Even though the concept of bitcoin continues to baffle quite a few people, cryptocurrency is becoming a more common payment method month over month. With a growing number of merchants accepting bitcoin, the products and services one can buy with cryptocurrency become more varied. Below are some fine examples of how one can spend bitcoin and gain something valuable in return.
5. Ordering Food Online
All over the world, the trend of ordering food online has become more prevalent over the years. It makes a lot of sense to buy food online and have it delivered to your doorstep. Various of these platforms around the world accept bitcoin as a payment method. Takeaway.com is one of the largest platforms to accept bitcoin and they have seen their fair share of success in the process.
4. Video Games
The video game sector has taken kindly to bitcoin these past few years. Prominent platforms, such as Kinguin, G2A and Steam have all integrated a bitcoin payment option into their platform. For the younger generation who is enthusiastic of bitcoin, this seems like a match made in heaven. Considering how most of these platforms also sell game time and other in-game prepaid cards, using bitcoin as a gamer has never been easier.
3. Gift Cards
Buying gift cards with bitcoin has become a breeze, albeit most of these efforts are focused on the United States and Canada. A wide range of platforms accepts bitcoin in exchange for either digital or physical gift cards. Gyft, eGifter and Cryptodechange are just a few examples of places where one can buy a gift card with bitcoin. All of these platforms support a wide variety of online services and retailers, giving bitcoin users access to whatever their heart desires.
2. VPN Services
In this day and age of growing surveillance, ensuring one’s internet activity is hidden from prying eyes becomes more important than ever. VPN services are a great way to surf the internet anonymously and at an affordable price. Interestingly enough, the vast majority of VPN service providers accepts bitcoin payments, due to its global appeal.
There is a secondary purpose to using bitcoin as a payment option for VPN services. Unlike traditional payment solutions, bitcoin allows users to maintain their privacy during the signup and payment process. For those people who take privacy seriously, paying for a VPN with bitcoin is the ultimate combination.
1. Travel and Accommodations
More expensive items and services can also be paid with bitcoin these days. Booking a hotel through Expedia, for example, can be paid in bitcoin. Flights can be booked through that site as well, but there is also CheapAir to take into consideration. It is expected more travel operators will start to accept bitcoin payments over the coming years.
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