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Secure Cardano (ADA) Payments: Instant Approvals, Global Accessibility

Buy flights with Cardano

What is Cardano?

Cardano is a form of cryptocurrency that uses the symbol 'ADA' and uses the symbol '₳'. Cardano was initially released in 2017, the platform was developed by the co-founder of Ethereum and BitShares and are based at the Crypto Valley in Zug, Switzerland. The digital currency is decentralised meaning that it is not controlled by the government or banks.

Cardano works on making cross-border payments faster, cheaper and easier. The currency is also open-source, it's a peer-to-peer open platform in which anyone around the world can participate in the currency which is similar to Bitcoin. Cardano tries to be more scalable, sustainable and interoperability. Cardano processes 257 transactions per second which are many more than Bitcoin that processes 5 transactions per second and Ethereum that can process 15 transactions per second. 

You can pay for flight tickets through our two cryptocurrency payment gateways, XMoney and Pay using Cardano when you book your flights using Alternative Airlines. Search for flights from over 600 global airlines to discover the right flights for you, then select ADA at checkout, enter your passenger information, and safely and securely buy your flights.

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Buy Flights with ADA

Buying flights and paying with Cardano (ADA) at Alternative Airlines is quick and easy. Use our search bar at the top of the page to discover flights from over 600 airlines. Once you've discovered the flight that you'd like to buy, select 'Cryptocurrency' at checkout and select 'Cardano' from the list. Once this has been completed, we will make the transfer from the fiat currency to Cardano and you will be able to pay for your flight using Cardano straight away.

No matter where you are or where you want to go, Cardano (ADA) is an available payment option. If you have any questions, our customer service team will be there to assist. If you'd like to pay with Cryptocurrency, but hoping to use an alternative to Cardano, you've got 70+ crypto options to choose from.

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Benefits of Buying Flights with Cardano (ADA)?

Fast Transactions

Cardano boasts an impressive processing rate of 257 transactions per second, significantly surpassing Bitcoin, which handles just 5 transactions per second, and Ethereum, with a capacity of 15 transactions per second.


Cardano is renowned for their commitment to research and development. They're continuously updating their technology and security features, which gives their users confidence in the reliability of Cardano as a payment method.


Built on a secure Proof-of-Stake blockchain, Cardano provides a safe way to pay, by protecting financial information through their cryptographic techniques, which helps to reduce the risk of fraud or data breaches.

Global Accessibility

There is no need for currency conversion or international transaction fees, as Cardano is a global Cryptocurrency. This means that you can use it to book flights from almost anywhere in the world, as long as you have a device that can be connected to the internet, and a WiFi service.

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What Airlines accept Cardano Payments?

Alternative Airlines is excited to announce the addition of Cardano as a payment option for booking flights on our website, which includes a selection of over 600 airlines. While many airlines do not currently offer the ability to use Cardano for transactions on their websites, we are pleased to provide you with the convenience of booking flights using Cardano.

You can now easily purchase flight tickets and make use of Cardano as a payment method for a wide range of carriers, including but not limited to American AirlinesDeltaSouthwestFrontierSpiritAllegiant AirAlaska AirlinesUnited AirlinesJetBlueSun Country AirlinesAir CanadaBritish AirwayseasyJetQantas and numerous other airlines from around the world.

How to Buy Flights Using Cardano?

Step 1 - Search for Flights

Search for flights

Use our search form at the top of the page, input the dates and destinations you want to travel. Then click 'Search Flights' to begin.

Once you've found the flights that suit your need, confirm selection by clicking 'Confirm Selection'.

How to Buy Flights Using Cardano?

Step 2 - Select Cryptocurrency

Select Cryptocurrency

After selecting your flights and filling out your passenger details. You'll see the section with other payment options that are available and in order to select Cardano you would need to first select 'Cryptocurrency Payment'.

How to Buy Flights Using Cardano?

Select Cardano

Select 'Cardano (ADA)' as your chosen payment method. To confirm your flight booking, click on 'Confirm Payment' at the bottom of the page.

How to Buy Flights Using Cardano?

Step 4 - Confirm flight with Cardano

Book your flight with Cardano

Follow the instructions on screen to finalise the payment. Once your booking is completed, we will send you your e-ticket straight away and you'll be ready for your travel!

We offer many alternative cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Tether, Dash, Ethereum, Litecoin, UTK, or CRO to book flights with if you're looking to pay with Cryptocurrency but not use Cardano.


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ADA for Flights FAQS

Can I use Cardano for travel?

Absolutely, you can use Cardano to book travel using Alternative Airlines. However, there aren't a lot of places that accept Cardano in-person if you are trying to use it whilst travelling. There are many places that do accept other cryptocurrencies in person, though. If you would like to find out more about them, read our blog on the most crypto-friendly destinations.

Can I buy flights and pay with Cardano?

Alternative Airlines allows you to pay for any flight you would like to buy using Cardano and select from over 650 global airlines. This means that there are 650 airlines that accept Cardano as a payment method when using Alternative Airlines.

What is the currency code for Cardano?

The currency code for Cardano is ADA. Many people also refer to Cardano as ADA.

How can I be sure that my flight purchase has been successfully sent through?

You should be able to find the details of your transaction in the 'transactions feed' section under the name 'Alternative Airlines' that you can find in your Cardano dashboard. Normally payments with Cardano are sent through almost instantly.

How long would my Cardano flight transactions take?

A Cardano transaction can take around 40 seconds which is faster than Bitcoin (normally takes 10 minutes to an hour). Until then your flight transactions will show as pending. If you're having problems trying to locate your flight transaction, you can contact us by email and our team will be on hand to help.

Why should I use cryptocurrency to book flights?

Cryptocurrency is a safe, secure and convenient way to book flights, no matter where you are or where you plan ongoing. Crypto is also cost-effective, with fewer restrictions and no charges from third parties such as banks.

Discover more reasons in our blog: 10 reasons to book flights using cryptocurrency.

Where can I book flights using ADA?

At Alternative Airlines, you can buy flights with many cryptocurrencies including Cardano. The following cryptocurrencies can be used to buy flights on our site: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Dogecoin, Cardano and100+ other cryptocurrencies.