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Klarna

With Alternative Airlines, you can search for flights from hundreds of different airlines and pay using Klarna. Choose one of the many different payment options for your flights with Klarna. Whether it is to pay now, pay later, or pay over time, find a way to pay for flights that's right for you! Klarna is a Swedish payment method used across Europe to pay for flights, which could be gap-year trips, family visits or more.

Countries that Klarna is accepted to use for airline tickets are United Kingdom, Austria, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Germany. 

Click on the options below to find out the different ways you can pay for flight tickets using Klarna and Alternative Airlines. Alternatively, read our blog to find out the top 10 reasons to use Klarna for travel.

 

 
 

Pay Now
For Flights with Klarna

Pay for your flights at the time of purchase using Klarna with either SOFORT bank transfer or direct debit using Alternative Airlines.

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Klarna Pay Now

Option 1:
Sofort

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Pay for your flights at the time of purchase with SOFORT bank transfer. Buying airline tickets through SOFORT and Klarna doesn't require registration, and guarantees you a real-time confirmation and real-time payment. Simply enter your bank details and Klarna will complete the transaction through SOFORT. Countries that flights can be paid using SOFORT with Klarna are Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden. Make sure you choose the currency that is accepted when paying with SOFORT.

This payment method is recommended for passengers who wish to pay the full amount of their flight at the time of purchase.

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Klarna Pay Now

Option 2:
Direct Debit

Klarna accepts Direct Debits to pay for flights through Alternative Airlines. All you need to do is complete a simple sign-up and enter your payment details to pay for flights now with Klarna and Direct Debit. 

This payment method is recommended for passengers who want to pay for the full amount of their flight now and as an alternative to Pay Now with Sofort.

Countries that are eligible to pay now for flights through direct debit with Klarna:

Sweden (SEK), Belgium, Spain, Germany, Italy, Finland (EUR), Norway (NOK)

Pay Later
For Flights with Klarna

Buy your flights now with Klarna and pay later when you choose to pay the value of your flight back within either 14, 30 or 60 days.

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Option 1: Klarna Pay Later in
14 Days

Confirm your flight booking today and pay it back anytime within 14 days. Klarna will perform a real-time soft credit check to see if you're eligible and will not impact your credit score unless you fail to pay back over a long period of time. You don't need to register with Klarna and an invoice will be sent to you via email with instructions on how to pay the money back. One full payment must be made at any time within the 14 days.

 

Klarna 14 Days Summary:

  • Confirm your flight now and pay it back within 14 days
  • No registration needed
  • No interest charged
  • Must be paid in full and in one payment
  • Invoice and payment link sent to your email address
  • Pay a small fee to extend the payment
  • No upfront payment needed
  • Klarna remembers you if you've made a payment through them before — even if it was on another website!

Countries where pay later (within 14 days) can be used for flights with Klarna are:

Germany (EUR), Sweden, Norway, Finland, Austria (EUR), Denmark (DKK) and Netherlands (EUR)

Still not clear? Check out our Klarna FAQs.

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Pay Later Option 2:
30 Days

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Make your flight reservation today and pay it back within 30 days. Exactly the same as the pay later 14-day option, but with an extra 16 days to pay! 

As with all pay later options, Klarna will perform a real-time soft credit check to determine whether you can use this payment option. This will have no effect on your credit score unless you fail to pay it back over a long grace period.

Klarna 30 days Summary:

  • Make your flight booking now and pay it back within 30 days
  • Registration not required
  • Interest-free
  • Must be paid in full and in one payment
  • Invoice and link for payment sent via email
  • Pay a small fee if you need to extend the payment
  • No upfront payment
  • Klarna remembers you if you've made a payment before

Klarna Pay Later (within 30 days) for flights can only be used in the UK

Read our FAQs.

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Pay Later Option 3:
60 Days

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Purchase your flight today and pay it back within 60 days when you pay a fee of €3 EUR at the time purchase. This payment method is the same as the 14 and 30 day pay later options, but by paying €3 EUR, you're given a total of 60 days to pay back the booking.

Klarna will perform a soft-credit check to see if you're eligible to use this payment option. This will only impact your credit score if you fail to pay Klarna back over an extended period of time.

 

Klarna 60 days Summary:

  • Make your flight booking now and pay it back within 60 days
  • Small fee of €3 EUR required at the time of purchase
  • Interest-free
  • Must be paid in full and in one payment
  • Payment link and invoice sent to you via email
  • Klarna remembers you if you've used them to pay before

Countries that are eligible to pay later (within 60 days) for flights with Klarna:

Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland

Take a look at our FAQs. for more information on Pay Later.

Pay Later
FAQs

What is Klarna Pay Later?

Klarna Pay Later is similar to a line of credit where a loan is provided for your purchase. You can pay back in either 14 or 30 days.

Which countries is Klarna Pay Later available in?

You can choose Pay Later and pay for your flights in the following countries:

  • Finland (14 & 60 days)
  • Germany (14 & 60 days)
  • Norway (14 & 60 days)
  • Sweden (14 & 60 days)
  • UK (30 days)

How can I use Klarna Pay Later?

To use the Pay Later option for flights with Klarna, simply select it as your method of payment at checkout. After you've bought your flights, Klarna will send you an email (usually received within two days) with instructions on how to make your payment. You will have 13, 30 or 60 days to pay Klarna back for your flights, depending on the option that you have chosen. 

Can I use Klarna Pay Later?

To be able to use Klarna's 'Pay Later' feature, you'll have to pass Klarna's soft financial check and be 18+ years of age. This check will not impact your credit rating if you are unsuccessful. This feature is only available in certain countries: Austria, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Finland, Denmark and Netherlands.

What details do I need to provide Klarna with to use 'Pay Later'?

Klarna requires you to provide your email address and mobile number for all purchases. If these details are incorrect, your payment instructions might get sent to the wrong person, which means you run the risk of being charged penalty fees.

Can I pay off the total cost of my flights before its due with Klarna Pay Later?

Yes, with Pay Later you can bay back the cost of your flights anytime within the set days that you agreed with Klarna. This can apply to any airline search you select with Alternative Airlines.

Pay in 3
(3 equal payments)

For Flights with Klarna

Pay in 3 allows you to book your flights now and pay it back in three equal payments, over a three month period.

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Pay in 3:
3 equal monthly payments

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Reserve your flight tickets now and pay it back in three equal monthly payments with Klarna and Alternative Airlines. Pay in 3 is similar to 'Pay later' in that Klarna will only perform a soft check (only visible to Klarna), which will not affect credit rating in any way. However, if payment is not repaid back over a long grace period, Klarna is obliged to report this to credit agencies, which might impact your credit score negatively. To use the 'Pay in 3' feature, you can pay with your debit card to and Klarna will divide the total price of your flight into three. This can be on airlines such as Austrian Airlines, Alitalia and more when booking with Alternative Airlines for example. The first payment will be taken at the time of purchase, the second payment will be taken the following month and the third and final payment will be taken the month after that. This is interest free and no additional fees are incurred. 

 

Klarna Pay in 3 Summary:

  • Divide your flight purchase into three equal monthly payments
  • Pay the first month at the time of purchase and pay the other two in the two months directly following
  • No registration needed
  • No interest charged
  • Real-time decision

Countries that are eligible to Slice it by card (pay in 3) for flights with Klarna:

Only in UK

Want to know more? Read our Pay in 3 FAQ section.

Pay in 3
FAQs

Where can I use Klarna 'Pay in 3' in?

Klarna's Pay in 3 plan is currently only available in the UK and can be used for flight tickets with Alternative Airlines.

What's the process with Klarna Pay in 3?

Once you've chosen Pay in 3 at checkout and entered the relevant details, Klarna will perform a soft credit check to see if you're eligible to use the payment option. If accepted, the first payment using the debit or credit card that you've provided at the time of purchase will be taken. The second and third payments will be taken 30 and 60 days after the first payment respectively. These payments will be taken automatically with the original card that you used to make your first payment.

Can I pay back the total cost before its due with Pay in 3?

No, all payments with Pay in 3 must be made on the dates set by Klarna. The first payment when you first confirm your flight purchase, the second payment 30 days after and the third payment 60 days after the date of the first payment.

What do I need to provide to buy flights with Klarna Pay in 3?

To use Pay in 3, you must provide Klarna with your email address, mobile number, your current billing address, as well as the debit or credit card that you want to make your payments with.

What if I miss my 'Pay in 3' payments?

You won't miss your payments with Pay in 3, as Klarna will automatically charge you using the card that you made your first payment with. If, for whatever reason, your card is declined and Klarna isn't able to take payments from you, another payment attempt will be made two days following. If the card is declined again, Klarna will send you a statement with a request to pay the outstanding amount on your flight purchase which can be paid from 15 days after you receive it.

Slice It
(Pay Over Time)

For Flights with Klarna

Pay for your flight tickets now and choose to pay over time in monthly set payments with Klarna.

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Pay Over Time:
Planned Monthly Payments

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Alternative Airlines accepts Klarna to allow you to pay over time with a monthly plan of your choice between 3–24 months. Klarna will asses if you're eligible for a monthly payment plan in real-time and allows you to choose the length of the plan. Payments must be paid each month. 

