We don't currently offer the option to put a deposit down on your flight. However, if you want to secure your flight today without paying the total cost upfront, we do offer the option to buy now, pay later. You can buy now, pay later by paying in weekly, fortnightly or monthly installments with Alternative Airlines.
Check out all of our buy now, pay later and financing options.
Pay a small percentage of the price of your flight today to secure it and pay the rest back at a later date. While we don't currently offer a way to pay a deposit on flights in the traditional way (pay a deposit to secure and don't worry about paying the rest if you need to cancel), we do allow you to pay back a small amount of the flight today and pay it back later, in either weekly, fortnightly or monthly installments.
You can find out more information on how it works on our buy now pay later/financing page.
There are some key differences between paying for your flight with a deposit and paying with buy now, pay later. But they're also very similar and serve the same purpose in the fact that they let you secure the cost of your flight for a small fee, without having to pay the total cost upfront.
You can pay a small percentage of your flight to secure it today and pay back the rest at a later date on any airline at Alternative Airlines. We offer buy now pay later on any of the 600+ airlines available on our site, regardless of where you're flying to and where you're flying from.
Currently, you can use buy now, pay later and secure you flights without paying the total cost up front if you live in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and several other countries across Europe.
If you choose to buy now, pay later with Alternative Airlines and pay a percentage of the cost of your flight upfront to secure your flight and pay back the rest over time, you'll not be eligible for a refund if you cancel your flight, unless:
Yes, your booking is always confirmed at the time of booking, regardless of what you've paid. This means that you can still use your flight even if you haven't paid off the total cost of it when you fly.
When you need to pay off your flight by will depend entirely on the payment plan that you choose at checkout.
Some plans will require you to pay it off over a 6 week period, whereas others will allow you to pay it off over 3, 6, 12 months or longer.
The amount that you pay at the time of booking to secure your flight will depend on which payment provider and plan you choose.
Here are some of the most popular different options that we offer:
There are more payment plans that allow you to secure your ticket today without paying the total cost upfront. Plans differ by country, so, the best way to check which payment plans are offered to you is to search for flight using our search form at the top of the page and look at our payment options at checkout.