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Book your flights today and pay with Beam (BEAM)

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What is Beam?

Beam (BEAM) is a private, decentralised cryptocurrency that provides users with complete control over their personal transaction information and the ability to control what information about them is being shared as well as who it's being shared with. Beam runs on the combination of two blockchain protocols called LelantusMW and Mimblewimble.

With the Mimblewimble protocol, Beam instantly improves privacy and scalability whilst reducing blockchain bloating. Payments are made private by default and addresses are never stored inside the blockchain.

We don't currently offer Beam as a cryptocurrency payment method for flights on our site. However, you can instead user other available crypto coins to securely pay for your flights - take a look at all of the cryptocurrencies that we offer for more information.

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Buy Flights with Beam

At Alternative Airlines, you can pay for your flights with any of the 600+ airlines we ticket using ANY cryptocurrency of your choice, including Beam! Begin your search for flights today by using our search form at the top of the page, selecting the flights that work best for you and then choosing 'Cryptocurrency' as your preferred payment method. You can then select Beam as your preferred crypto coin and securely pay for your flights!

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Benefits of Buying Flights with Beam (BEAM)?


Users of Beam can enjoy completely private transactions. Payments are made private by default on Beam's network thanks to the Mimblewimble protocol implemented in 2018. Addresses are never stored in Beam's blockchain network which makes payments even more untraceable. To ensure the entire network can enjoy maximum privacy, Beam uses the LelantusMW protocol that offers an anonymity set of up to 64 KB.


With the Beam cryptocurrency, users can have control over what information is shared about their personal data and to whom it is shared with.


Because of Beam's use of the Mimblewimble protocol, transactions won't contribute to the bloating of the blockchain. Mimblewimble helps to reduce old data that is considered irrelevant to make room for current transactions. This ultimately enhances Beam's scalability, giving it a chance to secure longevity in the "cryptoverse".

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Beam for Flights FAQS

What is Beam?

Beam (BEAM) is a private, decentralised cryptocurrency that offers users high levels of privacy and control over their transactions. Beam first launched in 2019 as one of the first cryptocurrencies to use the Mimblewimble protocol (allowing enhanced scalability and privacy). The aim of Beam is to solve issues that came from existing privacy coins such as Zcash and Monero.

How can I buy Beam?

You can buy Beam by trading on cryptocurrency exchange platforms such as Binance and Coinbase. Some ways to buy BEAM include deposit methods with other crypto coins, and credit or debit cards. You can also transfer fiat currencies (USD, AUD, EUR, etc), buy directly from other users (peer-to-peer trading) or you can use third-party payment channels.

What's the currency code for Beam?

BEAM is the currency code for Beam.

Can Beam be used to buy flights?

No. Unfortunately, Alternative Airlines doesn't currently offer Beam as a cryptocurrency payment method for flights. You can instead user other crypto coins that we offer. If BEAM is available at checkout, select this cryptocurrency and follow the instructions on the screen to confirm your booking.

Alternatives cryptocurrencies to Beam

We may not offer Beam as a payment method, however, we do offer other cryptocurrencies that are available at checkout including BitcoinEthereumTetherLitecoinRipple and UTK, among others. You can use these to securely and privately pay for your flights at Alternative Airlines.

Check out our complete guide to buying flights with cryptocurrency to find out more.