Bitrefill is a Swedish payments provider which offers gift cards and mobile phone top-ups, paid in Bitcoin, for more than 1650 businesses in 170 countries.
Today, Bitrefill has announced that it has added over 200 new merchants in the Indian market. Notable additions include:
Flipkart, Amazon India, Big Bazaar, and Croma.
Big Basket , Spar
Lifestyle, Westside, Fastrack, Pantaloons and Shopper’s Stop.
Uber, MakemyTrip, Cleartrip, Hotels.com, Flightgift.
Uber Eats, Zomato, Baskin-Robbins .
Google Play India, Bookmyshow, PVR Cinemas
In a press release, Bitrefill states:
India represents a growing segment in the Bitcoin world, and after seeing more and more Indian customers, we prioritized adding support for a full catalog of Indian products
It can be a struggle for some people to convert cryptocurrency to INR, but living on crypto will be much easier with Bitrefill’s new gift card options. There is no account required to shop at Bitrefill.com.
We have been very bullish on bitcoin at the ILR since its very inception. With the ongoing attack on gold and the rupee, this is welcome news for savers using Bitcoin, the ultimate free speech money.