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What is Wrapped Ethereum?

Wrapped Ethereum (WETH) is the wrapped version of Ether. Ether, or ETH, is the native token of the Ethereum blockchain, used by the Ethereum blockchain and network to verify transactions. W-ETH is the ERC-20 compatible version of and ETH, and can therefore be used to trade ETH for other ERC-20 tokens on a non-native network.

Did you know that when you book flights with Alternative Airlines you can pay using the crypto currency of your choice? As well as a wide choice of 70+ crypto currency options, you can also connect to your WETH wallet. Use this guide to find out more about how you can use WETH to book flights today.

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How to buy flights using Wrapped Ethereum?

It's easy to book flights using Wrapped Ethereum. Follow these 3 simple steps to book your flights in minutes:

Search for flights

Use the search bar at the top of the page. Add in the following information: your departing and arriving airport, travel date(s), number of passengers traveling and your preferred cabin class. Then press 'Search Flights'.

Choose flight

We'll show you all the available flight options. You can also change your travel dates or apply one of our search filters until you find the right flights for you.

Select Wrapped Ethereum

Complete the passenger details page, including adding any extra services such as extra baggage or cancellation protection. At checkout, connect your crypto wallet with our cryptocurrency provider, Coingate. To use Solana, all you have to do is select Wrapped Ethereum as your payment method.

There are many other different Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Tether, Dash, Ethereum, Litecoin, UTK, or CRO available at checkout. Click on the provided links to learn more about how to do so.

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Wrapped Ethereum for Flights FAQS

What does ERC-20 compatible mean?

ERC-20 is a technical standard that allows tokens to interact with each other. ERC-20 was launched in 2015, after the release of ETH. WETH is the ERC-20 compatible version of Ether, which means that it can be used to trade ETH for other ERC-20 tokens on a non-native network.

The use of ERC-20 tokens for all sorts of transactions is increasingly common in the world of cryptocurrencies. Many projects currently leverage the ERC-20 standard to issue tokens to operate their platforms.

What is WETH?

WETH is the compatible version of Ether with ERC-20 standards. To be able to exchange ETH with other Ethereum-based tokens, it needs to be wrapped into WETH. Almost all major blockchains have a wrapped version of its native cryptocurrency. For example, there is Wrapped Bitcoin (wBTC), Wrapped CRO (wCRO) and many more. WETH has the same value as ETH and is pegged 1:1 to the value of Ethereum.

Why is WETH used?

The primary reason behind the creation of WETH is interoperability - to enable ETH to be traded for other ERC-20 tokens without the need of a third party.

Can I use WETH to buy flights?

Yes, you can! Here at Alternative Airlines, we offer a range of cryptocurrencies to anyone looking to book flights. Choose from over 600 global airlines, including all major carriers as well as many smaller regional airlines, and checkout using your preferred crypto coin. We offer more than 70 cryptocurrency options, so no matter where in the world you’re flying to, you can complete your booking using your preferred choice of cryptocurrency. As well as WETH, this includes Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Dash, and Ripple (XRP), as well as many others.