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    • Oakwood81
    • By Oakwood81 16th Oct 16, 9:34 AM
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    PrePaid card topup with PayPal
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    • 16th Oct 16, 9:34 AM
    PrePaid card topup with PayPal 16th Oct 16 at 9:34 AM
    Morning All,
    Sorry if this is the wrong section but i'm looking for a prepaid card which i can top up with PayPal, anybody know of one?

    Cheers,
    Paul
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    • Anthorn
    • By Anthorn 18th Oct 16, 3:25 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 3:25 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 3:25 PM
    In theory any card: Add your card to your PayPal account, withdraw funds to a bank account, choose the card et voila topped up. In practice not all prepaid cards work with PayPal.
    Last edited by Anthorn; 18-10-2016 at 3:30 PM.
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    • Oakwood81
    • By Oakwood81 18th Oct 16, 11:45 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 11:45 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 11:45 PM
    Thanks, but i'm trying to avoid the bank account step...
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 19th Oct 16, 3:17 AM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 3:17 AM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 3:17 AM
    You can use the Pockit card, with PayPal, you can top up via PayPal, direct payment via your bank.

    You can withdraw like you would any card but some withdrawals will cost (starts from 99p)

    Can use paypoint to withdraw, and online, and via a cashpoint.

    Have a read on this here

    I have a referral code if you wish to go ahead, both get a payment of 5.
    Last edited by Westie983; 19-10-2016 at 3:20 AM.
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    • Addy2013
    • By Addy2013 21st Oct 16, 6:36 PM
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    • 21st Oct 16, 6:36 PM
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    • 21st Oct 16, 6:36 PM
    I agree with Westie983. You can use your Pockit card to make purchases using PayPal. Also, there is additional pre-authorisation information you must remember when you register your card. This information is available directly on here under 'How to withdraw cash and make purchases' heading.
    • Oakwood81
    • By Oakwood81 22nd Oct 16, 8:50 AM
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    • 22nd Oct 16, 8:50 AM
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    • 22nd Oct 16, 8:50 AM
    Thanks both, but maybe I should try to clear things up. I have PayPal credit of which i want to get a PrePaid card, i don't want to involve my bank or normal debit / credit card. Hope that makes sense?
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 22nd Oct 16, 2:16 PM
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    • 22nd Oct 16, 2:16 PM
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    • 22nd Oct 16, 2:16 PM
    You want to use the PayPal credit to put onto the prepaid card do you mean?

    This is fine with pockit, you just add your PayPal account as one of your account and then ask pockit to transfer the funds, I put my PayPal account in credit then I fund my account with PayPal.

    Isnt this what you want to do?

    If you have credit on PayPal couldnt you just use it to purchase something, maybe a gift card, then your credit will be gone...

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    Save 12k in 2017 #16 Total 4725/12000 39.37%
    Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10 #97 Total (252) +98/500 = 70.00% ( x 10)
    Xmas 2017 1 a Day #6 Total 65.00/365 = 17.80%
    Virtual Sealed Pot #1 Total 300/1000 = 30.00%
    2 Savers Club 2017 #3 Total (1450)+50/2000 = 75.00%
    Total 6940.00/15865 = 43.74%
    • qsk
    • By qsk 22nd Oct 16, 5:38 PM
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    • 22nd Oct 16, 5:38 PM
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    • 22nd Oct 16, 5:38 PM
    This is fine with pockit, you just add your PayPal account as one of your account and then ask pockit to transfer the funds, I put my PayPal account in credit then I fund my account with PayPal.
    Originally posted by Westie983
    That's interesting. Pockit doesn't list Paypal as a funding option: https://www.pockit.com/faqs/
    Is there any charge for this?
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 23rd Oct 16, 3:43 PM
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    • 23rd Oct 16, 3:43 PM
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    • 23rd Oct 16, 3:43 PM
    add your Pockit card to PayPal, and then just ask PayPal to take money 1p, then you just send the money back to Pockit card with the extra money that is in your PayPal account.
    Save 12k in 2017 #16 Total 4725/12000 39.37%
    Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10 #97 Total (252) +98/500 = 70.00% ( x 10)
    Xmas 2017 1 a Day #6 Total 65.00/365 = 17.80%
    Virtual Sealed Pot #1 Total 300/1000 = 30.00%
    2 Savers Club 2017 #3 Total (1450)+50/2000 = 75.00%
    Total 6940.00/15865 = 43.74%
    • qsk
    • By qsk 23rd Oct 16, 9:25 PM
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    add your Pockit card to PayPal, and then just ask PayPal to take money 1p,.
    Originally posted by Westie983
    This bit is relatively easy: as you cannot top up Paypal by a credit card, I guess you mean to pay a friend or purchase for 1p?
    then you just send the money back to Pockit card with the extra money that is in your PayPal account.
    Originally posted by Westie983
    This is the tricky bit: Paypal can only withdraw to a confirmed bank account (sort code + account no). How do you trick it to send the money to a credit card, like Pocket?
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