I just ordered these Ionic running boards from this merchant online...and I made payment through PayPal...
...but instead of allowing me to make the payment on my credit card once I logged into PayPal, the money came straight from my bank account...never even giving me the choice to pay by credit card like I've been able to do on all my other purchases through PayPal.
This might not be an issue for some, but I like the cash back points I get when I use my credit card, and this sounds like a way for the merchant to bypass the 2 to 3% credit card fee. I also find it easier to return items from unscrupulous merchants when purchasing with a credit card.
I already called PayPal to report this, and they didn't seem to care. Why even bother with PayPal if I can't make payments through my credit card? Maybe I should call Visa because I'm sure THEY would care!