Buying a Tesla with Bitcoin now possible

It didn’t take long before Elon Musk made good on his word about being able to buy Teslas with bitcoin.

In only February of 2021, Tesla announced in an SEC filing that it has bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and to expect the company to be accepting bitcoin as payments for it’s products. And in less than a month, Elon has made good on his words. Tesla can now be bought with bitcoin.

Elon has also stated that the bitcoin will not be converted back to fiat currency.

Many other companies have already accepted bitcoin has payments. Some of them are:

  • Microsoft
  • AT&T
  • Wikipedia
  • Burger King (in Venezuela)
  • KFC (in Canada)
  • Overstock
  • Subway (on some branches only)
  • Twitch
  • Pizza Hut (in Venezuela)
  • Miami Dolphins
  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Virgin Galatic
  • Norwegian Air
  • Namecheap (a domain name registrar)
  • Cheap Air
  • Gyft
  • NewEgg
  • The Internet Archive
  • The Pirate Bay
  • 4Chan
  • Mega.nz
  • Amazon (not directly but via Purse.io)
  • Benfica

Other small businesses as well accepts bitcoin as payment. The following is a list:

  • Alza – Largest Czech online retailer
  • Alternative Airlines – A flight-search website that offers ways to book flights using a range of cryptocurrencies.
  • Bitcoin.Travel – a travel site that provides accommodation, apartments, attractions, etc.
  • Pembury Tavern – A pub in London, England
  • Old Fitzroy – A pub in Sydney, Australia
  • The Pink Cow – A diner in Tokyo, Japan
  • Zynga – Mobile gaming
  • EZTV – Torrents TV shows provider
  • Lumfile – Free cloud base file server – pay for premium services
  • Etsy Vendors – 93 of them
  • PizzaForCoins.com – Domino’s Pizza signed up – pay for their pizza with bitcoins
  • Bitcoincoffee.com – Buy your favorite coffee online
  • Grass Hill Alpacas – A local farm in Haydenville, MA
  • Jeffersons Store – A streetwear clothing store in Bergenfield, N.J
  • Helen’s Pizza – Jersey City, N.J., you can get a slice of pizza for bitcoin.
  • A Class Limousine – Pick you up and drop you off at Newark (N.J.) Airport
  • Seoclerks.com – Get SEO work done on your site cheap
  • Fancy.com – Discover amazing stuff, collect the things you love, buy it all in one place
  • Humblebundle.com – Indie game site
  • BigFishGames.com – Games for PC, Mac, and Smartphones (iPhone, Android, Windows)
  • Suntimes.com – Chicago based online newspaper
  • San Jose Earthquakes – San Jose California Professional Soccer Team (MLS)
  • Crowdtilt.com – The fastest and easiest way to pool funds with family and friends
  • Lumfile – Server company that offers free cloud-based servers
  • Museum of the Coastal Bend – 2200 East Red River Street, Victoria, Texas 77901, USA
  • Gap, GameStop and JC Penney – have to use eGifter.com
  • Fight for the Future – Leading organization finding for Internet freedom
  • i-Pmart (ipmart.com.my) – A Malaysian online mobile phone and electronic parts retailer
  • Curryupnow.com – A total of 12 restaurants on the list of restaurants accept bitcoins in San Francisco
  • Dish Network – An American direct-broadcast satellite service provider
  • The Libertarian Party – United States political party
  • Yacht-base.com – Croatian yacht charter company
  • Euro Pacific – A major precious metal dealer
  • CEX – The trade-in chain has a shop in Glasgow, Scotland that accepts bitcoin
  • Straub Auto Repairs – 477 Warburton Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706 – (914) 478-1177
  • PSP Mollie – Dutch Payment Service
  • Intuit – an American software company that develops financial and tax preparation software.
  • ShopJoy – An Australian online retailer that sells novelty and unique gifts
  • Lv.net – Las Vegas high-speed internet services
  • Grooveshark – Online music streaming service based in the United States
  • MIT Coop Store – Massachusetts Institute of Technology student bookstore
  • SimplePay – Nigeria’s most popular web and mobile-based wallet service
  • SFU bookstore – Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada
  • State Republican Party – First State Republican Party to accept bitcoin donations
  • mspinc.com – Respiratory medical equipment supplies store
  • Shopify.com – An online store that allows anyone to sell their products
  • Famsa – Mexico’s biggest retailer
  • Naughty America – Adult entertainment provider
  • Mexico’s Universidad de las Américas Puebla – A major university in Mexico
  • MovieTickets.com – Online movie ticket exchange/retailer
  • Dream Lover – Online relationship service
  • Rakuten – A Japanese e-commerce giant
  • Badoo – Online dating network
  • RE/MAX London – UK-based franchisee of the global real estate network
  • T-Mobile Poland – T-Mobile’s Poland-based mobile phone top-up company
  • Stripe – San Francisco-based payments company
  • WebJet – Online travel agency
  • Green Man Gaming – Popular digital game reseller
  • Save the Children  – Global charity organization
  • NCR Silver – Point of sales systems
  • One Shot Hotels – Spanish hotel chain
  • Coupa Café in Palo Alto
  • PureVPN – VPN provider
  • That’s my face – create action figures
  • Foodler – North American restaurant delivery company
  • Amagi Metals – Precious metal furnisher