Pay For Flights In Monthly Installments with Affirm

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Buy your airline tickets now and pay at a later date in monthly installments with Alternative Airlines. Alternative Airlines has partnered with Affirm to offer a simple way to make flight payment installments with no hidden fees!

Make a flight reservation with Alternative Airlines, apply for Affirm and pay over time with monthly payments — search for flights from over 600 airlines to anywhere in the world and pay for your airline tickets on an Affirm monthly payment plan in US dollars.

Choose to pay for your airline tickets with Affirm monthly payments over 3 months, 6 months or 12 months.

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.

 

To qualify for Affirm you must:

 

Be a resident
of the US
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Be older than 18
(19 in Alabama)
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How to buy flights
using Affirm

Buying flights with Alternative Airlines using Affirm is really simple! Follow our step by step guide on how to buy Affirm flights and pay for your flights in monthly installments.

STEP 1

Enter the destinations, dates and the number of people flying on the Alternative Airlines search form and click 'search flights'.

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STEP 2

Select the flights that you wish to fly on and click 'confirm selection'.

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STEP 3

After you've entered your passenger details, scroll down to the see all payment methods available with Alternative Airlines. Select Affirm, scroll down and click 'continue to payment'. 

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STEP 4

Click 'secure payment' to continue with paying for your flights with Affirm.

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STEP 5

You'll now be asked to answer a few personal details so that Affirm can verify your details and see if eligible to put on a monthly payment plan for flights. Follow the simple instructions and get a decision in real-time.

If you're successful, you'll be able to select the payment plan right for you and purchase your flights in monthly installments with Affirm!

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What is Affirm?

Affirm is a payment method that allows US customers to spread the cost of their purchase over time via monthly payments. With Affirm, customers can create a payment plan that is split over a 3 month, 6 month or 12 month period.

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.

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Affirm Flights

Split the cost of your airline tickets over time when you buy flights with Alternative Airlines and pay with Affirm. By giving you a travel loan, Affirm allows you to make monthly payments on your flight reservation, instead of having to pay the entire price of the airline tickets upfront! With Affirm, customers can create a payment plan for airline tickets that is split over a 3 month, 6 month or 12 month period. Simply choose the plan best suited to you and make the payments back to Affirm each month.

Affirm allows US customers to make monthly payments on flights with a value of up to (ENTER AMOUNT). If your airline tickets have a value of $100 USD+, you can choose a monthly payment plan over 3 months, 6 months or 12 months. If your airline tickets have a value of between $50.00—$99.99 USD you can choose a monthly payment plan over 3 or 6 months. 

Affirm can be used to finance flights both before and after your flight and has no hidden fees! 

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How to Buy Airline Tickets with Affirm?

To buy airline tickets with Affirm, you must complete a search using the Alternative Airlines search form at the top of the page. Once you have completed your search and selected your flights, choose to pay with Affirm on the payment page and choose the Affirm payment plan best suited to you.

Once you've selected to finance your flights with Affirm, you'll have to enter a small number of details to create an account and so that Affirm can identify you and 'soft check' your credit record. After entering the relevant details, Affirm will instantly tell you whether your travel loan has been approved.

After reviewing your travel payment plan, confirm and finalize your Affirm loan. That's everything! Now your airline tickets are purchased on a monthly payment plan. All you have to do is remember to pay off your airline tickets each month.

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Why buy Affirm flights?

Buying Affirm flights with Alternative Airlines allows you to finance the price of your flight on a flight payment plan that is paid off in monthly intstallments. Affirm flights give you the option to buy your flights now and pay at a later date and are great if you want to buy your airline tickets, but don't have the money to pay for the full price at the time you make the reservation.

By giving you extra time to pay for your flight, Affirm flights also allow you to add amenities such as pre-selected seats and additional baggage and can even give you the spare cash to upgrade your flight to a more luxurious cabin class.

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After Buying Plane Tickets with Affirm

After you've agreed to finance your flights with Affirm, you need to pay off your flight reservation on the monthly payment plan that you agreed to.

Payments can be made online by debit card or ACH transfer on the Affirm website where you can also choose to set up an autopayment. Affirm will send payment reminders by SMS texts to the mobile number that you used to create your account.

If you'd like to pay by check, you must make your check payable to 'Affirm, Inc' and it to the following address:

Affirm, Inc.
P.O. Box 720
San Francisco, CA 94104

Payments by check must have the mobile number associated with your Affirm account and loan ID written on each check.

Important:
Customers applying for an Affirm loan must be a resident of the United States of America with a valid US or APO/FPO/DPO home address, be aged over 18 (19 in Alabama or if you're a ward of the state of Nebraska) and able to provide a US mobile phone number or VoIP number.

Affirm is currently unavailable for residents of Iowa or West Virginia.

If you're a UK customer, you can pay with flights in installments using Fly Now Pay Later. Take a look at all of our other payment methods if you decide flight payment installments isn't for you.

 

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FAQs

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:

Affirm, Inc.
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:

Affirm, Inc.
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?

Affirm sees storing your personal information safely and securely as a top priority. Affirm maintains physical electronic and procedural safeguards to protect personal information and also encrypts sensitive data. Read full information on Affirm's privacy policy.

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.

Affirm News

30th October 2018

Affirm open second headquarters

Financing company Affirm has announced that it's opening a second corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

CEO of Affirm, Max Levchin, stated that being able to grow its workforce with outstanding talent in future years has always been a priority of Affirms. Creating a second HQ is a big step in being able to ensure that. 

Affirm offers an honest financial service to consumers, giving them an alternative to traditional credit. Affirm has been available as a payment option at Alternative Airlines since mid-October 2018, giving customers the option to pay for their airline tickets in installments.

23rd October 2018

Alternative Airlines announce Affirm as a payment method

Alternative Airlines is very excited to announce that it accepts Affirm as an alternative method of paying for flights. Affirm is a payment method that gives US customers financing on plane tickets. Through Alternative Airlines, Affirm offers loans for travel, so that customers can buy their flights now and pay at a later date in monthly installments.

All customers need to do is use the search bar at the top of the page to search for flights with Alternative Airlines, select the flights that they want and choose to Affirm as a payment method. Affirm allows customers to pay for their flights with a monthly payment plan that can be spread over 3 months, 6 months or 12 months.

Airline tickets can be expensive, which can make it difficult to pay them off in one go. Alternative Airlines is delighted to offer Affirm as a payment method and give its customers a payment plan for flights.

19th March 2018

Affirm partner with Apple Pay for in-store purchases

Financing company Affirm has announced that it has partnered with Apple Pay to allow customers to pay for items in-store at select retailers in monthly payments.

Customers will be able to apply for an Affirm loan, get approval in seconds, and then choose to pay back the item they're purchasing monthly in either a 3, 6, 12, 18 or 24 month period through the Affirm virtual card installed into Apple Pay.

The Affirm virtual card will be accepted at all stores that accept Apple Pay.

 

 

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Subject to credit check and approval. Down payment may be required. For purchases under $100, limited payment options are available. Affirm loans are made by Cross River Bank, a New Jersey State Chartered Commercial Bank, Member FDIC.