Many companies are now accepting Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and many other cryptocurrencies as payment options. Here is big list of online stores accepting crypto as payment for their products and services.
Amazon – Doesn’t accept crypto payments directly, but there were several indirect ways to make Amazon purchases with crypto using a credit or debit card, with gift cards and other unique ways.
AMC Theatres – People can make purchases using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin at checkout by selecting the BitPay option.
AT&T – AT&T accepts online bill payments through BitPay, a cryptocurrency payment processor that allows Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency payments. AT&T became the first major U.S. mobile carrier to provide a cryptocurrency payment option to customers.
CheapAir.com – The online travel agency accepts cryptocurrencies as payment for flights or hotel reservations including BTC, BCH, BUSD, DAI, ETH, GUSD, USDC, DOGE and more.
Dallas Mavericks – Mavs Fans for Life (MFFLs) can now use Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies to buy tickets and merchandise online through BitPay.
Dish Network – DISH accepts Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash (BTC) as modes of payment. Customers can pay cryptocurrency through mydish.com or DISH’s Hopper DVR.
Etsy – Etsy doesn’t currently have an automated system in place but when the customer goes to checkout, they can select the ‘Other’ payment method, and optionally write a note that they’d like to pay with Bitcoin. The merchant has to have allowed “Other” as a payment option to process the transaction outside of Etsy. The merchant must then contact the customer directly with a Bitcoin payment processor or Bitcoin payment address and the Bitcoin amount to pay.
Expedia – Expedia has partnered with Coinbase to process the bitcoin payments, which will convert the bitcoins back into U.S. dollars. To purchase hotel reservations, customers simply indicate Bitcoin (BTC) as their method of payment and then follow a few steps to safely and securely complete each transaction.
Donate Crypto – Many charitable organizations and non-profits accept cryptocurrency as a form of donation.
Fast Food Restaurants – Some of the fast-food chains that accept crypto include Pizza Hut and Burger King in Venezuela, KFC in Canada, Quiznos in Denver airport, and several branches of Subway. More and more accept crypto everyday.
Gucci – Gucci has announced support for cryptocurrency payments by the end of May 2022. These payments will be rolled out by the end of this month. In-store crypto payments will be made with a link sent via email to the customer; the link contains a QR code that allows them to execute the payment from their crypto wallet. The first Gucci stores to take crypto are Wooster Street in New York, Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles, Miami Design District, Phipps Plaza in Atlanta and The Shops at Crystals in Las Vegas.
Home Depot – Home Depot uses the Flexa platform. Flexa can instantly convert cryptocurrency to dollars, allowing consumers to experience seamless payments using Bitcoin.
JM Bullion – Bitcoin is accepted to buy gold or silver on orders from $299 to a maximum of $250,000.
Mastro’s/Landy’s – Mastro’s accepts payments made in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash at select locations using BitPay.
Microsoft – Use Bitcoin to pay for Xbox Live, Microsoft apps, games, and other digital content.
Namecheap – Namecheap accepts Bitcoin as payment for web hosting and domain name registration. If you want to pay with cryptocurrency, you should first deposit the money to your Namecheap account funds, and then you will be able to use these funds for domain registration.
Newegg – Choose the “Pay With Bitcoin” at checkout and pay with Shiba Inu Token (SHIB), Dogecoin (DOGE), Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Wrapped BTC, Dai, or one of the four USD-pegged stablecoins (USDC, BUSD, PAX, GUSD).
Overstock.com – Overstock partnered with CoinPayments to accept Bitcoin as a form of payment on Overstock.com. Use any wallet such as MetaMask or Coinbase Wallet to scan the QR code with your crypto wallet at checkout to send payment.
Shopify (Shopify stores) – All Shopify merchants have the option to enable and accept Bitcoin payments through the BitPay service.
Shopping.io – Shopping.io allows users to purchase goods directly from some of the leading ecommerce giants using over 100 different cryptocurrencies. Shop and order stuff from the likes of Amazon, Walmart, eBay and more.
Starbucks – While it’s not directly possible to pay for Starbucks with crypto you can through the Starbucks app and Bakkt. Once you have added Bakkt as a payment method in the Starbucks app, you can use the funds to reload your Starbucks card.
Twitch – Twitch users can use their cryptocurrency wallets to pay for their subscriptions. Twitch accepts a range of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin, XRP, USDC and sometimes even offers discounts to users who pay with crypto.
Whole Foods – Whole Foods uses the Flexa platform. Flexa can instantly convert cryptocurrency to dollars, allowing consumers to experience seamless payments using Bitcoin.
Indirect Ways to Make Purchases with Cryptocurrency
Credit Cards – Crypto credit cards allow you to pay for goods and services with crypto, where the outlet or merchant does not support receiving crypto directly as payment. They also allow you to withdraw cash at ATMs. Another great advantage is that these cards allow you to earn rewards per purchase completed with the card. Examples of crypto credit cards include Gemini Credit Card, BlockFie Rewards Visa, SoFi Credit Card, Robinhood Cash Card, Upgrade Bitcoin Rewards Visa and Wirex Visa card.
Crypto Debit – Crypto debit cards can be used at merchants just like a standard debit card is used, but instead of being backed by a bank account, it is backed by your own crypto wallet. Think of it as more of a prepaid debit card than a traditional debit card. Examples of crypto debit cards include Coinbase Visa, Bitpay Debit, Crypto.com Visa, BlockFi Via, Binance Visa, and Voyager Debit.
BitPay – The card that lets you spend your crypto like cash. Load the BitPay Card from any wallet and spend online or in-store. Make contactless payments via Apple Pay and Google Pay. Buy gift cards in the app to use with Amazon, Hotels.com, Delta, GameStop, Nike and all of your favorite brands.
Bitrefill – Bitrefill helps you purchase almost anything from your favorite stores with crypto, in the real world, as well as online, while earning up to 10% Sats-back rewards.
eGifter – eGifter accepts Cryptocurrencies, such as: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin SV and XRP for most transactions on the web and in their mobile app (iOS and Android). When you check out, simply choose Cryptocurrency as your payment option. Select gift cards from major brands such as Apple, Target, Lowes, Macy’s and Uber.
Paypal – Paypal customers in the United States can use cryptocurrency at merchants accepting Paypal payments. Cryptocurrencies accepted include Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, or Ethereum. This is in addition to PayPal allowing users to buy, sell and trade crypto. See PayPal’s instructions on “How to use Crypto at Checkout?“.
Purse.io – Purchase discounted gift cards with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin and many others.
Most Popular Cryptocurrencies Accepted 2022
Here are some of the most popular cryptocurrencies used to shop online and in-store.
- Bitcoin (BTC)
- Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
- Dogecoin (DOGE)
- Ethereum (ETH)
- Litecoin (LTC)
- Shiba Inu (SHIB)
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Amazon Accept Bitcoin?
Not directly however there are several options to buy stuff on Amazon indirectly using credit, debit and gift cards, Purse.io, BitPay and more.
Can you shop online with crypto?
There are hundreds of online shops and retailers that accept Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Should you buy things with Crypto?
This is up to you but some of the things to consider are price volatility, spending with stablecoins, rewards and benefits offered and gas fees on top of the purchase price.
Joe Wallace has covered real estate and financial topics, including crypto and NFTs since 1995. His work has appeared on Veteran.com, The Pentagon Channel, ABC and many print and online publications. Joe is a 13-year veteran of the United States Air Force and a former reporter for Air Force Television News.