Bitcoin is a digital currency that has taken the world by storm. It is a revolutionary new way to pay for goods and services, and it is becoming more and more popular every day. But what can you buy with Bitcoin? This blog post will explore six surprising things that you can purchase with this cryptocurrency.
Let’s take a look at these things.
1. Fake IDs
Fake IDs can be bought with bitcoins on Silk Road, because of course, they can! It is used for fake IDs and shipping drugs and money laundering. At least 9% of bitcoin users have done something illegal with their coins at some point, going by a survey conducted last year. Crypto Genius Website is one of the best platforms to start trading if you haven’t started yet.
2. A new car
You might have heard this one before. But it’s possible to use bitcoin to purchase a brand new vehicle from someone in your very own city. Car dealerships are still hesitant about adding cryptocurrency as an option when purchasing vehicles, but companies are emerging that cater specifically to customers wanting to pay in bitcoin.
3. Tickets to space
Elon Musk’s SpaceX will be the first of several commercial space flights that accept Bitcoins as payment. For about $250,000, you can book a seat for you and your friends on what is essentially a sub-orbital joy ride to enjoy weightlessness. If you’d rather stay closer to Earth, Virgin Galactic is accepting Bitcoins too – so you can pay for your low orbit flight with them.
bitPremier offers “the finest in discreet luxury.” They offer expensive jewellery for sale, including watches and necklaces starting at 0.04 BTC. Gold bullion can also be purchased starting at 0.025 BTC for 1 gram of pure 24 Karat gold, 99% pure silver beginning at 0.0105 BTC per oz., 999 fine silver rounds start at 0.005 BTC each, and 100 oz. Silver bars can be purchased for 0.15 BTC each.
5. Real Estate
While it might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Bitcoin, some commercial properties are currently for sale on BitPremier. They now have seven listings, including a penthouse in Bali and a gambling den in Macau listed at 0.5827 BTC and 42.721 BTC, respectively (or about $260K USD).
You’ll also find a few hotels listed that will run you 150-160 BTC or more than USD 800K total.
6. Monopoly sets
In 2014 Winning Moves used bitcoin to add some crypto-currency flavour to its regular Monopoly board games by creating special editions that could only be bought with bitcoin. “It’s really frustrating when you have something like Monopoly money and it has no value,” Winning Moves UK CEO Phil Walker-Harding said.
The Bottom Line
Bitcoin is often referred to as “digital currency” because it is primarily used electronically. While this isn’t wrong, it does simplify things to the point where much of bitcoin’s allure gets glossed over. Here are six surprising (and fun) things you can buy with bitcoin right now.