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Author Topic: Can I use my Visa gift card to purchase a few bitcoins?  (Read 1954 times)
ehtlema121423
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July 12, 2011, 04:36:14 AM
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If so, PM me.
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July 12, 2011, 11:11:37 PM
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If so, PM me.

I don't have any experience with this service, and they just recently launched, but they do mention accepting prepaid gift cards as payment towards the purchase of bitcoins:
  - http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/GetBitcoin


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July 12, 2011, 11:35:31 PM
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I PM'd you.
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July 12, 2011, 11:51:11 PM
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PMing

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July 13, 2011, 06:05:01 AM
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LOL, get-bitcoin.com accepts prepaid debit cards, but you have to physically mail them the card.
I'd rather just mail cash to someone.

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July 13, 2011, 09:33:07 AM
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Isn't there still chargeback risk with a gift card?
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July 13, 2011, 09:55:55 AM
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Isn't there still chargeback risk with a gift card?

I'm assuming the service that accepts prepaid gift cards in exchange for bitcoins uses them for purchases before releasing the bitcoins, thus effectively to the exchange, those are irrevocable after being spent.

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