The Shift Card for Coinbase users in the 24-states in the U.S. can spend bitcoin anywhere VISA is accepted. This is the first time a U.S. Bitcoin debit card has been issued. Other countries have had Bitcoin debit cards besides the U.S. This could really grow the Bitcoin base.
Users can use their Bitcoin Shift Cards to do online and offline shopping at more than 38 million merchants worldwide. Instead of merchants online such as Overstock it’s now possible to use bitcoin to buy gas, groceries, and goods at mom and pop stores.
The Shift Card supports Coinbase and Dwolla accounts. You can add both accounts to your app and keep track of all the transactions on the go. At this time, there is no annual fee or transaction fees.
How To Get A Bitcoin Shift Card?
1. Connect your Coinbase account at the shiftpayment.com website. If you are new to Coinbase read more about it in our review.
2. The Coinbase users need to provide their address along with a $10 issuance fee, paid in bitcoin.
3. Your Shift Card will arrive in the mail soon.