10 Reasons to Buy Flights with Afterpay
Written by Mohammad Sajjad Khan
Alternative Payment Methods
Firstly, did you know that Alternative Airlines is the first and only place that you can use Afterpay to buy flights in the US?
At Alternative Airlines, we want our customers to have the flexibility to decide when and how they pay for their flights. That’s why we have partnered with Afterpay and have given our U.S. customers the option to buy their flight tickets now and pay them back later, in 4 payments over 6 weeks. Repaying the cost of your flight in smaller, more affordable payments makes air travel hassle-free and more achievable for more people.
Sounds intriguing, doesn't it? Well, if we’ve got you interested, why not check out our 10 reasons why you should buy flights using Afterpay with Alternative Airlines?
Why buy flights with Afterpay?
1) It’s flexible
Not only is Afterpay flexible in that it lets you pay in 4, over 6 weeks. It also offers two ways of making payments so that you can select the one that works for you. Automatic payments are set up every 2 weeks to pay off the cost of your flights. Or What’s more, if you want to make the full payment before the 6 week period is over, you can pay off the entire cost of your flights at any time!
2) It’s interest free
The wonderful thing about Afterpay is that , unlike the many other buy now pay later payment providers, Afterpay is completely interest-free. Meaning that you'll pay exactly the price that was displayed to you at checkout and no late fees. Just note that late fees may apply and the issuer of your payment method used to repay the Afterpay loan may charge interest or other charges in accordance with the terms and conditions agreement between you and your bank.
3) It’s accepted in 50 states
Afterpay is accepted in 50 states within the U.S as well as in the District of Columbia. In other words, it’s available to any qualifying US resident at least the age of over the age of 18. You can make your Afterpay flight booking through us when you pay in US dollars. Afterpay is also available in Australia and New Zealand too — so watch this space!
4) Travel after you make your first payment
If you pay with Afterpay, depending on when your flight is, you might find yourself travelling before you have even paid back most of the cost of your flight. This gives you a little more money to take away with you.
5) It can be used to buy flights anywhere in the world
In case you didn’t know already, we offer you flights from more than 600 global airlines. These airlines include some of the largest airlines, such as American Airlines, Delta, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates and Lufthansa in addition to more domestic and regional carriers.
6) It's quick
It’s really quick to sign up with Afterpay and only requires your basic details to set up the installment plan. Once you’ve registered, your details are stored in the Afterpay database, this means you won’t have to go through the hassle of filling out your card details each time a payment is made.
7) It’s a safe way to pay
Afterpay is a secure Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) provider and one of the most trusted and well-recognised payment providers out there. Afterpay is a PCI DSS Level 1 certified compliant Service Provider organisation. This is a comprehensive set of requirements created by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to enhance cardholder data security and to ensure the safe handling and storage of sensitive credit card information and data. This is the highest level of security in the payment industry.
As you can see, security is really important to Afterpay and they ensure their users' personal details are always protected.
8) It can help you to travel to several places at one time
If you’re thinking of planning a longer holiday and would like to stop by at a number of different cities or countries as you can in one trip. You can do so through Alternative Airlines as we can help you plan your multi-city route with our multi-stop flight feature. When paying with Afterpay, you will likely be paying in installments even after your holiday is over which is great if you don’t want to be paying for a multi-stop holiday in one go which can seem overwhelming!. So go ahead and make the most out of your trip and book a multi-city flight using Afterpay.
9) It has a great app
The Afterpay app is user friendly and easy-to-use and makes the experience of buying a flight straightforward. The app is like having a personal shopper at hand anytime and anywhere as it is available 24/7. The app is a useful platform and allows you to manage your account, view and make payments, and of course, buy flights with Alternative Airlines!
10) It can help with the cost of adding additional services to your flights
If you’re looking for added comfort, ease and more freedom on your next flight. Alternative Airlines allows you to pre-select your seat, add extra baggage, add cancellation protection onto your flight and even upgrade to a better cabin class. Extra services and flight add-ons become so much more affordable when you have the option to pay them off little by little over an extensive period of time.
How do I buy flights with Afterpay?
Buying flights with Afterpay is really simple and easy. Check out our step-by-step guide on how you can buy flights with Afterpay over at our Afterpay page.
“Love being able to book my flights using Afterpay”
Since partnering with Afterpay, most of our customers who have mentioned that they paid with Afterpay in their feedback have left us a 4 or 5 star review!
The legal bit
You must be over 18, a resident of the U.S. and meet additional eligibility criteria to qualify. Late fees may apply. See www.afterpay.com for complete terms. Loans to California residents made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lenders Law license.
First published: 21/07/21