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Travix

STRAIGHTFORWARD ONLINE TRAVEL DEALS

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

  • 1,7 million air bookings per year
  • 800 airlines550 car rental suppliers
  • 50+ planes per dayfilled with passengers

Travix: 5 succesful labels

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

Approximately 450 employees work for Travix.

Operating in 29 countries

The 5 Travix brands operate in 29 countries on 5 continents. With offices in Amsterdam and Oosterhout Travix is the largest online travel company in the Netherlands.

Outside of Europe Travix is, among others, represented in the USA, Curaçao, Hong Kong, India and Singapore. And still growing: in the years to follow Travix focuses on expanding its activities in the markets it is 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, city tours, insurances, train journeys and all-inclusive holidays.

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS

2016

February 2016 – Majority shareholder BCD Group sees great potential to grow Travix. BCD Group increases its investment in Travix International B.V., buying out all minority shareholders with the exception of ING Corporate Investments.

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.