Afterpay Flights FAQs
How can I use Afterpay to pay for flights?
You can use Afterpay to pay for flights by searching for flights on the Alternative Airlines website and selecting Afterpay at checkout. Afterpay will make a decision on whether you're eligible for a loan in real-time and, if approved, you'll be able to confirm your flights and make your payment right away.
How is the cost of my flights split?
The costs of your flights are split into four equal payments, which are paid back over time. The 1st payment must be made at the time of booking and the other three are made on a fortnightly basis.
Will interest be charged on my Afterpay payments?
No. There's no interest charged when you buy flights with Afterpay. However, you're charged a fee of 1.5% for using Afterpay at the time of booking.
Is there a chance I won't be approved?
Yes, if Afterpay can't verify your details or you're not eligible to use Afterpay due to your credit file, your payment will not be approved.
Can I set my payments up to be automatic?
Yes, to make things easy, you can set up your fortnightly payments to Afterpay be automatic so that you never miss a payment. If you opt in for automatic payment, Afterpay will use the card that you use for your 1st payment for the following fortnightly payments.
Which countries can I use Afterpay from?
To buy airline tickets at Alternative Airlines with Afterpay, you must be a resident of the US and pay in USD. However, we're looking to expand this to more countries soon!
Which travel websites accept Afterpay?
Alternative Airlines is a travel site that accepts Afterpay to pay back flights, from over hundreds of airlines, at checkout. Available to do through the Afterpay App or on your desktop device.
Is Afterpay available in Australia?
At the moment, to use Afterpay for flights at Alternative Airlines you must be a US resident. We're looking to offer Afterpay as a way to buy flights in Australia soon though! If you're from Australia and you'd like to pay in 4 with your airfare, you can use Klarna. Klarna is a buy now pay later payment option that does the exact same thing as Afterpay and is available to all Australian customers at Alternative Airlines.
Can I use Afterpay to pay for domestic flights within the US?
Yes you can use Afterpay to buy domestic flights within the US. We offer flights from all the domestic airlines in the US, whether you're looking for flights with American Eagle, United Express, Delta Connection, Southwest, Spirit or any other domestic airline.
Can I use Afterpay to pay for domestic flights within Australia?
Yes, Afterpay can be used to pay for any domestic flights within Australia that you can find on Alternative Airlines' website. We offer flights from many airlines that fly domestically within Australia, including Jetstar, Qantas and Tigerair Australia. However, you must be a US resident in order to use Afterpay for your airfare.
Can Afterpay be used to pay for airlines that aren't from the US or Australia?
Yes, Afterpay can be used to pay for flights on airlines that aren't from the US or Australian. As long as you're a resident of the US, paying in US dollar, Afterpay can be used to buy flights on any of the 600+ airlines available through Alternative Airlines, including those from other countries.
Which airlines can I use Afterpay with?
You can buy flights on Afterpay with any of the 600+ airlines available at Alternative Airlines. We offer flights flying all across the world, including Jetstar, Qantas, Delta, Southwest, United, American Airlines, Scoot (previously Tigerair) and lots of others across the Americas, Oceania, Europe, Asia and Africa. No matter where you're flying, we'll always have a flight option for you.
Can Afterpay be used to pay for international flights?
Yes, Afterpay can be used for international flights flying to/from the US, as well as flights that fly internationally between two destinations outside of US.
Alternatives to Afterpay
Australian customers can use Klarna to pay off their airfares in 4 interest free installments. U.S customers looking for an alternative to Afterpay can also pay back flight tickets in 4 with Sezzle, Quadpay or Affirm.