August 12, 2022


Binance announce On Friday, its Binance Card now supports three new altcoins. Card users now have access to their holdings of Ripple (XRP), Shiba Inu (SHIB), and Avalanche (AVAX).

The Binance Card allows its holders to “convert and spend cryptocurrency at over 60 million online and physical stores.” However, the card is only available to European citizens, according to the website for Ukrainian refugees. Prior to the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, Binance had intended to expand its reach into Ukraine sometime this year.

With the latest addition, the card now supports 14 cryptocurrencies, including Cardano (ADA), AVAX, Binance Coin (BNB), Bitcoin (BTC), Binance USD (BUSD), Polkadot (DOT), Ethereum (ETH), and SS Lazio Fan Token (LAZIO), FC Porto Fan Token (PORTO), Santos FC Fan Token (SANTOS), SHIB, Swipe (SXP), Tether (USDT), and XRP.

The new additions to supported crypto do not alter the current payment preferences of those already using a Binance Card.

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This development comes a day after Binance announced its partnership with Mastercard to bring prepaid cards to Argentina. Financial service providers will cooperate in an effort to expand the payment capabilities of Binance users in the country.

Argentine customers will be able to use BTC and BNB, among other cryptocurrencies, for purchases and withdrawals wherever Mastercard is accepted.

Earlier this year, Wirex added AVAX to its already large list of coin offerings on its crypto card. The platform offers users the ability to pay in 61 different currencies, both fiat and cryptocurrencies.

Nexo has also introduced a crypto card in partnership with Mastercard. Nexo announced the project back in 2019, though it finally came out nearly three years later. Similar to the Binance Card, it is only available to residents of certain countries in Europe.