How do I send money as a gift?
You can send secure gift payment to friends and family through your PayPal account. It's perfect for graduation, holidays, birthdays or any special occasion.
To send money as a gift:
- Go to Send & Request.
- Enter the receiver's name, email or phone number and click Next.
- Enter the amount you want to send.
- If the reason shows as 'Paying for an item or service', click Change and select 'Sending to a friend'.
- Click the gift box icon to choose a card theme and enter a personal note.
- Click Next.
- Click Continue to confirm your transaction.