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How PayPal works

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Users and merchants in our growing network count on us to help them securely spend, send and get their money.

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1 Buyer Protection is available on eligible purchases only. Learn more.

2 An account with PayPal is required to send and receive money online, using the PayPal app or

3 Fees for cross-border transactions may apply. PayPal’s exchanges rates may be applied to currency conversions. For further information see User Agreement.

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