Coinbase Card can now be used with Apple Pay and Google Pay, allowing cardholders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrencies. Customers can also earn up to 4% in crypto rewards back when using their Coinbase Card with Apple Pay or Google Pay.
Coinbase Enables Debit Card Use With Google Pay and Apple Pay
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced 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 said that “Starting this week, we’ll invite select customers off the waitlist to begin earning up to 4% back in crypto rewards,” elaborating:
Millions of people around the world use Apple Pay or Google Pay for everyday purchases, from grocery deliveries to pet supplies to home office goods. Now, you can earn up to 4% back in crypto rewards on this shopping when you use your Coinbase Card with Apple Pay or Google Pay.
Coinbase explained that it “will automatically convert all cryptocurrency to US Dollars and transfer the funds to your Coinbase Card (less conversion fees) for use in purchases and ATM withdrawals.”
Coinbase Card is a Visa debit card and there are no application fees. Customers can start using the card immediately after being approved. According to the Coinbase website, the waitlist is currently available in all U.S. states except Hawaii.
“If you’re a Google Pay user, you can add your Coinbase Card from the Google Pay app. If you’re an Apple Pay user, you can add your card from the Apple Wallet app or from within the Coinbase app,” Coinbase explained.
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