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New advertisers: GetYourGuide and Trip.com
Get paid by promoting tours and activities around the world with GetYourGuide and receive 7% (or more) of their booking cost. Earn on flight and railway tickets and hotel stays with Trip.com. Your affiliate reward will depend on the booking type.
Social media management tools for bloggers
Learn how to enhance your website performance and reduce the time spent on social media management with these social media scheduling tools.
Get ItaliaPass with any car rentals, hotel booking or tours and activities bookings on ItaliaRail. The offer is valid from Nov. 25, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020.
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Are you looking for new ways to monetize your blog? This post presents ten options of how to increase your website earning potential through its content and traffic.
How do websites make money
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The year is young, but we already have so much news to share with you! By the way, if you missed it, here is our 2019 in review and our plans for the future. Now, back to the news.
Drive insane app installs
Jaseel, CPO of FareFirst, shares his success story of how to drive over 1 000 000 app installs in less than 2 years. You’ll get hands-on tips on app promotion and improving.
Webinar for beginners Join our webinar on January, 22 to learn how you can make money with Travelpayouts, the world’s biggest travel affiliate CPA network. We’ll tell you about affiliate opportunities in different travel niches so you can become our #1 travel affiliate.
Earn on sightseeing tours
Our network now includes Big Bus Tours, the largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours worldwide. Big Bus Tours allows clients to visit major sights in the 23 most popular tourist cities around the globe in a relaxing and comfortable way. Affiliates get a 9% commission on bookings, and a 28-day cookie lifetime.
How to earn on flights in 2020
Mark Calzaverini from Kiwi.com explains how the airline industry has changed and shares the best practices and examples of successful affiliates to help you make money on flight tickets.
Two our advertisers, Hotels.com and Get Your Guide have prepared new widgets to help affiliates boost their campaigns! Hotels.com is a leading booking platform for hotel reservations around the world. Get Your Guide allows users to book tours and activities in major touristic destinations.
So much has happened since the start of the year, and we want to share our most interesting news. You can find more in our blog, but this is what we find the most exciting in the meantime:
Meet Big Bus Tours the world’s largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours. To help you introduce the offer to your audience, we’ve gathered the best tips and practices from BBT affiliates.
Omio goes global: It is now available for the US/Canada markets! To top it all off, Omio offers a promo code. If you are not yet with Omio, it’s the right time to join this affiliate program!
From now on, Tutu works with legal entities only. All the traffic from the Tutu tools is now redirected to a new advertiser Poezd.ru for all affiliates who are not included into the Tutu register.
We added a few new tools:
A search form for Musement and Poezd.ru
Widgets for Rentalcars, Get Your Guide and Hotels.com
Сommunity for travel affiliates
Together with other affiliate networks, we are building a Facebook community to help travel bloggers communicate, advise and share best practices. Join your 800+ peers and unleash over 500 posts covering ALL you need to know to succeed.
Make yourself comfortable! Here are our most important updates for February. This isn’t everything, but you can find more in our blog
Meet our new advertisers! With OYO, users can book hotels across 107 cities in the USA. Busbud offers the world’s largest selection of bus tickets and a simple and convenient booking process.
As of February, Musement increases commissions from 50% to 60% revenue share for affiliates with over five confirmed and paid bookings. And check out the search form for the Musement offer added last month!
Myrentacar.com entered the UAE market a few months ago and soon will be present in Armenia.
Take a look at the updated “Finances” section in the user dashboard and check the annual statistics.
And we can’t help but mention that our main page is now super-stylish and sophisticated. Take a look!
… and more
We’ve prepared a step-by-step guide to creating top-quality content that will be useful to webmasters, blog editors, writers and basically anyone interested in content creation.
You’ve probably heard that ePayments temporarily suspended all activity on its customer accounts on February 11. You should choose any other payment getaway for affiliate payouts in the user dashboard.
HotelsCombined has temporarily stopped its affiliate program on March 18th, 2020. Which means that affiliates from the USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and other countries across the world, will need to migrate to the alternative affiliate program.
Travelpayouts came up with the temporary solution to help us minimize the losses: learn how you can easily transfer to Hotellook affiliate program without changing the HC links.
It’s kind of a crazy time right now, and everyone is trying to adapt to the changes. We’re working as usual and aren’t going to close. Payouts will be sent exactly as before, so no worries. For us at Travelpayouts, the travel niche is everything, so we’re in this together. We've prepared for you a special Survival Kit
The crisis will be over, and the market will return to normal. Meanwhile, we advise you to rethink priorities. For example, SEO is a long process, so why not use this downtime to improve your website?
