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How To Trade/Sell Gift cards For Bitcoin Or Cash In Africa (Ghana) 2021-2022

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How To Trade/Sell Gift cards For Bitcoin Or Cash In Africa (Ghana) 2021-2022. At the end of this article, you will discover a simple way to trade your Gift cards for either Bitcoin or Cash online in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa etc.

And also, a guide on how to withdraw your money successfully through MTN Mobile Money, Vodafone Cash, Airteltigo Money, Chipper Cash, Zelle, Cash App, Bank Transfers, Paypal and many more. 

Many people ask this same question as time goes on every blessed day 

1. Where or How do I trade my gift cards for cash or bitcoin safely?

2. Where can I buy Bitcoin safely?

3. Where can I sell my bitcoin for cash?

There are different website here in Africa that allows you to sell your gift cards for bitcoin and the allows you to buy and sell bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. But ones that accept the most used payments medium like Paypal, MTN mobile money, Mpesa, Chipper cash etc… are;

1. Paxful

2. CoinCola

Paxful is so far the easiest and safest platform to trade your gift cards for either bitcoin or money here in Africa and even every part of the world you find yourself to be in. And almost all gift cards in the world can be traded there. (Read More About Paxful)

CoinCola is also a P2P platform just like Paxful and other sites like Binance etc. But CoinCola is easier to use and safer compared to others. On Coincola, you can sell your gift cards for money and also buy and sell almost all cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcash etc….(Read More About Coincola)

Using these platforms, no matter the country the gift card was bought from either, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States Of America, Canada, Australia etc… you can still find a buyer or even buy or sell bitcoin, bitcash, ethereum, litecoin etc…

You might be an affiliate marketer or internet surfer that is getting paid with gift cards and digital currencies and you are wondering how you’re going to trade them for money here in Africa.

In this article, we are going to talk mainly about the two platforms mentioned(Paxful and CoinCola) and also add tutorials like

1.  How to trade on their platform (Gift cards)

2. How to buy or sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcash etc)

3. Video Tutorials We are going to start with CoinCola and then conclude with Paxful.

1. What You Will Need To Trade On CoinCola

In other to involve in buying and selling on Coincola you will need;
i. Valid Email Address (Optional)ii. Phone Number (Optional)iii. Personal Document to verify identity (Optional)

CoinCola  Payment Options

Just like other P2P platforms like Paxful, Binance etc… Coincola also supports favourable payment options like;
i. MTN mobile Moneyii. Vodafone Cashiii. Chipper Cashiv. Perfect Money transferv. Bank Transfers   etc….

How To Trade Gift card For Bitcoin (Cash) on CoinCola 

Trading your gift card on Coincola is simple, easy and fast. Follow the below steps to trade your gift cards within 20-30 mins and get paid.
1. Navigate to the “OTC Page”

2. Tap or click on “Sell Gift Card” and select the type of Gift card you are willing to sell.

3. Click on search, the list of vendors or buyers is going to dropdown.

4. Select one with the cool deal and start trade with…

5. Send gift card information only when the vendor tells you to send your gift card information.

6. Once your gift card is valid the worth amount of Btc will be released into your Btc coin cola account. (You can then proceed to sell the BTC for cash)

How To Sell Bitcoin For Cash on CoinCola

Follow the below procedure to sell your bitcoin on Coincola for cash1. Navigate to the “OTC” page and select the country of  “Ghana”, click “sell” 


2. Find a vendor to involve trade with:Select the vendor with the cool deal. Always try to check their number of trades and other stuff just to know their past activities.


3. After finding your preferred vendor, click on his/her offer to start trade:Type in the amount of bitcoin you are willing to send and start trade. Make sure the vendor is online. If he/she is online go ahead and drop your details for receiving your cash.

4. After you receive payment, release bitcoin. (Always check if the alert is real or fake before releasing bitcoin)

Pros and Cons Of Using CoinCola

Pros’ of Using CoinCola

i. Welcoming and simple user interface

ii. Safer compare to other P2P platforms

iii. Low scam and fraud rateiv. You can create an account with only an email address or only a phone number.v. Easy to contact the customer service team


Cons Of CoinCola 

No complaints detected yet.

Gift Cards You can Sell On CoinCola

You can buy and sell almost all gift cards available. We can not list are but we are going to list few popular ones like;


i. iTunes Cardii. Google Play Store Card

iii. Amazon Gift cards

iv. Steam Wallet Gift Cards

v. American Express cards

vi. eBay gift cards 

2. What You Will Need To Trade On Paxful

To trade your Gift cards or Bitcoins for money on Paxful, You have to first create an account. Creating an account on Paxful you will need;

I. Valid Email Address

II. Valid Phone Number ( Virtual Phone numbers won’t be accepted)

III. Identification card for verification. ( This is not compulsory, But Verifying your account will enable you to trade and sell on Paxful without limit.)

IV. Valid House Address ( Optional just for verification )

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Paxful Payment Options

The payment options on Paxful make it the best platform to trade your Gift cards for money or bitcoin. Paxful has over 300+ payment options that favour everybody on this earth no matter the continent you find yourself to be inside.

Those in Africa have favourable payment options like Bank Transfers, Wire, MTN Mobile Money, Chipper Cash, Paypal and more. Those in Europe and North America also have payment options like pay Cash in person, Bank Transfers, Paypal, Zelle, Cash App and many more.

