When it comes to doing online transactions PayPal is one of the most recognized services but unfortunately PayPal Sri Lanka is send only. That means you can create a account , transfer money to your account using a credit card and pay for different services and goods via PayPal. If you are buying stuff online its is always advisable to pay via PayPal because that way you don't have to give out your credit card numbers etc. Most online merchants facilitate PayPal payments so it always good to have a account with them. Its free to create and you can be more secure online that way. If you are merchant looking to sell online then giving your customers the opportunity to pay by PayPal increases your credibility and ultimately increases your sales. There are many people who shy away from buying online because they have to give out there credit card details. So why wait , Create a PayPal merchant account .
This is all very good if you want to pay online , but what if you want to receive funds via PayPal , since PayPal Sri Lanka is send only you can't receive money to your account , so its a bit tough for people doing free lance work etc. But fortunately there is a work around for this , check out how to receive money for PayPal send only accounts. I have personally gotten money this way so I know it works. You are limited to a transaction amount of 500$ because its unverified but its more than enough for some freelance payments.
If this is not enough for you then you can consider some alternatives to PayPal. MoneyBookers and AlertPay are two of the growing online payment services around so they might offer what you are looking for. For more alternative options you can check out other solutions to PayPal send only.
I created a AlertPay account because it was the only option I had if wanted the money I generated by subvert and profit. Good thing about them is they support Sri Lanka and they have few modes of depositing and withdrawing money. Debiting it to your credit card is the easiest way but there are facilities for bank wires etc for some extra charge.Create a FREE account with AlertPay. Note - CC withdrawals only for VISA and MasterCard
Another service that supports sending money to Sri Lanka and it was recommended by few people so it has one hard to find things about payment services , happy customers. MoneyBookers also has few ways to withdraw funds including debiting to your credit card so if you are not happy with PayPal then this is another good service to try out. Create a FREE MoneyBooker accout.Note - CC withdrawals only for VISA
I hope this article will help you and I added a note under both payment options to indicate what type of credit cards you can use with these services. That is because people are normally lazy to read through the FAQ and just leave a comment asking what sort of cards can be used etc. Hopefully I want get the same comments in this article