In the continuing search for signs of Crypto adoption, Bitcoin is now available for purchase through Coinstar kiosks at select grocery stores around the country. This is being made possible through a partnership with Coinme, a worldwide leader in cryptocurrency financial services.
There are currently two locations in the Los Angeles area, both in Santa Monica:
Here are the steps to making a Bitcoin purchase, according to the Coinstar site:
- Go to a select Coinstar kiosk, touch “Buy Bitcoin,” review and accept the transaction terms, and enter your phone number
- Insert U.S. paper money into the cash acceptor (any amount up to $2500), but coins cannot be used
- Receive voucher with a Bitcoin redemption code
- Create an account or sign in to your existing account to claim your Bitcoin at coinme.com/redeem
Bitcoin availability is being added to new machines each week.