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Last Update May 25th, 2020. MoneyGram is a fast, simple, and reliable international money transfer service that is popular all over the world.

MoneyGram is also a popular payment method for buying and selling bitcoin in large amounts.

There are two person-to-person marketplaces that accept MoneyGram as a payment method. They are Paxful and LocalBitcoins.

Where To Buy Bitcoin With MoneyGram

 CompanyFeesCountries Supported
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Free, 0.1% to 5% for sellersEvery country except for a few (see banned countries)
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Free, 1% to advertisersAll countries

2 Ways To Buy Bitcoin With MoneyGram


Paxful Homepage

CEO:Ray Youssef
Headquarters:New York, New York
Founders:Ray Youssef, Artur Schaback
Customer service:Knowledge Base
More information:Read Review

Paxful is a person-to-person marketplace that supports over 300 payment methods.

Paxful gives vendors the ability to create offers in all currencies.


  • Escrow system
  • Security
  • Diverse payment methods
  • Simple user interface (UI)
  • Wide variety of sellers


  • Buyers and sellers are at risk of being scammed



LocalBitcoins Homepage

CEO:Sebastian Sonntag
Headquarters:Helsinki, Finland
Founders:Jeremias Kangas
Customer service:Knowledge Base
More information:Read Review

LocalBitcoins is a person-to-person bitcoin trading platform that specializes in connecting buyers and sellers.

LocalBitcoins gives vendors the ability to create offers in all currencies.


  • Available in every country of the world
  • A diverse selection of buyers and sellers
  • Supports many payment methods
  • Buyers get their bitcoins fast
  • Private


  • Lack of cryptocurrency diversity
  • Both sellers and buyers have a chance of being scammed.


What Is MoneyGram?

Founded in 1940, MoneyGram is now one of the world’s largest providers of money transfer services. A MoneyGram kiosk or agent can be found within your local grocery store, pharmacy, or convenience store.

The MoneyGram app, available on both iOS and Android devices, makes it faster and easier to send and receive money, track transfers, pay bills, and estimate fees.

How MoneyGram Works

Where Is MoneyGram Supported?

Use the MoneyGram locator to find a kiosk or agent near you: