It was launched with great success in the United Kingdom, this summer, it now arrives in Portugal. With over 16 million customers worldwide, Revolut has announced a new feature stays is already available in the country, as a reservation feature, which allows customers to book holidays and have 10% of money back immediately, all without leaving the application
After, in 2019 – the last year without restriction due to the pandemic -, Portuguese users of Revolut spent around 22 million euros in hotels, paid with Revolut cards, this year vacations in Portugal and abroad totaled 8 million paid with the financial application. Now, with these booking payments made from the application immediately recover 10% of the value, being able to spend both on reserves for Portugal and abroad.
“The new functionality is included in the application Revolution and is the first of its kind in the universe of fintech and will allow customers benefiting from the absence of booking fees, “explain those responsible.” Customers will now be able to search and book within the financial application itself with an immediate 10% refund, without having to resort to other booking sites. Launching at this stage will allow Portuguese to save and reserve a city tour of autumn or the holidays of Christmas and New Year. “
Revolut explains this expansion as a logical step that “allows customers to spend smarter around the world”, considering Stays also an “important addition for the travel lovers segment, as it adds to the existing offer of unlimited exchange , international health insurance, access to halls from the airport, among many other options”.
“As the world begins to cautiously reopen borders, we know that many customers are desperate to travel if possible. 18 months of restrictions and confinements, we want to give people more, we want to allow their money as it takes them further,” concludes Marsel Nikaj, leader of Savings and Lifestyle products at Revolut.
Stays include accommodation all over the world and of all types, from Bed & Breakfast to exclusive spaces and
Lux. “Revolut’s long-term vision is to add new features related to travel (flights, car rental, travel experiences, among others), making Revolut unique application necessary for all travel decisions. “