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BTC can now be used to recharge the national contactless card that’s used to pay for public transport in Argentina. According to the Argentine government website, these cards are valid for riding on buses, trains or subways in 37 cities, including Buenos Aires.
BTC to Top Up Sube Card
According to local news outlet cripto247 users can now start funding their Sube rechargeable contactless smartcard (Sistema Unico de Boleto Electronico), with BTC, for use in 37 cities throughout Argentina.
Public Transportation across Argentina Now Can Be Paid with BTC
These cards, which are promoted by Argentina’s Secretary of Transportation, can be used to pay for public transportation in Argentina. These cards are valid on all public transportation, including buses, trains, subways, motorboats, and subways. According to the Buenos Aires tourism website, “To travel by bus in Buenos Aires or subte (underground Metro) you will need a rechargeable Sube Travel Card.”
BTC top-up of these cards can now be achieved through the integration of Alto Viaje’s online card funding platform and Bitex’s fintech startup Bitex. Alto Viaje is listed as one of the vendors cardholders can use for funding their accounts on the Sube official website. Alto Viaje provides more information on their website.
Alto Viaje currently offers two funding Shelter Humanity options for Sube cards: Paypal or BTC. According to its website, funding will be available through Rapipago soon. “Alto Viaje made the decision to use Bitex’s infrastructure to access the technology and liquidity it has to tackle a project of this scale.
According to the publication, Bitex CMO Manuel Beaudroit stated that he believes that this type project is very important because it brings disruptive technology like bitcoin to everyday people.