We’ll do our best to keep you informed, help save the traffic and grow your business anyway.
Here is what we’ve got for you so far:
Learn what exactly is going on in the travel market and what to do to survive an income decrease with our Survival Kit
All our webinars are free and publicly available. You can watch them here and save the spot for the upcoming events.
Follow the latest updates on the market situation and don’t forget to check our tips on how to improve and monetize your website in the meantime
We don't encourage you to promote traveling now. However, if you want to save your traffic, we’ll be redirecting it from unavailable advertisers to valid programs automatically, including programs not yet available at Travelpayouts. For example, you can switch from HotelsCombined to HotelLook with a simple script
Here are our main news in June to share with you. Long story short, things are better and we are working hard. Now, first things first…
Bookings are increasing
Flight ticket bookings increased by 30% from the previous week. The number of bookings for transfers, car rentals, and activities is also growing.
As the situation continues to improve, we decided to further develop our guide, The COVID-19 Survival Kit for Travel Bloggers, leaving only the long-term forecasts on the market recovery and updating the instructions with the latest and most relevant tips.
News from advertisers GetYourGuide raised their commissions up to 8% from July 1 to September 30 (inclusive). Klook raised their commissions up to 5% on all products from July 1, except for "Special Activities". Also, Klook is now providing affiliates with data feeds for 15 popular destinations. i'Way now has a widget. Booking.com shared a special deals landing page with discounts for hotel stays and other accommodation options. The minimum discount is 15%, but is, in fact, much higher! The offer is valid until January 4, 2021, so make sure to present it to your audience while tourist season is still going on!
New programs for local markets! HomeAway UK is an international vacation rental service for projects with traffic from Great Britain. Fewo-Direkt is a part of the Vrbo company and targets audiences in Austria and Germany.
Webinars and events
Watch the first episode of the SEO Traffic Show on YouTube! Do you want us to audit your website’s SEO? Easy peasy — just submit your application and wait for the next episode! Btw, subscribe to our YouTube channel to get notified about the next episode!
We invite you to an exciting and important event — wrapping up the first half of 2020. Together we’ll discuss travel trends and ideas on how to develop partnerships. Save your spot now!
Another exciting online meetup will be dedicated to blogging mistakes and will bring together bloggers who’ll be brave enough to share their failures. Come join us on July 23 to learn firsthand about blogging and avoid repeating the same mistakes.
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The annual Travelpayouts Affiliate Summit 2020 will be held online October 5-9. If you have something to share, send us an application for participation. The registration will be open for everybody soon. Keep up with our announcements.
Have you been struggling to optimize your website to generate more traffic and conversions? Well, SEO is massively important and the search engine algorithms are constantly changing. To keep up, you need to invest time and effort.
The best thing to do is get hands-on tips directly from our first-rate SEO experts, which you can do by watching our SEO Traffic Show, where Tristam Jarman, cofounder at Purple Smudge, and Jason Barnard, The Brand SERP Guy at Kalicube.pro, pick affiliate sites apart and give advice on how to improve them to rank higher.
Each episode will highlight common problems that these two experts notice on affiliate websites. For example, in the first episode, Tristam and Jason discussed how to improve header menu navigation and page speed, as well as how to avoid thin content.
Join us live on August 6th for the second episode or apply to become the hero of the show and get your website picked apart by the SEO experts!
It’s time for another monthly Travelpayouts update. Travel is gradually recovering and the 2020 summer travel season is well underway. We have travel reopening trends, new advertisers, and exclusive bonuses for you.
Explore our new advertisers: CheapOair is a platform offering a wide range of travel services and employing innovative technologies to help budget-savvy travellers roam the world.
AutoEurope, a service offering great car rental deals around the globe, is now available for Europe and the UK. Klook is a trustworthy online booking platform allowing travellers to discover tours, attractions and activities for their adventures and book in-destination services at the best prices.
Webinars and events
In July, we held the Q1-Q2 2020 webinar covering this tumultuous period. We discussed the impact of Covid-19 on the travel niche, and how we managed to survive, develop and provide support to our affiliates against all odds.
We also hosted an online meetup on failure stories by travel bloggers and on how they managed to make things right again. Take a look and learn from the mistakes of others.
