UK Travel Marketplace Acquires Leading Flight Ticket Marketplace

Published on:, the global peer to peer travel marketplace, has purchased, the leading second-hand flight portal.

UK Travel Marketplace Acquires Leading Flight Ticket Marketplace

TransferTravel founder Simon Powell founder, Simon Powell, says: “Thousands upon thousands of travelers use every month to buy and sell unused airline tickets, this significantly strengthens’s position as the leading peer-to-peer travel marketplace and the number one flight ticket reseller. With based in Europe, the brand has grown into an international platform and this creates opportunities to further expand our customer base across the globe. Part of acquiring the platform includes a full translation of the site.”

Combining Forces

The UK-based startup allows sellers to list all types of unwanted travel plans from flight tickets to hotel reservations to holiday packages. Sellers have the opportunity to receive money back on plans that would otherwise go wasted, while buyers can snap up a last minute deal at a bargain price. The website now encourages users to login via social media which provides a secure platform where buyers and sellers can complete transactions without having to exchange phone or email contacts. Future plans include setting up a payment gateway to increase the security for both buyers and sellers, enhance trust, and place the brand in a unique position within the industry.

TransferTravel Brand Manager, Jenna Heidstrom, says: “TransferTravel is the leading international peer-to-peer marketplace. Buying JumpFlight not only secures our position as the leading platform for pre-owned flight bookings, it also means that we rank higher in search results, and anchors our place within the online travel industry. Registered JumpFlight users will receive the benefits of a modern, mobile friendly website with added security features, and users will have more listings to choose from. The purchase has increased the value for users which is at the core of our company focus.”



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