The best way to buy bitcoin will depend on your location. For the majority of people, Coinbase is the best and easiest way to buy bitcoin.

Click here to buy bitcoin with Coinbase.

Below is a list of countries supported by Coinbase (alphabetical order).

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Jersey
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

The act of purchasing crypto but not selling is available in these countries:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Singapore


What is Coinbase?

Coinbase is a cryptocurrency exchange. Coinbase is often used as an on-ramp into the cryptocurrency world because they make it very easy to exchange fiat (your national currency) into cryptocurrency.

Can you only purchase Bitcoin with Coinbase?

No, you can purchase many other cryptocurrencies popular cryptocurrencies including:

Coinbase has stated that they plan to add many other cryptocurrencies to their platform in the future.

Click here to sign up for Coinbase and receive $10 in bitcoin (after you spend $100).

After you sign up, buying bitcoin is as easy as going to buy/sell, selecting a payment method, and inputting a purchase amount.

purchasing btc with coinbase

For more information on Coinbase, check out my beginners guide to Coinbase.

Coinbase Alternatives

Some Coinbase alternatives include:

  • CoinMama
  • Kraken
  • Gemini