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Aer Lingus Last Minute Flights

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What are Last Minute Flights?

Last-minute flights are flights that are booked close to the flight departure date. A last-minute flight is usually booked a couple of days or weeks before the actual flight departure time and date, however, last-minute flights can also be purchased a day before or on the same day of departure. Last-minute flights are commonly purchased by travellers who have an urgent need to travel but can also be purchased by travellers looking for a last-minute bargain. These flights can often be cheap when airlines need to fill empty seats on the aircraft but they can also be expensive as airlines know that those who need to travel urgently are willing to pay more to fly.

Alternative Airlines aims to send e-tickets immediately after booking or within 2 hours via e-mail. Please note that when booking last-minute flights - it may take up to 24 hours for you to receive your e-ticket via email.



How to Book Last-Minute Flights with Aer Lingus


First of all, head over to the search form, which is located at the top of the page. Enter departure and arrival destinations and the dates that you wish to travel along with the number of passengers and cabin class. Press on 'Search Flights' to find the ideal flight for you.

Step 1 - search for flights


Then, you'll be shown all the available last-minute flights based on your search criteria. If you want to fly with a particular airline (e.g. Aer Lingus) use the 'Airlines' filter to narrow down your search.

step 2 - select Aer Lingus as your preferred airline


Once you've found the perfect last-minute Aer Lingus flight for you, confirm your selection to continue with your booking.

Secure your last-minute flight with any of the 40+ different payment methods that Alternative Airlines offers on their site including Buy Now Pay LaterCryptocurrency and more.

step 3 - confirm selection on the flight you want


Popular Last-Minute Flight Routes with Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus flies to over 100 destinations including Aberdeen, Agadir, Alicante, Athens, Baltimore, Belfast, Berlin, Birmingham, Chicago, Copenhagen, Cork, and Derry. Below you'll find the most popular last-minute routes operated by Aer Lingus:

Dublin ✈ to New York

Shannon ✈ to London

Dublin ✈ to Madrid

Shannon ✈ to Frankfurt



Last-Minute Flights

To make your search for last-minute flights easier, take a look at our tips below! We advise considering the destinations you're open to flying to, the dates that you can fly and also the time of the actual flight.

Flexible Destinations

When searching for last-minute flights we advise that you're open-minded about the destination that you travel to. By being flexible with the country you visit you can find some hidden gems at low prices. Instead of splashing the cash on a trip to Hawaii, why not visit the beautiful island of Madeira?

Flexible Dates

Do you have some space in your diary for a last-minute trip? If so, why not book a last-minute flight today and be packing your bags for a spontaneous flight tomorrow? Use our Best Fare Finder tool when booking flights to search for the cheapest days to travel.

Night Flights

A top tip when booking last-minute flights is to buy flights that depart late in the afternoon. Afternoon/evening flights tend to be cheaper than morning flights as it's usually less busy. If your travelling for business purposes we recommend that you look at red-eye flights. These flights depart late at night and arrive early morning the following day so you won't miss a working day.



Last-Minute Flights with Aer Lingus

Where can I book last-minute Aer Lingus flights?

Right here! At Alternative Airlines you can buy your last-minute Aer Lingus flights quickly and easily. Simply follow our step-by-step guide from earlier to see how you can search for last-minute flights with any airline you want including Aer Lingus. Please note that when booking last-minute Aer Lingus flights with Alternative Airlines, it may take up to 24 hours for you to receive your e-ticket.

Are last-minute flights cheaper?

There is no guarantee that all last-minute flights are cheap! However, if you're lucky you might find cheap last-minute flights when airlines choose to lower prices so they can quickly fill up empty seats on the aircraft. Often airlines will raise last-minute flight fares as they know that those who need to travel urgently are more willing to pay a higher price to get on the flight.

Can I finance Aer Lingus's last minute flights?

Without a doubt! When booking last-minute Aer Lingus flights through Alternative Airlines you can spread the cost of your tickets over time with one of our many Buy Now Pay Later payment options. This includes Afterpay, Clearpay, Affirm Atome, TendoPay and Klarna, and many more. With flights on finance, you can easily plan your next trip away without the worry of paying for the full sum at once. 

Please note that the financing option available at checkout will depend on the country you reside in and the currency you pay.

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