Buying Flights with Klarna
Can I pay for flights with Klarna?
Yes, flights can be paid with Klarna through Alternative Airlines. Airline tickets to different destinations around the world such as Sweden, Norway, Finland or even the USA. For example, you can use Klarna to buy airline tickets with Qantas, Norwegian or Braathens Regional and pay in 26+ currencies. Currencies include GBP, AUD, Norwegian Krone, Euros, Danish Krone and more.
Which Klarna payment options are available for flight tickets?
Through Alternative Airlines, you can use the following Klarna payment options to pay for airfares:
- Pay now — pay for airline tickets at the time of purchase, in one transaction
- Pay later — giving you the option to pay for your airline tickets within 14, 30 or 60 days
- Pay in 3 — pay off your flight tickets in 3 equal monthly payments
- Pay in 4 — automatically pay off every 2 weeks until fully paid off.
Do you offer Klarna financing plans?
We have partnered with Klarna to offer credit as an option when purchasing with us. With the Klarna Financing payment plan, you can spread your payments over 6,12, 24 or 36 months.
Do I need to register with Klarna to pay for flight tickets?
No, you don't have to register with Klarna to pay for airline tickets unless you choose the 'Pay now with Direct Debit' option. Klarna remembers you if you've used them to pay for goods before with Alternative Airlines or with any other online retailers or service, so you don't have to enter your details every time you make a new purchase.
What websites accept Klarna for flights?
Klarna is accepted to pay for flights now or later through Alternative Airlines. Different airline tickets from a wide range of airlines can be paid with Klarna, including Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and Danish Air Transport and more.
If I apply for Klarna Financing, will this affect my credit score?
When you apply for Financing with Klarna, Klarna will make a full credit search with the credit
reference agencies who supply Klarna with credit information. The agencies will record details of the
search, which can be seen on your credit file, regardless of whether or not credit is approved. This
record will be visible to third parties and other lenders and may affect whether or not other
organisations decide to provide you with credit in the future. For any questions relating to the credit
check process, please contact Klarna’s customer support team.
Where can I use Klarna for flight tickets?
Klarna can be used for flight tickets through Alternative Airlines in the following countries:
- United Kingdom
- United States
What currencies are accepted with Klarna?
Tickets from over 600 airlines can be paid in 26+ currencies that Klarna accepts. These include Norwegian Krone, Euros (in Belgium, Italy, Finland, Austria, Netherlands, Spain), Great British Pounds, Danish Krone, USD and Australian Dollars through Alternative Airlines.
Where can I pay for travel using Klarna?
You can pay for flights using Klarna at Alternative Airlines! Klarna can be used to pay for flights in Australia, U.S and across many different European countries, depending on the Klarna payment option chosen. Simply use the search bar at the top of the page with the preferred currency, select a suitable fare result and then choose Klarna as the payment option on the following page.
Will I be accepted by Klarna?
Klarna assesses each application individually, but your previous credit record plays a factor. To better your chances of being accepted, Klarna asks that you make sure all your payment and billing details are correct. Additionally, if the total value of your purchase is lower, you'll have a better chance of being accepted.
Credit record doesn't apply to the pay now payment options.
What if I want to create a Klarna account?
If you would like to make a Klarna account to view the history of your flight purchases, simply visit the Klarna website to sign up. If you want to use Klarna credit for financing purchases, requirements are in place and is subject to approval. A Klarna account can also be created through the App.
Is Klarna available in the US?
Klarna is accepted in the US for airfares with Alternative Airlines, using the Pay in 4 instalments option. If you're a US resident, looking to buy a flight now and pay it back in monthly payments, you can also use Affirm. Affirm is an American based loan company, which allows you to make purchases and pay back over time. Alternatively, you can use PayPal Credit or Split Payment to divide the transaction in two at checkout.
Is Klarna for flight tickets available in the UK?
If you're a UK resident, you can use Klarna to pay for flight tickets, through Alternative Airlines, with the following options:
- Pay Now with Sofort or Direct Debit
- Pay Later up to 30 days
- Pay in 3
Alternatives to Klarna
If you're looking for an alternative to Klarna in the UK, you can split your flight ticket purchase in 4 interest-free instalments with Zip or PayPal Credit for longer term loans. US customers can use Quadpay, Affirm or Sezzle if they don't want to use Klarna to divide the cost.