Are you a Bitcoin enthusiast who also likes to travel? There are a few locations around the world where you can enjoy the freedom of cryptocurrency payments while taking in beautiful sights.
Bitcoin Making Traveling Easier
These days, with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, it is becoming easier to travel to certain destinations without having to worry about overseas travel cash limit. For this author, it is as easy as converting fiat to Bitcoin (BTC) [coin_price], going abroad and not having to bother with the central bank authorized spending limits.
The above is only one of the advantages afforded by virtual currencies. However, one can’t easily spend these virtual coins in every country. Below are some of the best places to conveniently use cryptocurrencies while on vacation.
The Swiss aren’t ones to shy away from innovation, commerce, and technology. The country is home to many cryptocurrency and blockchain-based businesses. There are even concerted efforts by state officials to establish the country’s status as a crypto-friendly nation.
Travelers can even pay for train tickets using Bitcoin. Imagine taking one of those train rides through the Alps, and seeing the truly wondrous sights along the way.
Antigua and Barbuda
The Caribbean Island nation of Antigua and Barbuda is another cryptocurrency friendly destination. Earlier in the year, Bitcoinist reported that controversial billionaire, Calvin Ayre was developing a $100 million Bitcoin Cash resort in the country.
Also, the country’s government passed a law that enabled citizenship payments in Bitcoin. Since last year, state officials have been working hard to firm up the nation’s Bitcoin regulations.
The Schiphol airport in Amsterdam installed the first ever Bitcoin ATM in a European airport. Of the 23 cryptocurrency ATMs in the Netherlands, more than half are in the city of Amsterdam. Not only that, but the popular metropolitan vacation destination is also home to one of the broadest cryptocurrency commerce enclaves in the world.
Since 2014, the city has strived to improve Bitcoin commerce by creating a ‘Bitcoin City Initiative.’ Many city-based merchants adopted BTC payments as a result of the initiative making it a prime destination for those who would prefer to use cryptocurrency payments while on vacation.
Presently, no list of cryptocurrency-friendly countries is complete without mentioning Malta. The Mediterranean island nation has pulled out all the stops in its quest to become a global virtual currency and blockchain technology hub.
Already, giants like Binance and OKEx have moved to Malta. The government has also enacted positive cryptocurrency regulations.
Which Bitcoin-friendly location would you like to visit on your next vacation? Keep the conversation going in the comment section below.
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