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Buy Now, Pay Later Flights

Looking to buy flights in instalments? Prefer to pay for your flight tickets weekly, bi-weekly or monthly? Alternative Airlines can help.

With Alternative Airlines, you can book flights now on over 650 airlines such as United, British Airways and American Airlines and pay later with different payment plan options available. Check out with either Affirm, KlarnaZip, Afterpay, Clearpay, Postpay, Laybuy, Tabby, or one of our other options, and pay for your flights later.

A Fly Now Pay Later plan is a convenient and easy way to buy flights that helps you manage your budget. It allows you to spread the cost of flights on airlines such as United Airlines or Virgin Atlantic to destinations like Las Vegas, Tokyo, Bogotá, Delhi, Rome, Copenhagen or ANYWHERE in the world that you'd like to go.

Even if you're on the go, in a hurry and catching a last-minute flight, Fly Now Pay Later doesn't require any pre-planning. You can book today and fly tomorrow without having to pay until a later date. See all the Buy Now, Pay Later options available at Alternative Airlines.

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What is Fly Now Pay Later?

Fly Now Pay Later (or Buy Now Pay Later) is a way for you to spread the cost of flight bookings into small interest-free payments or over instalments with Alternative Airlines. Instalments can be paid back monthly, weekly or bi-weekly, depending on the payment provider and plan you choose.

You can choose from over 10 different Fly Now Pay Later payment providers, including Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm, Zip and many more. The payment provider available to you will differ depending on which country you're buying from. View all the available options of our pay-later plans for airline tickets.

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Can I Travel Now and Pay Later?

Yes, you can buy flights in instalments today with Alternative Airlines and pay over a fixed number of weekly, biweekly or monthly instalments rather than upfront. This is an ideal payment option for last-minute, spontaneous or unbudgeted travel.

At Alternative Airlines, we offer many ways for you to book your flights now and pay later. Some of the plans we offer are provided by Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm, Zip, Postpay and Tabby, among many others.

How to Buy Flights and Pay Later

Step 1 - Search for Flights

Search for your ideal flight

Fill in the search form with your destinations, dates and the number of people travelling - click the 'Search flights' button and select the flights that are most suitable for you.

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Step 2 - Select Fly Now Pay Later as payment option

Choose any Fly Now Pay Later option available

Select from the Fly Now Pay Later options available - different payment plan providers will be available depending on your country of residence and the currency you're paying in.

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Step 3 - Pick your plan

Pick your plan

Pick the best payment plan that works for you and see if you're eligible. You'll then have to follow instructions, put in a few details and a soft credit check will be performed - all done in a matter of seconds!

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Step 4 - flights confirmed

Grab your tickets & pay later

Once your application has been accepted, your flight booking will be confirmed and you'll receive your e-ticket from Alternative Airlines in your e-mail inbox.

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Fly Now, Pay Later Monthly

Monthly instalments are when you pay back the cost of your flights over several months. We offer payment plans that span from 3–18 months and payments are made once a month.

Monthly instalments are a fantastic way to book Fly Now Pay Later flights as they usually don't require you to pay anything at the time of booking. All you need to do is confirm your flight and make your 1st payment the following month. You can search for any international or domestic flight through Alternative Airlines and worry about the cost later! Buying flights now and being able to pay back later makes your entire trip easier to budget and more enjoyable.

Give yourself more time to pay for your airline tickets and spread the cost of your holiday arrangements using a Fly Now Pay Later scheme. It's a quick and convenient flight payment instalment plan that takes seconds to apply.

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Booking Flights with Alternative Airlines is Even Easier With Fly Now Pay Later

We hear you - you've got planes to catch but bills to pay. Buying flights now and paying them back later for them sounds ideal, right? Alternative Airlines is delighted to accept various Fly Now Pay Later schemes as a way to pay for any airline ticket around the world. With our Buy Now Pay Later options, you can find the flights you want and pay later when you want, with a plan that best suits you.

We have loads of different options for you to fly now and pay later, from the best-known Buy Now Pay Later providers, including Affirm, Afterpay, Klarna, Zip and many more.

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Can I fly now and pay later?

