Both are safe, but I love and prefer PayPal when it comes to making international transactions.
with a bank transfer, yes you will send money to someone, but if you are a victim of a scammer, you will never see your money again.
Because the bank will not trace the person who scammed you and they will not do anything.
What’s safer PayPal or bank transfer?
Data security: PayPal’s website is secure and encrypted. Using PayPal might even be safer than giving your credit card number or bank account information directly to the website you’re buying from.
Is a bank transfer better than PayPal?
Although much of the comparison between PayPal and bank transfers can vary depending on your bank account, PayPal tends to come out on top thanks to lower transfer fees, stronger rates and faster service.
Is PayPal bank transfer safe?
PayPal certainly believes it’s safe to transmit money on its platform. “Yes, we keep all your information safe,” the company states on its web site. “When you send a payment using PayPal, the recipient won’t receive sensitive financial information like your credit card or bank account number.
Can I get scammed with PayPal?
Once a scammer has hacked into somebody else’s PayPal account (as in the case of the phishing email scam), they can make purchases and send payments with the money from the account they have taken over. PayPal may reimburse the seller if they are able to confirm that the account that made the payment was hacked.