A Review of places you can buy stuff with Cryptocurrency

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This is a Review of the places where you can buy stuff with cryptocurrency.

I decided to search the internet to answer the age old question: can you buy goods and services with it? Well this review will show you that you can indeed buy stuff with cryptocurrency. So in addition to the value of Steem here on this website it can be used to buy good and services at these places. The worlds businesses have developed ways that makeup easy to use cryptocurrency to buy real world goods and services.

Heres a list of 100 things ; goods and services that you can buy with cryptocurrency

Overstock.com was the first big online retailer to start accepting bitcoins in January of 2014. The company allows its customers to pay for everything with bitcoins. In fact, Overstock.com allows customers to use all the major cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, and 45 other major Altcoins like Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, and the new Bitcoin Cash. Overstock.com can do this thorught a deal with another cryptocurrency company called Shapeshift which exchanges bitcoin for one of these 45 other altcoins.

eGifter is a popular gift card site and mobile app that lets users buy gift cards for all sorts of places, including Amazon, JCPenny, Sephora, Home Depot, Kohl's and more. eGifter uses Coinbase as their bitcoin partner. https://www.egifter.com/buy-gift-cards-with-bitcoin/

Gyft: Gift cards you purchase the gift cards over 1000 retailers and at the checkout page you can pay with Bitcoin.

Expedia_ Expedia is one of the world's largest online travel booking agencies and it’s site has over 45,000 hotels. This company is publically trades on NASDAQ one of the worlds largest stock exchanges. It allows it’s customers to pay for their hotel bookings with bitcoins. Expedia has teamed up with Coinbase for its Bitcoin processing. The company plans to expand the payment system via Bitcoins to other segments of its business, like flight bookings.

Newegg electronic retail giant Newegg accepts bitcoin. https://promotions.newegg.com/nepro/16-6277/index.html

Shopify an ecommerce platform that allows merchants to set up their own online shops to sell their products similar to Etsy or eBay. In November of 2013, all 75,000+ Shopify merchants received the option to start accepting bitcoin payments with the help of BitPay.

DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH), the U.S. satellite provider launched a platform for Bitcoin payments in May 2014. Dish network reported revenue of $13.9 billion in 2013 has a subscriber’s base of more than 14 million and over 30,000 employees.”Dish Network” accepts bitcoin.

Roadway Moving Company accepts Bitcoin.

Pizza For Coins: accepts bitcoin and 45 other altcoins as payment for Pizza it delivers fromm any popular pizza store near you like Dominos, Piizza Hut or Poppa Johns.

Intuit Pay By Coin services: Small businesses can accept cryptocurrency payments through Intuit, which offers a PayByCoin service as part of its QuickBooks Online electronic invoice service.

Microsoft: You can use Bitcoin to deposit funds into your Microsoft account. These funds, however, can only be used to purchase games, movies, and apps in the Windows and Xbox stores; you can't use them to buy things from the Microsoft online store.

REEDS Jewelers Inc, headquartered in North Carolina with retail stores in 65 locations across 15 states, is a big name jewelry retailer that accepts Bitcoins. The retailer also has an online presence. REEDS Jewelers Inc is the first fine jeweler to accept Bitcoins for online transactions, as well as in store shopping at all its retail locations.

CheapAir: The travel company has been accepting bitcoin payments since 2013 and is the only one that will accept the currency as payment for air travel. The company in a July, 2018 press release announced that its sale of flights and hotels in Bitcoin exceeded $1.5 million. Transactions are finalized using your Coinbase wallet. It is also the first online travel agency in the world to accept Bitcoin, an entirely digital currency, as a method of payment for flights on CheapAir.com!

More Stamps Global: More Stamps Global announced in August 2018 that it would being accepting 'forty different popular cryptocurrencies.' You can choose from flights, activities, hotels, and even transfers when booking travel. Allowing customers to pay for hotels, rental cars, and other travel experiences using any one of 40 different cryptocurrencies also opens a lot of options for some travelers. https://www.morestamps.global/

OkCupid: As of January, 2018 the dating website OkCupid is accepting digital currency from their A-list members who wish to pay their fees with the new hot “coin”. OkCupid is one of the biggest dating websites in the United States, thanks to its analytical matching algorithms. The website uses math to get compatible dates to its members. It also has an interesting and insightful blog, called OkTrends. The website is free, but there’s a list of A-members who pay a nominal fee that allows them to customize their online dating experience, browse profiles anonymously and search for other members with special attributes. https://99bitcoins.com/okcupids-a-list-members-can-pay-fees-with-bitcoins/

