13 Major Retailers and Services That Accept Bitcoin

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Got bitcoins to spend? Quite a few big sites have already begun to integrate payment options for Bitcoin and you can purchase everything from VPN services to pizza or home goods. So, you're in luck if you've been holding onto your bitcoin for a while either privately or in an exchange such as Coinbase and feel ready to use them to make a purchase. 

If you're wondering where to start, look no further than the following top websites that are now accepting Bitcoin as payment for their goods and services. By the way, more and more brick-and-mortar sites are accepting Bitcoin, too. Fly into Denver and you can even pay for your parking with Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency is not just for the unsavory criminal any more. 

This page is updated regularly and adds only confirmed major businesses or services currently accepting cryptocurrencies companywide or in specific corporate divisions. Subway, for example, is not on this list because only one store has been confirmed as using it; the company as a whole does not.  

Our Top Picks

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Overstock.com

Overstock website
What We Like
  • Convenient "Pay with Bitcoin" option.

  • Refunds are available for bitcoin purchases.

  • Ability to use bitcoin alongside gift cards, credits, rewards and coupons.

What We Don't Like
  • Can't pay with bitcoin on the mobile site.

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 from laptops and television sets to throw pillows and ottomans with bitcoins. In fact, Overstock.com allows customers to use all the major cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, and the new Bitcoin Cash.

To use a cryptocurrency on Overstock.com, at checkout simply select your preferred currency to complete your purchase. The payment system will convert the currency into bitcoins and finalize the purchase.

Overstock subsidiary tZero is part of a joint venture trading digital coins launched during initial coin offerings.

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eGifter

eGifter website
What We Like
  • Ability to buy gift cards with bitcoin on the web and mobile app.

  • Over 250 gift card brands purchasable with bitcoin.

  • Opportunity to earn points when purchasing with bitcoin.

What We Don't Like
  • Transactions may take up to 30 minutes to finish processing.

You can't spend bitcoins at every website or offline store, but you can use your bitcoins to purchase gift cards for places that don't directly accept bitcoins.

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.

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Newegg

NewEgg website with
What We Like
  • Choose from three different preferred bitcoin payment methods.

  • Ability to shop exclusive and new daily deals with bitcoin.

What We Don't Like
  • Can't use Bitcoin to purchase gift cards, subscriptions, pre-orders and more.

  • Bitcoin purchases can only be returned for gift cards.

Are you a gadget junkie? If yes, then you'll be happy to hear that electronic retail giant Newegg accepts bitcoin. Newegg allows you to pay with bitcoin from your wallet stored on your computer, on your smartphone or on the web.

Note that the bitcoin option at checkout may be unavailable if you are purchasing an item from a seller other than Newegg but that sells through the Newegg site. Be aware that Newegg does not accept bitcoin for these purchases:

  • Will Call orders
  • Newegg Gift Cards (digital)
  • Marketplace items
  • Subscription orders
  • Pre-orders
  • Premier memberships
  • Return shipping labels
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Shopify Stores

Shopify Bitcoin web page
What We Like
  • Thousands of Shopify stores accepting bitcoin.

  • Opportunity to receive bitcoin payments if you're a Shopify store owner.

What We Don't Like
  • No running list of Shopfiy stores accepting bitcoin to easily find them.

If you're not familiar with Shopify, all you really need to know is that it's 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.

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Dish

Dish Network website
What We Like
  • Now also offering Bitcoin Cash transactions.

  • Easy to pay with bitcoin via mydish.com or on the Hopper DVR.

  • Ability to use bitcoin with subscriptions and pay-per-view purchases.

What We Don't Like
  • Bitcoin payment option doesn't appear to be available on the Dish mobile app.

Satellite television and Internet service provider Dish Network accepted its first bitcoin payment in August 2014. Dish is one of the largest companies so far to adopt any kind of cryptocurrency, and also the first subscription-based TV provider to do so.

The bitcoin payment option is now available for DISH customers choosing to make one-time payments on mydish.com. Customers will still have the option to make any payment online via credit card, debit card or bank account.

Dish partnered with Coinbase for its bitcoin transactions but has since moved to BitPay.

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Roadway Moving Company

Roadway Moving Company website
What We Like
  • A number one rated New York moving company accepting bitcoin.

  • Also accepts credit/debit, certified bank check and postal money order.

What We Don't Like
  • Payment is required in full prior to delivery and before unloading.

