When you search for "PayPal Israel," our posts on the topic
show so high in search results that we get a few calls a year asking us PayPal questions.
We are not PayPal
experts, but using PayPal has become an integral part of our business, since it opens up an easy and relatively inexpensive way to accept payments for us and for our clients' websites. And, unlike many US-based services like Stripe
, with PayPal your money isn't stuck online, you can see and feel the actual money by depositing it into an Israeli bank account.
PayPal's Documentation and Phone Support
Recently, PayPal redesigned their website - well some of it anyway. The homepage and some ...
Since we find ourselves often reporting about PayPal usage in Israel
, I thought our readers would want to know that PayPal is now available in Hebrew! Well, kind of. Here’s the link
, but no matter which language I select for the interface (top-right corner of the screen), I see English. It seems that the roll out hasn’t been so smooth. But PayPal has a .co.il domain name, so that's a good sign. Here’s a screenshot in the meantime:
We at illuminea get quite a lot of PayPal support requests due to the fact that if you search for PayPal Israel on Google we appear high on the first page of results.
Well, we just found that PayPal Israel has established a local support number!
The number is 073-713-7777 and is open 9am to 6pm Sunday through Thursday.
I had a PayPal question so I decided to call and see how the support was. The rep was very friendly and helpful, and it turns out he's located in Dublin. He told me that since this support service is new, the Dublin office is taking Israeli support questions until about the end ...
Still confused by how to use PayPal
in Israel? You're not alone. No matter how many times we write it up
and try to understand
all the ins and outs, and jump for joy over new developments
, we still have more questions. Ever since PayPal started paying attention to Israeli online payments, we've eagerly been following the developments along the way, and have even become so PayPal obsessed that we're now considered PayPal experts.
But of course we're obsessed since being able to easily accept and send online payments is crucial to any kind of online commercial activity. If you're driving ...
The day that I thought would never arrive is here: Israeli PayPal account holders can now withdraw their PayPal funds to Israeli bank accounts! Oh happy day.
PayPal says that it will take 3-5 days for your funds to arrive in your Israeli bank account, and there is an 8 NIS fee if you withdraw less than 1000 NIS at a time:
To add a bank account to your PayPal account, you have to fill out the following form:
If you ...