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3 Ways You Can Shop And Pay With Bitcoin

  • May 15, 2018

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How would you like to shop and pay with Bitcoin? Today's contributed post highlights 3 ways you can. Enjoy!


If you are interested in spending your Bitcoins, or you simply want to know how to go about it should you want to spend them in the future, this blog post will reveal everything you need to know. The truth is that you can spend Bitcoins anywhere, but you do need to make sure you prepare in advance so that your cryptocurrency is presented in the correct format. With that being said, read on to discover three of the different ways you can shop with Bitcoin.

Use Bitcoin to pay on e-stores that accept it

From this store selling a crypto-themed ethereum tshirt to bigger retail stores like Amazon, there are lots of different websites that will accept Bitcoin as payment. One of the main benefits of going for this option is that there are a large number of retailers that will actually present you with a sizeable discount if you opt to pay with Bitcoin. On the flip side, there is only a limited selection of Internet retailers that accept Bitcoin as a payment method, and it can take a bit longer than usual to complete your purchase, so you do need to keep this in mind.

Gift cards

The second option you have at your disposal is to buy a physical or electronic gift card using your Bitcoins, and then you can give these cards as gifts or you can spend them yourself. There are a number of benefits associated with this. Needless to say, this is a good option if you are looking to buy someone a present for his or her birthday or any other special occasion. Not only this, but you may be able to get discounts and you can often get cash back on your Bitcoin if you use this method of shopping. However, you do need to be aware that only specific stores will accept gift cards. Not only this, but you are committing yourself to spending a specific amount of money in the retailer in question.

Bitcoin debit cards

The third and final option to consider is a Bitcoin debit card, which you can fund using your Bitcoin wallet. There are a number of different debit cards out there, so make sure you choose with care. This is undoubtedly the most flexible and easiest way to spend your Bitcoins, especially as you can use these cards in any store that accepts regular credit and debit cards. On the other hand, you do need to watch out for any fees you may have to pay.

As you can see, there are a number of different ways that you can use Bitcoin to pay for goods and services today. All three options have their advantages and their disadvantages, and so it is all about finding the most suitable option for your personal situation.