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Carpo - 06/04/2018 - 13:04:16

can I receive funds from a euro account to my fidor UK account? what swift/bic/iban etc do i give? thanks!

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sal2015 - 06/04/2018 - 13:26:20

No, not possible.

Open an account with Revolut, Fire, Starling. Other options available.

Revolut has the best exchange rate though ;-)


orgasmix - 06/04/2018 - 13:49:44

Revolut and Transferwise also have the ability to "top up" via debit or credit card, which is faster than a European SEPA transfer, and then convert to GBP and send to a UK account. Might be interesting.

Hit me up for a Transferwise referral ;)


sal2015 - 06/04/2018 - 13:52:48

SEPA transfers are also FREE with Revolut :-)

Fantastic for crypto trading.


orgasmix - 06/04/2018 - 17:12:18

Fantastic for crypto trading to exchanges, but DO NOT do OTC trades on a personal Revolut acount as they will 100% close your account and may even return funds to their original sender


SecurusServusDei - 16/04/2018 - 11:15:23

Starling Bank seem to have a pathology of antagonism and hostility towards cryptocurrency. I just tried to do an international (SEPA) transfer to coinbase and got an error stating that 'overseas accounts associated with cryptocurrency are not supported.'


sal2015 - 16/04/2018 - 11:33:12

Why use Starling. It's expensive to send SEPA transfers and the exchange rate is not good.

Don’t throw your money down the drain, use Revolut (its FREE), or Fidor.


SecurusServusDei - 16/04/2018 - 12:22:27

Because you need to deposit money to Coinbase in order to set that account up to receive funds (withdrawals) from them. I want to have as many accounts as possible to receive with, to reduce the risk of hostile interference. I have already set up Revolut, and I cannot use Fidor until they start giving us personal IBANs to receive with.


SecurusServusDei - 16/04/2018 - 12:54:46

I just received confirmation that Starling do not allow cryptocurrency related transactions, one to avoid I would say.


sal2015 - 17/04/2018 - 14:40:24

Luckily, no hostile interference where I live. It's a nice pleasant neighbourhood.


steph1234 - 18/04/2018 - 11:17:29

Wait 'til I move in :-)



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