PayPal Currency Conversion Madness – Solution

Be aware that PayPal calculates 2.5% on top of a bad (in your favour) currency exchange rate. Example: You want to pay an British Merchant 420 GBP. By default you PayPal does the currency conversion for you. This boils down to a bad exchange rate of: At the same time a simple google conversion yields:   ~18,76 EUR difference! To remedy this just go to:  https://www.paypal.com/de/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_profile-merchant-pull-funding And choose to NOT use the PayPal conversion method. (Only for Credit Cards) Leave a comment if it works for you....