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Hello there,
Here is a digest of the Travelpayouts blog posts over the last two weeks.

Android SDK release
2019 is the mobile-first era. Check out new ways of attracting users with mobile applications. This business model is in high demand in the e-commerce industry and especially in travel areas. Try to make your own app with Aviasales SDK — an app template which now includes a flight search with Aviasales and Jetradar and a hotel search with Hotellook. Find out about more benefits here.

Autumn destinations
The summer is almost over, as is vacation season. There is no need to wait another year for a high season — just try to reach new audiences. Great deals and destinations, presented at the right time, will bring your income back to summer period. Here is a detailed guide on autumn’s popular destinations

Google Keyword planner: Is there any alternative?
Spoiler: We found more than one. You probably know that the right keyword placement is king. Especially for a highly competitive niche like travel. Google Keyword Planner is often criticized for being more of an instrument for advertisers than for SEO. So, we found six alternatives for keyword picking. The detailed overview is here.

Inspiration tab for Google Chrome
Attract users by inspiring them to make travel plans right from their google chrome browser! Is that a dream? Nope, it’s because those of us at Travelpayouts developed such a tool. Check out the «Inspiration Tab,» a Google Chrome extension, that you can change in such a way that either its links contain your affiliate marker or direct to White Label. Try our new extension and share your opinion via comments.

Preparing content
Having a content plan for a niche website can be tricky. But, content is a powerful tool for attracting new customers and boosting your profits. Here are some quick and easy tips for those who don’t yet know where to start: Sharing our own expertise on content-marketing.

Best regards,
Ivan Baidin


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Today’s agenda: share tips from our affiliates, show the top deals in October and explain how to use backlinks for promotion.

Making $ with car rental programs
We got affiliates who are making profits with car rental programs together for quality interviews. Only valuable advice, straight from the best of the best. This article will be helpful for newbies because it’s loaded with inspiration and new ideas for cross-selling services. Check this out, and if you have experience — come join the discussion via comments.

Researching niche keywords
Traffic from SEO is historically more valuable than other methods. Adding useful keywords and balancing between SEO keywords and content can be tough. In the article, we’ve prepared free and paid tools for researching keywords for your blog.

6 myths about affiliate marketing
Tatiana Buyanova, head of business development at Travelpayouts, wrote an article about the most common affiliate marketing myths. She explains why affiliate marketing is not a scam and how to overcome such unpleasant stereotypes here.

Backlinks for your blog in 2019
Backlinks and other behavioural factors are important for your blog. And, we’ve discussed all the controversial moments about backlinks and their influence on content with industry experts. Read the article on our blog.

October deals
Check this out — everything you need to know about October deals is in one blog post (Including specials and increased commissions!).

Best regards,
Ivan Baidin


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Todays' agenda: Introduce new affiliate programs and a bunch of ways to make more money this winter.

Winter is coming
Along with winter comes one of the highest travel seasons – Christmastime. Together with advertisers, we’ve prepared a selection of popular winter destinations. Use them in your work to boost your income this season.

Webinar: The ultimate winter guide to high affiliate profits
You can learn how to maximize your earnings during our free webinar “The ultimate winter guide to high affiliate profits” on November 7. Book your spot right now so you don’t miss the chance to meet the Travelpayouts team, ask questions live and get your free Ultimate Winter 2019 Checklist for travel traffic monetization.

Rentalcars is back
The world’s biggest online car rental service is back in Travelpayouts. Join the Rentalscar affiliate program and earn 6% from each completed car rental booking. You will benefit from a 30 day cookie lifetime and high conversion rates that were polished by A/B tests.

Join the Expedia Group power
Earn 2-3% commission on over two million listings across 190 countries with four new vacation rental affiliate programs: HomeAway, Vrbo, Stayz, Abritel. All of these services are part of the Expedia Group that manages over 750 million visits each month and helps people everywhere travel better together.

Earn on flight delays
On November 12, the affiliate experts at AirHelp will share everything you need to know about flight compensation. Book your spot now to learn how to convert lookers into bookers and earn up to 32 Euro per each compensation claim.

