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Booking flights online with Jumia Travel
Formerly known as Jivago, Jumia Travel (www.travel.jumia.com) enables you to book hotels and flights online. Powered by Travelstart Nigeria, Jumia Travel enables you to instantly compare flight prices for a range of airlines and book your own online within minutes.
Their website makes online flight bookings simple – just enter in your departure airport, destination, as well as your preferred travel dates and hit search to get started.
The website enables you to compare all the major domestic and international airline brands flying to, from and within Nigeria. Some of the most famous airlines you can book on their platform include the likes of Arik Air, Qatar Airways, KLM, British Airways, Emirates, Royal Air Maroc, Air Peace, Aero Contractors (FlyAero) as well as Ethiopian Airlines and Turkish Airlines.
Jumia Travel also puts the best hotel deals across Africa and beyond at your fingertips with over 200,000 resorts, hotels, and camps to choose from. The platform offers a Best Deal Guarantee on may of their hotels, and the platform, unlike many of their competitors, charges zero booking fees. Many of the hotels on offer also give you the ability to book now and only pay when you stay.
About Jumia Travel
Originally founded and headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, this online travel company today operates in 23 countries across Africa. Jumia NG is a leading online shopping website carrying everything from fashion to electronics, while Jumia Travel specialises in flights and hotel accommodation. The company launched an office in Uganda in 2014, and registered a 265% revenue increase from the 2014-2015 fiscal years. It as also the first African company to become a “unicorn” – a technology company valued at over US$1 billion.
The company received over EUR300 million in growth funding from the likes of MTN, Milicom, Rocket Internet, AXA and Orange (telecoms), among other key platers.
The company was awarded the prestigious 2013 Online Retail Brand of the Year title by the Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria. The company is famous for their low-priced Jumia Black Friday promotions, and is often searched for simply as Jumia NG.
By 2017, the online shopping component of the business offered users over 5 million products. The company’s visitor count surpassed 550 million during the same year. The company competes with the likes of TravelDen, TravelBeta and Wakanow Nigeria and Travelstart Nigeria in the online flight bookings space.
Other Jumia Nigeria Services
Jumia Food gives you the ability to order meals online, while Jumia Deals give you access to the best discounts and promos. Jumia House helps you find the perfect home, while Jumia Jobs gives you access to the latest employment opportunities.
2018 Financial performance
Jumia, overall, saw its adjusted losses more than double, despite sales increasing in Q4 2018.
The company’s losses amounted to EUR39.4 million, despite a 22% increase in sales to EUR 36.5 million. The company cited “increased investment in the company” for said losses.
To find out more about Jumia Travel, visit the company’s website at travel.jumia.com (NOT www.jumiatravel.com or www.jumia.com.ng.