For Paypal you will need a credit card. EC cards like your UBS one are not used for online purchasing (unlike Switch in England) Trying to pay on paypal with a Maestro Card. Hallo! I've recently started a placement year in Germany, and set up a bank account here. I received a Maestro card that's slightly different to. Just a few clicks, place your order and your goods are delivered. And with Maestro every transaction will be simple and secure. To shop online: Enter the card.