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Buy Flights Using Zcash

Book your flights today and pay with Zcash (ZEC)

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What is Zcash?

The main focus of the Zcash coin is privacy and anonymity. They keep the user anonymous through nodes on their network verifying transactions without exposing any sensitive information. This is possible because it utilises zero-knowledge proof technology, referred to as zK-SNARK. A large amount of cryptocurrencies, including the popular Bitcoin (BTC) are not completely anonymous, although many assume they are. They're actually pseudonymous, as although they don't reveal the identity of the user, they don't protect their public address/addresses from being found through data science and blockchain forensics. Zcash does not make known the sending or receiving address as well as the amount sent, however the user does have the option to opt out of this and make this information known.

Zcash History

The initial development of the coin began in 2013 and was originally based around the Bitcoin codebase. It was officially released in October 2016, where they reached their highest peak within a couple of days, which was just over $5000. The founder of Zcash is entrepreneur Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn, who is an expert in computer security. The development of Zcash is covered by the Electronic Coin Company (ECC), which is also owned by Wilcox-O'Hearn. The growth of Zcash is currently expected to be organic.

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Buy Flights with Zcash

Using Zcash to buy flights is really easy when you book through Alternative Airlines. After finding the flight that's best for you on our website, all you have to do is select 'Cryptocurrency' at the checkout and from the coins available, select Zcash/ZEC. Make sure to link the e-wallet that you store Zcash on and then the e-ticket will be sent as soon as the payment has been confirmed.

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Benefits of Buying Flights with Zcash (ZEC)?


Zcash transactions are fully-shielded. They protect the sender, recipient and amount, by keeping the information fully encrypted and private. If you choose to opt out of this, your transparent Zcash transactions are similar to Bitcoin (BTC) in that you, the receiver and amount will be visible on a public blockchain.


Zcash has one of their main priorities being Anonymity. They do not expose any sensitive information about thier users, making them completely anonymous compared to other cryptocurrencies which arepseudonymous.

Low-Transaction Fee

The transaction fee of Zcash is low at a rate of 0.0001 Zcash. The speed of the transactions are also quick.

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Zcash for Flights FAQS

Can I use Zcash to buy flights?

You're at the right place, if you're looking to pay for flights using Zcash. Here at Alternative Airlines, Zcash is now an available digital currency, which can be used to secure your flight tickets.

What's the currency code for Zcash?

ZEC is the currency code for Zcash.

Can Zcash be used to buy flights?

It doesn't matter when you are intending to travel to crypto-friendly destinations, Zcash can be used to book your flights. We have over 600 international airlines to choose from, which you can checkout using Zcash with. If you're looking to do this, please follow these simple steps:

1. Using the search bar at the top of the page, enter the following details: departure and arrival airports, travel dates, cabin class and the number of passengers travelling.

2. A selection of flights will appear, and from here pick the one that best suits what you're looking for. Once you have selected your flight, click 'Confirm Selection'.

3. Pick 'Cryptocurrency' as your payment method of choice.

4. Choose 'Zcash' and then continue with the booking process. Your flight booking should be confirmed straight away after this has been completed.

Alternatives to Zcash

Zcash is not the only cryptocurrency that we have available at our checkout. We have many other cryptocurrencies available, including some of the most popular choices, such as DashBitcoinUSDTLitecoinRipple and UTK.

To help you pay with cryptocurrency at our checkout, we have put together a very helpful guide on buying flights with cryptocurrency.