This week's travel startup funding, all in one place.
Here are two companies that announced they raised funding this week, listed in order by the highest amount raised. Skift also covered Expedia’s investment in Wingz, an airport ride startup, earlier this week. See previous roundups here.
>>Citymapper raised a $40 million Series B round from new investors Benchmark, Michael Lynton, Tom Stafford and Yuri Milner and existing investor Index Ventures bringing the London, U.K.-based startup’s total funding to $50 million.
Citymapper is a mobile app providing real-time information about public transit, road disruptions, weather details, etc. It also shows travelers transit maps, bike-share information and has Uber integration. It was founded in 2011 and is in about 30 cities across the U.S. and Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
>>Snaptrip raised a $2.2 million Series A round from new investors Bestport Ventures, London Co-Investment Fund, Robin Skidmore, Robin Batchelor, Harry Hyman and Sir David Arculus bringing the London, U.K.-based startup’s total funding to $3.2 million.
Snaptrip is a booking site for last-minute U.K. cottages. It was founded in 2014 and offers discounts of up to 50% on more than 40,000 cottages in the U.K. Snaptrip charges hosts 10% commission on all bookings but hosts’ first three bookings are commission-free. Hosts can also list their their cottages on Snaptrip for free.
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Photo credit: Citymapper is a mobile app providing real-time information about public transit, road disruptions, weather details, etc. Citymapper