On Paxful we provide an option to sell bitcoins for debit or credit cards, including prepaid cards. This article gives you an overview of selling bitcoins using any of the supported cards.
Before selling bitcoin for debit or credit card, please make sure that you have means to check the balance on the card and that you are fully aware of how to use the funds as soon as possible.
Searching for an offer
The first step to selling bitcoins for debit/credit cards is to look for an offer that accepts that specific card type you have. You’ll also need to enter the amount you wish to purchase and the currency you prefer.
After you have found a suitable offer, be sure to read the offer terms before opening the trade. This will show you a brief summary of what the buyer will be requiring from you in regards to payment.
Once you have started the trade, a more detailed set of instructions will appear. These are called trade instructions. What the buyer will require from you will vary depending on which specific payment you’ll be using.
Creating an offer
To sell bitcoins, you can also create your own offer.
Here are a couple of tips:
- Set a margin you find profitable as no negotiations during the trade are allowed.
- Write clear offer terms and trade instructions.
After creating and publishing your personalized offer, wait for a buyer to start a trade with you. Once a trade has started, you will receive a notification. Feel free to discuss all the necessary details with your trade partner.
Completing a trade
Once the buyer has paid you, marked the trade as Paid and uploaded proof of payment, double-check if the payment has been successful on your end.
The last step for you is to release bitcoins from the trade escrow. Click Release bitcoin button only if you are absolutely sure about receiving the payment.
After a trade
Once the trade is completed, you can leave appropriate feedback for your trade partner. Also, if you like trading with the user, you can add them to your trusted list.
Here is some more information on how to sell bitcoins on Paxful.