Best regards,
Ivan Baidin


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Todays' agenda: More chances to skyrocket your profits with our Black Friday deal and latest tips on promoting affiliate offer in our blog.

Who is to blame if you suck ay CPA?
Are you wondering why your CPA efforts have not paid off? Download this free white paper to learn the main insight of performance marketing now!

The Black Friday of travel is here!
Take advantage of exclusive travel affiliate promo codes from Booking, KiwiTaxi, Omio and other advertisers and boost your profits! The offer is only valid from Nov. 25 until Dec. 1.

Learn how to make money with car rentals
On November 27, we will hold a webinar 'The fast and the profitable: How to earn massive payouts with car rentals with Sergey Kulpin, an affiliate marketing manager from Discovercars. It is the new name of our advertiser, Discover Car Hire, so don’t get confused :)

How much does it cost to start a blog?
What are the essentials of a successful blog? This blog post describes, in detail, what features are necessary to set up a website and how much they’ll cost you.

Help your users get fair compensation
November 12 we held a webinar “Up to €600 for travel worries: Let’s help your users get fair compensation!” with Affiliate experts at AirHelp. Here you will find the webinar recording and the presentation.

How to create a tagline for a blog
A great tagline catches the readers' attention and helps them understand your blog’s mission in under a minute. One more opportunity to become a successful blogger with our tips!

Best regards,
Ivan Baidin


White Belt
How are you doing? We haven’t been in touch for almost a month, and today we’ve prepared really special news for you!

Christmas is coming! Pick your present
Christmas is coming! Pick your present Try your luck as many times as you want. The offer is valid from Dec.16 to Jan. 8.

New advertisers: GetYourGuide and
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 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.

See you in Vegas!
Travelpayouts is going to Affiliate Summit West in Las Vegas on Jan. 27-29, 2020. After the first day of the Summit, we are organizing our first meetup in the USA at the Waldorf Astoria.

Get ItaliaPass
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.

How do websites make money
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
Hurry up to save up to $2,195 with Serpstat Christmas special offer! Buy any Serpstat SEO-platform subscription 20% off and get two extra months. Duration: 16.12 01:00 AM New York (ET) - 16:59 New York (ET). Pick up the best deal quickly. The offer will only be available for two weeks.

Best regards,
Ivan Baidin


White Belt
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 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.

New widgets
Two our advertisers, and Get Your Guide have prepared new widgets to help affiliates boost their campaigns! 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.

Best regards,
Ivan Baidin


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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! 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!

Webinars and events
We held the Getting Ready for the Peak Travel Season of 2020 where we discussed tourism trends for 2020 and shared tips on how to make profits during this year’s peak season. On March 24, we will hold Travel Affiliate Starter Pack webinar on travel affiliate marketing fundamentals.

More useful tips in our blog
SEO in 2020: How long should a blog post be
Best WordPress themes for affiliate marketing
How to succeed: Best blog marketing strategies
How to get more subscribers on your YouTube vlog

… 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.

Check out the first open community for travel affiliates in Reddit from the Travel Affiliate Club. Compare travel offers, discuss opportunities, and meet other affiliates.

Best regards,
Ivan Baidin


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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.
Read more here: HotelsCombined affiliate program alternatives - Travelpayouts Blog – Travel affiliate program


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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:

Survival Kit

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

We are with you!
Your Travelpayouts team


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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, 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!


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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.

YouTube channel
We know you’ve been waiting for it and we are excited to introduce our new YouTube channel for the English-speaking audience. Subscribe and watch loads of useful webinars, shows and how-to-tutorials, etc.

Most interesting posts on our blog
Everything you always wanted to know about Travelpayouts but were afraid to ask
30 easy ways to promote on Reddit without getting banned
20 design tips to energize your ad banner and get more clicks
Who regulates affiliate marketing: What every affiliate should know
12 ways to get free advertising for your blog

PeerClick Special Offer
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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.

Stay tuned!
Your Travelpayouts team


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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.

Save your spot now for free