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Travix

STRAIGHTFORWARD ONLINE TRAVEL DEALS

Travix is an online specialist in flight tickets and manages an extensive portfolio of websites operating under the brand names CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir, Flugladen and Vayama. All brands provide search and book capability for flight combinations worldwide on both legacy air carriers and low cost airlines.

  • 2.1 million air bookings in 2016
  • 800 airlines550 car rental suppliers
  • 50+ planes per dayfilled with passengers

Travix: 5 succesful labels

Travix originated from 5 different online travel providers: CheapTickets, BudgetAir, Flugladen, Vliegwinkel and Vayama. With the merger BCD Group formed a new online travel organization with global reach.

More than 550 employees work for Travix International B.V. (Travix).

Operating in >35 countries

The 5 Travix brands operate in more than 35 countries. With offices in Amsterdam and Oosterhout, Travix is the largest online travel company in the Netherlands.

Travix is also represented in Germany, the UK, and outside of Europe, in the USA, Curaçao, India and Singapore. And still growing: in the years to follow Travix focuses on expanding both its global presence and its activities in the markets it is currently operating in.

The most advantageous air fares

BudgetAir, CheapTickets, Flugladen, Vayama and Vliegwinkel compare air fares for worldwide flights – both low cost airlines and legacy carriers. In addition to the best fares, the websites offer attractive pricing for hotels, rental cars, insurances, airport parking & transfers and holiday packages.

The Travix websites have been awarded numerous times for their outstanding design, customer experience and usability.

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS

2016
  • February 2016: Majority shareholder BCD Group increases its investment in Travix International B.V., buying out all minority shareholders with the exception of ING Corporate Investments.
  • June 2016: Travix’ multi-brand e-commerce platform for amongst others CheapTickets.nl, Budgetair en Vliegwinkel.nl is awarded the Dutch Innovation Award 2016.
  • August 2016: Travix is awarded the Red Dot Award 2016 for its online platform CheapTickets.nl in the categorie Communication Design.
  • September 2016: Travix is awarded the European Lovie Award 2016 (Categorie Mobile & Apps) for the Best User Experience related to CheapTickets.nl.
2014
  • Vliegwinkel.nl celebrates its 25th anniversary. In 1989 Vliegwinkel was established with the opening of a travel agency in Haarlem. In 2001 the travel provider launched the website Vliegwinkel.nl.
  • MakeMyTrip acquires EasyToBook.com.
2013
  • In December 2013 Travix launches gowithMax.nl: an online platform offering a wide range of travel related products and services.
  • On 6 May 2013 CheapTickets launches 2 new labels: CheapCars.nl en CheapHotels.nl.
2011
  • Deloitte awards Travix as “Best Managed Company 2011”.
  • For the third year in a row CheapTickets is awarded “Best Online Sales Agency 2011” (also in 2009, 2010).
  • In August 2011 EasyToBook.com, an international platform for hotel reservations, joins Travix.
  • Travix is established by a merger of CheapTickets (Beins Travel Group Ltd), Vliegwinkel, Flugladen, BudgetAir (Airtrade) and Vayama in January 2011.