Looking to buy the Curve DAO Token (CRV) in the UK?
Check out this quick guide for an overview of my favourite places where you can buy it in the UK.
Intro: Buy Curve DAO Token (CRV) in the UK
Here’s a quick overview of the best places where you can buy Curve (CRV) in the UK.
|Binance||UK Bank Transfer||Up to 0.10%|
|Kraken||UK Bank Transfer||Up to 0.26%|
|Coinbase Pro||UK Bank Transfer||Up to 0.50%|
|CoinJar||UK Bank Transfer||1%|
|Crypto.com App||UK Bank Transfer||Variable|
How to Buy Curve DAO Token UK
1. Cryptocurrency Exchanges
You can deposit GBP into any of these crypto exchanges with a straightforward UK bank transfer. As each of them supports Faster Payments (FPS), you’ll usually find that GBP you send over to them is quickly credited (within minutes on Coinbase Pro).
Each of these three exchanges has trading fees which are under 1%.
|Provider||Fees: Maker||Fees: Taker|
|Binance||Up to 0.10%||Up to 0.10%|
|Kraken||Up to 0.16%||Up to 0.26%|
|Coinbase Pro||Up to 0.50%||Up to 0.50%|
Of these three, Binance charges the lowest fees. You can also unlock a 25% fee discount if you use Binance Coin (BNB) to pay your trading fees.
Unfortunately, only Coinbase Pro allows you to buy Curve DAO Token (CRV) directly with GBP.
On Binance and Kraken, you’ll have to convert your GBP into a cryptocurrency that can be traded for Curve DAO Token (CRV). This is more hassle, but also means you’ll pay twice as much in fees – which isn’t ideal.
Find out more on their official websites:
Established in May 2013, CoinJar is a cryptocurrency broker (and exchange) that allows you to buy, sell, store, and transfer Curve DAO Token (CRV).
CoinJar charges a fixed 1% fee when you buy or sell any supported cryptocurrency. The prices you’re quoted might be slightly higher than the real exchange rate. But whenever I’ve checked, it’s not by much (around 0.5%).
They’ve recently revamped their mobile app and web interface. It’s now simpler and easier to use than before – and is perfect for beginners.
3. Crypto.com App
Using the Crypto.com app, UK residents can buy, sell, store, and transfer the Curve DAO Token (CRV). It supports more than 100 other cryptocurrencies too.
You can deposit GBP into the Crypto.com app using a UK bank transfer for free. You can also buy any supported cryptocurrency with a credit or debit card, but you’ll be charged a fixed fee of 2.99% if you do this.
One of the most disappointing things I’ve recently noticed is that the prices you’re quoted when buying and selling cryptocurrencies using the Crypto.com app has drifted further and further away from the real exchange rate.
There’s also no web interface. You can only access the Crypto.com app through an Android or iOS mobile device.
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