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Skrill: Online payments & Money transfers


Skrill ( Formly known as Moneybookers )  an ecommerce business that allows international payments and money transfers to be made via the Internet. It focuses on low-cost international money transfers.  It is owned and operated by Skrill Limited, a UK based company.

In Sept 2011, Moneybookers announced it would rebrand their service as Skrill. Skrill allows for sending and receiving payments in 41 currencies, supporting major credit and debit cards.

Skrill Deposit Limits

There are several limits skrill impose when depositing to your Skrill account, dependent on the verification level of your Skrill account and the chosen deposit method.

  • For deposits with debit or credit cards:
Identity verification not completed
Identity verification completed
Card verified
Card not verified
Card verified
Card not verified
Maximum daily limit
Maximum weekly limit
Maximum monthly limit


if you have linked your bank account to your skrill wallet then the deposits limits are increased further and currently there is no limit on your skrill account. Verification as with most financial institutions require ID to be verified using your passport or divers licience, it is pretty straight forward and once verified lefts all account limits.

Skrill Refer a Friend

The Skrill Refer A Friend Programme  allows you to earn money from Skrill for referring new members to sign up for a Skrill Account. Skrill will pay you a commission equal to 10% of the revenue earned by Skrill for each transaction. You can earn up to £100 for every user referred to the skill website. The refer a friend programme is open to anyone with a skrill account. if your interested in promoting skrill on a more commercial basis then you can sign up for their affiliate program.

Benefits Of Skrill

  • Security: Skrill utilises the latest fraud protection technology for its processing and has a highly trained Risk and Anti-Fraud team to identify and react to fraudulent activity immediately.
  • Prompt Processing: Skrill notifies the seller immediately once a payment has been authorized which enables every seller to ship customer goods faster .
  • Free of charge: The Skrill payment service is free of charge for the buyer and only payment processor that doesnt have chargeback on payments.
  • Great Deals: The Skrill payments is integrated on over 100,000 online stores globally.Many of them offering special deals for Skrill customers.
  • Alternative: Skrill is a very cost-effective alternative to PayPal.
  • Skrill PrePaid MasterCard : You can order and activate your prepaid card under “Skrill Card” after logging into your Skrill  account.


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