Global transaction network ZipZap is going big. The company, which allows customers to buy bitcoin through scores of retail locations in places like the United Kingdom, has announced a major expansion.
The company said on Wednesday that their service is now available in a whopping 34 countries throughout Europe, allowing consumers to use their local fiat to purchase bitcoin and a slew of other digital currencies.
As a step to getting here, ZipZap said they have formed strategic partnerships across the European Union, which will surely benefit enthusiasts of digital currency.
“ZipZap has a commitment to simplify and democratize payments worldwide,” said Mr. Simon Nahnybida, Senior Vice President of Business Development at ZipZap. “We are now enabling more consumers with the power to easily, safely and securely buy digital currencies at affordable prices using multiple payment options.”
Thanks to a recently-made partnership with United Kingdom-based PayZone, ZipZap is accepting both cash and bank transfers from the networks like iDeal, MisterCash, SOFORT, SEPA, and more.
The company also recently announced an expansion in Latin America — and area in which interest in digital currencies is seemingly growing rapidly.
ZipZap allows its user base to register online and indicate how much they are willing to spend for a digital currency transaction. Once paid (which requires the customer to visit a retail location nearby), ZipZap processes the order using the best available rate from partner exchanges.
“The benefit to consumers is that they will get the best prices while conveniently paying with their preferred method of payment,” concluded Mr. Nahnybida.
ZipZap is one of many options available for individuals who want to easily gain access to bitcoin and other altcoins. Other options include going to a bitcoin ATM, or buying directly from an exchange online.