Cryptocurrency reward card supplier Bitrefill has added a service permitting customers to e book Airbnb leases with 5 cryptocurrencies.
The Sweden-based agency announced the information over Twitter on Wednesday, saying that prospects can now pay for Airbnb gift cards in bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC), dogecoin (DOGE) and sprint (DASH).
Nonetheless, at the moment, the Airbnb reward playing cards can solely be redeemed by U.S. residents with a U.S.-based cost technique, based on data on Bitrefill’s website. Additional, Airbnb reward playing cards can solely be utilized for reservations lower than 28 nights, the agency mentioned, whereas prospects can buy the playing cards in U.S. greenback denominations of $25, $50, and $100.
Bitrefill, which additionally gives cell credit score top-ups in cryptocurrency, mentioned that the Airbnb providing is a voucher product and that it’s going to present customers with a voucher code and directions on use it.
Final week, the corporate additionally introduced cryptocurrency assist for Netflix subscriptions, with the identical 5 cryptos. It additionally gives playing cards for journey providers, gaming, VOIP and extra, relying on world location.
Bitrefill can also be an early adopter of the nonetheless considerably experimental lightning network. In January, Bitrefill told CoinDesk that it goals to make lightning bitcoin funds simple for customers with its “Thor” service that enables individuals to offer lightning channels to another person with no setup on the recipient’s facet.
The agency carried out a primary real-world transaction take a look at utilizing lightning in December 2017, saying it topped-up a cell phone virtually immediately with zero charges.
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