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NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirFastTickets.com (http://www.airfasttickets.com), the newly launched online travel-booking service known for generating the lowest-priced fares, announced today its plans to accept bitcoins, the decentralized digital currency that allows for peer-to-peer anonymous payments. The travel-booking agency is the first in both the U.S. and Europe to accept bitcoins.
Launched in 2009, Bitcoin has received attention for its list of notable companies offering consumers the payment option of using the new digital currency. The products and services range from Virgin Galactic to online dating site, OkCupid, and Overstock.com. AirFastTickets.com is expanding bitcoins travel portfolio as it's the only company in both the U.S. and Europe offering consumers the opportunity to book flights, hotels and cruises via an online travel-booking service using bitcoins.
"AirFastTickets.com was launched in Europe and recently expanded its offerings to the U.S. Having our footprint in both Europe and the U.S. allows us to have a better understanding of a traveler's needs on an International level. We recognized that a traveler's experiences during their trip can be simplified by having the option of paying with the universally recognized digital currency, bitcoin," said CEO and founder of AirFastTickets.com, Nikolaos Koklonis, "Now we are making things easier on the traveler at the very start of their journey-the booking process."
Flights, hotels and cruises can be purchased with bitcoins by visiting www.airfasttickets.com or by downloading the AirFastTickets iOS app.
Founded in 2009, AirFastTickets is an international online travel agency focused on providing the most efficient, powerful, and valuable travel booking tools on earth for both consumers and businesses. Headquartered in New York City, the company also has offices in Athens, London, and Frankfurt. AirFastTickets believes in better travel through empowering technology. To accomplish this, the company not only builds original products, but also partners with exceptional providers.
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