27 Sep '14, 5pm
Planning the Perfect Bitcoin-Only Vacation
The convenience of having a truly borderless currency can’t be understated. Similar to how the Internet broke down barriers for global communication and made information more accessible to everyone, bitcoin has the potential to change international travel in a significant way. Anyone who has felt ripped off by a foreign currency exchange company, had their credit card abruptly cancelled or has dealt with a lost or stolen wallet while traveling abroad can attest to the benefits of using a completely digital, non-fiat currency for international travel. For these reasons, the travel industry has been particularly receptive to digital currencies. A number of airlines now accept bitcoin, Expedia has made booking hotels with bitcoin easier than ever and the number of merchants accepting the digital currency continues to rise. All of this has made planning a bitcoin-only vacation...