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Buy flights with Apple Pay

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Buy flights with Apple Pay

Buy flights with Apple Pay

You can use Apple Pay to buy flights in just the click of a button on ANY flight with Alternative Airlines. Choose from over 600+ airlines around the world!

Apple’s secure one-touch payment function allows you to pay for flights faster, more conveniently and securely than ever before. Simply select the card of your choice and authorise a secure payment using fingerprint or Face ID recognition on your device.

How to buy flights with Apple Pay

Step 1 - Search for Flights

Search for flights

Use the search form at the top of the page to search for flights with Alternative Airlines. We offer a choice of over 600 global airlines. Select the right flights for you.

How to buy flights with Apple Pay

Step 2 - Select Apple Pay

Select Apple Pay

Enter your passenger details then select your payment option. We offer lots of payment options, but you want to look out for 'Apple Pay'.

How to buy flights with Apple Pay

Step 3 - Booking Confirmed

Confirm and book your flight

You can then complete your booking. Apple Pay uses Face ID authentication or fingerprint authentication. Once Apple Pay recognises that it's you, your flight will be confirmed in an instant. We'll send you confirmation along with your e-ticket right away.

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What makes Alternative Airlines so great is that you can use Apple Pay to pay for any of the 600+ airlines that we offer globally. This includes British Airways, easyJet, Air Asia, JetBlue, LATAM, Emirates, Lufthansa, Norwegian, and more.

That's right, no matter where in the world you want to visit, you can easily compare and book flights with any airline then complete your booking in seconds with Apple Pay.

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About Apple Pay

Since its launch in 2014, Apple Pay has been one of the most popular payment ways to pay in the world. People love it for its convenience — with your card stored in your Apple Wallet, you'll never have to enter card details again.

All you have to do is add your card to your Apple Wallet once and then Apple Pay can be used for any in-store purchase that accepts contactless payment or for any online purchase, such as buying flights on the Alternative Airlines site!

Quick, easy, safe and secure

Why buy flights with Apple Pay?

You can use your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to pay for flights using Apple Pay with Alternative Airlines. If you're travelling, Apple Pay is the ideal solution to pay for flights quickly and easily. There's no need to rummage around in your backpack for your payment card, all you need is your Apple Device to book flights in seconds.

Apple Pay is safer than using a physical credit or debit. Payments are verified using your fingerprint ID or Face ID, which is almost impossible to forge or copy. Apple Pay also uses SSL technology to keep your information safe.


What is Apple Pay?

Through an Apple device, Apple Pay is a digital payment service (e-wallet) that uses a unique transaction code and specific number. It works like a major credit or debit card, however card number details are never stored on your device or merchant servers or never shared by Apple. Transaction information is never shared and your purchases are only stored in the Wallet for your convenience, nothing else.

What travel website accepts Apple Pay?

Alternative Airlines accepts Apple Pay for to use on any airline ticket from over 650 airlines such as United Airlines, Jetblue and many more. We know that this is a safe and secure way to pay for many of our travelers and want to make sure they feel comfortable when reserving flights. Whether you’re shopping on your iPhone, iPad or Mac, you can use Apple Pay to buy flights today.

Is Apple Pay safe?

Yes! Apple Pay uses SSL technology to keep your information safe. In addition, when sending a payment using Apple Pay the recipient won't receive sensitive financial information like your credit card or bank account details. This makes sure that you don't have to worry about paying people you may not know.

How safe is Apple Pay?

Very. Apple Pay requires you to enter your card details but also verify payments with your fingerprint ID or Face ID, which is almost impossible to forge or copy. However, while it would be hard to steal an iPhone and then pay using it and almost impossible to hack the payment itself, it is possible for someone who has already stolen a credit card to set up a fraudulent Apple Pay account.

Where can I use Apple Pay in the UK?

Apple Pay can be used anywhere that has contactless payment, including on public transport and the London Underground.

Does Alternative Airlines offer alternatives to Apple Pay?

Yes, you can buy flights with other alternative mobile wallets including PayPal and Google Pay, with Alternative Airlines. Flight discounts are also available if you choose to pay with PayPal or PayPal Credit.

Can I buy flights with Apple Card?

Yes you can. Apple Card is a credit card that was created by Apple. It allows users to effortlessly make purchases using a virtual card, which can be accessed in the Wallet app on any iPhone. Or, via a physical card, which can be used worldwide at any store that accepts contactless payment. The physical card will not have the card number, CVV security code, expiration date or any other card details printed on the card. However, all these card details will be visible on the virtual card through the Wallet app.

You can use your Apple Card to book flights with Alternative Airlines in the same way that you would complete you payment with a traditional debit or visa card, except using your Apple Card virtual card details instead.

How does Apple Pay for flights work on my iPhone or iPad?

Follow these steps to book flights using Apple Pay on your iPhone or iPad:

  • Tap the Buy with Apple Pay button.
  • Check that your billing, shipping, and contact details are all correct.
  • If you need to, enter your billing, shipping, and contact information. Apple Pay will store that information so you won't need to enter it again.
  • When you're ready, make your purchase. Follow the prompts on the Touch Bar and place your finger on Touch ID. If Touch ID is off, tap the Apple Pay icon on the Touch Bar and follow the prompts on the screen. When your payment is successful, you'll see Done and a checkmark on the screen.
  • You will automatically be sent a confirmation of your booking by Alternative Airlines and your e-tickets will be issued within 24 hours.
How do you set up Apple Pay on your phone?

To start setting up Apple Pay you will need a compatible iPhone. Currently, Apple Pay is available on the following devices, which will all receive the latest iOS 11 updates:

  • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s / 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE

If you have a compatible device, go to the Wallet app and click add credit or debit card. You can then tap add credit or debit card, either scanning a card or entering your security information to set up the new card.

Apple Pay will then prompt you to say your bank may need to verify some information, so you may have to call your bank. Once your bank has verified your card, tap next and you are ready to use Apple Pay.

In brief: Go to Wallet > tap Add Credit or Debit Card > tap Next > scan your card or enter its code > agree to terms and conditions > verify your card with your bank.

Can I book American Airlines flights with Apple Pay?

Of course! You can buy ANY American Airlines flight ticket as well as the 600+ other airlines we ticket on our site and pay using Apple Pay. Check out the American Airlines flight with Apple Pay page to find out more.

Is Apple Pay Later available?

Unfortunately, Apple Pay Later is currently unavailable as a payment option at Alternative Airlines. However, if you’re looking to buy flights and spread the cost over time, we offer several other financing options you can explore including Afterpay, Klarna and Affirm. Check out all of our Buy Now Pay Later options and spread the cost of your flights today!