There are plenty of small businesses along with major companies that accept USDC as payment. Here’s how you can go about spending your stable USD Coin.
USDC: A US dollar-backed stablecoin
Stablecoins like USD Coin (USDC) are highly liquid and maintain a consistent value thanks to their “peg” to the U.S. dollar. Its price stability makes it an excellent cryptocurrency for spending, Additionally, it is faster and more efficient to pay with USDC than regular dollars. There are plenty of small businesses along with major companies that accept USDC for purchases. Here’s how you can go about spending your stable USD Coin.
How to pay with USDC
There are several convenient options available for spending your USDC holdings.
- Pay merchants directly from your USDC wallet
- Spend like cash on the BitPay Card
- Buy gift cards with USDC
- Send P2P transactions
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A growing number of merchants and service providers accept direct USDC payments via BitPay. At checkout, simply select BitPay as your payment and complete the transaction by manually entering your wallet details or scanning a provided QR code. BitPay supports payments from 100 of the most popular wallets like Trezor, Trust, Electrum, Coinbase and many others. Consult BitPay’s Merchant Directory for a complete list of companies that accept crypto payments. Extra tip: You can also donate USDC and other crypto to your preferred nonprofit organizations. Learn how to donate crypto with BitPay.
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Spend USDC anywhere with the BitPay Card
Not all businesses accept direct crypto payments, but fear not, the BitPay Card allows users to spend USDC and other cryptocurrencies as easily as cash anywhere in the world Mastercard is accepted. All you have to do is load up the prepaid card with crypto from your USDC wallet then swipe to your heart’s content at millions of global merchants. Quickly and easily check your balance, reload your card, and redeem cash back bonuses directly from the BitPay app. Use the free virtual USDC card anytime online or in-person when you connect to Apple Pay or Google Pay. Get a physical card for free to swipe or grab cash from ATMs around the world.
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Buy gift cards with USDC
If you want to spend your crypto holdings but don’t necessarily want another card to carry around in your wallet, BitPay allows USDC holders to purchase gift cards from a huge assortment of top retailers including Walmart, Uber, Home Depot and many others. You can purchase gift cards through the BitPay app or BitPay Chrome extension and either spend them right away or store the funds within the BitPay app for later use. Check out our Gift Cards Directory for an exhaustive list of partner merchants.
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How to send USDC to another user’s wallet (P2P payments)
Peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions are a popular way for crypto users to send funds to one another. You can start sending USDC directly with the BitPay Wallet in a few simple steps.
- Open the BitPay Wallet app
- Click on your USDC wallet
- Click “Send”
- Enter the wallet address you want to send to ( scan the receiver's QR code)
- Enter the amount of USDC you want to send
- Confirm payment details and slide to send
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