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Airbnb digital gift cards available for UK customers

News | Ecommerce | 12 Nov 2021

Home-sharing platform Airbnb has announced it is expanding its gift card service to UK-based customers, after previously releasing the option in the US and several European countries, among others.

Airbnb, product launch, online platform, online shopping, ecommerce, loyalty programme

Airbnb to launch translation tool for cross-border travel

News | Ecommerce | 12 Nov 2021

US-based property rental company Airbnb has announced new features, including a translation tool and expanded insurance for hosts.

Airbnb, ecommerce, product upgrade, insurance

Visa and Airbnb partner to get hosts paid faster with Visa Direct

News | Online Payments | 29 Apr 2021

Visa has partnered with Airbnb to offer the Airbnb Hosts solution in select markets.

Airbnb, Visa, partnership, real-time payments, online payments

EBANX joins PayPal expanding offer on digital wallets in Brazil

News | Mobile Payments | 22 Sep 2020

Brazil-based payments company EBANX has announced payment possibilities in Brazil for purchases of products and services in partnership with PayPal.

EBANX, PayPal, Brazil, mobile payments, contactless payments, digital wallet, LATAM, Latin America, AliExpress, Wish, Airbnb, local payments

Airbnb receives USD 1 bln from Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners

News | Ecommerce | 07 Apr 2020

Airbnb has unveiled it will receive USD 1 billion from investors Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners, as it struggles with a massive drop in business.

Airbnb, Silver Lake, Sixth Street Partners, investment, bookings, travel industry, policy, equity securities

Airbnb extends guests refunds, offers USD 250 mln to hosts for missed bookings

News | Ecommerce | 31 Mar 2020

Airbnb has announced it will allow guests to receive full refunds for any trips starting on or before 31 May that were booked prior to 14 March.

Airbnb, coronavirus, payments , hosts, travel, booking, rental market, policy

EU court to decide if Airbnb is an online service or property agent

News | Ecommerce | 17 Dec 2019

On December 19, Europe’s top court will decide if US home sharing site Airbnb is an online service or property agent.

Airbnb, online service, ecommerce, Marketplaces, digital economy, Europe, hotels

Airbnb to launch payment system for guests from EU through Luxembourg

News | Online Payments | 06 Dec 2019

Airbnb has announced the roll out a new payment system for the hosts and guests from the EU through Luxembourg by 2020.

Airbnb, marketplace, hospitality, payment system

Fold App supports Airbnb for Bitcoin payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Nov 2019

Airbnb has announced it is the latest company to join the list of brands the Bitcoin payments app, Fold, supports.

Airbnb, Bitcoin, payments , Fold App, Satoshis, cryptocurrency, digital assets, US, gift cards, merchants, transactions

EBANX raises investment from FTV Capital

News | Payments General | 16 Oct 2019

EBANX has raised a follow-on investment from FTV Capital, a US-based growth equity investment company.

EBANX, Brazil, Latin America, FTV Capital, AliExpress, Wish, GearBest, Pipedrive, Spotify, Airbnb

Airbnb eliminates most guest fees

News | Payments General | 28 May 2019

Skift has revealed that Airbnb is eliminating guest fees for many property managers and hotels that sign up for its service, starting 4 June.

Airbnb, fees, booking, Skift, managers, hotels, guest fee, host fee, accounts, boutique property, charge, payments

Airbnb users complain of hacked accounts

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 06 May 2019

Airbnb users have complained that their accounts had been hacked, finding some holidays unknowingly booked in their name, which cost thousands of pounds.

Airbnb, accounts, hacks, fraud, booking cancellations, trusted customers, fraudsters, security, password, trust

Security alert: Airbnb scams powered by Land Lordz

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Apr 2019

Scammers who make a living defrauding customers have a powerful new tool at their disposal called Land Lordz, according to security researcher Brian Krebs.

fraud prevention, sharing economy, Airbnb, Brian Krebs, phishing, Multi Factor Authentication, UK

Bitrefill offers crypto payment options for Airbnb gift cards

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Apr 2019

Sweden-based cryptocurrency gift card provider Bitrefill has announced support for Airbnb, allowing users to purchase Airbnb rentals with five cryptocurrencies.

Bitrefill, launch, Sweden, cryptocurrency, payments , Airbnb, gift cards, US, Europe, payments , ecommerce, IKEA, Netflix, Nike, REI, GameStop, Petco, Amazon,, Steam, purchase, altcoins, retailers