ForumsThe TavernAre there ways to buy stuff online without a credit/debit card?

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Gamer_Cale
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At my house no one in my family will buy me stuff off online even if I give them the money upfront so I was wondering if there are any ways I can use to buy stuff off online I heard you can get some sort of giftcard that you can use as a debit/credit card but don't know where to find one so if someone could help I can finally order some stuff off online

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Salvidian
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PayPal used to have some way to pay for stuff online with cash and checks. I don't know if they still do.

Otherwise, gift cars like iTunes music cards will always do the trick.

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There are some pre-paid cards that can be transferred to paypal I think. I see them everywhere.

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Pre-paid cards, yes. I think there are ones that function the same way debit cards do, except once you use them up, they can be disposed. Don't think there is a need for PayPal account setup. I believe you can find them at most retailer stores, as well as large supermarket chains.

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There is mobile payment, if what you're looking to buy supports SMS micropayments. They aren't always safe though; check for testimonials with SMS payments from whatever site you're looking for and be sure it's safe.
Again, I can't stress this enough, but have a good look at the site you're trying to buy from and see if they are trusted or not. A credible sitee like armor games is trusted, but no matter what the reputation always check for possible scams or frauds when giving out your information.

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Is there any website in particular you're looking to purchase stuff on or is it just online in general?

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Pre-paid cards, yes. I think there are ones that function the same way debit cards do, except once you use them up, they can be disposed. Don't think there is a need for PayPal account setup. I believe you can find them at most retailer stores, as well as large supermarket chains.


Does anyone know of a shop in the UK that sells these? I haven't been able to find any online.

Is there any website in particular you're looking to purchase stuff on or is it just online in general?


I am wanting to buy from scan.co.uk and greenmangaming.com both are great websites and have the lowest price for the stuff I am after.

Otherwise, gift cars like iTunes music cards will always do the trick.


Are you saying that I can use an iTunes card as a credit card?
Salvidian
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Are you saying that I can use an iTunes card as a credit card?


No, buy an iTunes music card a physical store with cash. Then redeem it for stuff on the iTunes store.
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No, buy an iTunes music card a physical store with cash. Then redeem it for stuff on the iTunes store.


Didn't think so that doesn't help me at all then
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Does anyone know of a shop in the UK that sells these?


Don't know of any offhand, though I could almost swear you can get them here in Ireland. Have you tried googling it?

If you don't find any shop that you can purchasing a pre-paid card in, you could always add to your Christmas list if it isn't something that you need right away.
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I'm part of a site called swagbucks...it works like a regular search engine, but you have a chance of winning "swagbucks" (the sites currency which you can use to buy items from their store) when you search with it (among other ways of earning swagbucks)

Also..it isn't a scam...I've bought an item from it before and got it about a week later. So it is legitimate

Man...I sound like a scammer...

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