When you buy BTC with credit card, you should stick to accredited websites and reliable individual sellers. Before you get a deal, you should always do some research on online forums like Bitcoin Forum.
Just a few months ago, it was unsafe to sell bitcoins to those who paid by credit card. These days, it is possible to buy BTC with credit card. However, it is not a safe alternative. Some environments are less secure than other markets. If you live in Asian or African countries, credit card payment processors can freeze your funds anytime, because of the plenty of fraud that occurred in those areas in the past – so you can lose your money.
The price of bitcoin changes swiftly, so you can trade CFDs on bitcoin through a credit card. Sites like AvaTrade or Plus500 allow such options. This solution is for seasoned users.
When you think of established online exchanges, Virtual World Exchange is your first choice. VirWox accepts all the major credit cards like Visa or MasterCard, through PayPal or Skrill. It also offers an option to buy Second Life Linden with USD, EUR or GBP. You can convert SLL to bitcoin (through PayPal). VirWox is fast and convenient, however, the transaction fees are high compared with other alternatives.
CoinMama is a reputable site. It has been in the industry for 2 years, and it is known for its fast transactions, with CoinMama, you can buy bitcoins instantly. On CoinMama, you can buy BTC with credit card or debit card through Western Union. CoinMama is available all over the world, in the United States, too.
Brawker is a reliable online exchange. Buying bitcoins via credit cards through Brawker is complicated, but it works. Brawker is an intermediary between bitcoin buyers and sellers. You, a bitcoin buyer, can buy products in different online stores or websites, on behalf of someone who want to sell bitcoins and has no fiat currency (this will be a bitcoin seller). Once the bitcoin seller receives the purchased product, Brawker will release your bitcoins that they have hold escrow. They will transfer it to your online wallet. Brawker is an expensive option for the bitcoin buyer.
Purse is similar to Brawker. It offers large discounts for the seller, 5 percent or more. It offers simple, short solutions to buy various products using bitcoin.
Bittylicious is available for those who live in Europe. It offers an alternative to buy BTC with credit card or debit card. If you want to use Bittylicious, your credit card has to be 3D secure. You also have to validate your ID documents before you start using this service.