How do I choose and change my PayPal payment method?

With PayPal, you can use a bank account, your PayPal balance, or  your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card as your preferred way to send money for goods and services or to pay for things online.

You can select and change your preferred way to pay online whenever you want by logging in to your PayPal account.

To select your preferred way to pay online:

  1. Go to Wallet.
  2. Under 'Payment Methods', click the payment method (your card, bank, or balance) you would like to make your preferred payment method.
  3. Click Set as preferred

Please note that you need to link a card or link a bank to your account before you can select it as a preferred way to pay.
There is no fee when you pay for goods, services, or eBay items with PayPal.