15 articles found for

use bitcoin to send money
​Sending Money? Why Not Do it with Bitcoin

Conducting an international money transfer using your high street bank is not only costly but can also easily take up to five days or more. The commonly used alternatives to international bank transfers are large money transfer operators (MTOs) such as the Western Union or MoneyGram. However, the fees that money transfer operators charge on… View Article

Buy Bitcoin Instantly With Credit Card

Buying bitcoin instantly with a credit card can be expensive. Some companies charge a whopping 9% commission! They have to because of the cost of business, credit card processing fees, partner integrations, etc. Wirex is different. With almost 1,000,000 registered users worldwide, $1 billion in transactions over the past 4 years, and institutional funding from… View Article

Dash Wallet & Contactless Cards With New Wirex Partnership

Another week, another bombshell announcement. Today, we’re proud to announce our new partnership with Dash. Yes, that’s right…the 7th largest cryptocurrency by market cap… $54 million worth of Dash are exchanged, traded or otherwise transacted on a daily basis. With close to $2.5 Billion held within the Dash system. They’re a serious player in the… View Article

2fa security
Why 2FA Security Is Vital For Your Wirex Account

For as long as we can remember, we’ve used passwords to access everything. We have passwords for our social media accounts, our emails, our online banking. It can be hard remembering all of these different passwords. And whether we like to admit it or not, sometimes our passwords are not the most complex. We often… View Article

Segwit wallet announcement
SegWit Wallet Upgrade — Lower Blockchain Fees For All Customers

Do blockchain fees get you down? Do you want to exchange small amounts such as $10 for bitcoin but hate seeing $2 blockchain fees? Are you angry at Wirex for having such high ‘exchange rates’? Well… You’re going to love the latest Wirex app update! Firstly we just want to set the record straight: ‘Blockchain… View Article

Two Possible Reasons Why Your Money Did Not Arrive

This post is relevant for new and existing Wirex users who wish to top up Wirex card with alternative payment methods such as PayPal, Skrill, Neteller, MisterCash, Alipay, eKonto, EuTeller, iDeal, P24, Qiwi and Sporopay. Reason 1 If you have attempted to top up your Wirex card with any of the above services, and find… 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

Practical Tips Before Ordering Your First Wirex Card

So you have decided to get yourself a Wirex card. Congratulations and welcome to the financial revolution! Wirex cards are easy to get and even easier to use. However, as they are a new type of product and not offered by traditional financial services, we thought you might appreciate a helping hand to get you… View Article

FAQ: How to Load $2500 or More onto Your Wirex Card

This FAQ explains how to load large amounts of funds — more than $2500 per day — onto your Wirex cards. Please note that you need to have a verified account before being able to use this feature. For a step-by-step tutorial on how to verify your account, see this link. If you have an unverified… View Article