Buying Bitcoin with Bank transfer or wire transfer is easy. You can just copy and paste details that the cryptocurrency exchange gives you and send money to them. However, it is not the fastest method as it may take 2-3 business days.
Buy from KrakenKraken is one of the most popular exchanges. It is the safest cryptocurrency exchange according to CER. It is available in the US, Canada, Japan, and Europe.
- Most secure exchange
- Very fast bank transfers
- Low fees
- Not available worldwide
Buy from BitstampBitstamp is one of the first cryptocurrency exchanges (founded in 2011). It is based in Luxembourg, and it’s regulated by the European Union (EU). It is particularly suitable for EU citizens, as you are protected by EU law. If the exchange gets hacked, you can claim back your stolen money.
- Suitable for EU residents
- Low fees
- Very safe
- Supports only BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, and BCH
Buy from BisqBisq is a truly decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. This means that you control your crypto coins and don’t need to provide proof of identity. You can freely transact wherever you are in the world, and no one can control your coins. However, you are responsible for security, as there is no third party to take care of it for you.
- No identity verification required
- Available in all countries
- Low fees, depending on seller
- If Bisq gets hacked, your crypto will be safe
- Harder to use