The 13 Best Major Retailers and Services That Accept Bitcoin in 2020

These popular websites let you pay for stuff with bitcoins

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Quite a few major websites now accept Bitcoin as payment for goods and services. The list that follows is updated regularly and includes 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.  

Cryptocurrency is not just for unsavory criminals anymore. More and more brick-and-mortar businesses and organizations are accepting Bitcoin. One surprising example: the Denver airport's parking facilities.

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Overstock.com

Overstock website

What We Like

  • Convenient "Pay with Bitcoin" option.

  • Refunds are available for Bitcoin purchases.

  • Use alongside gift cards, credits, rewards, and coupons.

What We Don't Like

  • Can't pay with Bitcoin on the mobile site.

In January 2014, Overstock.com became the first big online retailer to start accepting bitcoins. The site allows customers to use all the major cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, and the new Bitcoin Cash.

Simply select your preferred currency to complete your purchase at checkout. 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 more than 250 gift card brands with Bitcoin on the web and mobile app.

  • Opportunity to earn points when purchasing with Bitcoin.

What We Don't Like

  • Transactions may take up to 30 minutes to finish processing.

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 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 be returned only for gift cards.

Electronics retail giant Newegg allows you to pay with bitcoins from the 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 third-party seller. Likewise, 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 to choose from.

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

What We Don't Like

  • No running list of Shopify stores accepting bitcoin.

Shopify is an e-commerce platform that allows merchants to set up their own online shops to sell their products, similar to Etsy and eBay. In November 2013, all 75,000+ Shopify merchants were given the option to start accepting bitcoin payments with the help of BitPay.

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Dish

Dish Network website

What We Like

  • Offers Bitcoin Cash transactions, too.

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

  • Can use Bitcoin with subscriptions and pay-per-view purchases.

What We Don't Like

  • Bitcoin payment option not available on the Dish mobile app.

Satellite television and Internet service provider Dish Network accepted its first Bitcoin payment in August 2014—the first subscription-based TV provider to do so. The bitcoin payment option is available for one-time payments on mydish.com.

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

  • Top-rated moving company.

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

What We Don't Like

  • Payment required in full prior to delivery and before unloading.

  • No cold-wallet payments accepted.

At the end of 2017, Roadway Moving Company became the first moving company to accept Bitcoin. Citing the lack of sales tax as a plus, the company accepts Bitcoin 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

  • Easy to add bitcoins to your Microsoft account.

  • Can be used to purchase games, movies, and apps.

What We Don't Like

  • Can't be used in the Microsoft online store or for gift cards.

You can use Bitcoin to deposit funds into your Microsoft account. You can use these funds, however, only to purchase games, movies, and apps in the Windows and Xbox stores; you can't use them to buy items from the Microsoft online store. There's a lot of fine print but Microsoft has streamlined the process.

Any Bitcoin funds deposited are non-refundable.  

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REEDS Jewelers

Reeds Jewelers' Bitcoin web page

What We Like

  • Shop online and in-store.

  • Returns can be refunded in Bitcoin.

What We Don't Like

  • Inability to combine Bitcoin with any other form of payment except gift cards and 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 for purchases such as fine jewelry, watches, and loose diamonds. Free delivery via armored transport is available for loose diamonds valued at more than $25,000. 

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Gyft

Gyft's Bitcoin web page

What We Like

  • Can purchase gift cards from more than 200 retailers using Bitcoin.

  • Can use Bitcoin on the web and in the app.

  • Three bitcoin payment options available.

What We Don't Like

  • Doesn't accept returns, regardless of payment method.

This digital gift card platform offers cards that can be used at more than 200 product and service retailers that include Target, Sephora, CVS Pharmacy, Whole Foods, Hotels.com, and Southwest Airlines. You can purchase these cards with a Coinbase wallet.

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CheapAir

CheapAir's Bitcoin web page

What We Like

  • Also accepts Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Dash.

  • Refunds up to $100 if airfares decrease after purchasing.

What We Don't Like

  • No mobile app.

Want to get away? Fly nationally or internationally with CheapAir using your cryptocurrency. The travel company has been accepting cryptocurrency since 2013. After you choose your flights, you'll see payment options, including Bitcoin. Transactions are finalized using your Coinbase wallet.

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More Stamps Global

MoreStamps' cryptocurrency web page

What We Like

  • Accepts 40 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin.

  • New cryptocurrencies being added all the time, with the goal to accept more than 300 eventually.

What We Don't Like

  • Not as established as CheapAir.

  • No mobile app.

More Stamps Global accepts more than 40 cryptocurrencies as payment for flights, activities, hotels, and transfers. The prices are comparable to those offered by other travel services.

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Bitplaza Shopping

Bitplaza webpage

What We Like

  • Excellent for finding items and services to purchase with bitcoin.

  • Huge 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 Bitcoin users. Here, you can buy everything from electronics to groceries and personal care items. Shop online at the BitPlaza Shopping Center, or download the iOS or Android app to shop on the go.

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Individual Merchants Around the World

CoinMap website

What We Like

  • Fast, easy way to find local retailers accepting Bitcoin.

  • Intuitive map interface.

  • Category and search functions.

What We Don't Like

  • Map lags occasionally upon zooming and dragging your cursor around.

Thousands of small businesses worldwide accept cryptocurrency payments. This service helps you discover some near your location.

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