Fly Now Pay Later FAQs
Where can I book a flight and pay later?
You can book any combination of flights now to pay off later with the online flight search Alternative Airlines. Alternative Airlines accepts the Fly Now Pay Later scheme for over 600 airlines world-wide so you can book now and pay later in installments. The process does not take long and depending on the price of your flight, you will be given an indicated price of how much you need to pay off in monthly installments. It's easy, convenient and secure. You can also read all about buying flights on finance, or otherwise known as booking a flight and paying later, with Alternative Airlines. Read about how Alternative Airlines is a legitimate company if you are unsure and not heard of us.
Can I book flights, fly and pay later?
Yes. With Alternative Airlines, an online flight search, you can select a combination of flights that you wish to fly on and choose to pay off in instalments later with Fly Now Pay Later at the checkout page. The travel agency also offers a wide range of options to buy flights and pay off the airline ticket price later in monthly installments as well. Search any flight on over 600 airlines with Alternative Airlines, confirm the reservation and apply for paying in monthly installments with Fly Now Pay Later. You can simply pay off your flights before and after you fly! You can see all the steps on searching flights with Alternative Airlines before choosing to pay them later here.
Please note, you must fly after 8 days of making your flight reservation if you are choosing to use the Fly Now Pay Later scheme. Other flight finance options where you can buy your airline tickets in monthly installments are PayPal Credit, Affirm or Klarna that are available through www.alternativeairlines.com.
How do I buy a flight and pay later?
To buy a flight and pay later is easy to do through the travel website Alternative Airlines. All you need to do is search using the Search Bar above and when you have found the flights best suited to you, along with the routes and times, you can choose to pay with "Fly Now Pay Later" (if you are UK resident) at the checkout page. You then need to fill out the Fly Now Pay Later application where a soft credit check is made within a matter of seconds. Once you have booked your flights, all you need to do is pay them off later in monthly instalments. If you are in the U.S and you are wanting to book a flight and pay later, you can select Affirm at the checkout page. A soft credit check will also be carried and takes a few seconds.
Can I use Fly Now Pay Later to book last-minute flights?
When choosing the Fly Now Pay Later scheme through Alternative Airlines, your flight departure must be 8 days after you have made your online flight reservation. You can continue to pay off your airline ticket price in monthly instalments after your departure but you cannot fly until 8 days post flight booking. However, if you cannot wait until 8 days to fly but want the flexibility of air travel payments, you can also use PayPal Credit as another flight ticket installment plan on last-minute bought airline tickets. You can also read information on booking flights for funeral reasons if you need to buy these quickly but want to pay for them later.
Can I book flights with Fly Now Pay Later in Pounds Sterling?
Yes, when choosing the Fly Now Pay Later scheme, you can only buy flights in UK Pounds up to £3000 and be able to pay back in monthly installments. Choose GBP in the currency filter and your flight results will be displayed in Pounds Sterling when making a flight search on Alternative Airlines. After you have selected "Fly Now Pay Later" at the checkout page, you have to fill out a short application and once you have submitted this, the service will do a soft check of your UK credit card rating in order to approve the flight payment plan application.
How does Fly Now Pay Later work?
Fly Now Pay Later works as an alternative payment method to book flights online and pay later in 3 - 10 monthly instalments. You are granted up to £3000 in credit with a soft credit check included. Through the online flight search Alternative Airlines, you can find the flights and routes that you require, confirm selection and once you have completed filling out your passenger details, click the "Fly Now Pay Later" button for payment. This will display the amount that is required to pay per month which is based on the price of your flight ticket. A dedicated Fly Now Pay Later window will open and just follow the steps from there in order to buy flights and pay later. To book Fly Now Pay Later flights with Alternative Airlines, you must be a UK resident with a UK phone number and over 18 years old. Please see more of the terms and conditions of using Fly Now Pay Later with Alternative Airlines.
How am I billed when buying flights now and paying later?
If you choose to use Fly Now Pay Later as an alternative payment method for buying flights with Alternative Airlines, you will be notified by email directly from Fly Now Pay Later that your first monthly payment is due and the date that your account was created will be your due date every month for your bills. 7 days before your due date each month, your bill will be created to advise you that your monthly installment is due for payment. If you are looking for bill me later flights, you can use PayPal Credit which is the rebranded service of Bill Me Later.
Can I buy flights now and pay later with no credit check?
No. You cannot book flights and pay later without a credit check being carried out. You can buy flights now and pay later with Alternative Airlines and when you choose to use "Fly Now Pay Later" at the checkout page, a soft credit check is made to determine if you are eligible to buy your flights and pay later. The credit check is quick and an instant credit decision is made rapidly. This is the same if you choose to buy flights with Affirm and pay later.
Can I set up a payment plan for flights?
Yes, with Alternative Airlines, you can select a range of flights from different airlines and choose various flight payment plan options, depending where you are located in the world. It doesn't take long to set up and helps you to be able to book now and pay for your flights later. If you are a UK resident, you can search and select flights above and select "Fly Now Pay later" at the checkout which will take you through to the application. This will allow you to travel now and pay later. This can be on airlines including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and many more.
Are there Fly Now Pay Later deals?
Yes, Alternative Airlines allows you to save money off your flight ticket monthly installment plan. We advise to check in with this page now and again or sign up to "My Account" with Alternative Airlines to find out the latest news, offers and fly now pay later voucher codes. You can also get discounted airline tickets to pay off in instalments when using Alternative Airlines' PayPal voucher codes when booking with PayPal Credit.
Is there a Fly Now Pay Later scheme for UK flights?
Yes, with Alternative Airlines, you can choose to pay with "Fly Now Pay Later" at the checkout page. It is for UK based customers only and works for international and domestic flights from and within the UK. To use this alternative payment method you have to be a UK resident, with a UK mobile number and over 18 years of age. It's a great payment plan if you need to pay for flights in monthly instalments, such as buying flights to Australia and pay later!
Can I spread the cost of holidays?
Yes, you can book your flights for your holiday and pay later when booking through Alternative Airlines. This is easily done by choosing to use the payment method Fly Now Pay Later at the payment page and pay back in 3, 6 or 12 monthly instalments. Flight prices can be up to £3000 if you are using the Fly Now Pay Later method. You can use other payment plan options too to help you spread the cost of your air travel - handy for sorting out all your holiday expenses!
Can I reserve my flights and pay later?
Yes with Alternative Airlines, you can search for flights from over 600 airlines to go around the world and select the flights that are suited to you and pay off with monthly payments. To be able to reserve your flight and pay the ticket price later, all you need to do is use the Search Bar and input the depature and destination you wish to fly to and from and then select "Fly Now Pay Later" at the checkout and it will take you through to the Fly Now Pay later application page. This is where you will find out how much you will need to pay in monthly installments on your airfares. A credit check will be performed on you and once approved, you can then fly away and pay another day! Please note that a deposit may be required first when you book your flights.
How long does it take to apply for Fly Now Pay Later?
A Fly Now Pay Later application does not take long and can be made in just a few minutes. All you need to is choose the flights and dates you wish to fly on for your holiday via the online flight search Alternative Airlines. Then when you are at the check out page you can then choose "Fly Now Pay Later" and apply via the website where they will perform a credit check and provide you with an instant credit decision in just a few seconds. Your monthly payments will be decided for you and once a down payment has been made you are ready to fly away and pay later, whenever is convenient for you. The payments can be paid monthly from 3 - 12 months.
Can I use Fly Now Pay Later to fly to America?
The Fly Now Pay Later payment plan can be used to book transatlantic flights to America or USA from UK and to return. Your flight reservation must depart from a UK airport and return to a UK airport. A deposit may be required first before you can begin paying your flights off later. Once you have flown to the USA, you can also book a fly now pay later payment plan with Delta airlines, American Airlines or United using our other alternative flight payment plans. For example, you can book Delta flights and pay later with options such as PayPal Credit after making a Fly Now Pay Later reservation with Alternative Airlines. A Fly Now Pay Later application can be made in just a few minutes. Apply via the website and they will perform a credit check and provide you with an instant credit decision in just a few seconds.
What is the spending limit on my Fly Now Pay Later account?
You can now make flight ticket purchases of between £100 - £3000 with Fly Now Pay Later if you are a UK resident customer. So you can book your flights now with Alternative Airlines, pay later and spend up to £3000 without feeling that your bank account took a huge hit! When you have selected Fly Now Pay Later as a method of payment at the checkout then you you will be offered instant finance to help you spread the cost of your airline tickets over 3 - 12 months. You will then be issued your e-ticket and invoiced by Fly Now Pay Later with full information of your due monthly payments.
Is there a credit check when using Fly Now Pay Later?
Yes a credit check is carried out when using Fly Now Pay Later with Alternative Airlines. The credit check happens after you have selected your choice of flights and when you completed the application for Fly Now Pay Later at the checkout page. A credit decision is made instantly after you have submitted your application. Fly Now pay Later themselves do an eligibility check on your credit which only takes seconds!
Can I buy flights now and pay off with low monthly payments?
Yes. You can pay back flight tickets in low monthly payments with Fly Now Pay Later. However, the monthly installments quoted to you are dependent on the airline ticket price that you have chosen to purchase. The higher the price of the ticket, the more you will have to pay back each month. You can pay off the airline tickets in 3, 6 or 12 monthly payments, before, during or after your trip when you choose to book your flights online with Affirm or Fly Now Pay Later. So you can reserve your flights and pay later and it is a convenient way to pay off flight payments instead of doing it one full transaction. Please note that an deposit may be required first before you can begin paying off flights in installments.
Are airfare payment plans available?
Yes there are payment plans available for airfares, with Alternative Airlines. The travel website provides the Fly Now Pay Later scheme, Affirm and PayPal Credit to pay for flights from over 600 airlines and allow you to spread the cost. With Fly Now Pay Later, you can fly domestically within the UK or internationally and pay off the payment later in 3, 6 or even 12 monthly installments! It's a convenient way to pay for your flight expenses for you and family or even corporate travel. If you fancy a holiday to Egypt, you can fly on Air Cairo combined with other airlines for example and pay off the airfare with the Fly Now Pay Later payment plan offered. Please note that each payment plan have different eligibility rules.
Can I buy flights in monthly instalments?
Yes. You can buy flights and pay in monthly instalments if you choose to use Fly Now Pay Later, Affirm or PayPal Credit when booking with Alternative Airlines. Soft credit checks are carried out and the processes are quick to determine if you are eligible to buy your flights now and pay later. You can see all the information on buying flights on finance with Alternative Airlines. When choosing Fly Now Pay Later as payment method for your flight tickets, you can repay back earlier if you prefer and this will be with no extra charges. You can choose to continue paying the monthly instalments on the chosen date that you withdrew the loan for flights or repay back earlier if it feels easier for you.
Can I pay for flights in two instalments instead of spreading the cost?
You can pay for monthly instalments with Fly Now Pay Later or you you can split the cost of your airline tickets into two when using Split Your Payment, when booking via Alternative Airlines. Therefore, this can be done with two different payment options. With Split Your Payment, you can pay with two payment types for one transaction. However, you can choose when or how often you want to pay off your flight payments with Fly Now Pay Later. Alternative Airlines also offers other flight ticket instalment options.
When will I receive Fly Now Pay Later booking confirmation?
Once you have chosen your flights and selected "Fly Now Pay Later" through Alternative Airlines' booking website and your application has been accepted via Fly Now Pay Later, your flight ticket reservation will be confirmed. The Customer Service Team at Alternative Airlines will send you your flight e-tickets and invoice to the e-mail address that you used to make your flight booking with us. If you have any questions regarding your e-ticket bought with Fly Now Pay Later via Alternative Airlines, you can contact [email protected] Please note that an initial deposit may be required before starting the Fly Now Pay Later plan.
Do Alternative Airlines offer flight payment plans?
Alternative Airlines does offer airfare payment plans for a range of flights around the world. Once you have chosen the flights you have searched for and wish to fly on, you can set up a Fly Now Pay Later payment plan, or choose from the other finance plans available, to pay off the airfare price in monthly instalments. This makes the expenses for your air travel easy and convenient and your trip more enjoyable knowing that you can fly off and pay later. Example airline tickets can include Eurowings, Virgin and American Airlines.
Can I buy flights to go outside of the UK and pay later?
Yes. When booking flights with the travel website Alternative Airlines, you can either pay in a one off transaction or buy flights and pay later in monthly installments. You can book flights to fly from the United Kingdom and pay off later if you choose to pay with the Fly Now Pay Later scheme. Buying flights and paying them off later is a convenient way to travel if you are unable to pay your flight bookings off in one transaction. You can also buy flights to America, such as New York or even to Patagonia, and pay off later in installments. You can find information on what buying now and paying later is at the top of this page. However, if you are based in the US, you can book any airline ticket for example and pay the price over time with Affirm. This can include airlines such as Ying'an Airlines, Wizz Air and US Airways.
Can I use Fly Now Pay Later outside the UK?
The terms of using the Fly Now Pay Later scheme to pay off flights in monthly installments is only for UK residents. However, you can buy flights flying internationally from the UK and pay off later such as flights to India or to anywhere else in the world with Fly Now Pay Later and Alternative Airlines. Indian airlines that we accept the use of the Fly Now Pay Later scheme include Air India, Air India Express and even the low cost Indian airline SpiceJet. Please ensure that you are flying from the UK and returning so that these are connecting flights. Alternative Airlines also offers other flight payment installment plans which are PayPal Credit, Klarna and Affirm. Affirm is a trusted US based loan company that has partnered with Alternative Airlines to allow US customers to buy flights and spread the cost over time.
If you are based in India and paying your flights via mobile smartphone, you can also use airtel when booking via Alternative Airlines.
Can I pay off flights that are expensive later?
Yes. Alternative Airlines understand that buying flights can be a big transaction and you have your whole family to think of including the rest of the holiday expenses! So Alternative Airlines helps you with offering the chance to book flights now and pay later. You want to fly in Business Class in Emirates but prefer to pay later? Then paying with Fly Now Pay Later gives you the options to upgrade airline classes. Fly any long or short-haul flight, try out Business or Premium Class and pay the flight price off later. You can even buy Virgin Atlantic flights or flights to Canada or Australia now and pay later.
Can I buy flights to Australia and pay later?
Yes. You can search and buy any flight to Australia and pay using Fly Now Pay Later with Alternative Airlines. This is great for gap year students who are thinking of venturing off and want to spread the cost of their flight travel. Please ensure that you are departing from and returning to the UK and searching with GBP to be able to use the Fly Now Pay Later scheme at the payment page. You can use PayPal Credit too to spread the cost of flights to Australia and any onward journeys.
Can I fly to Canada now and pay later?
Yes. If you book flights to Canada with the flight search Alternative Airlines, you can pay later when selecting Fly Now Pay Later at the checkout page. If you are a US resident and wanting to buy flights to Canada, you must select Affirm at the payment page. It's a convenient option if you are looking for flights to Canadian destinations such as Calgary or Edmonton and pay off the ticket prices later.
Can I book Vegas flights now and pay later?
So you're looking to go see the bright lights and sites of Vegas? Well with Alternative Airlines you can buy flights now to Vegas and pay later. Choose your departure airport on our flight search website to McCarren International Aiport as your destination and once you have selected the flights that suit your dates and timing, then select Fly Now Pay Later (if you are a UK resident). US customers can choose Affirm to fly to Las Vegas now and pay later with Alternative Airlines! You can book all your future trips to Vegas or other destinations with Fly Now Pay Later or with the variety of payment plan options available.
