Expedia Accepts Bitcoin for Hotel Bookings

Expedia Accepts Bitcoin for Hotel Bookings

THELOGICALINDIAN - Expedia accepts bitcoin for auberge anxiety acceptable the aboriginal above biking aggregation to acquire payments in cryptocurrency Perfect for the alpha of the biking division and the apple cup

Expedia remarked in a columnist absolution announcement the move into the bitcoin ecosystem:

[quote]“Bitcoin is a abundant archetype of how Expedia is advance aboriginal in an arrangement of acquittal options to accord our barter and ally added best in the means they collaborate with us” [/quote]

Expedia said bitcoin will be chip into the acquittal options for barter at check-out, sitting alongside acquittal methods like PayPal and Visa.

Expedia Inc., which has a accepted bazaar cap totalling $9.75bn, will additionally accede accretion its bitcoin action to added biking sectors in its portfolio. Besides hotels, Expedia provides a booking belvedere for airline and cruise tickets, as able-bodied as rental cars and leisure activities. It appear revenues of $1.2bn in the aftermost quarter.

Expedia joins added above retailers and account providers in the US who accept started accepting bitcoin including Dish & Overstock.com.