In this holiday season, travelers and Barcelona locals will be able to earn cashback on their daily spendings in bars, restaurants and tourist services. Users will also get money for visiting most famous landmarks in the capital of Catalonia.
WalkABit a company that let users earn cryptocurrency on travel is launching its’ operations in Spanish city Barcelona.
The company is planning to launch it’s app in three more major capitals in the near future.
For starters, there are 18 landmarks where users will have to be on site or around and answer a simple question to get rewarded. On top of that, there are over 20 locations to get cashback from (5% or more on each transaction). More places to earn will be added weekly.
“We built the app with one thing in mind let’s get people paid when they are on holiday. We focused on small local businesses like restaurants, bike rentals, and boat rides, that are able to deliver truly exceptional service.” Says Michal Zielinski, CEO of WalkABit.
Users get their cash rewards instantly into their in-app wallets and then can exchange them to different currencies (including few cryptocurrencies) or withdraw funds to their bank account or online wallet.
“We are planning to implement more functionalities and launch the next cities down the road. Despite having a product roadmap, we would like to develop the platform for and with our users and partners, therefore we welcome any feedback – about our functionalities, what could we change or add.” Michal Zielinski adds.
WalkABit is backed by investors grouped under Propeller Shannon Group from Ireland (Boeing, Datalex, Enterprise Ireland among others).
WalkABit’s app is available in the Apple and Android marketplaces to download for free.