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Spend Your BAT With A Coinbase Visa Card

By B18 | B18 | 10 Mar 2020


Credit card giant Visa has granted its principal membership to a cryptocurrency company for the first time. Officially awarded to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase in December, but not revealed to the public until the middle of February. The membership cuts out a crucial, expensive middleman from the process of issuing a debit card that lets users spend their own BTC, ETH, BAT anywhere Visa is accepted.

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Nine assets will be available on the Coinbase Visa Debit Card. These include BTC, ETH, BAT, LTC, REP, ZRX, XLM, BCH and XRP. 

The Coinbase Visa Debit Card further simplifies the the process of actually spending cryptocurrency.

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Managed by Coinbase's fully-owned U.K subsidiary, based in London with offices in Dublin. It will be available in 29 countries when it is first issued later this year, including Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the U.K. The Coinbase Visa Debit Card will not be available to U.S. residents. Unlike the U.S., the E.U. doesn't require spenders pay additional tax on the difference in price based on when a cryptocurrency was purchased and when it was spent.

I have always wanted to go to Portugal, got friends who live there, my wife speaks Portuguese and its crypto friendly. How about we meet there in say five years for a Publish0x Authors Reunion. Bring your sunglasses and your Coinbase Visa Debit Card.

Vamos festejar como em 1999. Sinto muito pelos jovens que não se lembram do Prince. Provavelmente isso passou da sua cabeça.

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Bought our 1st pieces of BTC, July 2017. The process was daunting and confusing. Could easily given up & put it in the too hard basket or have fallen victim to one of the many scams or pitfalls. Grateful to a friend of my son's, who had been in this space for awhile, giving me some good advice & steering me in the right direction. That experience has helped shape my desire to share what I learn. Also always had a morbid fascination with Snake Oil Salesman & their sales pitch; Bitconnect, USI Tech..

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