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Cheapair.com in partnership with Bitcoin Cash
Cheapair.com in partnership with Bitcoin Cash
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Cheapair.com in partnership with Bitcoin Cash

By Alfredo de Candia - 1 Aug 2019

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The online travel agency Cheapair.com has announced a partnership with Bitcoin.com that will allow it to accept Bitcoin Cash (BCH) payments.

 The announcement was made via an official press release

Cheapair.com and Bitcoin.com Partner to Serve Bitcoin Cash Travelers

Cheapair.com, operating since 2013, was the first travel company to accept Bitcoin (BTC) payments to pay for both flights and hotel stays, and now will also accept payments through Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Dash.

This partnership will allow more than 4 million bitcoin.com wallets to directly and immediately access the cheapair.com platform from their app

As Cheapair.com CEO Jeff Klee said:

“At CheapAir.com we’re big fans of Bitcoin and we believe people deserve the freedom to use whatever payment methods that fit their lifestyle and values. We wanted to partner with Bitcoin.com because of the great work they have done within the Bitcoin community, promoting crypto acceptance around the world. We value our crypto customers and support their efforts to build a more diverse and evolved financial system.”

For Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust, it will now be even easier to use Bitcoin Cash:

Bitcoin.com is really excited to spread real world BCH adoption with CheapAir. Paying for flights and hotels with Bitcoin Cash has never been easier”. 

Furthermore, travellers who book on Cheapair.com paying in crypto can take advantage of the “Price Drop Payback” protection that allows them to receive a $100 credit for travel if airfares drop after purchase. The platform, in fact, offers an in-depth analysis tool to find the best airfares, with a widget that shows the price pattern to understand when it is best to depart.

The news of the partnership with Cheapair.com comes precisely on the birthday of Bitcoin Cash: it’s been 2 years since the fork that led to the birth of this blockchain. 

More and more companies in the travel industry are expanding the possibility of accepting cryptocurrencies to pay for their services. One example is Travala, which has already been accepting crypto payments for a long time, a symptom of an increasingly flourishing and growing market.

Alfredo de Candia
Alfredo de Candia

Android developer for over 8 years with a dozen of developed apps, Alfredo at age 21 has climbed Mount Fuji following the saying: "He who climbs Mount Fuji once in his life is a wise man, who climbs him twice is a Crazy". Among his app we find a Japanese database, a spam and virus database, the most complete database on Anime and Manga series birthdays and a shitcoin database. Sunday Miner, Alfredo has a passion for crypto and is a fan of EOS.

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