12 Places to Spend Your Bitcoin This Black Friday

Nermin Hajdarbegovic
Nov 28, 2014 at 11:48 UTC
Updated Jan 12, 2016 at 15:57 UTC

Bitcoin Black Friday was hailed as a huge success last year and it looks set to be even bigger in 2014, with hundreds of retailers competing for your hard-earned bitcoins.

There are a plethora of great deals and offers floating around for today’s retail bonanza – so many that we could not include them all. Check out our top picks below.

Electronics

Newegg

MSI's GS60 Ghost-470 Gaming Laptop

Newegg is offering extra discounts on certain products to customers who pay with bitcoin. The offers run until the end of 30th November.

The items on offer include MSI’s GS60 Ghost-470 Gaming Laptop, originally priced at $1,599, reduced to $1,349 for customers paying in dollars, but an amazing $1,099 for bitcoiners.

The Ghost features a 4th-generation Core i7 4700HQ quad-core processor and 12GB of RAM, all backed by Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M 2GB discrete graphics. It also includes a 128GB SSD and 1TB hard drive.

Other hot deals include LG’s G Pad 8.3 for $149, down from an MSRP of $349, and a 49-inch 4K/UHD TV for $429.

Alienware 17

Dell/Alienware

Dell also has a number of Black Friday deals, ranging from affordable Intel-based tablets, through detachables and no-frills value laptops, to premium Alienware gaming PCs. The latter tend to carry a hefty price tag, but are getting the biggest discounts.

For example, the Alienware 17 is based on a Core i7-4710MQ and AMD Radeon M290X graphics with 4GB GDDR5. The list price is $1,999, but Dell is offering a $500 discount.

The Alienware X51 desktop is getting a $400 discount and is available starting at $1,349.

Trezor

Need somewhere to keep your bitcoins far away from hackers and safe from dead hard drives? Trezor has a three-for-two offer on its hardware wallet. Available in white, grey and black, with free shipping.

Adafruit

Like tinkering with wires and solder? Adafruit, the electronics retailer for hobbyists, is offering bitcoin buyers 10% off using the code ‘BITCOINBF’ at checkout.

Art

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Cryptoart

Cryptoart stores bitcoins in a physical form like a paper wallet – the limited edition art prints can be loaded, unloaded and reloaded with digital currency via QR code on the front of the piece. On the back is a security sticker concealing the private key, which can be removed and replaced.

For Bitcoin Black Friday, Cryptoart is offering 50% off all pieces and is also giving away 100 pieces to encourage bitcoin users to become collectors. The sale commences at 00:01 CST today, but is limited to US-based customers.

Travel

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Destinia

Destinia is offering up to 20% off flights purchased with bitcoin in a week-long promotional campaign. The company started accepting bitcoin in January and currently around 80% of flights offered on Destinia.com can be paid for using bitcoin.

The travel agency is planning to extend bitcoin support to flights on all airlines in the future.

CheapAir

CheapAir is staying true to its name by offering $15 off all flight bookings made with bitcoin. Customers simply need to use the “bitcoinflights” code to redeem the discount.

Beepi

Although not exactly a travel service, car resale service Beepi is offering a 10% discount for vehicles when paying in bitcoin.

If you prefer chaotic road trips over uneventful flights and need a new set of wheels, the deal will be available from today through to Monday, 1st December.

General products

Honey

Bees Brothers

Bees Brothers, the family company set up by three home-schooled brothers in Utah, is selling its range of bee-based products with 20% off for those paying with bitcoin. The offer is available today and tomorrow.

PetsPyjamas

Surely your pets should get to enjoy Bitoin Black Friday too? PetsPyjamas sells a range of accessories for cats and dogs and is offering discounts of up to 50% off until Midnight on Monday, 1st December.

Gift cards

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Gyft

Gyft will be giving 5% of points back on all purchases and will also include a $50 bonus in points for every $1,000 spent.

eGifter

eGifter is offering a 7% discount to all consumers who purchase an eGift card using bitcoin, litecoin or dogecoin.

The platform currently supports more than 200 brands, including big names like Best Buy and TJ Maxx. The offer is already live and lasts through till Monday, 1st of December.

For more Bitcoin Black Friday deals, see bitcoinblackfriday.com.

If you have some Bitcoin Black Friday deals you would like to share, feel free to help out fellow bitcoiners by listing them in our comment section below.

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