Where can you shop with the Wirex Card?

The Wirex debit card is not an ordinary financial tool. Unlike traditional debit cards, you don’t have to travel to banks (you don’t even need a bank account!) and your money can be accessed anywhere in the world. Imagine travelling anywhere without making additional trips to currency exchanges or informing banks in advance! After topping… View Article

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New! Open Wirex App with Fingerprints (iOS only)

Our over-achieving iOS developers have some good news for you and your Wirex bitcoin wallet. In the quest to continuously improve account security and ensure no one but you can access your account, we have added ‘Touch ID’ setting for iOS users. When activated, you can use your fingerprint to open Wirex on your smartphone…. View Article

[Tutorial] Top Up and Spend Altcoins With Wirex Card

Thanks to all your feedback, we are happy to announce a new feature in Wirex — Shapeshift integration! With this move, you can top up your Wirex account with altcoins. They will be converted to bitcoin at the best possible rate and deposited into your Wirex bitcoin wallet. All major altcoins — including ether, litecoin,… View Article

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Update: Get Up to 6 Wirex Cards (Instead of 3)!

We are pleased to inform you that users can now order up to six cards from Wirex, instead of the previous three! This article explains the update in detail. Now: Get 2 Wirex cards PER currency Previously, you could only order one card per currency. This meant you had to select either virtual or plastic… View Article

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FAQ: Wirex and Your Bitcoin Security

Wirex takes account security seriously. This article will guide you through the multiple layers of bitcoin security we use. We will also provide recommendations for optimal digital security.   Q: What is the percentage of cold storage for funds deposited with Wirex? How does Wirex guarantee bitcoin security on my accounts? A: Wirex does not keep… View Article

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Wirex Milestones: January 2015 to July 2016

We started out in January 2015 as E-Coin, the bitcoin debit card provider. Eighteen months later, we are transitioning to Wirex, the hybrid personal banking platform offering customers the chance to combine both bitcoin and fiat, for the best of both worlds. We would like to thank all of you for being a part of… View Article

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FAQ: All About Wirex Fees

This article answers frequently asked questions about Wirex accounts and card fees. Q: Where can I find the complete list of Wirex fees? A: You can find them via this link. Q: What fees do I have to pay to use Wirex? A: It depends on the services you want to use. A basic Wirex… View Article

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Everything You Need to Know About Travelling with Bitcoins

Every day, more people travel with bitcoins. There are big advantages to including bitcoins in your travel plans. For example, it is safer to carry bitcoins than to carry cash, especially if you bring a large amount of money or if you’re travelling to a country with higher crime rates. Bitcoin is easy to exchange… View Article