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Want to shop? Reach out for your Bitcoin wallet

by John Saunders

While Bitcoin is believed to be the future currency, it is still widely viewed as an investment tool and not a conventional spending device. So, you might be wondering who accepts Bitcoins as payment, before deciding to get yourself into it.

As claimed by coinmap.org, there are approximately 15,000 retailers and services who accept Bitcoin as a payment method. And bear in mind that Bitcoin is currently one of the legal payment options in countries like Japan.

So, let’s dive and take a quick look at retailers who accept Bitcoins for their products and services:

Retail giants who accept Bitcoins

Though Bitcoins are vastly used by retailers, some major giants have gradually started accepting Bitcoins as payment options.

Microsoft

Microsoft approves topping up one’s Microsoft account with Bitcoins. Likewise, Microsoft was accepting Bitcoins as a payment mode in it’s Xbox store since 2014.

Wikimedia

Wikimedia, the parent company of Wikipedia is accepting donations through Bitcoin.

Overstock

Overstock, the American internet retailer not only accepts Bitcoin but even the other cryptocurrencies, as a payment option.

Expedia

Expedia accepts Bitcoin as a payment option through Coinbase.

Namecheap

Namecheap, a domain registrar company, accepts Bitcoins as a payment method.

Subway

Subway, the sandwich giant, accepts Bitcoins as a payment method in some of its outlets.

Newegg

Newegg is an online retail giant of electronics and hardware. They were one of the early retailers who acknowledged Bitcoins as a mode of payment.

Playboy TV

Playboy TV accepts payments through Bitcoins to access their adult content.

Lolli

Lolli is a rewards platform that provides its users with free Bitcoins if they shop with its major retailers like Walmart, Groupon, Overstock, Godaddy, etc.

AT&T

AT&T is an American mobile operator who acknowledges Bitcoin as a payment option, as long as the payment is effected through BitPay service.

Purse.io

You can shop with Bitcoins with major retailers like Amazon using the Purse.io platform. This is a highly efficient option to explore if you want to use Bitcoins to purchase from retailers, who don’t accept Bitcoins otherwise.

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Bitcoins and online shopping

Gift card services like Coin cards, eGifter, Bitrefill, and Gyft allow you an opportunity to use Bitcoins for shopping in retail sites like Amazon, Home Depot, etc who don’t accept Bitcoins as a payment option.

Shopify, Etsy, and Bitplaza are e-commerce platforms that hold numerous merchants who accept Bitcoins as a mode of payment.

Travel with your Bitcoin wallet

You can use your Bitcoins to book your international flights and even book a hotel through travel platforms like CheapAir and More Stamps Global. BTC Trip is yet another dedicated travel platform that can help plan your trip using your Bitcoin Wallet.

Buying gold with Bitcoins

There are various companies that help you purchase gold and silver using Bitcoins, like JM Bullion, APMEX, and REEDS.

To summarise

 Bitcoins are not just an investment tool. You can shop and fly with your Bitcoin wallet and the future looks more promising.

You want to find more options to explore your Bitcoin shopping experience use platforms like Spendabit, BitcoinWide.com, and Coinmap.org to dig up more.

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