At the end of 2017, Roadway Moving Company became the first moving company to accept Bitcoin as a valid form of payment by customers. Citing the lack of sales tax as a plus for the payment system, the company accepts Bitcoin payments for customers who have a hot wallet (digital assets connected to the internet). Cold wallet payments are not accepted.

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Microsoft

Microsoft's Bitcoin web page
What We Like
  • Ability to easily add bitcoin money to your Microsoft account.

  • Bitcoin money can be used to purchase games, movies and apps.

What We Don't Like
  • Bitcoin money can't be used to purchase items in the Microsoft online store or gift cards.

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.

Any Bitcoin funds deposited are non-refundable.  

There's a lot of fine print (this IS Microsoft, of course) but, on the other hand, Microsoft has the process pretty well streamlined. If you're a gamer or avid movie fan, this is a reliable service to use.

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REEDS Jewelers, Inc.

Reeds Jewelers' Bitcoin web page
What We Like
  • Ability to shop REEDS Jewelers online and in-store with bitcoin.

  • Full selection of fine jewelery, watches, charms and more can be purchased with bitcoin.

  • Returns can be refunded in bitcoin.

What We Don't Like
  • Inability to combine bitcoin payment with any other form of payment except gift cards or coupons.

REEDS Jewelers is an American fine jeweler with brick-and-mortar locations in 13 states plus a national online presence. All locations accept bitcoin (aka cryptocurrency). 

Purchases can include fine jewelry, watches and loose diamonds. Free delivery via armored transport is available for purchases of loose diamonds valued at more than $25,000. 

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Gyft

Gyft's Bitcoin web page
What We Like
  • Ability to purchase gift cards from over 200 retailers using bitcoin.

  • Ability to make bitcoin purchases on the web and the iOS/Android app.

  • Three different bitcoin payment options available.

What We Don't Like
  • Doesn't accept returns, no matter which payment method you used.

A second digital gift card platform accepts Bitcoin.

Gift cards are a useful option for those holding cryptocurrency; the cards can be used as needed to purchase goods at more than 200 retailers.

Gyft offers cards from retailers such as Target, Sephora, CVS Pharmacy, Whole Foods, Hotels.com, Southwest Airlines, and more. You can purchase these cards with a Coinbase wallet.

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CheapAir

CheapAir's Bitcoin web page
What We Like
  • Ability to use bitcoin to pay for flights and hotels on the web and mobile app.

  • Now also accepts other payment forms including Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin and Dash.

  • Bookings paid with cryptocurrencies are covered by up to $100 if airfares decrease after purchasing.

What We Don't Like
  • Mobile app hasn't been updated in years and presumably doesn't accept bitcoin payments.

Wanna get away? Fly with CheapAir using your cryptocurrency. After you choose your flights you are given your payment options, including BTC. You can make both domestic and international flight arrangements with 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. Transactions are finalized using your Coinbase wallet.

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More Stamps Global

MoreStamps' cryptocurrency web page
What We Like
  • Ability to book hotels and flights in 40 different cryptocurrencies including bitcoin.

  • New cryptocurrencies being added all the time with a goal to eventually accept over 300.

What We Don't Like
  • Not as established as CheapAir.

  • No mobile app available.

Opening up even more travel options, 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, and the prices seem to be comparable (or maybe even a tick better) to other travel services.

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. 

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BitPlaza

Bitplaza webpage
What We Like
  • The best mobile app for finding things to purchase with bitcoin.

  • Ability to find a variety of items from top brands.

  • Easy, visually pleasing app interface.

What We Don't Like
  • Bitcoin is the only payment method.

BitPlaza is the Big Box Store for this generation. On this site, users can buy everything from electronics to groceries and personal care items. With bitcoin. You can shop online through the BitPlaza Shopping Center, or download apps for iOS or Android devices to shop on the go.

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Individual Merchants Around the World

CoinMap website
What We Like
  • Fast and easy way to find local retailers accepting bitcoin in your local area.

  • Intuitive map interface you can use to zoom in and out.

  • Category and search functions available.

What We Don't Like
  • Map lags occasionally upon zooming in and dragging your cursor around.

Although not major retail establishments, there are thousands of small businesses worldwide that accept cryptocurrency payments. One way to find out if any of those smaller merchants are near your location is to check out the coinmap 2.0. There you can see a local or world map view that shows the location of merchants who take cryptocurrencies as payment.