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Feb 5, 2013

Air Travel

What kind of traveller are you?

 

The last Global Travel Intentions Survey from Visa reveals that, on average, travellers plan to make four international trips over the next two years. So what kind of traveller are you? Do you plan your holiday right to the smallest detail or are you the kind that uses the free airplane toothbrush because you left yours at home? Do you like to use your holiday as an opportunity to empty your savings or do you like to travel on a shoestring? However you like to travel, keeping tabs on your money can be the difference between forgetting your worries and enjoying every moment or fretting about what’s left in your wallet and coming home with the holiday blues.  

Take the quiz to find out your travel personality type and get some quick money tips to really make the most out of your trip!

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Posted by: Jag Mistry, Corporate Relations, Visa Inc. on February 5, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Sep 3, 2010

Migration Watch: Cashless Skies

Consumers have long used digital currency to book air travel, whether at the terminal, over the phone or online. So, it is not surprising that airlines around the world are migrating towards new ways to facilitate electronic payments in order to serve customers who expect to be able to pay for everything from tickets to peanuts with their Visa card. In fact, according to a new study cited on PaymentsNews.com, airline payment innovations now go beyond cashless cabins. The study found that:

  • 33% of airlines are accepting payments from mobile devices
  • 50% of airlines are able to accept payments via self-service kiosks

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Posted by: Liz Nunan, Visa Corporate Relations on September 3, 2010 at 12:41 pm