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 that you would 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.
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, Utrust and crypto.com. 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.
Follow our simple and easy steps to find the flights right for you using Cardano.
Select the suitable flights for yourself. At Alternative Airlines we ticket from over 600 global airlines and we guarantee that you will find something that you're after.
Use our search form at the top of the page and input the dates and destinations you want to travel.
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'.
Select 'Cardano' as your chosen payment method. To confirm your flight booking, click on 'confirm payment' at the bottom of the page.
Once your booking is completed, we will send you your e-ticket straight away and you will be all ready for your 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.
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.
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.
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.
The currency code for Cardano is ADA. Many people also refer to Cardano as ADA.
At Alternative Airlines, you can buy flights with alternative digital currencies to Cardano. The following cryptocurrencies can be used to buy flights on our site: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Dogecoin, Cardano and 100+ other cryptocurrencies.