The Coinbase card can now be used with Apple Pay and Google Pay, allowing cardholders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrencies. Customers can earn up to 4% in crypto rewards when using their Coinbase Card with Apple Pay or Google Pay.
Coinbase enables debit card usage with Google Pay and Apple Pay
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced on Tuesday that Coinbase Card users “can now use your Coinbase Card with Apple Pay and Google Pay to make it even easier to spend crypto.” Coinbase further stated that “starting this week, we will invite select customers from the waiting list to start earning up to 4% in crypto rewards,” elaborating:
Millions of people around the world use Apple Pay or Google Pay for everyday purchases from grocery delivery to pet supplies to home office items. Now, when you use your Coinbase card with Apple Pay or Google Pay, you can earn up to 4% back in crypto rewards on this purchase.
Coinbase explained that it would “automatically convert all cryptocurrencies into US dollars and transfer funds to your Coinbase card (lower conversion fees) for use in purchases and ATM withdrawals.”
The Coinbase card is a Visa debit card and there is no application fee. Customers can start using the card as soon as it is approved. According to the Coinbase website, the waiting list is currently available in all US states except Hawaii.
“If you are a Google Pay user, you can add your Coinbase card from the Google Pay app. If you are an Apple Pay user, you can add your card from the Apple Wallet app or from the Coinbase app,” Coinbase explained.
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