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  Was finally targeted today.
 This will allow me to use my Amex card when shopping at Costco, making decent sized purchases and specifically wanting to use Amex for the extended warranty and ect.

   Great feature.
 Hoping they'll allow for one to set limits and set amounts per transaction and so on.

   And as seen elsewhere some people claim it's working as a DB card.

  DoC has posted about this a while ago. But seems lots were targeted over the past week.

  https://www.doctorofcredit.com/paypal-launches-virtual-card-numbers-for-use-anywhere-paypal-key/?
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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2020, 08:57:46 AM »
Just what I needed to hopefully max out my Discover 5% for the quarter.
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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2020, 09:01:17 AM »
And as seen elsewhere some people claim it's working as a DB card.
Where have you seen that?

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2020, 09:45:13 AM »
  Was finally targeted today.
 This will allow me to use my Amex card when shopping at Costco, making decent sized purchases and specifically wanting to use Amex for the extended warranty and ect.

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PayPal is slowly rolling out a new virtual card number system called PayPal Key. The program runs on the Mastercard network, and allows generating a card number to use anywhere and gets charged to any payment method in your PayPal wallet, including any credit card.

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2020, 11:47:08 PM »
Costco.com accepts all major cards except Amex.
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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2020, 08:51:12 AM »
But the place where most folks do the bulk of their Costco shopping is not at Costco.com.
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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2020, 09:05:10 AM »
The types of big-ticket items that you'd want the Amex warranty to cover are often available online.
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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2020, 11:40:46 PM »

True, but for online purchases I can use my Amex card with this workaround.
   While for In store purchases still in need of a workaround to have my Amex benefits.
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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2020, 01:47:12 AM »
Seems like a great way to use Chase Freedom/Flex category, at Amazon, to pay bills etc

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2020, 11:57:58 AM »
Anybody else get this error when trying to change / setup a card?
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Due to a system error, we’re unable to process your request at this time.

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2020, 12:54:28 PM »
Any creative uses of PPK other than what's stated in DoC? PM's open :)

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2020, 04:53:36 PM »
Anyone try adding to Samsung Pay wallet and using in store? Did you get the 5% as Paypal Q4 spend?

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2020, 04:56:39 PM »
Anyone try adding to Samsung Pay wallet and using in store? Did you get the 5% as Paypal Q4 spend?
IINM it doesn'twork in samsung pay yet.

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2020, 05:09:16 PM »
Any creative uses of PPK other than what's stated in DoC? PM's open :)
You've given me an idea. I'm curious if I can use PayPal Key (specify a new billing address) for this.

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #15 on: October 22, 2020, 07:23:55 PM »
Works for $25 bonus for adding debit card on Amazon
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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2020, 07:27:18 PM »
Works for $25 bonus for adding debit card on Amazon
Your still seeing that offer?

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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #17 on: October 22, 2020, 08:02:36 PM »
Your still seeing that offer?

I actually just did it. I added the card, and it said added as a debit card, got the idea about the $25 so quickly deleted the card, found the offer, and added it again
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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #18 on: October 22, 2020, 08:42:45 PM »
On VENMO comes up as debit but wont allow payments.
DDM comments that on Plastiq it comes up as debit and will allow for 1% charge. Definitely worth it for 5% offer

 https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/use-paypal-key-earn-5x-points-everywhere-freedom-freedom-flex-quarter/#comment-1498938


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Re: PayPal Launches Virtual Card Numbers For Use Anywhere (‘PayPal Key’)
« Reply #19 on: October 22, 2020, 08:56:30 PM »
On VENMO comes up as debit but wont allow payments.
DDM comments that on Plastiq it comes up as debit and will allow for 1% charge. Definitely worth it for 5% offer

 https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/use-paypal-key-earn-5x-points-everywhere-freedom-freedom-flex-quarter/#comment-1498938


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