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Why buy Last-Minute Flights?

Last-minute flights cater to individuals requiring emergency travel or those with adaptable itineraries. Although purchasing a flight on short notice doesn't always result in a lower cost, such flights can occasionally be cheaper than those booked in advance, due to the airline's need to fill the plane.

Booking a flight 'last minute' is preferable a week before your chosen date although some people choose to book a flight and travel the next day. This means you have less chance of double booking on an important date and allows you to have more flexibility. Also sometimes the price of a flight can drop, enabling you to get a last-minute deal.

Sometimes making a booking in advance and planning ahead can be stressful therefore, some people may find it easier to book their flights as soon as they see a deal or feel like going away.

When booking with Alternative Airlines, the majority of our e-tickets are sent to you instantly or within 2 hours. However, please note that in some cases it might take up to 24 hours to receive your e-ticket.

Short Getaway Destinations

Deciding where to go for a last-minute trip can be stressful, here's our suggested locations for a short getaway with a quick flight time and lots to do.


  • Direct flight time from London is 2h 50m and airlines that fly from London to Marbella include Easy Jet, British Airways and Vueling.


  • Direct flight from NYC is 1h 28m and airlines that fly directly from the USA to Canada include Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines, West Jet and Air Transat.

New York City:

  • Direct flight from Boston is 1h 13m and airlines that fly directly from the USA to NYC include Delta, American Airlines, Jet Blue, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines.


  • Direct flight from London is 2h 5m and airlines that fly directly from London to Barcelona include British Airways, Vueling, Iberia, Easy jet and TUI.


  • Direct flight from London is 45m and airlines that fly directly from London to Amsterdam include British Airways, Wizz Air, Easy Jet, TUI and KLM. Amsterdam has businesses that accept crypto and is home to some crypto business start-ups.


  • Direct flight from Dallas is 1h 45m and airlines that fly directly from the USA to Mexico include Frontier, American Airlines, Delta, United and Aeromexico.


  • Direct flight from London is 2h 40m and airlines that fly directly from London to Lisbon include Easy Jet, British Airways, Iberia, Ryan Air and Vueling.

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Why Book a Flight Using Crypto?

There are multiple advantages to buying flights with Cryptocurrency. These being, many cryptocurrencies have a low transaction fee or none at all. They can be used no matter where you are in the world, as long as you have a device which can access the internet, ideal for when you’re not at home or lost your physical cards. Crypto payments are also extremely safe and secure as a result of their decentralised blockchain technology. Book your flights today using cryptocurrency right here at Alternative Airlines.

If you worry about making transactions online then you should know that using crypto is safe. It has built a strong foundation of security, privacy, and compliance which offers customers peace of mind when making payments.

Because of Blockchain technology, users who make payments with some cryptocurrencies are anonymous. This is because the levels of encryption mean that although every purchase made with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is traceable, it can never be associated with a personal identity. This is much like the anonymity of cash purchases.

If you urgently need to book a last-minute flight but are not financially prepared to cover the cost of your flight at the time of booking then using cryptocurrency to pay can help as it's quick and easy which saves financial stress. A lot more people in recent years have been using Cryptocurrencies to pay for travel so it must be doing something right!

Step 1 - Search for last-minute flight

How to Buy Last-Minute Flights with Crypto

Search for flights

Use Alternative Airlines' search form to search for flights from the two destinations that you want to travel between and enter the date that you want to travel on.

In this example, we've decided to search for last-minute flights with a departure date that is one day after booking.

Step 2 - Select last-minute flight that you want to book

How to Buy Last-Minute Flights with Crypto

Pick your last-minute flight

We'll show you all available last-minute flights for the dates and destinations that you've selected. Scroll through the different flights and find the one right for you.

Once you've found the last-minute flight that's right for you, click on it and confirm your selection to proceed.

Step 2 - Select cryptocurrency as payment method

How to Buy Last-Minute Flights with Crypto

Confirm your booking

Fill out the details of each passenger travelling and add any baggage/seats if necessary.

Once you've filled in all the details, select ‘cryptocurrency’ at checkout and then select the crypto that you’d like to pay with. Flights are shown with the price displayed in crypto throughout our booking journey so that you know exactly how much you’ll need to pay with your chosen cryptocurrency.

When payment has been made, your airline tickets will be purchased — it's that easy to buy last-minute flights at Alternative Airlines with crypto!


Top Cryptocurrencies for Travel

Unsure of which Cryptocurrency to use for booking flights? We have chosen the most popular cryptocurrencies used on our website to help you choose the correct one.


