What are the best ways to buy/sell bitcoin?

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Why do you recommend Coinbase?

Why do you not recommend Coinbase?

Coinbase is an American bitcoin exchange and hosted wallet service that allows people with a US bank account to send, receive and store bitcoin.

Very easy to setup & use

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The entire process of using Coinbase is seamless. All you need to do to start buying/selling Bitcoin is link your bank account to Coinbase, and if y...

Can be slow to receive bitcoins

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It can take from 3-7 days to receive your Bitcoins after you have purchased them.

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Why do you recommend LocalBitcoins?

Why do you not recommend LocalBitcoins?

LocalBitcoins is effectively a localised Ebay for bitcoin. LocalBitcoins facilitates the buying/selling of bitcoin between individuals in both face...

Instant transfers

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There is no delay in receiving your bitcoins once the payment has completed. Given that you're dealing with locals with local bank accounts, the...

You have to deal with other people

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Unlike Coinbase, MtGox etc you're directly dealing with other people on LocalBitcoins. This can make the overall process longer and your experien...

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Why do you recommend Bitstamp?

Why do you not recommend Bitstamp?

Bitstamp is an exchange based in London that enables people to buy and sell bitcoin between themselves at a price set by the exchange. It's the s...

Free SEPA deposits

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Bitstamp is very economical if you live in Europe as they have free SEPA deposits.

No cons added yet

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Why do you recommend Buttercoin?

Why do you not recommend Buttercoin?

US-based bitcoin exchange where users can buy, sell, and trade bitcoin. Full order book exchange with market and limit orders available. ACH and wi...

Fast and Easy

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The site is very intuitive and depositing dollars was fast and easy. The whole process from on-boarding to buying my first bitcoin with them took ab...

No cons added yet

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Why do you recommend Circle.com?

Why do you not recommend Circle.com?

Simple

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Super simple, easy to use and with a friendly UI

No cons added yet

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Why do you recommend Kraken?

Why do you not recommend Kraken?

No pros added yet

No cons added yet

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Why do you recommend Bitcoin.de?

Why do you not recommend Bitcoin.de?

Bitcoin.de is a popular Germany-based exchange

No pros added yet

No cons added yet

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Why do you recommend Virwox?

Why do you not recommend Virwox?

Buy using Paypal or Credit card

Buy with credit card

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You can purchase bitcoin using your credit card, although the fees are high

Very high fees

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High fees, you usually end up paying at least 10% more than market rate

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Why do you recommend CampBX?

Why do you not recommend CampBX?

Fiat deposit options

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They accept money orders and if you have done KYC, they also accept personal checks.

Volume

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low volume

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