Skip to flight searchSkip to main content

Buy Flights to Italy With Cryptocurrency

Book flights to Italy with your favourite cryptocurrencies

Coastal town in Italy

Book flights with crypto to Italy

Use the search bar above to browse flights from over 600 airlines and pay using over 100 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Litecoin. At Alternative Airlines we ticket a range of big name and niche airlines, including the Italian flag carrier ITA Airways, allowing you to fly with cryptocurrency no matter where you are. Looking for the cheapest flights? Check out our best fare finder for more details.

Why visit Italy with crypto?

Italy is a country like no other. Known for its stunning natural beauty, captivating landmarks and world famous cuisine, Italy is a truly unique destination. Whether you are looking for the romantic ambiance of Venice or a relaxing culinary experience in Tuscany, Italy has you covered and more. Throughout your trip, experience Italy’s warm and family orientated culture that welcomes you to explore, relax and unwind. Whatever you are looking for, Italy has something special for every type of traveller. 

While Italy doesn’t have an official standpoint on cryptocurrencies, its government has over the years shown a real interest in exploring block chain technology and ways in which it can be adopted. The country is generally considered to be crypto-friendly, with a growing number of businesses in the tourism industry beginning to accept digital currencies as payments. While crypto adoption in the country is still developing, there is a great deal of interest in crypto technology and innovation, which paints a promising future for crypto travel in Italy. For the time being there is a surprisingly high number of businesses accepting crypto, particularly in major cities like Rome. For example, there is 16 shops, 2 night clubs, 5 bars and more that all accept crypto as payment in the capital. So whether you are exploring Rome or embracing Italian nightlife, you can do it all with cryptocurrencies.

Woman laughing while looking at her phone

Why pay for flights to Italy with Cryptocurrencies?


Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, offer a unique combination of security and privacy. Transactions are recorded on the public blockchain, ensuring immutability and security. Also, compared to your traditional bank account, using cryptocurrencies offers you greater anonymity as it doesn't directly require personal information for transactions to take place. For added peace of mind, using stablecoins like Tether (USDT) give even more security as they have been designed to meet international regulations, further enhancing transaction security.


One major benefit of using cryptocurrency is the avoidance of unfavorable foreign exchange rates. Unlike traditional currencies, the value of most cryptocurrencies is not tied to a specific country's currency value, allowing you to avoid conversion fees and get better value for your money. This simplifies the payment process especially when booking flights as the price will be the same wherever you go. Also, if you find businesses that accept crypto it can remove the need for pre-travel currency exchange. Cool right!


No bank account, no problem! Unlike paying with fiat currencies, purchasing flights with cryptocurrencies like Ethereum doesn't require a bank account. This opens up a world of travel opportunities to individuals who choose to have a bank account or  might not have access to conventional banking services. This can be very beneficial for those looking to maintain as much privacy as possible when spending their money.

Airline logos

What airlines accept cryptocurrency for flights to Italy?

While many airlines and travel agents don't accept cryptocurrency, Alternative Airlines believes in allowing you to pay the way you want and offers you the flexibility to book your Italian getaway with over 100 cryptocurrencies. Choose from over 600 airlines, including crypto-friendly carriers like American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, British Airways, easyJet. Air India, Aegean Airlines and many more. Can’t see your preferred airline in the list of crypto-friendly carriers? You can still use crypto to pay for your flight even if the airline itself doesn't directly accept crypto payments.

Search form mobile screenshot

How to buy flights to Italy using Cryptocurrency

Search for flights

Enter the destination in Italy you would like to fly to, when you would like to fly and the number of passengers flying into the Alternative Airlines search form and click ‘Search Flights’.

You can search in any currency of your choice, including over 100 cryptocurrencies. Select the flights that you wish to fly on and click ‘Confirm Selection’.

Step 2 - Select Cryptocurrency

How to buy flights to Italy using Cryptocurrency

Select Cryptocurrency

Once you’ve inputted all passenger details and have chosen all your options, you can scroll down to the payment method to see all the payment options that we offer. Select ‘Cryptocurrency payment’ to continue.

How to buy flights to Italy using Cryptocurrency

Select your favourite cryptocurrency

Select your chosen cryptocurrency from our list of accepted crypto coins and press ‘Continue to Payment’ to continue.

How to buy flights to Italy using Cryptocurrency

Book your flight with cryptocurrency

Follow the instructions on-screen to buy flights to Italy with crypto. You have now made your payment in your chosen cryptocurrency with airlines that accept crypto. Now you know how to buy flights to Italy with cryptocurrency, you are now all set for your Italian adventure.

If you want to learn how to buy your flights using specific coins, click on the following links: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, Litecoin


Trusted globally

Rated Excellent on Trustpilot

We’re super proud of our Trustpilot rating, but don’t just take it from us. See why millions of others love booking their flights through Alternative Airlines

Cryptocurrency Flights to Italy FAQS

Which Airlines accept cryptocurrency?

At Alternative Airlines, you can pick from over 600 airlines and pay with over 100 cryptocurrencies. This means that all of our customers can pay with their favourite cryptocurrency on any flight with us, including flights to Italy. Find the top crypto-friendly airlines.

How long will my crypto flight transactions take?

Cryptocurrency transactions can take 3 hours or more depending on the crypto coin you're paying with. Until then flight transactions will show as 'pending'. If you are having issues in finding your flight transaction, you can contact us by email or phone and we'll be more than happy to help.

Is Italy Crypto-Friendly?

While Italy does not have an official standpoint on cryptocurrencies and is not a leading innovator in crypto regulations, Italy does offer a somewhat crypto-friendly environment. Owning and trading cryptocurrencies is legal, and the government is awaiting the implementation of EU-wide regulations (MiCA) before potentially introducing its own framework.

Italy has a surprisingly high number of businesses accepting crypto, particularly in major cities like Rome, making it easier to travel Europe using cryptocurrencies.

Discover more crypto-friendly destinations.

What cryptocurrencies can I use to pay for flights to Italy?

With Alternative Airlines you can pay for your flight to Italy with over 100 cryptocurrencies. Choose from crypto coins including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Dash, Cardano and many more. Discover more cryptocurrencies you can use to book your flight to Italy.

Have any questions?

Alternative Airlines Customer Service team is on hand and ready to assist you with any crypto flight queries. You can contact us by using our contact us page to do so.