Customers can only purchase a product with bitcoin through a gift card or a direct transaction. Furthermore, the payment is virtually always completed by a third-party bitcoin payment processor. When buying with more well-known businesses, a gift card is generally utilised, since this appears to be the ideal choice for firms just getting started with taking bitcoin payments. However, the gift card option is not the most generally available; rather, the most popular places to purchase – Amazon, Walmart, and so on – only take gift cards. Nonetheless, the number of possibilities available to clients for direct transactions is certainly not limited, although more searching is required.
Online Crypto Shopping
BitPay is a popular service for purchasing items using cryptocurrency. BitPay is a Bitcoin payment service provider that offers merchants Bitcoin payment processing services. The firms listed below are associated with BitPay. These businesses provide a basic overview of the sorts of establishments that accept bitcoin payments in some way. However, the firms listed here (only) accept gift cards purchased with a cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin.
|Uber||Barnes & Noble||Bonefish Grill|
|Delta||Bass Pro Shops||Burger King|
|Airbnb||GameStop||Chili’s Grill & Bar|
YouTube Crypto Payments: Donations, Products, and Purchases Through Creators
One of the biggest challenges to increasing bitcoin payment usage and acceptance is that large firms are unable or unwilling to modernise their payment infrastructures. As a result, it appears to be a grassroots, bottom-up movement. Many YouTubers, for example, take Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment not just for the things they offer but also for contributions. There are a plethora of YouTubers who sell things like apparel and other sorts of courses that can be purchased using Bitcoin and/or other cryptocurrencies. These people are youthful, tech-savvy, adaptable, and willing to meet their clients halfway.
Furthermore, cryptocurrencies are recognised as legitimate payment methods for donations either directly to the YouTuber channel or to humanitarian projects like MrBeast’s TeamSeas mission to clean garbage from our planet’s oceans and rivers. These are only two instances; there are several others.
Use Bitcoin to Pay Your Bills
AT&T users may pay their bills online with Bitcoin using BitPay. Verizon and Sprint, on the other hand, do not now accept Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency. At the moment, the majority of major cell phone firms — Apple, Google, and Samsung – do not accept Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency as a viable payment option. However, Apple has stated that they are investigating cryptocurrencies, so there is a chance that there will be some developments in the future.
Accepting Crypto Payments in Sports and Entertainment
Sports, gaming, and other forms of entertainment have clearly linked with cryptocurrencies and accept them as valid payment choices. Here is a list of some major personalities that are already participating (and have been for some time):
NBA Sacramento Kings (BitPay)
NBA Dallas Mavericks (BitPay)
Dish TV (BitPay)
As crypto usage grows, it would not be strange to see additional entertainment venues, as well as some new sector participants (particularly e-sports), lead the markets in crypto payment adoption.
Pay for your trip with cryptocurrency
Customers may immediately purchase flights using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on the American website CheapAir. Expedia, on the other hand, only accepts it for hotel bookings. Customers may use Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to pay for services like Uber, Airbnb, Hotels.com, and Royal Caribbean. Customers will have several options to spend cryptocurrency while travelling as a result of this.
Charities and Nonprofits That Accept Bitcoin
Donations to charitable organisations such as the American Cancer Society and the American Red Cross can now be made using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (both through BitPay). The Ayn Rand Institute, the Mises Institute, and the Against Malaria Foundation are among more examples (again, all through BitPay).
Subscriptions to the media
Many crypto media sources, by default, enable clients to pay for their services (usually as a subscription) in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Here are a couple such examples:
CryptoSlate Bitcoin Magazine
There are many more, of course, but these three give you a good indication of what to expect: investing strategies, general news, instructional materials, DeFi, and much more.
Companies that accept cryptocurrency purchases
These are just more well-known firms that are beginning to use cryptocurrency in some capacity. Of course, there are others, and BitPay and Coinbase Commerce are excellent sites for learning more about which brands accept bitcoin purchases.
Foot Locker Overstock (Furniture) Bed Bath & Beyond
Papa John’s Pizza (Dinning)
Amtrak Champs Sports Home Depot Google Play