With multiple online gaming websites, the need for a stable, reliable and safe method for transferring money online has become as much of an element of the gaming process as the games themselves. BonusVikings decided to look at the two leading e-wallet providers on the market: Skrill and Neteller.
Ease of Use
Skrill – Can be used by the least literate – 5/5
Neteller – A little bit more old-school in design and feel – 3.5/5
Skrill – A whopping forty currencies available – 5/5
Neteller – Eighteen currencies available – 4/5
Skrill – Accepted in over 200 countries – 5/5
Neteller – Accepted in over 180 countries – 4.5/5
Skrill – 1. Depositing is free of charge. 2. Sending money to the gaming website is free of charge. 3. Receiving money from the gaming website is also free of charge. 4. Withdrawing fee of Eur1.80 applies. – 5/5
Neteller – 1. Depositing is free in a few countries but others will see a fee of 1.5%-7.5%. 2. Sending money to the gaming website is free of charge. 3. Receiving money from the gaming website is also free of charge. 4. Withdrawing onto Neteller’s Bank Draft costs from 7.5 EUR to 25 EUR. 3.5/5
Prepaid Mastercard Offers
Skrill – The Prepaid Card allows for free shopping and worldwide withdrawal with no monthly fees; full transaction history; 4 available currencies (EUR, GBP, PLN, USD). 4.5/5
Neteller – The Daily ATM cash withdrawal limit is set to 3300 USD which is a great thing for when you need instant cash and you are near an ATM. NETELLER are also proud of their 128 bit encryption which coupled with their secure payment systems creates an impregnable barrier for outside influences. 5/5
Skrill – Skrill’s Bank-level security abides by the Payments Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS Level 1) – 5/5
Neteller – Neteller boasts a number of notable security protocols such as a 128-bit encryption technology, identity verification and real-time transaction monitoring for complete user discretion. – 5/5
The USA is not supported by neither Skrill nor Neteller. However, everybody else (especially European citizens) has a number of quality e-wallets to choose from. Overall, the options offered by Skrill seem to weight more favourably with consumers (lower fees, better coverage) while the security levels for both are top notch.