Bitcoin is taking the world by storm as a revolutionary new way to transfer value digitally. You may be asking yourself, as a South African, where can I spend my Bitcoins? We provide a list of some of the best online shops who accept Bitcoin as a payment method.
Since PayFast, South Africa’s leading payment processor started allowing Bitcoin as a payment method through BitX, there are many places you can shop online with Bitcoin locally. PayFast has enabled over 30,000 local online Merchants the choice to accept Bitcoin. Here is our list of places to spend your BTC:
10 Online Shops That Accept Bitcoin in South Africa
Africa’s biggest online marketplace, with millions of products for sale in hundreds of categories. You can purchase almost anything you can think of from their online shopping platform. Bidorbuy recently announced that sellers could now accept Bitcoin as a payment method for their products. If you find that a seller you want to buy from, has not enabled the Bitcoin payment option, simply message them and ask them to enable it. They’d be silly not to as it comes at no cost to them.
Takealot is South Africa’s biggest online retailer. With a renowned customer centric shopping experience and tonnes of awesome deals. They recently started accepting Bitcoin as a payment option through the Payfast payment option. Simply choose Payfast Instant Eft on check-out and select bitcoin when it comes to making payment.
All sorts of Gadgets for you to choose from, this eCommerce retailer sells the latest tech, including: Smart Phones, Wearable Devices, Drones, Toys and Gadgets. They accept Bitcoin through Payfast, just select Payfast at check-out and you can easily pay with Bitcoin.
SilverBanana offer low/no MOQ digital printing, customization and branding solutions. Based in Cape Town, they started accepting Bitcoin as payment, support this local business for all your printing and Branding needs! Order online and get delivery nationwide.
7. Landmark PC
Online retailers of Home and Kitchen appliances in SA. Stockists of popular brands such as: Defy, Samsung, LG, Hisense and more. Support the local Bitcoin economy and buy from the very best! They offer nationwide delivery.
Smacs.co.za is the #1 online design and home store. Get unique and members only products, across design, decor, furniture and lifestyle. Our expert team prides ourselves on great customer care, door to door delivery and bringing
Design + Within + Reach
Runway sale offers flash sales on top brands of clothing and accessories for men and women. One of the biggest fashion online retailers in South Africa started accepting Bitcoins as payment, for all your fashion needs.
Has anyone ever told you: “Bitcoin is not a real currency”, show them this post, if you can purchase almost any type of product with it locally, does that not make it a currency?