Etsy Vendors (e-commerce, some Etsy sellers accept bitcoin as payment) ; https://www.etsy.com/teams/10366/bitcoin/members

Zynga mobile and video games online retailer. https://www.zynga.com/games-for-good/
Read more: OkCupid's A-list members can now pay fees with Bitcoins | 99Bitcoins

Kentucky Fried Chicken in Canada accepts bitcoin for fried chicken. https://www.coindesk.com/kfc-canada-is-accepting-bitcoin-for-fried-chicken

Playboy accepts cryptocurrency payments for Adult content. https://www.coindesk.com/playboy-tv-to-accept-crypto-payments-for-exclusive-adult-content

Dell, the well known multinational computer manufacturer, accepts Bitcoins for purchases made from Dell.comthrough its partnership with Coinbase. Coinbase is not only a Bitcoin wallet but also an exchange, where Bitcoins are bought and sold for U.S. dollars at the market rate. Customers after selecting their product and filling in the shipment details just need to select Bitcoins from amongst the various options available. Dell is an American multinational computer technology company based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells, repairs, and supports computers and related products and services. Named after its founder, Michael Dell, the company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 103,300 people in the U.S. and around the world.

Virgin Galactic – Richard Branson company that includes Virgin Mobile and Virgin Airline

Namecheap – Domain name registrar

Wikipedia – The Free Encyclopedia with 4 570 000+ article

Alza – Largest Czech online retailer

The Internet Archive – web documatation company

Bitcoin.Travel – a travel site that provides accommodation, apartments, attractions, bars, and beauty salons around the world

Pembury Tavern – A pub in London, England

Old Fitzroy – A pub in Sydney, Australia

The Pink Cow – A diner in Tokyo, Japan

The Pirate Bay –

BitTorrent directories

Zynga – Mobile gaming

4Chan.org – For premium services EZTV –
Torrents TV shows provider

Mega.co.nz – The new venture started by the former owner of MegaUpload Kim Dotcom

Lumfile – Free cloud base file server – pay for premium services

Whole Foods – Organic food store (by purchasing gift card from Gyft)

Bitcoincoffee.com – Buy your favorite coffee online

Grass Hill Alpacas – A local farm in Haydenville, MA

Jeffersons Store – A street wear clothing store in Bergenfield, N.J

Helen’s Pizza – Jersey City, N.J., you can get a slice of pizza for 0.00339 bitcoin by pointing your phone at a sign next to the cash register

A Class Limousine – Pick you up and drop you off at Newark (N.J.) Airport

Seoclerks.com – Get SEO work done on your site cheap

Mint.com – Mint pulls all your financial accounts into one place. Set a budget, track your goals and do more

Fancy.com – Discover amazing stuff, collect the things you love, buy it all in one place

Bloomberg.com – Online newspaper

Humblebundle.com – Indie game site

BigFishGames.com – Games for PC, Mac and Smartphones (iPhone, Android, Windows)

Suntimes.com – Chicago based online newspaper

San Jose Earthquakes – San Jose California Professional Soccer Team (MLS)

Crowdtilt.com – The fastest and easiest way to pool funds with family and friends

Lumfile – Server company that offers free cloud-based servers
Museum of the Coastal Bend – 2200 East Red River Street, Victoria, Texas 77901, USA

Gap, have to use eGifter.com

GameStop have to use eGifter.com

JC Penney – have to use eGifter.com

Fight for the Future – Leading organization finding for Internet freedom

i-Pmart (ipmart.com.my) – A Malaysian online mobile phone and electronic parts retailer

curryupnow.com – A total of 12 restaurants on the list of restaurants accept bitcoins in San Francisco Bay Area

Libertarian Party – United States political party

Yacht-base.com – Croatian yacht charter company

Euro Pacific – A major precious metal dealer
CEX – The trade-in chain has a shop in Glasgow, Scotland that accepts bitcoin

Straub Auto Repairs – 477 Warburton Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706 – (914) 478-1177

PSP Mollie – Dutch Payment Service

Intuit – an American software company that develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals.

