Yes, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies at large seem to have lost a bit of their momentum this year.
A significant and continuing decline in value along with regulatory pressures have taken their toll on the price.
Nonetheless, at around $4000 USD for a single coin, the popular and controversial cryptocurrency continues to be a force to be reckoned with.
In my opinion, cryptocurrency is here to stay and it is still in the early stages of development. However, as Bitcoin and other popular cryptos (Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, etc) are experiencing growing pains, questions continue to linger about their utility.
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That leads to the questions of just what can you buy with Bitcoin, and what companies accept bitcoin in 2019?
Here is a by-no-means exhaustive listing of some companies that accept Bitcoin as payment.
11 Companies That Accept Bitcoin in 2019
PayPal has accepted Bitcoin since 2014, the payments processing firm has partnered with Ebay to accept Bitcoin as a payment currency for almost all transactions.
Yes, you can use the digital currency Bitcoin to buy a wide variety of Xbox games, movies, and apps from the Microsoft Store.
Along with PayPal, Overstock jumped on the bandwagon relatively early in 2014, and provides a humongous range of products to tempt you to part with your slightly less precious (than a few months ago) Bitcoins.
The online retailer has evolved over time and now accepts all the major cryptocurrencies, including: Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, Bitcoin Cash.
Expedia made travel booking very easy and it is now one of the leading online travel agencies in the world. The company started accepting Bitcoin from its customers back in June 2014. They currently only accepting Bitcoin as a payment for hotels only, hopefully, they will add airfare to the list as well….but, you still have airfare options…
Fly domestic and international and pay with Bitcoins? Yes, it is possible, and currently, CheapAir is the only firm offering this payment method. Come on, Expedia, get in on this.
For all those retailers that don’t accept Bitcoin, and for those times where you don’t necessarily want to exchange a bunch of currency, why not buy gift-cards for your favorite stores?
Games that pay you to play. Yes, we're serious.
These 3 apps will pay you to play games on your mobile device:
- Mistplay (Android) - If you have an android device, you can download this app and start getting cash rewards for playing new games.
- Solitaire Cube (iOS) - Earning money by playing games on your phone sounds like a dream. But this app really pays you for playing solitaire with cash rewards.
- Lucktastic (Android) - This free app offers the same daily scratch-off cards that you find at your local convenience store — but here you can play for free and win real money.
A world-class e-commerce platform and it accepts Bitcoin – via BitPay.
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Oberlo allows you to easily import products from AliExpress directly into your Shopify store and ship directly to your customers – in only a few clicks. It’s very simple to open a shop on Shopify and drop ship items in order to create a business without too much risk. You can literally start and set up a drop shipping business without any type of product in one afternoon with minimal risk as Shopify has a 14-day free trial and Oberlo is completely free.
Yes, it’s a bit odd to pay some tiny fraction of a Bitcoin for a foot-long Italian BMT, but it’s also awesome. Way to go Subway.
Retailers of the legendary Bloomberg terminal and a first-rate source of news and information, Michael Bloomberg’s companies do it all. And, you can pay in Bitcoins.
Fancy yourself in a new Tesla Model S saloon with the de rigueur ludicrous mode? That will be the princely sum of about 17 Bitcoins, thank you very much.
Wrapping up on Companies that Accept Bitcoin List
Don’t see your favorite company on this list? Well, you can still exchange Bitcoins for boring old government currency using your favorite bitcoin exchanges like Coinbase.
If you wanted to get in on the action, you can do it with the Coinbase app. If you sign up through this link and invest $100 then Coinbase will deposit $10 in your account – that’s 10% right there! Only invest what you can afford to lose.
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