London – July 24, 2020 – Travala.com, the world’s leading blockchain-based travel booking service partners with Swipe and adds AVA to the Swipe platform. With the partnership, AVA is now spendable via the Swipe Wallet and its associated Visa debit cards, in either digital or physical form, at 60 million merchants worldwide that accept Visa, as well as through services such as Google Pay, Apple Pay & Samsung Pay. AVA will also be made directly available to more than 500,000 users of the Swipe wallet.
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Following this partnership, Swipe Token (SXP) will also be added to Travala.com where it can be used as a preferred payment option at over 2 million hotels and accommodations in 230 countries worldwide, including properties from leading travel brands such as Expedia, Booking.com and Priceline made available to book with cryptocurrencies on Travala.com via strategic partnerships.
Recently acquired by Binance, Swipe is a multi-asset digital wallet and Visa card platform that enables users to buy, sell, convert, and spend more than 30 cryptocurrencies.
Swipe Wallets have connected virtual Visa debit cards, (which can also be obtained in physical form), that can be used like any regular card. Swipe automatically converts AVA that is spent into fiat, so consumers can transact with their AVA in EUR, GBP, USD and KRW anywhere VISA cards are accepted, as well as through the major mobile payment services with cashback options of up to 4% in Bitcoin. This integration is extremely important for AVA because it now has access to new users in 31 European countries where Swipe is currently available, and soon enough in Asia and North America as Swipe expands.
“Swipe is an amazing company with industry-leading products and an A-grade team. The impact for our token holders being able to spend anywhere in the world is a dream. Almost equally exciting is the opportunity for SXP holders to be booking travel directly from us.” said Juan Otero, CEO of Travala.com
“Travala.com is a champion of cryptocurrency adoption and we are very excited to both include AVA on Swipe and have SXP as a preferred payment method for booking travel on Travala.com.” said Joselito Lizarondo, Swipe CEO.
Founded in 2017, Travala.com is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel booking service with 2,000,000+ properties in 230 countries and 600 airlines globally. Backed by industry-giant Binance, Travala.com is a champion of cryptocurrency adoption, accepting over 28 leading cryptocurrencies in addition to traditional payment methods. The Travala.com value proposition is bolstered by AVA. As the native cryptocurrency of the platform, AVA can be used for payments, receiving loyalty rewards, discounts and bonuses, among several other use cases. For more information visit: www.travala.com
Swipe is a multi-asset digital wallet and Visa debit card platform designed to let users buy, sell and spend their cryptocurrencies. Swipe is headquartered in the Philippines with operations in the United Kingdom, United States, Singapore, and Canada. The Swipe platform enables users to spend cryptocurrencies in real-time without having to convert the transactions prior manually. Users can also buy/sell cryptocurrencies with their linked bank accounts globally. For more information, visit www.swipe.io