In the same way it's difficult to buy bitcoins with PayPal, your options are limited if you want to exchange Skrill to Bitcoin. The companies below are the current options if you want to buy bitcoin with Skrill.
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BitPanda is a bitcoin exchange based in Austria. Among many payment methods accepted, customers from Europe can buy bitcoins with Skrill in under 10 seconds.
Note that the exact fees for purchasing with Skrill are not displayed publically. You will be shown a buy price at check out and the fees for using Skrill are included in that price.
Scroll to the end of this post for a step-by-step tutorial on how to buy BTC with Skrill on Bitpanda.
Here is a quick step-by-step guide on how to buy bitcoins with Skrill on BitPanda:
VirWoX isn't a Bitcoin exchange, but rather used to acquire Second Life Lindens (SLL), a currency used in the virtual world Second Life. It is, however, possible to buy SLL with Skrill, and then trade the SLL for bitcoin. We don't have a step-by-step tutorial for how to go through the process with Skrill, but it's very similar to how it's done with PayPal. Simply deposit with Skrill, buy SLL, and trade the SLL for BTC. You can follow the steps shown in the PayPal article for an approximate how-to.
LocalBitcoins is an escrow service and will help connect you with users online who accept Skrill for bitcoin. Use caution when trading on LocalBitcoins. Check each seller's profile to verify a history of succesful trades. Trader's with negative feedback and problematic trading history should be avoided.Buy Bitcoin
Want to sell bitcoin for Skrill? All the exchanges above can be used to sell bitcoins as well.
VirWoX is the best option if you don't live in the EU. If you live in the EU, then BitPanda is cheaper although requires more identity verification. VirWoX does not require ID verification.
The main reason it's hard to convert Skrill to Bitcoin is because Skrill payments can be reversed, while Bitcoin payments are irreversible.
This will guide you through buying bitcoin with skrill on Bitpanda. But you can use this method on Bitpanda to buy other coins with skrill, like litecoin, dash or ripple.
Once you get to the buying menu you can choose which coin to buy. Also, you will select Skrill as payment method. You also need to enter the amount of coin you want to buy.