Best Buy is one of America’s most popular electronics retailers, offering year-round deals on everything from 4K televisions to video game consoles to home appliances. But you might be wondering if you can use crypto at Best Buy. Read on for a look at how you can spend Bitcoin or a host of other cryptocurrencies on Best Buy purchases.
Does Best Buy accept crypto?
Best Buy does not directly accept crypto payments for purchases, but there are a number of convenient workarounds that enable you to easily spend crypto on your next home electronics purchase from Best Buy.
Ways to use crypto on Best Buy purchases
Direct crypto payments are off the table for now, but BitPay provides two fuss-free options that will have you spending Bitcoin at Best Buy in no time:
Purchase a Best Buy gift card with cryptoUse the BitPay Card on any Best Buy Purchase
Buy Best Buy gift cards with crypto in the BitPay Wallet app
Best Buy is one of hundreds of partner merchants offering gift cards for crypto through BitPay in a few short steps:
Download the BitPay Wallet app.Tap the Shop with crypto tab.Select Best Buy.Choose the amount of cash you want to add to your gift card.Select the wallet and cryptocurrency you want to use to buy the Best Buy gift card.Confirm your transaction.You receive your gift card instantly. Use the code online or bring your phone with you to use in-store. Unused gift cards will be stored in the app for future use. Once you’ve created your BitPay Wallet, you can buy and store gift cards via the BitPay Extension.
Power User Tip: You can use a balance from any wallet in the BitPay app to buy Best Buy gift cards, including your Coinbase account.
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Use the BitPay Card at Best Buy online or in-store
The BitPay Card is another seamless option for using crypto at Best Buy. It’s fast and free to obtain, and once you’ve received it you’re able to spend crypto like cash not only at Best Buy, but anywhere in the world Mastercard is accepted. It allows users to quickly convert their crypto to cash with no fees.
Since it’s a prepaid debit card, there’s no credit check required, and approval takes just a few minutes. Your first step is to download the BitPay app from your app store of choice. Next you’ll load the wallet with crypto, which can be done either through a Coinbase account or a BitPay Wallet. Please note: the BitPay Card is only available for U.S.-based users.
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Get the BitPay App to Apply
Once those steps are done you’re ready to order your BitPay Card. After you’re approved you’ll instantly receive a virtual card you can use right away. If you want one for your physical wallet as well, we’ll even ship you a plastic physical card at no cost. Either version of the card lets users spend their crypto as easily as cash at millions of global merchants. The BitPay Card comes packed with additional convenience and security features, including instant reloads, EMV chip-and-PIN security, and Google Pay and Apple Pay compatibility. You can even withdraw cash at compatible ATMs around the world. Plus, you receive cash back on every purchase on every eligible purchase.
With the BitPay Card, spend more than a dozen top cryptocurrencies just like cash, including: load the top cryptocurrencies and spend like cash on eBay: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Dogecoin (DOGE), Shiba Inu Coin (SHIB), Litecoin (LTC), XRP (XRP), ApeCoin (APE), Dai (DAI), Binance USD (BUSD), USD Coin (USDC), Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), Pax Dollar (USDP), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Euro Coin (EUROC).
Where else can you buy electronics with crypto?
Now that you know how easy it is to spend crypto at Best Buy, you may be wondering what other electronics stores accept crypto payments through BitPay. A small sampling of our partner electronics merchants include: