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Buy flights with 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: whether it is to Pay Now, Pay Later or Pay in 3 or Pay in 4 with Klarna. Klarna is a Swedish payment method used across Europe to pay for flight tickets, which could be gap-year trips, family visits or more.

Countries and currencies that Alternative Airlines accepts Klarna to use on airline tickets are: United Kingdom (GBP), United States (USD), Australia (AUD), Austria (EUR), Denmark (DKK), Italy (EUR), Spain (EUR), Belgium (EUR), Netherlands (EUR), Norway (NOK), Finland (EUR), Sweden (SEK) and Germany (EUR).

Click on the options below to find out the different ways you can pay for flight tickets using Klarna and Alternative Airlines. Options are dependant on country.

Pay Now
for flights with Klarna

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

Klarna Pay Now

Option 1: Sofort

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Pay for your flights at the time of purchase with SOFORT bank transfer. This payment method is recommended for passengers who wish to pay the full amount of their flight tickets at the checkout. 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 and Sweden. Make sure you choose the currency that is accepted when paying with SOFORT.

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Option 2: Direct Debit

Alternative Airlines accepts Direct Debits to pay for flights through Klarna. This payment type is recommended as an alternative option to Sofort when choosing 'Pay Now' for the full purchase amount. 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.

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 in 14, 30 or 60 days
for flights with Klarna

Buy your flights now with Klarna and pay later within either 14, 30 or 60 days.

Option 1: Klarna Pay Later in 14 or 30 Days

30 Day Calendar with Plane

Klarna Pay Later is similar to a line of credit where a loan is provided for your purchase and can be paid back in either 14 or 30 days. Confirm your flight booking today and pay it back anytime within 14 or 30 days. Klarna will perform a real-time soft credit check to see if you're eligible and will not effect your credit score unless you fail to pay back over a long period of time. No registration is required and an invoice will be sent to you via email with instructions on how to pay the money back. Please note one full payment must be made at any time within the 14 days or 30 days, depending on the pay Later plan chosen.

The 30-day Pay Later plan for flights is exactly the same as the 14-day option, but with an extra 16 days to pay! (for UK residents only).

Klarna Pay Later 14 or 30 Days Summary:

  • Confirm your flight now and pay it back within 14 or 30 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: Sweden (SEK), Norway (NOK), Finland, Austria, Germany, Netherlands (EUR) and Denmark (DKK).

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

Still not clear? Check out our Klarna Pay Later in 14 or 30 days FAQs.

Option 2: Klarna Pay Later in 60 Days

60 Day Calendar with Plane

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: Sweden (SEK), Norway (NOK), Finland, Germany (EUR).

Pay Later
FAQs

Which countries is Klarna Pay Later available in?

You can choose Pay Later for your flight tickets 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 14, 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?

Customers who want to use Klarna's 'Pay Later' feature on airfares, will have to pass Klarna's soft financial check and be 18+ years of age. This check will not impact on your credit rating if you are unsuccessful. Pay Later in 14 & 60 days is only available in certain countries with Alternative Airlines: Austria, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Finland, Denmark and Netherlands. Pay Later in 30 can be used in the UK.

How does Pay Later in 30 days for flight tickets work?

Pay later in 30 days is a form of credit which allows you to delay payment of your ticket purchase by 30 days. Once your reservation is confirmed, Klarna will send you an email with a link to follow with payment instructions within two days from Klarna. You'll then have 30 days to pay back your flight tickets when you feel comfortable. Payment can be completed online, at your convenience, with no extra cost. You can pay via credit or debit card in the Klarna app or by logging into your account online.

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 or Pay in 4 (3 or 4 equal payments)
For Flights with Klarna

Pay in 3 or Pay in 4 allows you to book your flights now and pay it back in either three or four interest-free equal payments, per month period.

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Pay in 3: 3 interest-free monthly payments

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Reserve your flight tickets now and pay it back in three equal monthly payments interest free with Klarna and Alternative Airlines. 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 either three. This can be on airlines such as Austrian Airlines, Alitalia and more when booking with Alternative Airlines for example. 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.

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.

The 'Pay in 4' instalments feature allows you can to pay with either a credit/debit card to and payments will be automatically withdrawn every 2 weeks until the full amount has been paid. Pay in 4 for airfares can only be used in two countries: the US on purchases up to $1000 USD and Australia for up to $1000 AUD.

Klarna Pay in 3 Summary:

  • Divide your flight purchase into three equal monthly payments interest free
  • Pay the first month at the time of purchase and pay the other two in the two months directly following
  • Use any debit or credit card
  • No registration required
  • Real-time decision

Countries that are eligible to use Klarna's Pay in 3 for flights: Only in UK and for 18+. Pay in 3 Terms and Conditions.

Pay in 4 can only be used in the US using USD or in Australia checking out in AUD.

Pay in 3
FAQs

Where can I use Klarna 'Pay in 3'?

Klarna's Pay in 3 plan on flight tickets is currently only available in the UK when booking with Alternative Airlines. Pay in 4 installments on airfares is only accepted in the US and Australia on the site.

How does Pay in 3 work?

Pay later in 3 plan works by paying back 3 interest-free instalments is a form of credit which allows you to spread the cost of your purchase over 3 equal payments. The payment for each instalment will automatically be collected from the debit or credit card you entered at checkout. When your booking is confirmed by Alternative Airlines, your first instalment will be collected and instalments 2 and 3 are scheduled 30 and 60 days later. You can monitor your scheduled payments in the Klarna app.

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.

Why was I declined from using Pay Later in 3 instalments?

The Pay later in 3 interest-free instalments payment option is only available for UK customers over 18 years old. This option is automatically generated by algorithms that are dependent upon a number of factors including address, details, cardholder details, amount of order, the online store, previous order history and item availability.

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.

Buying Flights with Klarna
FAQs

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 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.

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
  • Australia
  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Denmark
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Spain

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.

Legal Statement

Klarna Bank AB UK Branch, is a branch of Klarna Bank AB which is authorised and regulated by the Swedish Financial Services Authority. Deemed authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Klarna Bank AB UK Branch’s establishment number is BR020956 and is located at 7th Floor, 33 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0PW, United Kingdom, with FCA reference number 536065. Klarna Bank AB’s headquarters are located at Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden, registered in the Swedish Commercial Register under registration number 556737-0431.

In order to offer you Klarna’s payment methods, we might in the checkout pass your personal data in the form of contact and order details to Klarna, in order for Klarna to assess whether you qualify for their payment methods and to tailor those payment methods for you. Your personal data transferred is processed in line with Klarna’s Privacy Policy.

US customers using Klarna

Customers in the US using Klarna with Alternative Airlines can view Klarna's privacy policy.

Australian customers using Klarna

Australian based customers can view Klarna's policy here.

Klarna's pay in 3 and Pay Later products:

Alternative Airlines Ltd. acts as an introducer and not a lender of unregulated credit products provided by Klarna Bank AB (publ). Credit is only available to permanent UK residents aged 18+, subject to status, T&Cs apply. Please note Pay in 30 days and Pay in 3 instalments is not regulated by the FCA. Borrowing beyond your means could seriously affect your financial status, ensure you can afford to make your repayments on time by the due date.

The payment methods Pay later 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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