Can I fly now and pay later on Delta?
Yes, with Alternative Airlines, the online flight search, you can buy Delta airline tickets now and pay later. All you need to do is search for the Delta flights and routes you want and select "Fly Now Pay Later" at the checkout page. Ensure that you are departing from and/or returning to the UK if you choose to use Fly Now Pay Later to book Delta flights and pay later. If you are not a UK resident but wish to buy Delta airline tickets and pay later, then you can also use PayPal Credit or Affirm.
When will I receive my Fly Now Pay Later flight instalment bill?
You will be given a due date to pay your monthly bills of your airline tickets directly from Fly Now Pay Later via email. The email will have details of your monthly bill and this is sent 7 days before your due date. The first monthly payment is due one calendar month from the date your account was created. This is the date you booked your airline ticket transaction with Alternative Airlines. After this, all bills will be on the same day of each month, otherwise known as the due date. You can ammend this date by contacting [email protected]
Can I pay for somebody else's travel if I'm not the account holder?
Yes, the Fly Now Pay Later account holder doesn't have to be the passenger that is traveling. Search and select the flights that you need from over 650 airlines, insert the details of the passenger flying, then select the 'Fly Now Pay Later' option at the checkout to begin the flight payment plan. Please note that the account holder is responsible for the terms and conditions of the Fly Now Pay Later payments that are due. You can read about how to buy flights as a gift for someone else.
What airlines accept Fly Now Pay Later?
You can buy airline tickets from over 600 airlines with Fly Now Pay Later through Alternative Airlines. As an online flight search, you can find any airline with the routes you wish to go, book them and pay later. Airlines you can use Fly Now Pay Later on include Delta Airlines, British Airways, American Airlines and many more. Please ensure that you use Fly Now Pay Later if you are departing and returning to the UK and if you are departing after 8 days of reserving your flights. Other airlines also include United Airlines where you can book flights and pay later.
Can I book American Airlines ticket on a fly now pay later plan?
Yes. With Alternative Airlines, you can choose various alternative flight payment plans so you can have the affordability and flexibility to fly with American Airlines. If you choose Fly Now Pay Later, you have to be a UK resident and depart and return to the UK. However, you can also choose to use Affirm or PayPal Credit to book American Airlines tickets and pay later if you are based in the USA. This also applies to any other airline based in USA and from over 600 airlines. For example you can buy United Airlines flights now and pay later with Alternative Airlines.
Can I buy Gulf Air tickets and pay later?
Yes you can buy any Gulf Air airline ticket and choose to pay later when booking through Alternative Airlines. Buying flight tickets now and paying later is also known as buying flights on finance. US residents can buy Gulf Air tickets and pay back in instalments with Affirm or if you are a UK customer, you can use Fly Now Pay Later. A soft credit check will be made to see if you are eligible to buy Gulf Air tickets and pay back later.
What travel agencies accept Fly Now Pay Later?
Alternative Airlines, the online travel agency offers various plans to book flights and pay later. You can choose to use the flight payment plan Fly Now Pay Later to pay for flights in monthly instalments or pay with PayPal Credit. Please ensure you are within the correct criteria to use Fly Now Pay Later on flights and paying in GBP. Once you have selected the flights you want, choose to buy them in easy installment payments and the agency will email you your booking confirmation.
Can I repay back my flight ticket monthly payments early?
Yes you can pay back your airline tickets earlier than the final date for full payment if this is easier for you. There is no extra charge to do this if you choose Fly Now Pay Later when booking via Alternative Airlines. Alternative Airlines accepts travelers to buy flights now and pay back in monthly instalments as well as be able to repay the full price ticket if you longer wish to continue paying back the tickets in installments.
Which travel websites accept Fly Now Pay Later payments?
