After bitcoin came into existence, it was widely known between traders and merchants. It is still being used in online retail stores but the interest has largely died down due to increase in transaction fees, low scalability and high volatility in prices which made it less attractive for the means of exchange.
This doesn’t mean that bitcoin use is gone. There are many places in the world where bitcoin is accepted, but the volume doesn’t meet the expectations, and by the time you are read this, that option may have passed away.
By the time I write this, you can buy variety of goods and services with the cryptocurrency. It still has its own advantages. Cross Border payments, and anonymity unless you want the item to be delivered to your address. By accepting bitcoin merchants get the access to a broader market. don’t have to worry about chargebacks or if the buyer cancels the order.
Microsoft accepts bitcoin in their app store where you can buy songs, softwares, games and services.
You can pay for flights and hotels with bitcoin, through Expedia, Surf Air and CheapAir. If you’re thinking more than flights, you can pay for space travel with some humongous holdings through Virgin Galactic.
Some musicians will let you download the music in exchange for cryptocurrency.
Need refurnishing or a special present for someone? Overstock was one of the first retailers to start cryptocurrency payments in 2014.
You can buy Pizza if you live in US and if you are hungry.
If it’s knowledge you crave, there are many preschools and universities who accept bitcoin.
Some legal and accounting firms have an option for you to pay in Cryptocurency.