Kiwi.com is a travel technology company, founded by Oliver Dlouhý and Jozef Képesi in 2012. Its proprietary algorithm allows users to combine flights (and other modes of transportation) from over 750 carriers into a single itinerary through a process called “virtual interlining.” You can now join the Kiwi.com affiliate program with Travelpayouts.
Most low-cost airlines do not have codeshare agreements with the big carriers. Kiwi.com removes this limitation by creating itineraries from a nearly limitless set of flight combinations.
The Kiwi.com algorithm finds connecting flights in the database – the largest one of its kind – creating completely new routes. Kiwi.com´s virtual Interlining is connecting the unconnected. Below, you can find the example of virtual interlined tickets:
Moreover, we have introduced all sorts of combinations with trains, buses and other modes of transportation, increasing the possibilities of travel worldwide:
After the booking, the passenger can manage their flight directly on Kiwi.com. The site contains detailed information about the upcoming flight, including a guide on how to make a self-transfer.
We understand that sometimes things go wrong, especially when booking multiple flights. To help customers against unexpected events, Kiwi.com protects all its customers from flight delays, flight cancellations and schedule changes by offering a full refund or an alternative flight at no extra cost. Our customer support helplines are available 24/7/365.
Kiwi.com affiliate program
Join the Kiwi.com affiliate program on Travelpayouts today and earn a 3% commission with every confirmed booking. It is easily one of the highest CPAs for flight bookings (all flights, short and long-haul) in the industry.
Find us on the Offers page within your dashboard and just subscribe, it’s free:
Widgets, deep-links and banners are available for you to use. You can place them on your website to help you with traffic acquisition and conversion.
Cookie period is a standard 30-day last-click.
We especially welcome content sites, and even if you don’t have your own website or blog, you can start promoting Kiwi.com through newsletters and/or social media, just as long as recipients can unsubscribe when they want to. Please read the rules of the program carefully, as some traffic types are strictly forbidden, such as a brand-bidding, pop-under or adult traffic.
How to earn with Kiwi.com
There are a number of ways in which you can send traffic to Kiwi.com. One of the easiest is by adding a search widget to your website. It is very easy – simply copy/paste the code. You can customize it by adding a specific origin/destination, language, currency and colors, to make it a better fit with the rest of the page:
Widgets work best when they accompany an article to support the content written on it. Where you decide to put it, is of course up to you, but it will convert better if it is above the fold.
You may choose to use an advertising banner instead. Banners require little interaction with the user, who only has to click on it to be redirected. They naturally support the brand better with their eye-catching messages. The best fit is above the fold, and on the right-hand side if you have your website divided into columns.
If you are most interested in using deep-links, the best practice is to accompany the clickable link with a call-to-action text, such as “Book here” or “Buy a flight.”
Our top destinations vary from year to year, but they will give you an idea of where our customers are able to find cheap flights to, especially by virtual interlining.
Top 20 destinations for bookings in 2018
- London (LHR, LGW, STN, LTN, LCY, SEN)
- Paris (CDG, ORY, BVA, XCR)
- Barcelona (BCN)
- Bangkok (BKK, DMK)
- New York (JFK, EWR, LGA, SWF)
- Amsterdam (AMS)
- Berlin (TXL, SXF)
- Athens (ATH)
- Rome (CIA, FCO)
- Moscow (SVO, VKO, DME, ZIA, BKA)
- Copenhagen (CPH)
- Istanbul (IST, SAW)
- Milan (LIT, MXP)
- Dublin (DUB)
- Palma de Mallorca (PMI)
- Vienna (VIE)
- Madrid (MAD)
- Budapest (BUD)
- Manila (MNL)
- Lisbon (LIS)
It is somewhat difficult to define the demographics of our customers because… well… everybody likes a deal, right? That said, our focus on budget travel makes Kiwi.com very appealing to backpackers, digital nomads and, more generally, millennials. So, if this is your audience, Kiwi.com will prove to be a great merchant to partner with.