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There are a couple of good reasons why someone in South Africa would want to use their PayPal account to pay for online goods. Whether you have it linked to your South African credit card, or you have some spare bucks hanging around in it, here are some online South African stores that will be happy to take your hard-earned money.
This is an ongoing post. Please suggest corrections, explanations, etc. in the comment section at the bottom of this page.
With about ten years under its belt, bidorbuy is one of South Africa’s foremost online destinations. Through their sellers, they offer a huge variety of goods. Sellers that accept PayPal can be filtered by choosing PayPal as Payment option on the left of the page.
MDF Models is a South African online store that sells plastic model kits, books & DVDs, model paint and accessories. There’s not a lot of information about them on the internet, but their Facebook group has been active since 2015 and they have 217 members at the time of writing this post.
We all know Netflix. Being an American company, the South African branch of Netflix also accepts PayPal.
PC Direct Online
Situated in Cape Town, South Africa, PC Direct online sells PCs, laptops and PC equipment. At the time of writing, they had a great rating on OneShop with only one complaint on Hellopeter. Although they have an order before pay system, they offer free delivery on higher priced items.
PiShop is a South African online shop that sells Raspberry Pi related goodies. Their website opened in 2014 and they have more than 500 followers on Facebook.
Shelflife Online Store
Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Shelflife Online Store is an international online sneaker, graffiti and streetwear store. They have a good rating on Facebook, with over 600 000 fans.
Vape Store is a proudly South African online store with the “largest selection of table top and portable vaporizers”. On Facebook they have a good rating, with over 1 300 followers.
Please get in touch with us if you know of any other online South African shops, or your own online shop, that accepts PayPal as payment option. Also let us know if any of the abovementioned shops stopped accepting PayPal as payment method.
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