We’re thrilled to announce that October 5-9, 2020, we’ll be hosting our Annual Travelpayouts Affiliate Summit, for the first time in English. This year’s summit will be online, and everyone’s invited. So, don’t miss the chance to hone your affiliate skills and get insights from key experts in the travel niche. We'll announce the full agenda soon!
We’re happy to introduce the new Services section in your Travelpayouts affiliate dashboard! Here, you’ll find a pack of exclusive bonuses and promo codes from top digital services, including SemRush, RedTrack, Visme, GetResponse and many others. Check it out! A penny saved is a penny earned.
PeerClick Special Offer
If you’re into traffic arbitrage, PeerClick is a robust solution for monitoring and analysing your ad campaigns and boosting your affiliate performance.
PeerClick offers an incredible free plan with 100,000 events and unlimited access. And there is a $50 sign-up bonus as part of the bargain for Travelpayouts affiliates exclusively! To get this, use the Promo code TRAVELPAYOUTS. I want to try
P.S. We know that tool placement and content creation prove to be major hurdles for many affiliates. Don't forget about our content creation and promo tools guides created to take your affiliate performance to the max.
You're invited to the Travelpayouts Affiliate Summit is the one and only annual travel affiliate marketing conference, gathering key players of the international market. The event is free of charge and for invited guests only. Thus, in the past three years, it was attended offline by over 1000 experts in the travel niche.
Every year, TPAS features exclusive reports and great speakers. This year, we’ll be hosting the summit on October 5-9. For the first time, it will be held online, so everyone can join us.
TPAS2020 will feature world-renowned travel and SEO experts, such as Jason Hunt from Digital Marketers, Alisha Kapur (Similarweb), Megan McMullin (MeetEdgar), Patrick Stox (Ahrefs), Farzad Rashidi (Visme), etc.
August was a quieter period in Travelpayouts. No wonder, it’s vacation time! Hope you’ve also noticed this and enjoyed the vacation boost in your August statistics.
Explore our new advertisers: CheapOair is now offering the extra commission of $5 per car rental, $15 per hotel booking, $25 per vacation package.
We’re also thrilled to announce the arrival of four completely new widgets.
We’ve built the first widget for the Klook program a dynamic widget.
And we’ve plugged away to create three handy widgets for the Kiwi.com program: single O&D widget, trending destinations widget, result widget. Explore our new widgets and use them to take your affiliate campaigns to the max.
The first online Travelpayouts Affiliate Summit starts on October 5. This year, we’re bringing together experts from industry giants such as SimilarWeb, Meet Edgar, Redtrack, Digital Marketers, etc. So, save your spot and learn from the travel industry thought leaders.
And here’s a sneak peek of some of our speakers:
– Darley Newman, an Emmy Award-winning American producer, TV host, writer, journalist and entrepreneur, will teach you how to create top-notch video content.
– Jason Hunt, blogger and international speaker, will share expert tips on the ways to set up, optimize, and automate your Facebook campaigns.
– Fabiana D’Addario and Alisha Kapur from SimilarWeb will share insider tips and tricks on making the most of SimilarWeb robust analytics solutions.
Webinars and events
Register for the Travel traffic monetization to find out what’s no longer working in the travel niche and what practices you can use to skyrocket your income from travel content.
Just started with us? Watch our Webinar for newbies Travelpayouts 101: Tools and Offers review.
Just a quick reminder. Don’t miss out on numerous discounts, promo codes, bonuses and trial periods from our partners in the Services section on your affiliate dashboard. The section is constantly updated and we welcome every suggestion on services to include.
Travel affiliate video hacks
As you know, the travel market is an excellent choice for both fresh hands and experienced marketers. To make serious inroads into affiliate marketing you should pursue a lead with these 10 actionable tips we described in our new video.
September was a slow news month, but we still have some interesting updates for you:
Programs GetYourGuide, raises commission for Travelpayouts affiliates indefinitely! Now, you will receive an 8% reward for each booking with the opportunity for higher rates on a per partner basis for top-affiliates. Musement updated commission rates: 8% for everyone and 9% for top affiliates (5+ orders monthly). Tiqets raises commission up to 9% until October 31. Trip.com raises commission for hotel bookings up to 5.85% until November 30 for Travelpayouts affiliates.
Now you can use CheapOair API on request. Contact our support team to submit a request: [email protected]
We've updated the Aviasales/Jetradar calendar widget and it will soon be available for everyone. Also, check out the new Rentalcars.com and VisitorsCoverage widgets.
