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Book Flights with Celo Dollar | CUSD

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Buy Flights using Celo Dollar

At Alternative Airlines we allow you to book flights globally, from over 600 international airlines. To begin, just enter your chosen departure and arrival destinations using the search form at the top of the page. At the checkout page, choose to check out using cryptocurrency and then select 'Celo Dollar' as your chosen cryptocurrency from the list.

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About Celo Dollar

The aim behind Celo Dollar (CUSD) is to make financial tools accessible to anyone with a mobile phone. It has backing from a mission-aligned network of technologists, international NGOs and organisations which are dedicated to creating a more inclusive financial system. They're a stablecoin which aligns with the US Dollar, and are reserve-backed to help keep them relative to the traditional US dollar. They provide a decentralised app created around the CUSD ecosystem to make the transactions quick and easy.


A team from MIT, Google, Stanford, Square, Harvard University, the Federal Reserve Bank and many more established Celo (USD) in the beginnning. The team includes Silas Boyd-Wickizer, Anna Kazlauskas, Kobi Gurkan, Alexander Harley, Daniel Kimotho, Victor Graf and many others. It has a total issuance of 120,000,000 CUSD.

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Why use CUSD to buy flights?


As the CUSD is linked to the traditional US Dollar it means that the value of the currency should remain at a stable rate, making it a low-risk investment.


Anyone with a mobile phone can use Celo Dollars to send and receive money instantaneously both domestically and abroad without having to pay high transaction costs. With Celo, customers may easily transfer Celo Dollars to almost anyone in the world for as low as $0.01 directly from their mobile phones.


Additionally, the Celo Dollar seeks to facilitate the individual users' regulated access to funds and account private keys. The function aims to liberate the user from the need to pay outside parties. It employs a proof-of-stake (PoS), consensus process so that platform users can pay transaction fees in a quick and secure manner using stable currencies.

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Celo Dollar (CUSD) for Flights FAQs

Can I use Celo Dollar to buy flights?

If you want to use Celo Dollar to pay for flights, you're in the perfect place. Celo Dollar is now a supported cryptocurrency here at Alternative Airlines and may be used to book your flights.

Where can you buy Celo Dollar?

The main cryptocurrency exchanges for trading in Celo Dollar stock at the moment are Bybit, Bitget, KuCoin, and Huobi.

What's the currency code for Celo Dollar?

The currency code for Celo Dollar is CUSD.

Can Celo Dollar be used to buy flights?

No matter when you intend to go to crypto-friendly locations, you can use Celo Dollar when making a flight reservation. Use Celo Dollar to pay for your flights on more than 600 international airlines before checking out. Follow these easy steps to achieve it:

  1. Fill the search field at the top of the page with the necessary details, including the airports of departure and arrival, the dates of travel, the cabin class and the number of passengers.
  2. Select the ideal flights for you by browsing the avilable options, then click 'Confirm Selection'.
  3. Choose 'Cryptocurrency' as your preferred payment option.
  4. Choose 'Celo Dollar', then carry on with the booking procedure. Your flight booking will be immediately confirmed after completion.
Alternatives cryptocurrencies to Celo Dollar

In addition to accepting Celo Dollar at checkout on the Alternative Airlines website, we also support Dash, Bitcoin, USDT, Litecoin, Ripple and UTK.

Check out our guide on purchasing flights with cryptocurrency for more information on cryptocurrency payments.