PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With 137 million active accounts in 193 markets and 26 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global commerce, processing almost 8 million payments every day.
For more information and to sign up for PayPal, please go here.
Using PayPal as a Payment Method
You can use PayPal through your Rakuten.com Account or when checking out as a guest. PayPal's Acceptable Use Policy places some restrictions on what items can be purchased using their payment method. Should you be prevented from purchasing an item with PayPal, please choose another payment method or contact PayPal for more information regarding the reason for the restriction.
With a Rakuten.com Account
There are two ways you can check out using PayPal with a Rakuten.com Account.
If you are a first time customer, you can select PayPal when you select your payment method.
If you are a returning customer, you will skip the payment page and go directly to the confirmation page of checkout, the confirmation page. To select PayPal as a payment method, please click the "Change" link to the right of the "Payment Info" header to access the payment method page that will allow you to select PayPal as your payment method for the order.
When clicking the "Checkout" button after adding an item to your cart or by clicking on the cart itself, you will be brought to a page showing you everything in your cart.
Here you may click on the PayPal icon on your cart page to checkout as a PayPal Express guest, or you can check out as a guest if you click the "Proceed to Checkout" button.
Cancellations and Refunds
If your order is cancelled or you need a refund, your request will be reviewed and a refund will be sent to PayPal to be applied to your account if it is approved.
For more information, or for a status on your refund, please contact PayPal directly by phone at 1-888-389-1161 or through their Web form.