There are two ways to give Skype Credit as a gift: buy a Skype voucher online or send someone your own Skype Credit from your account balance.
If you don't have Skype Credit available on your account, you can purchase a Skype Credit voucher to send to one of your Skype contacts as a gift.
You can send any of your existing Skype contacts some of your own Skype Credit as a gift. The credit will be deducted from the balance in your account.
If your Skype account currency is different to the currency in your friend’s account, we will convert the credit to their currency at European Central Bank rates.
To protect our customers from fraud, we set limits for the purchase of Skype Credit gifts, learn more.
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