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Alternative Airlines Adds Another Market and Fly Now, Pay Later Option for Consumers in the UAE With Dubai Based Spotii


01/11/21 - Alternative Airlines, the global flight search and booking site, is bringing flexible payment options to travellers in the United Arab Emirates thanks to the site’s new partnership with Spotii — a Zip company and market-leading ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ (BNPL) payment provider in the Middle East.

Alternative Airlines and Spotii Logos over Dubai skyline

Alternative Airlines is continuously searching for ways to bring flexibility to booking flights for people all across the world. This partnership is another step in Alternative Airlines continued growth as a global business, marking the first time that  customers in the Middle East  can book flights with any of the 600+ airlines available at Alternative Airlines and spread the cost into 4 interest-free instalments

Sam Argyle, Managing Director at Alternative Airlines, stated: “We’re really pleased to welcome Spotii as a way to book flights on our platform. Buy now, pay later has been hugely popular with our customers in North America, the UK and Europe and Australia and New Zealand. We’re excited to be able to offer it to a whole new country of people in the UAE, through Spotii.” 

With Spotii, Alternative Airlines customers can choose the plan that’s right for them, whether that’s the shorter-term plan over 6 weeks or the longer-term option over 4 months. All payments made with Spotii are interest-free.

Spotii stated: “Buy now, pay later is a popular way to pay globally and is growing in the UAE. We are proud to be one of the leaders in this space within the region. We’re excited to continually expand and welcome new companies and industries to our portfolio of merchants. Spotii is pleased to announce a partnership with Alternative Airlines, a flight booking agency offering over 600+ airlines around the world, including a wide range of airlines flying in and out of the UAE". 

The popularity of BNPL payment methods has seen an increase over the past few years, being excelled with the COVID-19 pandemic due changes in consumer habits. These methods help customers buy the products they need at that time, allowing flexible payments and helping their budgeting. The partnership between Alternative Airlines and Spotti helps bring a new payment method for the companies Emirati customers and allow more consumers the opportunity to book with Alternative Airlines.

Customers can easily book flights via the Alternative Airlines website and select the Spotii payment option to Buy Now, Pay Later*. Thanks to Spotii’s quick application process and instant decisioning, customers can check out in minutes and lock in today’s prices. Spotii allows for their customers to spread the cost into 4 payments over a set period of time. 

Alternative Airlines tickets over 600 airlines and accepts Emirati Dirham making the transaction easier for customers. 

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