This year for the first time, we’ve hosted the Travelpayouts Affiliate Summit online. Five days of sessions, workshops and networking with Kiwi.com, Similarweb, Visme, MeetEdgar, Budget Your Trip and others. Don’t worry if you missed the live stream — join our YouTube channel and wait for the recordings!
We have finally redisigned ‘Reports’ tab. Using this feature, you can group and filter data by country, device type, referrer domain, and platform to thoroughly study your users and build an efficient marketing strategy.
Also, we’re testing a new WordPress plugin. If you are ready to join the testing, please let us know: [email protected]
October is a spooky month. But not in Travelpayouts. In October we worked our fingers to the bone to help you get the most of any season. So, here’re some October treats for your affiliate business.
Great news for GetTransfer and Klook partners!
GetTransfer now provides API documentation to help you maximize your affiliate campaigns. To start working with the API, send a letter providing information about your project to our support team: [email protected]
Klook, a platform helping travelers around the world discover top-notch activities, attractions, and things to do, offers big discounts on excursions in Turkey and the UAE.
Explore our new advertisers: Surprise Me is a platform for mobile excursions helping travelers feel the unique atmosphere of over 76 cities across the world.
VisitorsCoverage is an insurtech company providing travelers across the globe with a hassle-free way to find the best travel insurance.
Ta-da! We’ve updated the Aviasales Calendar widget. Now, it has a new look and you can easily customize it. You can pick any color to make the widget a perfect fit for your website. And what is more, we’ve tested the new Calendar Widget and it has shown a 36% better conversion rate. Cool, isn’t it?
Missed TPAS2020? No problem. To help you stay in the loop, we’ve published all TPAS videos on our YouTube channel. Subscribe and watch all of them to uncover the secrets of travel monetization and hone your affiliate skills.
Sure you have a good grasp of the tips and strategies shared by our experts? Test your knowledge, outsmart our speakers, and win $50.
Feeling the Christmas vibes already? So are we at Travelpayouts. That’s why we’re working hard on a big Christmas surprise for you. Wonder what it is? We’ll unwrap it on December, 14. So stay tuned. Meanwhile, it’s time to take a look back at November.
We’ve added Insubuy — a leading InsurTech company and online marketplace, providing different types of medical insurance for foreigners visiting the US.
Get a new promo code for December from OMIO, a platform helping money-savvy travelers book tickets to thousands of destinations across the globe. HOME2020 promo code gives 5% discount on first booking under €250 until December 25, 2020.
Say hello to the beta version of the updated WordPress plugin. It can boast a widget constructor for all programs, improved layout, more languages for data tables, and more.
Webinars and events
Want to unlock the earning potential of travel? Well, luck is on your side. From December onwards, we’re restarting live product demos. So, join us every fortnight to get first-hand travel monetization tips. Book a spot.
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over and it’s time to pick up the pace and renew your affiliate efforts. In January, we prepared lots of things to help you make good on your affiliate plans for 2021. So, here’re some highlights you don’t want to miss.
Travel trends for 2021
Is it bad to promote travel these days? In his Forbes article, Ivan Baidin, head of Travelpayouts, looks into this and other pressing industry questions and weighs up the pros and cons of traveling and promoting travel during Covid-19. Read on
In the Travelpayouts 20/21 webinar. on January 19, we also discussed burning travel issues, including the most topical one — What does 2021 hold for the world of travel? In case you missed the webinar, watch recording on YouTube.
Say hello to the new brand – QEEQ. It’s one of the fastest-growing online car rental platforms worldwide, listing over 7 million rental cars in around 200 countries.
Hotels gives a generous 8% discount on accommodation. Get the code.
Musement launched 395 brand-new experiences to help your customers enjoy the best selection of tours and activities worldwide. Explore them.
Airhelp is back and ready to help passengers get compensation for delayed, canceled, and overbooked flights.
Do you know that social media and messengers can become a goldmine for your affiliate business? To help you uncover it, we’ve put together a free hands-on guide. It will walk you through the process of choosing a social media network and messenger, and running powerful affiliate campaigns. Download the guide to raise your affiliate marketing game.
Affiliate video hacks
Getting a steady flow of traffic to your website may be challenging. At TPAS 2020, Farzad Rashidi from Visme shared actionable tips on how to get traffic to your website for free or with a minimal budget. Have a look
Do you want to dive deeper into SEO and affiliate marketing on WordPress? Watch the TPAS2020 video in which Bryan Tighe, co-founder of BudgetYourTrip, gives expert advice on security, marketing, and promotion on the platform.
