What can you buy with Cryptocurrency?

So, what can you buy with all that digital coin you’ve been investing?

Pizza! Here’s a little history for you. In 2010, Laszlo Hanyecz made the first ever altcoin transaction when he bought two pizzas from Papa Johns in Jacksonville, Florida, and that got a lot of people interested. Pizza shops like PizzaForCoins allow you to place orders for pizzas and let you pay in bitcoin.

Gift cards. Yes, you read that correctly. Bitcoins can be used to purchase gift cards which can further be used to purchase items either for yourself or loved ones from online retail shops that are not open to altcoin payment options. Gyft and eGifter are gift shops that let you use bitcoin to purchase gift cards.

Travel. Some travel companies have started seeing an opportunity to expand their customer base with altcoin payment options. Travel agencies like CheapAir, Expedia, and SurfAir not only accept bitcoin for airline tickets but can let you book hotel reservations with your digital coin. Virgin Atlantic lets you book your way into space with cryptocurrency. How cool is that?

Computers. You can purchase computers and computer accessories from Overstock and Newegg.

Video Games. Xbox and Zynga allow you to pay in altcoins to download and play their games.

Other cryptocurrencies. One of the coolest things you can do with your saved altcoin is to purchase other altcoins.