Although you'll need a credit or debit card to register, using it to make a payment on PayPal will incur a small fee. However, making a payment or sending money using your checking account number is free.
Keeping this in view, can I use Maestro card for online payments?
Can I make online payments using my V PAY or Maestro card? You cannot use your V PAY or Maestro card to make online payments. If you want to shop online, you will need a credit card or prepaid card, which you can apply for from our customer service team or at any UBS branch.
Can I link a prepaid debit card to PayPal?
For PayPal members, you can simply add prepaid gift cards to your wallet then start using them during checkout - just like any other credit or debit cards. For users without PayPal account, you can just enter the card information during checkout in the same way you would do with credit or debit cards.
What cards does PayPal support?
PayPal supports a large number of credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, Diner's Club and EnRoute. Depending on your processor, Payflow Pro also supports level 2 and level 3 Purchasing Cards (P-Cards).