Spend Bitcoin Online
New users are often confused about how to spend bitcoin since it is still a very new technology. Well, bitcoin is being accepted by more and more merchants every day, and there are services that will allow you to shop with bitcoin even if a retailer doesn’t accept bitcoin directly.
Amazon.com is one of the largest online marketplaces that doesn’t accept bitcoin. A new company has not only found a way for you to spend bitcoin at Amazon, but they also give you a discount that you can’t get anywhere else.
Not only do you save money on your purchases when you pay with bitcoin, Purse often lets you take advantage of free shipping from Amazon Prime too. They integrate with Coinbase.com to let you spend bitcoin on Amazon and manage your orders with ease. You can also use Purse.io to convert your amazon gift cards into bitcoin.
Want to buy something with bitcoin but not sure where to spend it? Try using spendabit.co, a search engine that lets you look for products that can be bought with bitcoin. Spendabit searches the inventory large merchants that accept bitcoin, a total database of over 2.5 million products. There is no discount for using spendabit.co unless the individual merchant is offering one.
Spend Bitcoin While Traveling
In November of 2013, CheapAir became the first online travel agency in the world to let customers book flights with bitcoin. Not only can you buy plane tickets with bitcoin, they are unique in offering Price Drop Payback. That means if you spend bitcoin at CheapAir and the ticket price drops afterwards, they’ll give you a travel credit for the difference, up to $100.
Spend Bitcoin in Person
Coinmap.org for a list businesses near you. You can also use this to find bitcoin ATMs near by.
ShiftPayments.com will give you a Visa debit card that lets you spend bitcoin from your Coinbase wallet anywhere that Visa is accepted.