A major online food ordering website, Just Eat is accepting cryptocurrency payments now. Food orders from more than 15,000 restaurants in France now can be paid with Bitcoin and a number of cryptocurrencies.

Just Eat operates in more than 13 countries. The website for France has made it known that they will start accepting cryptocurrency payments.

“Payment methods have been expanded and now include Apple Pay, Google Pay (via our Just Eat app) and Bitcoin, in addition to other payment methods if offered by restaurants (credit card, Paypal, cash, checks or meal vouchers).

Bitcoin is added as a payment method shown during the checkout process for an order on the French Just Eat website

To pay with Bitcoin choose the “Bitcoin” payment method. After ordering the site will take you to the Bitpay website where you can a pick from a list of wallets and exchanges. You can also add from a list of cryptocurrencies supported by Bitpay: BTC, BCH, ETH, GUSD, USDC, PAX, BUSD, and XRP. Once you choose the wallet then you can choose the cryptocurrency you want to pay with. Once the order is completed you will be redirected back to the Just Eat website.

“The order will arrive in our system and will be sent directly to the restaurant. We do not charge any fees for bitcoin payments,” the site details.

Just Eat was founded in 2001 and it has 240,000 restaurant partners. They operate in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, Ireland, Norway, Spain and Switzerland, and they also have a stake in Ifood in Brazil and Mexico.

The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) greenlighted the acquisition of Just Eat by Takeaway.com in April. Just Eat is one of the central food delivery firms in the U.K. market, while Takeaway.com operates in 11 countries abroad, including the Netherlands and Germany.



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