MoneyBookers (or Skrill) is an online payment system out of London. It is one of the widely used online payment processors online. Skrill, formerly known as Moneybookers, is an international payment processing service that allows merchants to sell and receive payments online as well as users to receive and transfer money.
Uploading money into your Skrill (Moneybookers) account won’t cost you a dime if you use a bank transfer for it. The most it will cost you is a flat fee per withdrawal. This is a small fee to get additional benefits that your account provides:
- Instant deposits and withdrawals; pay & play.
- Accepted by virtually all online gaming operators.
- Exclusive bonuses.
- Instant access to funds with the Skrill (Moneybookers) Prepaid MasterCard®.
- Benefit from customer support in 12 languages and 24/7.
Even more benefits are available to you when you become a VIP. If you transfer more than €5,000 per month to websites and you want to move money in multiple currencies without limitations and save money on your transaction cost, then you qualify as a VIP. Other benefits include a personal account manager that speaks your language, invitations to special events and promotions such as tournaments, cashback campaigns, bonuses and more.
With direct processing and instant payment notifications, excellent customer support and along with zero setup fees or monthly minimums, this service is second to none. Finally, you can also top up your Skype, pay on eBay and use it in more than 70,000 online shops!
How to open and verify a Skrill (Moneybookers) account
Signing up for a Skrill account is easy and will only take a few minutes. Choose Personal account sign up and enter the details.
After you have opened your account, in order to fund your it, you must verify the account. To ensure that you are the account holder, an e-mail will be sent to you with a verification code. (Note: It may take up to two days for customers to receive the verification code) This code must be used to activate your account. An email will be sent to your registered email address with instructions how to activate your account by using the verification code provided.
Once your account has been verified you may start using your account to send and receive funds online. Receiving funds to your account is free of charge and usual fees for making a withdrawal is generally €1.80 for bank transfer and €3.50 with a check. The verification process also allows your account’s limits to be raised. Visit Skrill website