Kiwi.com travel app turns 10
- Kiwi.com’s mobile app is one of the most used travel apps in Central & Eastern Europe;
- In 10 years, 15,777,905 people used the app to hack traveling;
- In 2022, 44 million searches were made on the app.
15 June 2023, Prague – Kiwi.com travel hacking app marks ten years today of helping people travel the world from the comfort of their own pockets. Since its launch, 15,777,905 people used the app to enjoy their travel adventures.
Currently, the Kiwi.com app is one of the most popular travel apps in Central and Eastern Europe. It’s popularity also extends to other markets with the most Kiwi.com app users in 2022 being in the United States of America, followed by the United Kingdom, and Ukraine. The top 10 list also includes Romania, Poland, and Spain. In 2022, the app had 4,444,414 million active users worldwide.
Last year alone, 44 million searches were conducted in the app resulting in 917,000 bookings. The most searched for destinations were Anywhere (one of Kiwi.com’s travel hacking features that helps find cheap tickets), Barcelona, and Paris. The most searched countries in the app were Italy, Spain, and Poland. The Kiwi.com app has seen a record made by a Greek customer in 2022 when they made 27 bookings, totaling in 51,600 kilometers, or one time and a third around the Earth.
“We are most grateful to our customers, who enjoy our app, and give us feedback in order to always improve its performance and usability. We are happy to see that our customers use the app to get inspired for their next travel adventures. The most searched destination was “anywhere” last year – a feature that comes in handy when looking for a trip within a specific budget. Last year alone, almost 44 million flight searches and almost a million bookings were made on the app. This proves that travelers appreciate the wide number of options, the flexibility, and the seamless experience we offer literally in their pockets. Knowing this, we are more committed for making travel accessible to everyone and to becoming the app of choice any time people are wishing to travel”, said Eliška Řezníček Dočkalová, Customer Experience Director at Kiwi.com.
Across devices, the Kiwi.com app is equally popular among iOS and Android users. Recently, Kiwi.com’s app was featured as one of the Favorite Apps of the Week for App Store users in Romania and in the Czech Republic, as well as in PYMNTS, which positioned Kiwi.com travel app on the fourth place in their Provider Ranking of Travel Apps globally. The average time it took users to make a booking through the Kiwi.com app in 2022 was 3.5 minutes.
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Kiwi.com is a leading global travel tech company headquartered in the Czech Republic, employing over 1,200 people worldwide. Kiwi.com’s innovative algorithm enables users to find better route options and prices other search engines can’t see, performing billions of price checks per day across 95% of global flight content. 100 million searches are carried out every day on Kiwi.com’s website and partner channels. On average over 70,000 seats are sold daily.
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