Adds Stellar (XLM) as Payment Option to Book at 1.65 Million Hotels Globally

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The native token of Stellar, one of the largest cryptocurrency platforms in the world, is now available for payments across’s far-reaching presence in 230 countries, the world’s leading cryptocurrency-friendly hotel booking service, has today added XLM as a native payment option for bookings made on its platform.

Adding XLM as a preferred payment option is envisaged to further drive the use of XLM for travel-related services and promote to the sizeable and passionate XLM community who can now book accommodation via the platform. Not only can they enjoy the exclusive discounts and loyalty that’s AVA SMART Program offers but they will also be entitled to an exclusive 5% XLM-Back for all bookings paid in XLM until the 7th of November 2019 as a promotional offering.

“As one of the leading open networks for storing and moving money, we’re excited to add Stellar (XLM) as a preferred payment option to help drive the further adoption of cryptocurrencies”, added Matthew Luczynski, CEO and co-Founder of

Founded in 2017, has grown from a small start-up to the world’s leading blockchain-based travel booking platform trusted by thousands of customers worldwide as their preferred online travel agency. With its extensive global presence,’s expansive portfolio of over 90,000 destinations and 1.65 million accommodation offerings is second to none.

By leveraging an equitable transparent pricing model, consumers benefit from increased cost-savings up to 40% compared to mainstream online travel agencies, while the burden of high commission fees is removed for participating hotel partners. Including XLM, currently accepts 20 different leading cryptocurrency payment options, in addition to a range of traditional forms of payments, including credit cards, debit cards, and Paypal.

Offering an average of 15% savings on bookings, is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel agency transforming the future of the online travel industry. With a portfolio of over 1.65 million properties across 230 countries. leverages on the token economy to deliver a more streamlined booking process and fairer pricing system for consumers and merchants alike.