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jlvdiver
25th March 2013, 18:46
Never had this happen so not sure how paypal works.
I ordered something and paid by paypal which took the amount
off my credit card ( paypal balance not enough to cover it). I have had to return the item and have been refunded.

So does that refund stay in paypal or does it go back onto my card?

Polo
25th March 2013, 18:49
From my experience back to however you paid it.
Had a refund myself yesterday - paid part balance and part credit card and it went back the same way it was taken.

80934
25th March 2013, 19:10
Yes, I agree. Sometimes I have found they do put a "hold" on the refund for a few days before the money is made available to you again - I presume this is a security measure.

jlvdiver
25th March 2013, 19:53
Thank you, I was not sure whether I had to transfer money from paypal into the bank to pay the credit card. It did seem long winded.

dtm15
25th March 2013, 20:20
The refunded is allocated to the original source of the payment, credit card, paypal balance, bank account etc.