after winning an item item from an ebay bid, what are the possible methods of payment?

I have only ever bid for and won one item from ebay for which o had to go to the bank and transfer money to the sellers account and this wud b frustrating to do everytime; is there an online transaction method via ebay (after winning a bid)?

8 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    PayPal. But you have to know what payment methods the seller accepts. You really should not transfer money from your bank account into a sellers bank account. Bad idea.

    PayPal is the simplest, fastest and most secure way to pay for anything on ebay.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You can use PayPal, which is very common. When bidding, look for the payment methods, that the seller accepts, at the bottom of the item description.

  • 1 decade ago

    Open yourself a PayPal account. Hook up your bank account and your credit card as a back up and you can instantly transfer money through PayPal without going to the bank.. Got to the PapPal website from ebay and just open a new account. It's really quick and simple.

  • 1 decade ago

    It all depends on the seller.

    Most sellers accept paypal, you just go to create an account with them, link it to your credit card or bank account and you are all set.

    Some sellers accept a personal check or money order, in this case you have to mail it to them.

    If you buying whatever you are buying from a large company that sells on ebay you might even be able to call in a provide them with a credit card # over the phone.

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  • 1 decade ago

    You must generally know about and make arrangements for payment beforehand, because if your bid wins you have bought it.

  • scoop
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    set up a paypal account. it's safe and reliable and that way the seller won't get your acct info.

  • 1 decade ago

    If you look under payment methods it will tell you

  • 1 decade ago

    you can send a mony order,the bidder supplies their address,and you have like 7 days to send it.

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