 am
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Originally Posted by Klemhuzzah View Post
I think you're going to have to get another gift card with at least $411 on it, plus whatever fees and taxes are applicable.

You could make it work if you have a second person use your multiple $200 to send the money to you, and you just let it accumulate in your PP balance. But then you'd have to pap PP fees for transferring money. If you've already linked the cards to your acct, then don't do this as I suspect it would raise red flags.

As far as I know, PP no longer lets you load money straight into your aact and no longer sells PP gift cards.

The amex offer has a fee free card, but still has a shipping fee.

Good luck!
Yes just saw that shipping fee.... I also found an offer of $10 off when spending $200 so I can potentially combine with that... Last question will be if I can use multiple visa gc for purchase of amex gc
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