At Alternative Airlines, we offer a seamless way to use Bitcoin for booking flights through our cryptocurrency payment providers: xMoney (formerly Utrust), and Crypto. com, Coingate and Binance Pay. This allows travellers to enjoy the advantages of Bitcoin, including increased security, smooth transactions, low fees, and global accessibility, making it a top choice for purchasing flight tickets. Check out our page on buying plane tickets with Bitcoin if you’d like to find out more.


The second-largest cryptocurrency globally stands out as a secure and efficient choice for booking flights through Alternative Airlines. With the ability to make payments from any device with internet access, Ethereum provides unparalleled control over your funds, enabling global purchases without limitations. The absence of interruptions from banks or governments results in fast and seamless transactions, making Ethereum a top choice for those seeking a swift and secure means of booking flights. Find out more on our page about booking flights with Ethereum.

Tether | USDT:

With an impressive transaction processing capability of 50,000 transactions per second, Tether surpasses the transaction speeds of Bitcoin and Ethereum. Supporting multiple currencies, including the US dollar, Great British pound, and Chinese Yuan, Tether provides both stability and versatility. Ensuring security and compliance with international standards, Tether transactions offer a protected and regulated financial environment. Check out our guide on utilizing Tether for flight bookings.

Binance Coin

Binance Coin (BNB), originating from Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange platform, is a top choice for hassle-free flight transactions. Binance ensures high transaction security, making BNB an ideal option for users seeking a trustworthy cryptocurrency payment method. The coin's stability and liquidity provide peace of mind. Head over to our page on booking flights with the Binance Coin for more information.

Ripple | XRP

Opting for Ripple for flight purchases offers benefits like low transaction costs, swift processing, and global accessibility with user-friendly payments. With encrypted and distributed storage of payment information, Ripple ensures security against fraud or unauthorized access. Explore further details on our page that provide information on purchasing flights with Ripple.

USD Coin (USDC):

At Alternative Airlines, you can easily use USDC to pay for your flights through our Crypto Wallet partners, Binance Pay, and Coingate. The benefit? It's a simple and reliable way to make instant payments, with 1 USDC consistently equaling 1 USD. Want to know more about booking flights with US Dollar Coin? Check out our guide.

Cardano | ADA

Opting for ADA at checkout guarantees swift transactions and highlights Cardano's ongoing dedication to advancing technology and security, ensuring a reliable user experience. Cardano prioritizes the protection of financial information, using cryptographic techniques to minimize fraud and data breach risks. If you're interested in finding out more, our page on booking flights with Cardano has all the information you need.

Tron | TRX

When using TRX for flight purchases, benefit from Tron's impressive transaction speed of 2,000 transactions per second, outpacing its competitors like Ethereum and Bitcoin and ensuring a speedy transaction. Moreover, buying TRX involves a 0% transaction fee, offering a cost-effective alternative. Our page dedicated to booking flights with Tron contains all the information you require.

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Where to buy last minute flights?

You can buy last-minute flights here at Alternative Airlines. Follow our step-by-step guide above for a comprehensive overview of how to buy last-minute flights with Alternative Airlines.

Are last minute flights cheaper?

Last-minute flights can be cheaper as the airline might sell its last remaining seats at a cheaper flight to fill the plane. However, this doesn't mean that last-minute flights are always cheaper. If you hold out until the last minute to purchase your flights because you think they'll be cheaper, you might end up disappointed.

How do I find last minute flights?

To find last-minute flights, use our search form at the top of the page. You can search for flights on the same day, the next day or for any other time.

Where to book last-minute weekend trips?

At Alternative Airlines, you can book last-minute weekend flights with ease. If you are looking for places to go on a short getaway break then look no further as we have the perfect locations whether you're looking to go for 2 days or 4.

What is Cryptocurrency?

A cryptocurrency is a currency in virtual or digital form which acts as a method to transact with. Individuals can still make purchases of services and products but have ownership of digital tokens which are stored in a computer database. To make verified and secure transactions, cryptography is used.

Which airlines accept cryptocurrency as payment?

Most airlines don’t accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment on their official websites. However, when you book through Alternative Airlines, you can choose from 600+ airlines and have the option to pay using cryptocurrency. Using the search form at the top of the page, start searching for the flight that best suits your needs and get that crypto travel booked. We offer airlines from all around the world including Delta, American Airlines, Qatar, Lufthansa, British Airways, Emirates and United Airlines. To read more look at our page on crypto-friendly airlines.