7 May 2014
CheapAir said it now lets travelers pay for Amtrak fares with Bitcoin.
In November 2013, CheapAir became the world´s first online travel agency to accept Bitcoin for flights, and in February 2014, it became the first to let customers pay for hotels with Bitcoin. Now, customer can book airfare, hotels and Amtrak seats using the world´s most popular digital currency.
Travelers can mix-and-match flights and train seats, choose between standard and Acela Express routes and select between economy and business class seating. Trains are available between New York and Boston, New York and Washington D.C., Boston and Washington D.C., Los Angeles and San Diego, St. Louis and Chicago, and Portland and Seattle, with other popular Amtrak routes coming soon
Headquartered in Calabasas, CA, CheapAir is powered by a team of 50 travel enthusiasts who use cutting edge technology and superior customer service to radically simplify the way people shop for travel deals.