Bitcoin saw some big hits this past year; in 2018 alone, the price of Bitcoin plummeted by 50%. Now people are wondering what the future of this cryptocurrency will hold. Who knows what exactly will happen to the value of Bitcoin in the upcoming year, but what is certain is that you can spend it in plenty of places.
More and more companies are accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment. There are also tons of businesses around the world that accept Litecoin, Ethereum, and Dash – click here to read more about dash options. If you’re ready to let go of this cyber money, you have the option to do so. Here are 5 major companies in 2019 accepting Bitcoin in exchange for goods or services.
If you’re in the market for any kind of home good imaginable, chances are you can find it at Overstock. This American company started off in 1997 and has gained widespread popularity over the years. You can find anything from a new bedroom furniture set to a new pair of earrings.
Overstock offers the highest quality products at the lowest prices. The best part? They started accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment. So go ahead, purchase that new dining room table with your crypto cash. There are instructions on how to pay with Bitcoin on the website’s help page.
As one of the biggest companies in the world, Microsoft Corporation could very well be a part of your day-to-day life. Everytime you open a word document or excel spreadsheet, you can thank Microsoft. Their high-tech electronics – like the Surface Book 2 – are in high demand. Luckily you can pay for your new tablet or Xbox operating system with your bitcoins.
CheapOair is an online travel booking company that offers flights all around the world. They provide daily deals on flights with the cheapest prices available. Whether you’re flying for business or pleasure, these travels have to get paid for somehow. You can pay with credit card, PayPal, and even Bitcoin on CheapOair.
Gyft opens the doors to so many shopping opportunities. You can purchase gift cards to just about anywhere with your bitcoins on Gyft. If you click the “Shop with Bitcoin” link on the homepage you’ll see which stores you can purchase gift cards for with your cryptocurrency.
Even if you can’t directly pay with Bitcoin at your favorite stores, check with Gyft first to see if gift cards are available. You can find gift cards to Target, Whole Foods, Starbucks, Best Buy, and many more on Gyft.
Etsy (certain vendors)
Looking for a one-of-a-kind product for yourself or a friend? Your best bet is to browse through the Etsy site, where you can find all sorts of handmade products in any category. Each vendor has the option to choose which payment methods they accept, so not everyone accepts Bitcoin. But there are over ninety vendors that are currently accepting it in exchange for their goods.