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Topic # 12588 26-Mar-2007 16:52
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hi there,
i am wanting to buy a media player from overseas with paypal. i dont have a credit card so i was wondering if someone could help me out it would be much appreciated.

i am looking for someone in new zealand who could pay me with their paypal into mine and i could pay their bank account with a deposit.

please PM or email me at <address removed>

thank you

PS anybody have a different way of paying because i am looking for suggestions.

(Moderator edit (BG) removed email address for spam purposes, please use PM's)

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  Reply # 65050 26-Mar-2007 17:01
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Prezycard from NZ post to top up your PayPal account should do the trick.. Anybody know if PayPal accept them OK?


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  Reply # 65051 26-Mar-2007 17:06
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There is no reason why they shouldnt. I was planning to this for a couple of purchases that dont accept anything other than paypal




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Reply # 65052 26-Mar-2007 17:09
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PayPal can accept the Prezycard, but up to a limit. They will only keep using the card after validation - which requires you to have a statement and fixed address, which the Prezycard doesn't offer.

As for buying things directly with the Prezycard, it should be transparent...








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  Reply # 65090 26-Mar-2007 21:57

Do you actually need a credit card to use PayPal? I have both my credit card and my bank account set up. Surely just the bank account suffices?

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Reply # 65117 27-Mar-2007 09:43
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  Reply # 65126 27-Mar-2007 10:45
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You need to have a confirmed address before you can send money.  Even if somebody uses his card to send you money, I do not think that you can send that money to the seller as you do not have a confirmed address.



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  Reply # 65194 27-Mar-2007 19:01
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can somebody please tell me how?

i have got the prezzy card and registered it on paypal. but when i try to pay it says it cant pay at the moment and to try again later and it charges me $1.45 each time.

is it because the name was mine?

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Reply # 65195 27-Mar-2007 19:02
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No, no... The idea is not to use the Prezycard to load Paypal - you can't do that since there's no address on file for your Prezycard.

The idea is to use the Prezycard to purchase the mp3 player directly. Forget Paypal!





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  Reply # 65209 27-Mar-2007 19:37
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and the creditcard holders name to enter is never your name with a prezzy card, its "PREZZY CARD HOLDER"

Just found out today that f you want to buy a prezzy card worth over $100 today you MUST pay at least a small portion of the total via EFTPOS. (I guess to prevent fraud).

But seeing as a prezzy card works on EFTPOS (as a credit card) then I think you could use one of those anyway - making this small security measure worthless.




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