Getting a Paypal Account. PayPal is the faster, more secure way to pay online. It lets you pay for your favourite things at millions of online stores across 203 global markets—all without the hassle of converting currency. It's free to sign up for a PayPal account and then use a variety of credit card types. *This link goes to the official PAYPAL SIGNUP. Signup is very fast and you can link with a Credit Card or Bank Account. If you want to use it straight away from just the basic setup you'll see something like this: Enter card inf..