Yes, the Fly Now Pay Later payment plans that we offer provide our customers with the option to spread the cost of flight bookings, on over 650 airlines, over a period of time. Our Buy Now Pay Later and monthly payment plan options make up just a number of the 40+ alternative payment methods that we're proud to offer around the world.

How does Fly Now Pay Later work?

Our Fly Now Pay Later schemes work as an alternative payment method to book flights online, allowing you to confirm your flight today and pay back at a later date in monthly or weekly instalments.

Whichever Fly Now Pay Later option you choose, the amount that is required to pay back will be displayed at the time of booking, so that you know exactly how much you have to pay and when you have to pay it by.

Monthly or bi-weekly reminders by email or SMS will be sent for due payments. View all the Fly Now Pay Later schemes that Alternative Airlines accepts which include the likes of Affirm, PayPal Credit, Afterpay and Klarna.

Why use Fly Now Pay Later?

Quite simply, it makes flying more affordable.

Using a Fly Now Pay Later scheme allows you to book a flight and pay with either a weekly or a monthly plan that suits you. This means that you don't have to wait for your next pay cheque or save up in advance. It also helps you budget more efficiently for your upcoming trip by breaking up the cost into easy-to-manage instalments.

Buying flight tickets can be expensive, especially when they're international, last-minute or for the family. A Fly Now Pay Later payment method can really help you out by allowing you to spread the cost over time. Are you wanting to buy gap year flights to Australia but need flexibility? Interested in buying flights now to New Zealand but don't have the cash right now? Buy Now Pay Later is perfect for you. The application is easy to process and the monthly payments are transparent and automatic.

Where can I apply for Fly Now Pay Later?

A Fly Now Pay Later plan can be applied through Alternative Airlines, at checkout, for a combination of airlines. Select from one of the payment options that states either 'Buy Now pay later', 'Pay in 4 instalments' or 'Pay over time' to begin the Fly Now Pay Later process.

Where can I use Fly Now Pay Later?

A Fly Now Pay Later plan can be used through Alternative Airlines to repay airline tickets in easy-to-manage payments made over time. Plans available are provided by a number of our different partners, including Afterpay, Zip, PayPal Credit, Klarna, Affirm and more.

How long does it take to apply for a Fly Now Pay Later plan?

Applying to use one of our Fly Now Pay Later schemes doesn't take long to set up and can be done in just a few minutes at checkout. Depending on the 'Pay Later' option you choose, a quick, soft credit check will be carried out and provide you with an instant credit decision in just a few seconds. If your application is successful and an initial down payment is made, the instalment plan will be decided and you are ready to Fly Now Pay Later.

Is there a credit check when using a Fly Now Pay Later?

A soft credit check is carried out depending on the Fly Now Pay Later payment option chosen at checkout. This is to determine if you are eligible to be able to pay back the due payments on time. The checking process happens after you have selected to use it at the checkout page and applied. The pay-later option that you have chosen will do a quick eligibility check and the credit decision is made instantly after you have submitted your application.

Can I fly now and pay later with bad credit?

Depending on which Fly Now Pay Later scheme that is chosen at checkout, it cannot be used if you have bad or poor credit. Credit checks for plans are carried out when you submit your application to use the Buy Now Pay Later payment option on flights. You'll be notified within seconds to see if your application was accepted. If it's suspected that you have 'bad' credit, your application will be rejected.

How am I invoiced when buying flights now and paying later?

Customers using a Fly Now Pay Later service as a payment option for buying flights, such as Klarna, PayPal Credit, or Affirm, will be notified by email directly from the chosen service and will receive reminders of the payments due.

E-tickets for the flight booking and invoice will be sent to the e-mail address that was used to set up the reservation. If you have any questions regarding your e-ticket bought with a Fly Now Pay Later scheme via Alternative Airlines, you can contact

Can I pay off somebody else's flights later if I'm not the account holder?

Yes, the Fly Now Pay Later plan account holder doesn't have to be the passenger that is travelling. Flights can still be selected and the details of the passenger flying filled out, then a pay later scheme can be chosen at the checkout. Please note that the account holder is responsible for the terms and conditions of the payment plan chosen and payments due. You can read about how to buy flights as a gift for someone else.

What is the spending limit to fly now pay later?

The spending limit is dependent on the Fly Now Pay Later option you choose to make for your flight ticket purchase. For example, Affirm loans can provide up to $15,000 and PayPal Credit is the line of credit that you require for your purchase amount.

So you can book your flights now with Alternative Airlines and pay later without feeling that your bank account took a huge hit! When you have selected one of the Fly Now Pay Later schemes as a method of payment at checkout, you will be offered payment plans to help you spread the cost of your airline tickets over 3–18 months. You will then be issued your e-ticket and invoiced monthly with full information about your due monthly payments.

Which airlines accept Fly Now Pay Later?

You can book flight tickets using Buy Now Pay Later plans from over 600 airlines through the online travel agency Alternative Airlines. Airlines include Delta Airlines, British Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines and many more where you can book flights and pay later (like bill me later).

Can I book last-minute flights and pay later?

Last-minute flights can be booked and paid later with Alternative Airlines. Choose one of our pay later options at checkout. You can then continue to pay off your airline ticket price in monthly or weekly instalments after your departure.

Please note the amount of time allowed to book a flight at the "last-minute" as this is down to the airline reservation time allowance and credit checks subject to approval. Read information on booking flights for funeral or in the event of a death if you need to fly now but want to pay for them later.

Where can I book a flight and pay later?

Flights from over 650 airlines world-wide can be booked now and paid off either later in in bi-weekly or monthly payments with Alternative Airlines, using the flight payment schemes available.

So you can simply pay off your flights before, during and after you fly. 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 over time. Klarna can be used in a variety of currencies such as Swedish Krona and Norwegian Krone.

Can I book flights online now and pay later?

Yes, any flight from over 650 airlines booked with Alternative Airlines, such as Alaska Airlines or Air Mauritius, can be paid off later with the options available. All you need to do is use the Search Bar and input the departure and destination you wish to fly to and from. Then select either one of our buy now pay later payment options at the checkout and it will take you through to their individual application pages.

This is where you'll find out how much you'll need to pay in monthly instalments 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. Read all the ways to spread the cost of flights. This is also described as paying monthly or installments for flight tickets. The whole booking process is done online.

How do I buy a flight ticket and pay later?

To book a flight and pay back the ticket cost later is easy to do. All you need to do is use the Search Bar above to find the flights best suited to you, along with the routes and times, then simply select your preferred 'pay later' option at checkout. We offer different pay-later plans depending on your country of residence. If you're using Fly Now Pay Later in the USA, customers can select Afterpay, Affirm, Klarna or PayPal Credit.

UK residents can choose from PayPal Credit, Zip, Klarna or Clearpay. When you choose your pay-later option, such as one of our PayPal Credit payment plans, you will then be guided through a simple, safe, and transparent application process.

Can I book flights and pay later in different currencies?

The Fly Now, Pay Later schemes accepted can be used with either UK Pounds, US Dollar, Euros, Canadian Dollars, Australian Dollars, United Arab Emirates Dirham and more. Customers in the UK making a flight search in GBP should use PayPal Credit, Clearpay, Zip or Klarna to pay back the ticket price later. Customers paying in US Dollars can book with Afterpay, Affirm, Klarna or PayPal Credit at checkout. Note that restrictions do apply.

Can I set up a payment plan for flights?

A selection of flight ticket payment plan options are available to be able to book your flights now and pay off later on different airlines around the world, through Alternative Airlines. The plans and simple applications do not take long to fill out or set up once flights have been chosen.

If you are a UK resident, you can confirm flights and select PayPal Credit or Klarna at checkout, or even Affirm when booking with Alternative Airlines. This can be on airlines including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and many more.

Is there a Fly Now Pay Later scheme for UK flights?

Yes, with Alternative Airlines, UK residents can choose to buy flight tickets and pay later with Clearpay, Klarna, PayPal Credit or Zip at the checkout page. These schemes work for international and domestic flights from over 650 airlines. US residents can use Affirm or Afterpay to book flight tickets and pay later. The payment plans are great if you need to pay for flights in monthly installments, such as to Australia and pay later!

