Category: 12. Trading Best Places

Wirex

Best for: Bringing bitcoin into the mainstream Described as a banking solution, Wirex brings cryptocurrency as close to the mainstream as it can get. UK users can buy bitcoin and use it as they would their GBP. A Wirex wallet can be used with a Wirex debit card to purchase...
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Robinhood

Best for: Keeping costs to a minimum Robinhood allows users to buy and sell bitcoin free of charge. The company has only recently introduced a web version, having been solely mobile-based, so is better suited to those who are comfortable using their phone to manage their money. Up to now,...
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Local Bitcoins

Best for: Privacy Local Bitcoins is a completely different type of exchange to the others on this list. The company is a peer-to-peer exchange which supports users in posting an advert stating payment methods and exchange rates for buying/selling their bitcoins. A reply to an advertisement opens a trade, and...
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CEX

Best for: Buying with credit card CEX is a UK-based exchange. The company takes payment by credit and debit card as well as bank transfer for the purchase of bitcoin. Payments with a credit card deliver the bitcoin to the user’s account instantly and fees for the privilege are low compared...
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Bitcoin ATMs

Best for: Anonymity A bitcoin ATM, or BATM, is simply an ATM – a physical kiosk where you can buy bitcoin. Just like a standard fiat money ATM, BATMs allow insertion of a credit/debit card or cash in exchange for bitcoin. These machines allow users to buy and sell bitcoins...
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Bitpanda

Best for: Choice of payment method Bitpanda serves a European customer base and has a good selection of payment methods. The cost of buying and selling bitcoin on Bitpanda is on a par with Coinbase (1.49%); however, a full fee breakdown is not easily found on the website and the fees are...
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Binance

Best for: Currency choice Binance is one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges. Binance has free deposit and withdrawal fees for UK customers and a 0.1% trading fee. The company is well known for supporting a wide range of digital currencies which means bitcoin traders have a vast array of...
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eToro

Best for: Beginners The eToro website contains a wealth of information on the details of buying bitcoin, making this exchange well suited to those just starting out in bitcoin trading. Traders who sign up with eToro get a virtual trading account with $100,000 in it to allow them to practise strategies before trading with...
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CoinBurp

Best for: Speed and simplicity Based in the heart of London, CoinBurp is rapidly growing towards being one of the best reviewed exchanges in the UK. An increasingly easy choice when buying or selling cryptocurrency and Bitcoin, the company is rated number 1 on Trustpilot UK. CoinBurp prides itself in its instant GBP...
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Coinbase

Best for: Keeping your money safe Based in California, Coinbase is one of the leading crypto exchanges in the world and a popular choice when buying bitcoin. The company offers both a wallet (which is free) and an exchange for customers. According to Coinbase, 98% of digital currency is stored offline in vaults...
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