Summary:

  • Confirm your flights today and pay back over time
  • No registration needed
  • APR dependent on each individual
  • Real-time decision
  • Pay a small fee to extend the payment
  • No upfront payment needed

Countries that are eligible to pay over time (Slice It) for flights with Klarna:

Germany, Sweden, Finland, Norway

Check out our FAQS to find out more on Slice It.

Buying Flights with Klarna 
FAQs

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 across many different European countries, depending on the Klarna payment option chosen. To pay for flights with Klarna, simply use the search bar at the top of the page, select your preferred fare and then select Klarna as the payment option on the following page. 

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.

Can I pay for flights with Klarna?

Yes, flights to different destinations around the world such as Sweden, Norway, Finland or even the USA, can be paid with Klarna through Alternative Airlines. For example, you can use Klarna to buy airline tickets with Norwegian or Braathens Regional and pay in 26+ currencies. Currencies include Great British Pounds, Norwegian Krone, Euros, Danish Krone and more.

Which Klarna payment options are available with 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 over time (Slice It) — pay off your flight tickets on a monthly payment plan of between 3—24 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. Buying flights with Klarna is simple and seamless. 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 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 and any other purchase you've made with Klarna, simply visit the Klarna website to sign up. If you want to use Klarna credit, requirements are in place and is subject to approval.

Where can I use Klarna?

Klarna can be used for flight tickets through Alternative Airlines in the following countries:

  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Denmark
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Spain

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.

Is Klarna available in the US?

At the moment, Klarna isn't available to use in the US with Alternative Airlines. If you're a US resident, looking to buy a flight now and pay it back in monthly payments, you can use Affirm. Affirm is an American based financing 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 available in the UK?

If you're a resident in the UK, you can use Klarna with the following options:

  • Pay Now with Sofort
  • Pay Later within 30 days
  • Pay in 3

The following options are not available for UK customers at the moment, but might be in the future. So, keep checking!

  • Pay Later within 14 days
  • Pay Later within 60 days
  • Pay over time (Slice it)

Klarna - Slice It
FAQs

What is Klarna Slice it?

Klarna Slice it is a particular plan that allows customers to pay for their purchases in monthly payments. By using Klarna Slice it through Alternative Airlines, you can pay back any of the airline tickets you choose to buy in 3 - 24 months.

Which countries is Klarna Slice It available in?

Klarna's Slice It plan is available in the following countries: Finland, Germany, Norway and Sweden.

What is the process when I choose Klarna Slice It?

Klarna's Slice It product allows you to split the cost of your flights into monthly payments of between 3—24 months with an interest rate applied. If it's your first time using Slice It with Klarna, you'll be asked to provide a number of details so that Klarna can verify you and determine whether you're eligible to use the credit option. Then, choose the payment plan best suited to you. Klarna will then send you monthly reminders on when your payments are due. To make your payments, you must login to your Klarna account and follow the instructions.

Which details do Klarna require from me to use 'Slice It'?

You are required to create a Klarna account to use the Slice It feature. To create an account, you must provide your email address, mobile number, billing address and date of birth.

What do I need to be eligible for Klarna Slice It?

You must be over the age of 18 and pass Klarna's credit check to use the Slice It plan.

Can I lower the amount I pay each month once the Klarna plan has started?

Klarna will automatically ask you to pay an interest saver amount, which if paid each month, will lower the interest charged on your flight purchase. However, you can choose to pay the minimum amount on your loan at any point during the payment plan. By choosing to pay the minimum amount on your loan, the interest charged will rise significantly. So, it's best to avoid paying the minimum amount and stick to the interest saver amount if possible.

Alternatives to Klarna

There are alternative payment plans available to Klarna, which include PayPal Credit and Affirm (U.S only) to divide the cost of flight tickets.

Legal Statement

Klarna Bank AB (publ), Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, telephone: +46 8 120 120 00, fax: +46 8 120 120 99, e-mail: [email protected], is a Swedish bank registered at the Swedish companies register under registration number 556737-0431. The Managing Director is Sebastian Siemiatkowski. Klarna Bank AB (publ) is authorised to provide financial services by Finansinspektionen (the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority). Klarna’s registration with the Swedish financial supervisory authority as well as a list of countries to which Klarna’s services have been passported to can be found on Finansinspektionen’s website.

The payment methods Pay later, Slice It and direct debit are only available if the customer passes a credit assessment. Full terms and conditions can be found on our terms and conditions page under the section 'Klarna'. 

 
 

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