Travala.com, the crypto-receptive hotel booking service, announced today the addition of ADA as a payment option on its platform.
Staying and paying with crypto has never been easier. According to a post on Travala.com official Twitter handle: “Travala.com adds Cardano $ADA as a native payment option to book 1.65M hotels globally.”
The tweet further disclosed that the listing also comes with a promotional offer. All accommodation bookings paid for with ADA will be qualified for an exclusive 5% ADA-Back. This offer expires on November 7, 2019, which means it would last for about a week.
“ADA community will get 5% ADA-back for bookings made in ADA until 07 Nov 2019 on Travala.”
— Travala.com ✈️ 🏨 (@travalacom) October 30, 2019
In a press release, Travala.com disclosed that it believes the addition of ADA as a payment option will be advantageous to both parties. For ADA, it will help boost its adoption and also create worldwide awareness. Travala.com will also enjoy patronage from ADA’s large community of global users and investors.
About the Partners
Cardano (ADA) enables sophisticated programs to be run in a safe and scalable fashion. It was created by Charles Hoskinson, who is also the co-founder of Ethereum. A decentralized platform from a purely scientific approach. Based on the Haskell programming language, Cardano stands out in the blockchain and crypto space.
Travala.com, on the other hand, is a top crypto-friendly travel agency. It currently has more than 1.65 million properties in about 230 countries. It is allegedly also about 40% cheaper than other online travel agencies. Travala.com makes use of cryptocurrency to create a seamless and simplified booking procedure for its users. Crypto also ensures a much more reasonable pricing system for both merchants and users.
By making use of digital currencies, Travala.com offers its consumers better cost-savings while drastically reducing high commission fees.
Travala.com currently supports 20 different digital asset tokens like XRP, alongside other conventional methods of payments like Paypal, Credit and Debit cards etc.
Last week, the Cardano foundation announced the launch of its ADA payment gateway, with fin-tech platform COTI as its enabling partner.