Bitstamp offers instant trade of Bitcoin, Litecoin, XRP and Ethereum in USD and EUR. Bitstamp supports all major credit cards.
98% of the funds are stored offline.
Bitstamp was the first European regulated and licensed virtual currency exchange from the Luxembourg financial regulator. Bitstamp’s license is applicable in all 28 European member states.
In addition to the 28 European member states, Bitstamp’s debit and credit card purchasing functionality has been expanded to include the following countries: Switzerland, Norway, Monaco, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Andorra, Moldova, Gibraltar, Iceland, Greenland, Liechtenstein, Isle of Man, Faroe Islands, Åland Islands, San Marino, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Argentina, Brazil, Israel, South Africa, Chile, Kuwait, Cayman Islands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, India, Lebanon, Puerto Rico, Peru, Madagascar, Mozambique, Dominican Republic, Curaçao, Dominica, Jordan, the Bahamas, Bahrain, French Polynesia, Ecuador, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Réunion, Jamaica, Paraguay, Brunei, New Caledonia, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Sint Maarten.
Trading fees vary from 0.25% to 0.10%, depending on the amount being traded.
Transferring funds from a Bitstamp account to a card carries flat $10 fee for amounts up to $1,000. For transfers above $1,000, a 2% fee is charged.