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Open Flight Tickets

Open-ended flight tickets are a type of airfare that allows you to purchase a ticket with no expected return date. Open flight tickets provide passengers with great flexibility and means that passengers can purchase their return flight when they're happy with the price.

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How to Book an Open-Ended Flight Ticket

Open-ended tickets are mostly unheard of these days, but there is a way to achieve a similar concept. Buying tickets with a flexible cancellation policy gives you the opportunity to rebook or change your returning flights if there becomes a reason that you can't or decide not to fly on the original date.

At Alternative Airlines we don't offer open-ended tickets, however, you can add on Cancellation Protection which gives you flexibility for any unforeseen circumstances that may prevent you from catching your returning flight or simply changing your mind.

Which Airlines Offer Open-Ended Tickets?

There aren't any airlines that offer official open-ended tickets however airlines that have the option to buy more expensive airfares such as business class and first class, provide passengers with greater flexibility than an economy ticket would.

At Alternative Airlines we ticket over 650 airlines for you to choose from, each one including the option for Cancellation Protection.

How Long are Open Tickets Valid For?

The general rule for open-ended tickets was that the return flight had to be purchased and redeemed within 12 months of the outbound flight. Some tickets opted for a 1 month's return and some for longer at 36 months.

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Can I Pay for My Open-Ended Tickets on Finance?

Yes, with Alternative Airlines you can! We have 40+ ways to pay and over 650 airlines for you to book your flights with. All our flight bookings offer Cancellation Protection which gives you greater flexibility when booking your flight.

Depending on where you reside, our buy now, pay later options allow you to pay for your flights in installments over a set period of time, saving you the stress of finding the full fare in one go.

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What airlines offer open-ended tickets?

Airlines no longer offer an open-ended tickets, however, with Alternative Airlines you can choose to add Cancellation Protection to your booking which gives you greater flexibility with your flight. We ticket over 650 airlines for you to choose from, all of which Cancellation Protection is valid for.

What is an open flight ticket?

Open flight tickets are a type of fare that allows you to purchase a ticket without an expected date for your return flight. They were a popular type of airfare that airlines no longer provide.