Buy with Affirm
Can I purchase airline tickets now and pay at a later date?
Yes. You can buy flights now and pay later by buying flights with Alternative Airlines and choosing Affirm as a payment method. Affirm allows you to buy your airline tickets now and pay at a later date by giving you a loan for travel which is paid back in monthly installments.
Can I pay for flights in installments?
Yes. You can pay for flights in installments by choosing Affirm as a payment method when you buy flights at Alternative Airlines. Affirm allow you to pay for your flights in monthly installments, spread over a period of 3 months, 6 months or 12 months.
Where can I find a flight payment plan?
You can pay for your flights with a payment plan at Alternative Airlines. Simply use the search bar at the top of the page to search for flights and choose Affirm as a payment method and to start a payment plan on flights.
Who offers a payment plan for flights?
Alternative Airlines offer a payment plan for flights when you select Affirm as a payment method. Affirm gives you a payment plan for flights which are paid off in monthly installments over either a 3, 6 or 12 month period.
Where can I buy Affirm flights?
You can buy Affirm flights and pay for your flights in monthly installments here at Alternative Airlines. Alternative Airlines is one of the world's only online travel agency that offers Affirm as a payment method to pay for flights.
How do I buy Affirm flights?
You can buy Affirm flights by using our search form at the top of the page to search for flights and selecting Affirm as a payment method at the payment page. Still unsure? Just follow these four easy steps on how to buy Affirm airline tickets.
How many installments can I split the cost of my flight reservation into?
Affirm allows you to split the cost of your flight reservation over 3 months, 6 months or 12 months. You have to make a payment for each month of the payment plan that you choose.
As an example, you might pay $43.96/mo based on a purchase price of $500.00 at 10% APR for 12 months. A down payment may be required.
Are Affirm flights cheaper?
The price of your flight will not be cheaper when paying with Affirm. However, it Affirm flights are more affordable. Affirm gives you a payment plan for flights which allows you to pay off the cost of your airline ticket in monthly installments. This means you don't have to pay for your airline ticket in one lump sum and can spread the cost of your flights over time.
When am I first billed for my travel loan with Affirm?
Unless you're required to make a down payment, your first payment on your travel loan will start one calendar month after your Affirm loan is processed. Affirm will send you reminders to make your payments via SMS messages.
What payment options are available to pay my Affirm payment plan?
Payments can be made with a Debit card or ACH transfer via the Affirm website. Here, you can make individual payments or set up to pay off your flight payment plan with automatic payments.
You can also pay for your monthly flight installments by check. To do so, you must make your checks payable to 'Affirm, Inc' and send them to the following address for each month of your payment plan:
P.O. Box 720
San Francisco, CA 94104
Make sure you write the mobile phone number associated with your Affirm account and your loan ID on each check.
See all our flexible flight payment plan options and the different ways you can buy flights in finance with Alternative Airlines.
Where can I make Affirm payments?
You can make Affirm payments by visiting the Affirm website and entering the details you used to create your Affirm account. Or, by sending checks to the following address:
P.O. Box 720
San Francisco, CA 94104
Can I pay for my flights after I travel with Affirm?
Yes. Depending on when you travel, you can pay for part of or all of your flight reservation after you travel! Affirm give you the option of three different flight payment plans — you can choose to pay off your airline tickets over 3 months, 6 months or 12 months.
Unless a down payment is required, your first payment is required one calendar month after the date your loan is processed. So, if you choose to pay over 6 months and your date of travel is only one month after you make your flight reservation, you will be paying for most of your flight reservation after you travel!
Which airlines offer airline tickets on a payment plan?
At Alternative Airlines, you can purchase any airline ticket on a payment plan, as long as you're a US resident. All you have to do is search for flights using the search bar at the top of the page, select the flights you wish to buy and choose Affirm as a payment method.
Alternative Airlines offer flights from over 600 airlines and if you're US resident you can purchase any of the 600 airlines' tickets on a payment plan. Regardless of whether you're flying domestically, internationally to or from the US or internationally outside of the US. If you unsure about using Alternative Airlines, you can read all about it's legitimacy.
What happens if I miss a payment?
If you miss a payment on your flight monthly payment plan it might affect your credit score and will make it more difficult to get an affirm loan in the future for flights with Alternative Airlines or from any other merchant.
Can I pay my Affirm travel loan off early?
Yes. You can pay off your Affirm travel loan early. If you pay off the entire value of your airline tickets before the end of the monthly plan, you'll only be charged interest on the amount of time that the travel loan was active.
Will Affirm check my credit score?
Yes. When you create an account with Affirm, they will evaluate your credit score with a 'soft' credit check. This will require a few personal details and is done to check your eligibility for financing flights.
The 'soft' credit check will not affect your credit score.
Is there a credit limit with Affirm?
Affirm is not a revolving line of credit and each Affirm loan application is reviewed individually as a closed-end transaction.
However, if you have not repaid a previous loan with Affirm and apply for another loan, you may be denied.
When is a down payment required?
Sometimes, Affirm will require a down payment in order to finance your flight reservation. Unfortunately, the amount of the down payment can't be changed. Once you've paid the down payment off by debit card, Affirm will loan you the money for the remainder of the flight reservation, which is to be paid off in a monthly payment plan.
How is my personal information stored with Affirm?
How long does it take to apply for an Affirm travel loan?
It doesn't take long at all to apply for an Affirm travel loan. All you need to do is enter a few personal details and Affirm will determine whether you're eligible for a payment plan for flights in a matter of seconds.
What is the maximum amount I can get for my Affirm travel loan?
Affirm gives out travel loans of up to a maximum value of $15,000 USD on all flights booked with Alternative Airlines. Affirm travel loans are available with with all flights, no matter which route or airline you're flying on!
Can I pay for flights outside of the US and pay at a later date?
Yes. You can pay for flights with Alternative Airlines inside and outside of the US and pay at a later date by using Affirm as a payment method. Affirm is available with domestic flights within the US, international flights flying from the US and all other flights outside of the country.
Can I use Affirm outside of the US?
No. Currently, Affirm is only available for US residents inside the US. Affirm is also not available in the states of Iowa and West Virginia.
What else can I buy with Affirm?
Affirm isn't only used for travel loans to pay off flights in monthly installments. It's also available with many other merchants. Take a look at Affirm's partners.
What is Affirm travel?
Affirm travel is any type of loan that is granted by Affirm that is used to pay for travel. Affirm travel can be many different type of things, from financing flights to financing train tickets. As an example, it would class as Affirm travel if you were to buy flights with Alternative Airlines and pay in monthly installments using Affirm.
How does Affirm travel work?
Affirm travel works the same as any other Affirm loan. For example, if you are using Affirm to pay for your travel with Alternative Airlines, you'd simply complete a search on the Alternative Airlines website, choose the flights that you'd like to pay with using Affirm and select Affirm as a payment method on the payment page.
Is Affirm travel different to any other type of Affirm loan?
No. Affirm travel is not different to any other type of Affirm loan. Affirm travel is the unofficial name for when you choose to pay for travel using Affirm. Affirm is a great choice to pay for travel and especially flights. This is because flights are quite often a high-value purchase and having extra time to pay for them on a payment plan will make them more affordable.