ShopJoy – An Australian online retailer that sells novelty and unique gifts

Lv.net – Las Vegas high speed internet services

ExpressVPN.com – High speed, ultra secure VPN network

Grooveshark – Online music streaming service based in the United States

Braintree – Well known payments processor

MIT Coop Store – Massachusetts Institute of Technology student bookstore
SimplePay – Nigeria’s most popular web and mobile-based wallet service

SFU bookstore – Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada

State Republican Party – First State Republican Party to accept bitcoin donations (http://www.lagop.com/bitcoin-donate)

mspinc.com – Respiratory medical equipment supplies store

Shopify.com – An online store that allows anyone to sell their products

Famsa – Mexico’s biggest retailer

Naughty America – Adult entertainment provider

Mexico’s Universidad de las Américas Puebla – A major university in Mexico

MovieTickets.com – Online movie ticket exchange/retailer

Dream Lover – Online relationship service
Lionsgate Films – The production studio behind titles such as The Hunger Games and The Day After Tomorrow

Rakutan – A Japanese e-commerce giant

Badoo – Online dating network

RE/MAX London – UK-based franchisee of the global real estate network

T-Mobile Poland – T-Mobile’s Poland-based mobile phone top-up company

Stripe – San Francisco-based payments company

WebJet – Online travel agency

Green Man Gaming – Popular digital game reseller

Save the Children – Global charity organization

NCR Silver – Point of sales systems
One Shot Hotels – Spanish hotel chain

Coupa Café in Palo Alto

PureVPN – VPN provider

That’s my face – create action figures

Foodler – North American restaurant delivery company

Amagi Metals – Precious metal furnisher

Virgin Galactic, a commercial space flight venture owned by Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, that includes companies such as Virgin Mobile and

Virgin Airline, accepts purchases using Bitcoin. You can even pay for space travel with Bitcoin.

Surf Air: Regional airline carrier Surf Air announced late last week that it would support bitcoin and ethereum payments for its monthly membership and charter services.

Sharps Pixley will take bitcoin off your hands in exchange for bullion.
APMEX will take bitcoin off your hands in exchange for bullion.

JM Bullion will take bitcoin off your hands in exchange for bullion.

PWC the Big Four accounting firm accepts Bitcoin

Popstar Bjork accepts cryptocurrency: Icelandic singer Bjork is to let fans pay with cryptocurrencies when they purchase her forthcoming album dubbed “Utopia.” op Star Bjork to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for New Album

That’s the end of the list so far! Perhaps we live in the Age of Cryptocurrency after All!
As you can see there are a tremendous number of items you can buy from food to furniture to travel services, using the services which are developing out there. Capitalism has found a way to make cryptocurrency useful for every day purchases.

✍🏼 By @shortsegments

References

https://www.lifewire.com/big-sites-that-accept-bitcoin-payments-3485965
https://www.thestreet.com/investing/bitcoin/what-can-you-buy-with-bitcoin-14556706
https://99bitcoins.com/who-accepts-bitcoins-payment-companies-stores-take-bitcoins/
https://www.businessinsider.com/bitcoin-price-8-surprising-places-where-you-can-use-2017-10#see-also-9
https://www.coindesk.com/virgin-galactic-will-accept-bitcoin-space-travel-says-billionaire-entrepreneur-sir-richard-branson
https://www.coindesk.com/can-fly-airline-begins-accepting-bitcoin-ether
https://www.coindesk.com/accountancy-giant-pwc-accepts-first-bitcoin-payment
https://www.coindesk.com/gold-dealer-sharps-pixley-begins-accepting-bitcoin
https://www.coindesk.com/major-gold-dealer-apmex-begins-accepting-bitcoin
https://www.coindesk.com/precious-metals-jm-bullion-accept-bitcoin
http://pizzaforcoins.com/
https://www.coindesk.com/pop-star-bjork-to-accept-cryptocurrency-payments-for-new-album

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You have said it all

Thank you for the compliment. I tried to be complete.

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Very useful and informative post.
Thanks for your hard work in collecting all infos at a glance. Now its easy to find more from the list.

From very begining of my steem journey early on this year, I was looking forward to getting the way to exchange or purchase crypto.

Its very useful to me.

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Thank you for the compliment, I appreciate it.

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There is a gradual adoption of crypto currencies as a global currency for doing business and settling Dept as well. The future is bright for crypto currencies and blockchain

I agree. People with vision are taking action to provide services to people with cryptocurrency. It’s the nature of capitalism.

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