Can I spread the cost of holidays?

Yes, you can book flights for your holiday and pay later when booking through Alternative Airlines. Choose from one of our payment plan options available, which lets you travel now, pay later — handy for sorting out all your holiday expenses!

If you’re looking to vacation now and pay later, Alternative Airlines has a number of payment plans that let you pay off your flights later, or in installments. Great if a Safari is on your bucket list! Your dream vacation is within reach — book your flights to the Masai Mara in Kenya for your Safari trip today!

Are there fly now pay later deals?

Yes, Alternative Airlines allows you to save money off your flight ticket monthly installment plan through our dedicated flight deals page for all the latest offers. If you’re looking for cheap airfare, Alternative Airlines can help! For example, use one of Alternative Airlines’ exclusive voucher codes and enjoy discounted ticket prices when you book your flights using PayPal or PayPal Credit. We advise to check in with this page now and again or subscribe to our mailing list to find out the latest news, offers and fly now pay later voucher codes.

Can I use Fly Now Pay Later to fly to America?

Flights to destinations like New York or even to Patagonia can be booked using a Fly Now Pay Later plan and paid off later in instalments. If you're unable to pay your flight tickets off in one transaction, Buy Now Pay Later plans are ideal for you. An initial deposit may be required. For example, you can book Delta flights and pay later with other options such as PayPal Credit, Afterpay or Affirm with Alternative Airlines. This can include flights with airlines such as United Airlines and American Airlines.

Are airfare payment plans available?

You can choose from a selection of airfare payment plans to pay for either international or domestic airline tickets in instalments with Alternative Airlines, on airlines such as Frontier Airlines, Volaris and more. It's a flexible way to reserve flights and be able to pay off your travel expenses for you and your family or even for business travel. If you fancy a holiday to Egypt, you can fly on Air Cairo combined with other airlines and pay off the airfare with the Fly Now Pay Later payment plans offered. Please note that each Fly Now Pay Later payment plan has different eligibility rules.

Can I buy flights in monthly installments?

Yes, you can buy flights now and pay later in 3–18 monthly instalments or weekly/bi-weekly instalments. The airline tickets can be paid off before, during or after your trip. Please note that the monthly instalments quoted to you are dependent on the airline ticket price that you have chosen to purchase.

So the higher the price of the ticket, the more you will have to pay back each month but it still allows you to reserve your flights and pay later. Please note that a deposit may be required first before you can begin paying off flights in instalments. You can see all the information on pay-later schemes here with Alternative Airlines.

Can I pay for flight tickets in two separate payments instead of spreading the cost over time?

The payment option 'Pay with 2 Ways' allows you to divide the cost of your airline tickets into two at checkout. You can pay for your flight tickets with two payment types, either with a credit and debit card or two PayPal accounts, in one transaction. Or divide with a friend or family member. There is also the option to pay for plane tickets in monthly instalments with 'book now pay later' plans available.

Can I buy international flights from the UK and pay later?

Yes. When booking flights with Alternative Airlines, you can either pay for your tickets in one transaction or pay later either bi-weekly or in monthly instalments. Flight payment instalment options that are accepted are Klarna, PayPal Credit and Affirm.

You can buy flights flying internationally from the UK and pay them off later, such as flights to India or to anywhere else in the world, with Fly Now Pay Later payment plans. Indian airlines include Air India, Air India Express and even the low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet. If you are based in India and paying for 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 by offering the chance to book flights now and pay later. Do you want to fly in Business Class with Emirates but prefer to pay later? Then paying with Fly Now Pay Later plans gives you the option 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 repay back my monthly payments for my flight early?

Monthly payments for your flight tickets can be paid back earlier than the final date for full payment when choosing Fly Now Pay Later plans as a way to pay. There is no extra charge to do this. Or you can choose to continue paying the monthly installments on the chosen date that you withdrew the loan for your flights if this is easier for you. This also applies to other Fly Now Pay Later plans accepted by Alternative Airlines.

