Where can I spend bitcoins?
You can buy most things for bitcoin online. There is also a growing number of brick & mortar shops which accept bitcoins. Whenever you see the bitcoin accepted here sticker you can put a smile on you face. These shops accept bitcoins.
Among our favorite examples of bitcoin accepting sites are Fiverr which accepts bitcoins since February 2014 and btctrip where you can book flights and hotels for bitcoin only.
Often sites that accept bitcoin as their exclusive payment option offer better prices because they pass on advantages from saved payment fees and eliminated fraud. Another option is to spend your bitcoins on popular ecommerce websites like Amazon and eBay with the help of Purse.io and all4btc. Via purse.io you can purchase any item on amazon.com and even get 20% off.
Sites that list shops which have bitcoin as a payment option integrated
When you are looking for particular products that you would like to buy with bitcoins, these sites will be of great help. On most of these you can search by category and often also by location. This will help you find the bitcoin merchants that you are looking for. Happy shopping!
- Bitcoin Wiki Trade Section: this is probably the most comprehensive list
- Coinmap: this nice map (also displayed on this page below) shows you brick & mortar shops that accept bitcoin
- SpendBitcoins: a comprehensive directory site of bitcoin accepting shops
- AirBiz: this is a bitcoin wallet that also has a nice directory of sites that accept bitcoin
- UseBitcoins: another comprehensive directory of bitcoin accepting sites
- Wo Takes Coin: this is also a directory site
- CoinDesk: list by CoinDesk with descriptions of shops
- Top 10 bitcoin sites by Jon Matonis: Jon Matonis is one of the earliest bitcoin users and former Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director
- bitcoin.travel: another cool map
- Spend Bitcoins: another good directory