he PayPal account is a virtual account: The identity of the account is defined by the PayPal member's email address, so there is no account number. The account can be used to make payments to third parties and receive payments from third parties. In this process, PayPal acts as a service provider for the transfer.
An elementary advantage of PayPal - as well as of other micropayment systems - is that payments made via PayPal are credited to the payee immediately, thus eliminating, for example, the otherwise usual bank processing time for a bank transfer. Purchases made in an online store can thus be paid very quickly. This shortens the delivery time.
PayPal members must register with their personal data; a bank account or credit card is not mandatory. If the PayPal member adds a bank account, PayPal performs a test transfer to the specified account to verify it. After that, PayPal members can send money to any email address in the supported countries.
The PayPal Express button offered as a payment option allows direct access to your PayPal account. When you click on the button for PayPal Express, you will be immediately redirected to your PayPal account. All you need to do is log in and confirm the purchase.
Attention: The address stored there will automatically be used for shipping. Therefore, please check before completing the purchase that the correct address is stored in PayPal Accounting. Otherwise, use the standard PayPal payment and enter the shipping address in the purchase conclusion itself.