The Schiphol airport of Amsterdam, Netherlands is launching Bitcoin and Ether ATM’s to avail travelers to buy the Cryptocurrency for Euros.
Schiphol is the third busiest airport in Europe which is located near Amsterdam, in a recent announcement it is mentioned that ATMs will be installed in the airport where travelers can buy Bitcoin and Ether for Euros.
This will be a trial project for six months to see if it meets the demand of the travelers and is the first of its kind in Europe. Brisbane airport was the first to adapt Cryptocurrencies in their terminals.
Tanja Dik, Director at Amsterdam airport said:
chiphol is continually working on innovations and offering optimum service for passengers, With the Bitcoin machine we hope to serve travelers because they can easily exchange ‘local’ euros for the ‘global’ Bitcoin or Ethereum . This can be useful, because they can no longer make use of Euros in their home country, for example.
This is a joint venture between the Schiphol airport and the Dutch company ByeleX Data Solutions.
— Schiphol (@Schiphol) June 20, 2018
Aaron van Wirdum Tweeted:
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol installs Bitcoin ATM as part of a six-month pilot.
In statement: "With the Bitcoin ATM we hope to serve travellers by letting them easily exchange 'local' euros for 'global' bitcoin or ether." https://t.co/SfjT96qJAK
— Aaron van Wirdum (@AaronvanW) June 20, 2018
You can find the nearest Bitcoin ATM on this website. According to this website, there are currently 3289 Bitcoin ATMs across the world in 70 countries a majority of them in the US and Europe.
Image source: Schiphol
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