How To Trade On Paxful

Trading on Paxful is very easy and simple. With Paxful you do not have to be a pro or an I.T specialist. The dashboard looks welcoming which make accessing the platform easy, simple and comfortable for both new and old users.

And also has an escrow system that will keep your bitcoin safe from scammers when trading. And even if you feel you are scammed or cheated on, you can form a dispute and the Paxful support team member will settle the dispute and award the bitcoin to the rightful owner.

How To Trade Gift card For Money 2021;

i. Click On Buy Bitcoin.

ii. Select your payment option. ( You will select a Gift card since that is what you want to trade for money)

iii. Select the type of Gift card  And Type In The Amount you want to trade.

iv.  Select The Offer You Want Or  The Vendor You Want To Trade With And Start Trade.

#Nb: Always trading on Paxful my pro Tip is to read about the Vendor and his past trades if you see more than 10 negative feedback do not trade with the person.

If you also see successful trades only and his or her trades are between 1- 20 do not trade with the person. 

Visit Paxful Official Website:    Paxful

How To Sell Bitcoin For Money 2021;

i. Click On Sell Bitcoin

ii. Select Your Payment Option 

iii. Select The Way You Want To Receive Payment  (Whether MTN Mobile Money, Zelle, Cash App, Bank Transfer PayPal)

iv. Select The Offer You Want Or  The Vendor You Want To Trade With And Start Trade.

#Nb: When selling your Bitcoin for money do not release bitcoin as soon as the buyer says he has made the payment, Check your account balance before or wait for an alert. After you see your account is loaded or you get an alert which is a legit alert. You Then Release Bitcoin to the buyer.

Visit Paxful Official Website:    Paxful

Pros And Cons Using Paxful To Trade Gift Card  For Money or Bitcoin.

Pros Of Using Paxful

1. It is easy to use Paxful:

You do not need any skill or be genius to trade on Paxful, Paxful can be accessed by anybody from any part of the world.

2. Favorable Payment Options:

Paxful has over 300+ Payment options that can help you purchase or sell your Gif tcard or Bitcoin for money easily. Withdrawing is also made easy and simple. Withdrawal options like (MTN MoMo, Vodafone Cash, Airteltigo Money, Chipper Cash, Banks, Cash App, Wire transfers and many more)

3. It is safe Using Paxful:

Paxful has an escrow system that holds Bitcoin anytime individuals agree to go into a trade on their platform. This escrow makes sure there is no Gift card scams nor Bitcoin scams. 

Once you feel you have been cheated on Paxful you can file a dispute and bring out proves and the issue will be settled by one of Paxful support team members. And then they award the bitcoins to the rightful owner 

4. 24hours Support team :

You can join the Paxful community if you have any problem. You just ask your question on the platform and you will be answered.

Paxful also has a support team that assists its users in aspects of their accounts details, trades and other info. This team also help to reduce the scam rate on the platform

Cons Of Using Paxful

I. Lot of Scams:

On Paxful there are lots of scams here and there. You have to be very vigilant when trading on Paxful, that is why there is an escrow to help protect innocent ones trading on their platform.

I myself trade on Paxful and I have come across a lot of people who come from Africa and Asia trying to scam me and steal my bitcoins. You just have to be smart don’t fall for their small lies. And put in mind do not trust anybody or information you see on the internet wholeheartedly.

II. Not All That Reliable: 

You might change your location and you will find it a bit difficult to log into your account because of the little change of your IP address. You have to pass through lots of processes to get your account back.

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List Of Gift Cards That Can Be traded On Paxful.

The following are the popular gift cards sold on Paxful. If your gift card is not listed below, do not worry still visit Paxful official website and search for it. You will find an offer and trade it successfully,.

1. eBay Gift Card

2. Starbucks

3. iTunes Cards

4. Victoria’s Secret

5. Target

6. Amazon Gift Cards 

7. Steam Wallet Gift card

8. Chipotle

9. Fandango Gift Cards

10. Sephora Gift Cards

11. Walmart Gift Card

12. One Vanilla Card

13. Adidas Gift Card

14. Google Play Gift Cards

15. Hulu Gift Card

16. Nike Gift cards 

17. Adidas Gift cards

Do’s And Don’ts When Trading On Paxful

I. The first thing, do not to trust anybody you meet online wholeheartedly. This will help you prevent yourself from falling into scam traps.

II. Do not send your Gift card information to the trader if he has not replied to your message or asked you to send it.

III. Do not trade outside with someone you meet on Paxful. Some Paxful scammers ask you to chat with them on WhatsApp that’s all scam traps, If not Paxful cancel the trade or ask them to cancel the trade.

IV. Always check your Account balance or alert and also verify if the alert receive is valid before releasing bitcoins to a buyer. This is because some do not make any payment but trick you by saying they have made payment. Always verify or check your alert before you release your bitcoin.

V. Form a dispute anytime you feel like you have been cheated on or about to been scammed when trading on Paxful

Our final words, I hope this whole guide will help you trade your gift card for cash and also help you buy and sell cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Ethereum etc.. in Ghana, South Africa Nigeria, Kenya etc…

For residents outside the listed countries, you can still use both Paxful and CoinCola. They accept traders and buyers worldwide. (This article is targeting only the specific locations mentioned)

And my Folks here in Ghana you also have simple payment mediums like MTN Mobile Money, Tigo cash, Vodafone cash to buy and sell Gift cards and digital currencies.

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