Since Bitcoin has been introduced as a payment option, many e-commerce and physical merchants have started to also adopt various other cryptocurrencies. The crypto winter holidays are here, and many enthusiasts are looking to buy goods and services using digital assets.
Here are some of the sites where you can pay using cryptocurrencies:
Overstock.com is an e-commerce platform that offers a huge variety of products ranging from home appliances to clothes and jewelry.
eGifter is a site and mobile app that features gift cards that can be used to buy items from over 250 retailers, including Amazon, JCPenny, Sephora, Home Depot, Kohl’s, and many others. The gift cards can be purchased by using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Dash.
Users that already have an account with eGifter can earn points on most purchases which are redeemable for free gift cards
The Bitcoin.com platform is also a merchant that supports the purchase of gift cards for cryptocurrencies.
The gift cards can be used to purchase items from major retailers and service providers from Home Depot and Macy’s to Domino’s and Dunkin Donuts, even Uber.
You can find anything from electronics, clothing, and restaurants to holiday gift Ideas. The crypto payment options include Bitcoin Cash (BCH) or Bitcoin Core (BTC).
iPayYou.io does not only facilitate the purchase of gift cards with cryptocurrency, but it also buys them from you. It supports the BCH, BTC, and BSV cryptocurrencies.
With these cryptos, you can buy gift cards from Amazon, eBay, Best Buy, Starbucks, Uber, and iTunes. You can return any card if you have the recipient logs. Also, if you receive a gift card, and you don’t need it during the crypto winter holidays, you can sell back the card to the platform for crypto.
Swych is a U.S.-based mobile platform for buying gift cards, which was launched earlier this year.
The app accepts cryptocurrencies for virtual gift cards from more than 600 retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and many others. Through Android or iOS app, you can buy gift cards using BCH, BTC, LTC, ETH, and ETC.
The platform also supports a handy feature that enables the swap of a card for one from a different retailer.
Bitrefill sells Gift Cards and Mobile Refills from more than 1650 businesses in a total of 170 countries. You can buy cards for Google Play and the App Store, as well as for Skype, Viber, and Amazon.de.
Bitrefill supports payments in Bitcoin Core, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, and Dogecoin.
Purse is a plugin that supports the purchase of goods on Amazon with cryptocurrencies, as Amazon does not have native support integrated for cryptos.
If you get a lot of Amazon gift cards during the crypto winter holidays, you can trade them for cryptocurrency via Purse.
Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash are the supported cryptocurrencies on the platform. Amazon items and products are purchased through users called “earners” that give their gift cards in exchange for crypto.
The items you purchase can come with a 33% discount.
There are thousands of online stores that use the Shopify payment gateway. The Shopify merchants can also accept cryptos through the platform’s integration of Coinbase Commerce, BitPay, GoCoin, and CoinPayment Beta. As such, the buyer is able to use all the cryptocurrencies supported by those wallets.
For those of you looking to get away for the crypto winter holidays, you can book a flight with crypto using CheapAir.
CheapAir was among the first air travel companies that began supporting cryptocurrencies since 2013. You can book a flight and pay for hotel stays using Bitcoin Core (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Dash.
Travala is a global booking platform that grants you access to over 2,000,000 hotels and properties over 80,000 destinations around the world.
The booking platform accepts a wide variety of cryptocurrencies, such as BCH, BTC, ETH, LTC, DASH, TRX, DAI, NANO, KMD, XZC, XMR, XRP, EOS, XML, QTUM, DGB, NEO, ADA, BNB, and KCS.
Bitcoin.Travel can also be used to search and book for flights, hotels, rentals, and tours in all of the world’s major locations. The Polish company supports a total of seven cryptos BCH, BTC, ETH, ETC, LTC, DASH, and DOGE.
Travelbybit is another travel booking platform that enables you to buy hotels and flights through the use of crypto. In addition to various fiat currencies, you can pay with BTC, LTC, and BNB, the native token of Binance.
For those of you looking for low-cost flights, accommodation, and car rentals, Greitai is a great site on which you can spend your cryptocurrencies to find the perfect place for this winter.
The Vilnius-headquartered company operates a network of websites that offer services in over 21 countries in the Eurozone.
Depending on your country of residence, you will have access to various payment options. Residents from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Slovakia, and Georgia are able to use BTC, ETH, Dash, Zcash, Litecoin, Nano, and XRP.
Destinia is a travel site that features a wide variety of services in addition to plane tickets, hotel accommodation, and car rentals.
If you are planning to do a lot of traveling these crypto winter holidays, you can use the site to buy train tickets, rent apartments, as well as buy ski packages.
The Spain-based platform supports as payment cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin Core, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, EOS, Dash, and Litecoin. The prices are displayed in mili-units for cryptos.
These were just a few of the online merchants and service providers that accept cryptocurrencies for their products. Of course, there are many more platforms that also have integrated crypto payments and are not featured on our list. So feel free to conduct your own searches if you did not find a platform with services or products that are not of your interest.
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