Time off

What you need to know

PayPal offers generous time-off policies so you can be there for the special moments, rest when you’re not feeling well, and recharge your batteries when you need to.

Taking time off—away from your job—is vital to being at your best. We support this by offering ample time off for all kinds of situations.

Public holidays

PayPal China provides 16 public holidays each year to celebrate with family and friends. View the complete list of holidays. (This page is only accessible within the PayPal firewall.)

2021 holidays

New Year: January 1-3

Lunar New Year: February 11-17

Tomb Sweeping Day: April 3-5

International Labor Holiday: May 1-5

Dragon Boat Festival: June 12-14

Mid-Autumn Festival: September 19-21

National Day: October 1-7

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Paid Time Off (PTO)

PayPal values your wellness and wants you to take care of yourself and others in a way that best addresses your needs. Our Paid Time Off (PTO) policy provides the flexibility to use your time for whatever recharges you.

You start earning PTO on your first day of employment:

  • First day to the end of your first calendar year—15 days, prorated according to actual days with the company
  • First whole calendar year—15 days
  • Second whole calendar year—16 days
  • Each additional calendar year—1 additional day per year, up to a maximum of 20 days

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Paid leaves of absence

Take care of what’s most important to you: your family. PayPal offers a variety of paid leaves of absence that allow you to take care of your loved ones.

Medical leave

Marriage leave

Maternity leave

Paternity leave

Bereavement leave


Personal leave

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