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  • anasilva 9 posts

    Hello,

    I want to transfer money to pay for a service.
    Amex is not an option, but PayPal is.
    Do you know what is the limit to transfer money from PayPal using an Amex card?

    • This topic was modified 54 years, 4 months ago by .
    trader363 109 posts

    No limit as far as I know if you’re paying for a service through a retailers site

    SteveJ 979 posts

    If you’re paying for goods and services you’ll be fine.

    If the supplier asks for you to pay using “friends and family” you’re potentially opening yourself up to a slap on the wrist / worse from Amex as well as no protection from either Amex or PayPal.

    Carlos 758 posts

    If you’re paying for goods and services you’ll be fine.

    If the supplier asks for you to pay using “friends and family” you’re potentially opening yourself up to a slap on the wrist / worse from Amex as well as no protection from either Amex or PayPal.

    What if you owe a friend and pay by Amex to their PayPal account. Is this a suitable way to earn points (obviously the friend is trusted and known in person and not a scam) Im sure theres no fees either?

    BuildBackBetter 705 posts

    If you’re paying for goods and services you’ll be fine.

    If the supplier asks for you to pay using “friends and family” you’re potentially opening yourself up to a slap on the wrist / worse from Amex as well as no protection from either Amex or PayPal.

    What if you owe a friend and pay by Amex to their PayPal account. Is this a suitable way to earn points (obviously the friend is trusted and known in person and not a scam) Im sure theres no fees either?

    As SteveJ mentioned, any payment to friends and family could risk triggering compliance. I paid £20 to a friend and my account was locked until additional authentication. You can get by with one payment, but anything more, you are inviting trouble.

    PaulC 66 posts

    I’ve paid a few times to a local club I attend in the last few months. Sent to a person’s PayPal account (Not Business)
    Not had any issues but its only been about £20 each time.

    I’ve also paid for an item on Marketplace but didn’t send it as Friends and Family and I paid the fee just to cover the risk.

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