SHIBArmy has made sure that Ryoshi’s vision for Shiba Inu Coin has come true. Since its humble beginning, the meme coin has gained so much steam that hundreds of prominent companies now accept Shiba Inu as payment. Here's how and where you can pay with SHIB.
Quick recap on SHIB’s rise as a payment method
While Dogecoin and Shiba Inu Coin both hold a soft spot for one very special dog, that is where their similarities end. The Ethereum-based coin has been dubbed the “Doge killer” and its fervent army of supporters have rallied behind with full force. After BitPay announced its support for Shiba Inu Coin in late 2021, we've seen it's adoption as a payment method grow exponentially. Now there are hundreds of companies that accept Shiba Inu as payment directly from your wallet.
How to pay with Shiba Inu Coin
If you’re looking to spend crypto with companies that accept Shiba Inu as payment, you’ll typically have four options:
- Spend directly with companies that accept Shiba Inu (hint: check out the BitPay Merchant Directory)
- Turn Shiba Inu Coin into cash with the BitPay crypto card
- Buy gift cards using SHIB
- Make P2P transactions from your SHIB wallet
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Where to spend SHIB: 11 major companies that accept Shiba Inu Coin as payment
BitPay officially began supporting the Shiba Inu Coin in late 2021. Since then, the SHIBArmy has had the power to spend SHIB at hundreds of BitPay merchants where Shiba Inu is accepted. See our complete directory of companies that accept Shiba Inu Coin and other cryptocurrencies. Extra tip: You can also donate Shiba Inu Coin and other crypto to your preferred nonprofit organizations. Learn how to donate crypto with BitPay.
Newegg announced it accepts SHIB in style. The one stop shop for computers, electronics and accessories used a massive 40,000 square foot billboard in downtown Los Angeles to announce it would start accepting Shiba Inu Coin as payment.
Gucci became one of the biggest luxury brands ever to accept cryptocurrency. You can spend Shiba Inu Coin in-person at 70% of its retail stores.
You can support your favorite streamers with SHIB.
Buy high quality time pieces at reasonable prices online with SHIB. Learn more about buying watches with crypto.
In need of a server solution? HOSTKEY accepts Shiba Inu Coin in exchange for its awesome dedicated server hosting and private web hosting services.
Buy gold, silver and other precious metals or coins with Shiba Inu Coin. Buying gold with cryptocurrency has become a popular way to diversify assets and spend crypto gains.
The Carolina Hurricanes NHL team are one of the latests professional sports organizations to embrace crypto. Shop their pro shop and use SHIB to buy your Canes gear. Additional pro teams that accept SHIB include The Sacramento Kings (NBA) and Dallas Mavericks (NBA).
Buy movie tickets, concessions and merch all with Shiba Inu Coin.
Buy luxury watches, high fashion accessories and the latest trends in clothing. Use SHIB at checkout.
Order from your favorite local and chain restaurants. Get it all delivered using Shiba Inu Coin.
Fight cancer and pay with SHIB. The American Cancer accepts Shiba Inu Coin donations as well as other popular cryptocurrencies.
Sign up for SlingTV and watch your favorite TV shows, movies and live sports. Pay your TV bills using Shiba Inu Coin!
Turn Shiba Inu Coin into cash with the BitPay Card
Who accepts Shiba Inu Coin? When you use the BitPay Card, you can use Shiba Inu like cash almost everywhere you go. Instead of using a bank account, the BitPay Card pulls funds from your Shiba Inu Coin wallet. Spend SHIB online or in-store wherever Mastercard is accepted. You can even use it at ATMs to turn Shiba Inu Coin into cold hard cash. It's as easy as 1-2-3. Get the BitPay app. Get approved for the card in minutes. Start spending SHIB anywhere.
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Buy gift cards with Shiba Inu Coin
BitPay gives the SHIBArmy the opportunity to buy gift cards using Shiba Inu Coin. Use your SHIB gains at hundreds of your favorite stores and brands. What will you buy with SHIB?
Popular gift cards you can buy with Shiba Inu Coin:
- Google Play
- PlayStation Store
- Whole Foods Market
- Home Depot
- Nintendo eShop
Send Shiba Inu Coin directly with P2P transfers
If you want to send crypto to a friend or you know the wallet information of a company that accepts Shiba Inu Coin, you use a P2P (Peer to Peer) transaction. Sending P2P Shiba Inu Coin payments from the BitPay Wallet is safe, easy and fast.
How to Send Shiba Inu Coin
- Open the BitPay Wallet app
- Click on your Shiba Inu Coin wallet
- Click “Send”
- Enter the wallet address you want to send to (you can also scan the receiver's QR code)
- Enter the amount of SHIB you want to send
- Confirm payment details and slide to send
What can you buy with Shiba Inu Coin?
With the number of merchants accepting SHIB on the rise, there is an absurd amount of things you can buy with Shiba Inu. Here are just a few of the things you can buy with Shiba Inu Coin:
- Airline tickets and hotel stays
- Clothes and sneakers
- Gold and precious metals
- Cell phones
Does Amazon accept Shiba Inu Coin as payment?
Unfortunately, Amazon doesn't accept any direct crypto payments at this time. However, spending your SHIB gains via the BitPay Card is as easy as using any other payment on Amazon. Simply load the card with your SHIB and use the BitPay Mastercard like you would any other debit card.