Bitcoin has been on a roll ever since the hard fork incident took place. The digital currency climbed to many new heights within the past month but, the most recent one was it hitting a record of $5000 per coin on Saturday, last week. Let’s not forget, the value did fall by $1000 within three days before it made a speedy recovery to hovering above $4,200 per coin.
We’re all aware that the rapid fluctuations of the cryptocurrency make it difficult to price products. But even with that continuing, there are still some exciting and wild purchases you can make with bitcoin.
Here are 7 of the most shocking.
Back in the summer of 2014, Air Baltic was announced to be the first airline to accept bitcoin as a means of payment for airline tickets.
In 2013, ForCoinsLLC was launched by two bitcoin enthusiasts. Their aim was to make it simpler for consumers to purchase items with bitcoin. PizzaForCoins is their website that allows you to pay with bitcoin at local franchises of Papa Johns, Pizza Hut and Dominoes.
A college degree
You can get a master’s degree in digital currency from the University of Nicosia, in Cyprus. They accept tuition payments in bitcoin but, their first class is free online. The degree costs $14,500 however, if you pay in bitcoin, you get a 5% discount.
An apartment in Dubai
Looking for a new pad? Well, the Aston Plaza and Residences in Dubai newly announced that the developers would be accepting bitcoin as a payment for studios, one and two-bedroom apartments. Prices begin at around $127,800 which is 27.55 bitcoins.
In Berlin, a restaurant owner claimed that about 10% of his customers pay using cryptocurrencies.
A brandy distillery
Presently, a distillery in Nemesvamos, Hungary, is selling its building along with the equipments for a little above 73 bitcoins.
One funeral home in the U.S., Crescent Tide Cremation Services in Twin Cities, Minnesota is known to accept bitcoin as a means of payment. They even offer 3% discount if you pay in crypto-cash.