How to buy with cryptocurrencies in quarantine?

You may, for some, the quarantine does not mean a greater challenge to stay in the house. However, to do so in a context such as that of Coronavirus causes a level of anxiety for our mental health. For this reason, since CriptoTendencia we bring to you a series with the best activities you can do for the duration of the quarantine. Starting with a guide to buying with cryptocurrencies, as in Overstock or Bitpay.

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Since the emergence of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrencies began to transform the international financial system. Introducing the virtual currency as a mechanism for conducting transactions, national and international, quickly, easily, and above all cheap. Taking advantage of the capabilities offered by the technology Blockchain. However, the positive effects of the cryptocurrencies do not feel if there are no options to spend the same, such as to acquire goods and services. Because, in the end, the serve as a means to facilitate the realization of purchases is the main objective of being one of the currencies, whether virtual or physical. Unfortunately, at the moment there are so many options to spend our cryptocurrencies like to purchase using fiat money. However, if there are two options with which we will be able to use our criptoactivos, allowing you to buy online all you want for the duration of the quarantine.


The first of our options should already be known by many of our readers. Well, BitPay is one of the wallets the world’s most important, above all because of their work, oriented towards the facilitation of the operations of the real world with cryptocurrencies. Thanks to this, he has developed a series of services that allow us to use our Bitcoin to buy goods and services. Since a debit card, when used at merchants that accept debit the cost of our Bitcoin account and deposited in the account of the company in Fiat money at the rate of time. Up mechanisms to change our criptoactivos for Gift Cards. So, BitPay offers us two options to acquire goods at these moments. The first is to change our Bitcoin for Gift Cards from Amazon or some other online store of our preference, and purchase in the normal way as if you use Fiat money. And the second, is gastándolos directly at some of the companies that accept BitPay as a means of payment, and the list can be found here.


The second option that we recommend for you buy online using your cryptocurrencies is Overstock. It is a virtual store american pioneer in the adoption of the criptoactivos to perform operations within its platform. So, for a long time you accept Bitcoin as a means of payment. So, thanks to a partnership between this company, and Coinbase, the purchasers of Overstock can use their cryptocurrencies to buy at the store. For that, we just have to add to our shopping cart all goods that you wish to purchase, and select the option “Bitcoin” when we ask our method of payment. So, in the middle of the quarantine zone, you’ll still be able to use your time to decide where to spend your criptoactivos hard acquired. And request that your purchases be shipped to your home, without leaving the necessary quarantine that we are subjected to slow down to the Coronavirus.

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