Please note that the repayments must be made back to the instalment program you have chosen and soft credit checks are carried out to determine if you are eligible to buy your flights now and pay later.

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 and still spread the cost of those tickets over time.

You can book multi-city flights on all of the airlines available at Alternative Airlines, including Emirates, Delta, British Airways and more. For example, airlines that you can use the Fly Now Pay Later schemes with include Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. You can even use these plans to pay off your flights in monthly instalments to the Caribbean and fly on either Flycana or Caribbean Airlines.

Can I buy flights to Australia and pay later?

Yes. You can search and buy any flight to Australia and pay using one of the Fly Now Pay Later options such as PayPal Credit, Afterpay, Affirm, Klarna and more 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 to Australia and any onward journeys over time.

Can I fly to Canada now and pay later?

Yes. Canadian customers can pay for their air travel in short easy payments with Affirm in Canadian Dollars (CAD). 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. You can checkout with any of the different Buy Now Pay Later options that we offer within Canada at checkout.

Can I book flights to Las Vegas 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 or many other destinations around the world and pay later.

Use the Search Bar to choose your departure airport and select McCarren International Airport (Las Vegas airport) as your destination. Once you have selected the flights that suit your dates and timing, then select one of our Buy Now Pay Later options available at checkout.

Can I book a Delta airlines ticket and pay later?

Alternative Airlines offers the option to book Delta tickets and pay later with a range of fly now pay later schemes. We offer a number of Delta payment options at checkout. Start searching for your Delta flights to spread the cost of your tickets and pay later for your Delta tickets with Alternative Airlines.

Can I book American Airlines tickets and pay later?

Yes. With Alternative Airlines, you can choose to use various alternative flight payment options to pay for your American Airlines flights.

What travel agencies accept fly now pay later?

Alternative Airlines is an online travel agency that accepts Buy Now PayLater payment plans for flights, all at the point of checkout. The 'pay later' plans available are Afterpay, Klarna, PayPal Credit, Affirm, Zip and many more. Each provider offers a different plan, so make sure to choose the one that's right for you. If you're not sure which plan is the right one for you, take a look at our breakdown on our Buy Flights on Finance page.

Once you have selected the flights you want, choose to pay them in easy instalment payments and the travel agency will email you your booking confirmation. For example, you can buy airline tickets on Delta, Spirit and many more and be able to pay back the ticket price later.

Which travel websites accept payments later?

Alternative Airlines is a travel site that accepts Fly Now Pay Later plans online to spread the cost of airline tickets over time (or purchased on layaway). This works by first making a flight search via and then selecting from the options for paying in monthly instalments at the checkout.

Each application involves a soft credit check to see if you are eligible to buy flights now and pay later. If your application is successful, your chosen airline tickets are sent to you as an e-ticket and you can then begin paying back your flight tickets in a monthly plan that you have chosen.

Does Alternative Airlines offer Fly Now Pay Later payment plans?

Alternative Airlines accepts airfare payment plans for a range of airline tickets around the world. These options offer the choice to pay back on a month-by-month basis. A Fly Now Pay Later payment plan can be set up from the point of checkout, allowing customers to pay off the airfare price in monthly instalments.

For example, airline tickets that you can buy now and pay later can include Eurowings, Virgin, American Airlines and many more. You can use our Buy Now Pay Later plans on any of the 600+ airlines we ticket. Other travel-related needs on top of a flight booking, such as adding seats and baggage, can be added to the reservation to be paid back in instalments.

I have other questions about buying flights and paying later - who do I ask?

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. Contact us from 9:00am -8:00pm GMT everyday of the week for further information on paying airline tickets off later or to find our other payment information which include DiscoverPayPalJCB and even cryptocurrency. If you are wanting to know more about paying for flights with PayPal, you can read our 10 reasons why to use PayPal blog!

You can also contact us on a range of air travel services such as wheelchair assistanceflying with a pet and more. Whatever you need, whether it’s a flight change or a sudden need for additional luggage, with over 25 years of industry experience, your queries and requests are in very capable hands.

If you are unsure about using a Fly Now Pay Later payment option, options. We also offer the US based loan option Affirm and PayPal Credit to book flights and pay later.