Book Travel With USDC: The Ultimate Guide

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USDC Ultimate Travel Guide Travala

Travelling with USDC on Travala.com is now simpler and more cost effective than ever. With USDC now available in the account wallet, book travel with USDC on Travala.com to enjoy a fast and seamless experience.

USDC deposits can be made to the account wallet available on Travala.com and used to book flights, hotels and activities within seconds with no transaction fees. This is particularly useful when making multiple bookings, as it saves on transaction or withdrawal fees which would otherwise be incurred if transferring funds from external wallets or exchanges for each booking. See the step-by-step deposit guide in this article for detailed instructions.

USDC has consistently been a top payment option on Travala.com, with approximately 6% of bookings processed in USDC every month. With Travala.com’s total booking volumes for 2023 sitting at approximately US$53 million to date, this equates to over US$3 million processed in USDC on Travala.com this year alone.

Travellers can use USDC in their account wallet on Travala.com to:

  • Book flights, hotels and activities
  • Purchase Travel Credits
  • Buy Travel Gift Cards

A step-by-step guide for each of these use cases is provided in this article.

Deposits and withdrawals of USDC can be made via the My Wallet section of the desktop site, mobile web and the mobile app on the following networks:

  • Ethereum (ERC20)
  • BNB Beacon Chain (BEP2)
  • BNB Smart Chain (BEP20)
  • Tron (TRC20)

Read on to discover all the ways to use USDC via your account wallet on Travala.com!

How to Deposit USDC to Travala.com

To transfer USDC to your Travala.com account to use on travel bookings, simply follow the steps below:

1. Sign up or log in to Travala.com.

2. Navigate to the My Wallet page.

My Wallet Travala

3. Click on the ‘Deposit’ section.

Deposit to Wallet Travala

4. Under ‘Select Cryptocurrency’, choose USDC from the dropdown list.

Deposit USDC Travala

5. Select the network you want to use to deposit your USDC.

Select Deposit Network Travala

6. Copy the USDC deposit address and paste it in the ‘Send/Transfer’ address in your external wallet or the ‘Withdrawal’ address in your exchange account and initiate the transaction. Alternatively, use your wallet or exchange app to scan the QR code that appears when hovering over the QR code icon.

USDC Wallet Address Travala

7. Once the transaction has been processed on the blockchain, your USDC balance will appear in the ‘Overview’ section of the My Wallet page.

USDC Wallet Travala

How to Book Travel With USDC via My Wallet

1. Sign up or log in to Travala.com.

2. Select a flight, hotel or activity and proceed to checkout.

3. Enter the required information for all travellers.

Guest Details Travala

4. Select ‘My Wallet’ as your payment method and click ‘Choose Cryptocurrency’.

Travel Booking My Wallet Travala

5. Select USDC from the dropdown menu.

Travel Booking USDC My Wallet

6. Click ‘Complete Reservation’ to finalise your booking.

Travala Complete Reservation

7. You’ll receive a booking confirmation email with your transaction details and ticket. Enjoy your trip!

How to Purchase Travel Credits With USDC via My Wallet

Travel Credits are credits that can be used to purchase any travel products available on Travala.com. Each Travel Credit has a value of exactly US$1.00, and Travel Credits that are purchased never expire. Travel Credits can be purchased with credit card, 90+ cryptocurrencies, or your account wallet balance, including with USDC by following the guide below!

1. Sign up or log in to Travala.com.

2. Navigate to My Credits.

Travel Guide Travala - My Credits

3. Select the amount of Travel Credits you’d like to purchase or enter a custom amount.

Buy Travel Credits - Select Amount

4. Select ‘My Wallet’.

Buy Travel Credits - My Wallet

5. Click ‘Choose Cryptocurrency’ and select USDC from the dropdown menu.

Buy Travel Credits with USDC Travala

6. Click ‘Purchase the Credits’ to complete your Travel Credit purchase.

Purchase Travel Credits with USDC on Travala

How to Purchase Travel Gift Cards With USDC via My Wallet

Travel Gift Cards are a fantastic way to inspire your family and friends to explore the world. Perfect for any special occasion, a Travel Gift Card can be redeemed on any flight, hotel or activity on Travala.com. Best of all, it never expires! Purchasable with credit cards, 90+ cryptocurrencies or your account wallet balance, it’s easy to give the gift of travel with USDC by following the guide below!

1. Sign up or log in to Travala.com.

2. Navigate to Travel Gift Cards.

3. Click ‘Buy Travel Gift Cards’.

Buy Travala Travel Gift Card

4. Choose the gift card value you’d like to purchase or enter a custom amount.

Travala Travel Gift Card - Select Amount

5. Enter your contact details. If you’re sending the gift card directly as a gift to someone else, toggle the ‘Send as a gift’ button and enter the recipient’s name, email address and a customised message.

Travala Travel Gift Card - Enter Details

6. Select ‘My Wallet’.

Travala Travel Gift Card - My Wallet

7. Click ‘Choose Cryptocurrency’ and select USDC from the dropdown menu.

Buy Travala Travel Gift Card with USDC

8. Click ‘Purchase Gift Card’ to complete the payment. You’ll receive a receipt for your payment to your email address. If you opted to have the gift card emailed to you, you’ll also receive an email with the Travel Gift Card details. If you chose to send the card as a gift, the Travel Gift Card will be emailed directly to the recipient.

Travala Travel Gift Card - Complete Transaction with USDC

9. To redeem a Travel Gift Card on Travala.com, simply head to the Redeem Gift Card and enter the gift card code.