Travel booking website Travala saw a sales increase of more than 503% in November compared to the previous year. 72% of all bookings were paid with cryptocurrencies, with bitcoin being the most popular choice.
A record month for Travala
Emerging crypto-friendly travel booking website, Travala.com, released its monthly earnings report for November on Tuesday, with a record month.
The platform’s “Total revenue for the month of November was $ 920,274, including hotel bookings, flight bookings, travel gift cards and integration fees,” explained Travala, adding:
This represents a month-on-month increase of 76% compared to October and a whopping 503% year-on-year growth compared to November 2019.
The company further revealed that in November, 72% of all bookings were paid for with cryptocurrencies. Of all crypto payments made on the site, 22% were in BTC, 20% in AVA, Travala’s native crypto, 7% ETH, 6% LTC, 3% XRP, and 3% USDC. In comparison, 17% of all bookings were paid by credit card.
Travala accepts a wide variety of cryptocurrencies. “We are proud to be the leading cryptocurrency-friendly accommodation booking platform,” the website describes.
Travala currently offers deals on more than 2.2 million hotels and accommodations in 90,124 destinations in 230 countries and territories. It also offers deals on more than 1 million houses, apartments and villas.
In addition, users can also book more than 600 airlines via the partner portal. Travala claims it is “up to 40% cheaper than regular travel booking platforms.”
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