Alternative Airlines is a travel site that offers Fly Now Pay Later at the checkout. You are not directed you to another website, your airline tickets are sent to you as an e-ticket once you have been accepted for the fly now pay later finance plan. The application includes a soft credit check to see if you are eligible to buy flights now and pay in monthly instalments. The soft credit check process is quick and once you have been accepted, your booking is confirmed and you will recieve your airline e-ticket by e-mail. To use Fly Now Pay Later, all you need to do is search flights from the departure airport to the the airport you wish to fly to and select 'Fly Now Pay Later' at the payment page if you are a UK resident. You can then pay off your flight payments in installments even after you fly. An alternative to Fly Now Pay Later is PayPal Credit to buy flights now and pay later.
What travel website allows me to pay off flights in monthly installments?
The flight travel website Alternative Airlines allows you to book flights now and pay later in monthly installments with the different payment plans offered. So you can buy flights on finance or layaway flights. This works by first making a flight search from and to places around the world via www.alternativeairlines.com. Once you have found the flight combination, result and timing that suits you, you then fill out your passenger details for the e-tickets and then select "Fly Now Pay Later" button at the checkout. This will open a window dedicated to Fly Now Pay Later where you make an application to pay off your flight ticket price in installments and then a credit check is made. This takes a matter of seconds and once approved, you will be able to pay off your airline ticket prices later in monthly payments. You can also choose how many months you want to pay your flights off in instalments. If you are non-UK resident and the Fly Now Pay Later scheme is not applicable to you, you can see all the financing flight ticket options that Alternative Airlines offers for travelers.
Can I use Fly Now Pay Later with different airline tickets?
You can choose to use Fly Now Pay Later on a wide range of airline tickets, from over 650 airlines, when searching and booking flights with Alternative Airlines. You can even choose to buy a mixture of tickets if you do a multi-city search. Example airlines you can choose to use the Fly Now Pay Later scheme include Southwest Airlines, US Airways or even used to pay off your flights in monthly instalments to the Caribbean and fly on either Flycana or Caribbean Airlines.
Can I buy flights online now and pay later?
Yes with Alternative Airlines, you can buy any flights on over 600 airlines and pay online later. This is also described as an option to pay monthly for flight tickets. You can search for any flight or a combination of flights on the Alternative Airlines website and choose to pay later online with the "Fly Now Pay Later" option at the payment check out or Affirm. The whole booking process is done online so you can find your flights via www.alternativeairlines.com, choose the ones that are suitable for you and select Fly Now Pay Later to start paying off your flights in monthly instalments.
Can I fly now and pay later with bad credit?
You cannot choose use the Fly Now Pay Later scheme if you have bad or poor credit. If you are looking to buy flights to pay later in monthly instalments, a credit check will be carried out first via Fly Now Pay Later. If it is suspected that you have "bad" credit, your application will be rejected. To use the Fly Now Pay Later payment option on flights, a credit check will be made on you when you submit your application. You will be notified within seconds to see if your application was accepted. Find out about credit checks with Fly Now Pay Later to asses if you can apply and be able to travel in the near future and pay later.
Can I only book flights through Fly Now Pay Later?
No, when using the Fly Now Pay Later scheme, you can also reserve all your travel-related needs and pay back instalments. When booking flights online with Alternative Airlines, you can only use the Fly Now Pay Later payment scheme for flights, however you are able to choose a wide range of different flights to go anywhere in the world and pay the price off later. You can also reserve your airline seat during the booking process if you are wanting to buy your flights and pay later.
If you have any other questions about paying off flight tickets in monthly installments, our dedicated Customer Service team are only a phone call away and will be happy to help you. Our office is open 8:00am to 20:00pm GMT every single day. Call us on +44 1293 874 921 or find our other payment information which include Discover, PayPal, JCB, Android Pay and even Google Pay! You can also contact Fly Now Pay Later about application processes or waiting for refunds. If you are wanting to know more about paying flights for flights with PayPal, you can read our 10 reasons why to use PayPal blog!
If you are unsure about using Fly Now Pay Later as a flight payment option, you can also look at our other choice of financing airline ticket options. We also offer the US based loan option Affirm and PayPal Credit to book flights and pay later.