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How to Buy Stellar

Stellar (XLM) is getting lots of attention lately as it recently reached a price of nearly $1 per XLM. CNBC called it the “hottest new coin”.

Many people are interested in buying this cryptocurrency and we’ll aim to make that easier for you with the information in this post.

Buy Stellar with Credit Card or Debit Card

Coinbase

Unfortunately, right now, there is no easy way to buy Stellar Lumens coin with a credit card in the USA with USD.

You will first have to buy BTC with your credit card.

Coinbase is the easiest way to buy bitcoin with a credit card in the USA, Europe, Australia and Singapore.

Once you have the bitcoins you can use Binance or Binance to convert your bitcoins to Stellar coins in about 10 minutes.

BitPanda

BitPanda is based in Austria and is a crypto brokerage service. You can buy bitcoins with your credit card if you live in Europe.

Once you have the bitcoins you can use Binance or Binance to convert your bitcoins to Cardano coins in about 10 minutes.

CoinMama

If Coinbase does not work for you, CoinMama allows you to buy bitcoins with credit card from nearly any country. Once you get the bitcoins convert them to Stellar using Binance or Binance.

Buy XLM with Bank Account

Again, if you live in the USA, Europe, Singapore or Australia then you must first buy bitcoins with your bank account using Coinbase or a similar service. Once you get the bitcoins from Coinbase you can use Binance or Binance to convert the bitcoins to XLM.

If you live in any other country then you can use our home page to find a Bitcoin exchange in your country that accepts bank transfer. Then once you buy bitcoins you can convert them to XLM within 10 minutes.

Get a Stellar Wallet

Before we move onto other options:

Never store your Stellar coins on an exchange!

Always withdrawal your Stellar coins to an offline wallet like the Ledger Nano S or any other wallet that you control. Ledger does not yet support Stellar although is expected to support it soon.

Buy Stellar with PayPal

There is no way to directly buy Stellar with PayPal. You will have to first buy bitcoin with PayPal and then convert the bitcoins to Stellar using a service like Binance or Binance.

Buy Stellar with Cash

There is no way to directly purchase Stellar with cash. Not even any ATMs support buying Stellar.

You will first have to buy bitcoins with cash and then convert the BTC to Stellar using a service like Changelly or Binance.

Buy Stellar with Bitcoin

You can use Binance or Binance to easily exchange bitcoins for Stellar.

Buy Stellar with Skrill

BitPanda allows Europeans to buy Stellar directly with Skrill.

Buy Stellar with Ethereum

You can use Binance or Binance to easily exchange Ethereum for Stellar.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is Stellar different than Bitcoin?

Stellar is centralized and does not have a finite supply like Bitcoin. Whereas Bitcoin is very hard to change, Stellar can be changed very easily by the company itself.

History of Stellar

Stellar was created by Jed McCaleb. McCaleb also founded Ripple and the now defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox.

Why is Stellar gaining so much popularity?

There has been a rush as of late into cryptocurrency. Due to Bitcoin’s high price of over $15,000 many people are looking for ‘cheaper’ coins. With Stellar at under $1, many are buying it simply because it appears to be a cheap coin and alternative to Bitcoin or Ethereum.

Stellar Price

Stellar recently hit nearly $1.