To help partners step up their affiliate game, Kiwi.com now provides API within its affiliate program. To access the API, join the [URL='http://kiwi.com']kiwi.com program[/url] and send a request to ur support team.
Welcome a new advertiser — Eatwith, the world's largest community for authentic culinary experiences with locals, available in over 130 countries.
In case you haven’t, partner with Insubuy and VisitorsCoverage to help travelers find insurance hassle-free.
If you haven’t started using Travelpayouts Money Script, you should. Why? Because it automatically turns all website links into affiliate ones and helps you maximize your affiliate earnings. To get this powerful affiliate tool and a revenue boost, add Money Script to your website. As simple as that!
Want to turn your travel blog into money? On March 16, we are hosting a webinar with Sharon Gourlay, founder of digitalnomadwannabe.com and one of the top blogging, SEO, and affiliate marketing experts. Grab this opportunity and save a spot
Affiliate video hacks
Many experts predict that the long-awaited travel market recovery is on the way. So, you should be on your toes. Watch the webinar by Musement to get ready for the market recovery.
The new travel season is just around the corner, and it’s time to get all set for it. We’ve put together the most popular destinations for spring 2021. Check them out.
And if you still have a nagging doubt about whether it’s ethical to promote travel amid the pandemic, read Ivan Baidin’s article in Forbes.
March ushered in spring and brought with it optimistic news of travel picking up and many destinations reopening. So, it’s time to do a quick recap of what we did last month to help you get ready for the new travel season.
The best Airbnb alternatives. The Airbnb Associates Program closed its doors on March 31, 2021. Thankfully, it’s not the only game in town. There are lots of Airbnb alternatives offering vacation rentals for every taste and budget. Explore them
YooMoney is back. And you can transfer your affiliate earnings to your YooMoney wallet again.
The updated Aviasales map widget. To help you boost affiliate commissions, we’ve updated the Aviasales map widget. Now, you can navigate through the map and interact with prices. Test it out
Earn on culinary experiences. Experts predict that in 2021, travelers will book more activities to make up for the time lost in 2020. So, make sure you partner with Eatwith — an online platform offering the world’s largest selection of culinary experiences. Read more
Increased commissions from Viator and Tiqets.
Viator increases commission up to 8% from all bookings until June 1.
Tiqets, an innovative ticketing platform, also offers its clients an increased commission of up to 8% from April 1 till June 30.
Hone your digital skills. To help you achieve your big picture goals, we’ve hand-picked world-class online courses, both free and paid. The courses are easy to navigate and cover a wide range of topics, from content creation to web development. Explore them to set yourself up for success
Master email marketing. Email marketing is one of the most powerful tools in your affiliate toolkit. So, here’s an extensive collection of courses to help you build a winning email marketing strategy. Check it out
Learn from the best. On March 16th, we hosted a webinar with Sharon Gourlay, one of the top blogging, SEO, and affiliate marketing experts. Take a look at the webinar recording and learn how to use affiliate marketing to make money from your blog in 2021. Watch the webinar
What’s hot on our blog?
Top travel trends for 2021. To help you get set up for the new travel season and make the most of it, we’ve put together a list of travel trends that will shape the near future of tourism. We’ve also shared actionable tips to propel your affiliate success in the year ahead. Take a look
Keep your fingers on the pulse of travel. For some, making a healthy income with affiliate marketing may seem like a pipe dream. But it isn’t. To prove it and inspire you, we’ve gathered exciting success stories of affiliate marketers from all over the world. Read on for tips and motivation
Write a perfect travel guide from home. Many novice travel bloggers think that it’s impossible to create a great travel guide without extensive travel experience. Well, they’re wrong. You can easily do it with our writing tips and useful templates. Want to create a state-of-the-art travel guide from the comfort of your own home? Check them out
Boost your revenue with QEEQ. In 2021, road trips will be on the rise. So, make sure car rentals are an important part of your affiliate strategy. This post covers the ins and outs of making money with QEEQ, one of the fastest-growing online car rental platforms worldwide. Learn more
Maximize your affiliate earnings with Expedia. With travel slowly recovering and people eager to hit the road again, it’s time to partner with the best to monetize your travel content. Like Expedia, one of the world’s leading, full-service online travel brands. Learn more