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    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 18th May 17, 11:07 AM
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    Paypal fee different for same amount?
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    • 18th May 17, 11:07 AM
    Paypal fee different for same amount? 18th May 17 at 11:07 AM
    I have a buy it now for £6.99 with a few available.
    When I log into Paypal I usually see a credit of £6.55.

    I had a sale today, but the credit is £6.41.

    I thought Paypal charged a flat rate for the same price items.. or does it depend on the address of the buyer?

    I can't think of any other reason it would be different, unless Paypal have changed their fees today.
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    • qsk
    • By qsk 18th May 17, 11:57 AM
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    • 18th May 17, 11:57 AM
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    • 18th May 17, 11:57 AM
    They have a higher charge for foreign currencies.
    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 18th May 17, 12:29 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 12:29 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 12:29 PM
    Ok, but they don't use a different currency in the isle of skye do they?

    Or is Paypal creaming off extra now and again hoping people won't query it?
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    • qsk
    • By qsk 18th May 17, 12:47 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 12:47 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 12:47 PM
    They might live there but has an overseas Paypal account.
    • Irn-Bru-Kid
    • By Irn-Bru-Kid 18th May 17, 11:56 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 11:56 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 11:56 PM
    I have a buy it now for £6.99 with a few available.
    When I log into Paypal I usually see a credit of £6.55.

    I had a sale today, but the credit is £6.41.

    I thought Paypal charged a flat rate for the same price items.. or does it depend on the address of the buyer?

    I can't think of any other reason it would be different, unless Paypal have changed their fees today.
    Originally posted by fuzzgun19
    Several people have mentioned this on the ebay forums.

    It seems Paypal have charged 5.5% + 20p, but there doesn't appear to be an explanation as yet. Possibly a glitch.

    I would call them to query
    • RonWooney
    • By RonWooney 19th May 17, 11:02 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 11:02 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 11:02 AM
    I sold something recently that incurred a 3.9% + 20p fee, think it may have been some sort of currency conversion fee.

    Here's a table of the fees:

    https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/cross-border-and-conversion-fees
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