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Paying for flights made easier with paypal

PayPal is the safer way to pay for any airline ticket from over 650 airlines, with Alternative Airlines

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Purchasing flights is easy and secure with PayPal and PayPal Credit

Looking to pay for flight tickets using PayPal? Alternative Airlines, a flight booking travel website, accepts PayPal and PayPal Credit to use for any airline ticket, for example, on Air Panama, Loganair or even on American Airlines!

Use the e-wallet to pay for a wide choice of flights by linking your bank accounts and cards to PayPal. Then sign in to your PayPal account or pay as a guest at checkout whilst keeping your financial information secure. Choose from the wide range of airline and route results and select PayPal as your payment method to book your flights.

The process of booking and paying for flights with PayPal makes reservations with Alternative Airlines easier than ever before. Read below to find out all information on how to use PayPal or PayPal Credit to pay for flights and where to find voucher codes.


Yes with Alternative Airlines! Found out why PayPal and PayPal Credit are the best ways to pay for flight tickets:

  • Can be used on domestic and international flights from over 650 airlines. You can use 26 different currencies for PayPal and 3 for PayPal Credit.

  • Buy any airline ticket with PayPal using just an e-mail address and password. Don't need to carry those plastic bank cards around!

  • Choose to pay flights with PayPal now in one full transaction or pay over time with PayPal Credit.

  • Benefit your PayPal flight payment with lots of promo coupons to get a discounted flight to anywhere in the world.

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Buying flights with PayPal or PayPal Credit is really simple! Follow our step by step guide to begin the process.



Enter your desired destinations, dates and the number of passengers flying into the Alternative Airlines search bar and click 'Search Flights'.


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Select the flights that work best for you and press the 'Confirm Selection' button.


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After you've entered your passenger details, scroll down to view the payment options available with Alternative Airlines. Select either PayPal or PayPal Credit and scroll down to click 'Continue to Payment.' Or click 'Buy now, pay over time' and select PayPal Credit to pay back your flight ticket price over time.


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Click 'Secure Payment' to continue with payment.


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A dedicated PayPal window will now appear asking for you to enter your PayPal account login details. Enter your password and email to login to complete the Alternative Airlines payment.


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Finally, confirm payment to complete the transaction and have your e-tickets sent to you. You are now ready for your trip!

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What is PayPal?

PayPal is an e-wallet (electronic wallet) which allows people to send and receive payments online in a secure and cost-effective way. The method can be used by anyone with an e-mail, from either a computer or web-enabled smart phone and uses your existing credit or debit card, bank account or PayPal balance to pay for goods within seconds. PayPal is a safe, smart and convenient way to pay for purchases online. Read why we find using it a great way to buy flights over on our 10 reasons to buy flights with PayPal blog.

Is PayPal safe?

Yes. PayPal uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology to keep your information safe. It is also safe to use because when you send a payment using PayPal, the recipient won't receive sensitive financial information like your credit card or bank account details. This means your personal information is kept private. It is advised to keep your account password protected. Using PayPal or PayPal Credit to pay for different flights tickets, such as Finnair or Frontier Airlines, is safe too when booking with Alternative Airlines and is a secure and handy payment method to have when you are traveling.

Why use PayPal?

Using PayPal is a simple, convenient and secure way to buy purchases online. The reason for this is that each time you want to pay you only need to use an email address and password to set up an account, withdraw funds and make payments. So you don't need to worry about finding your bank cards or remembering complicated security questions. Other reasons to use PayPal are that you can also transfer money to friends and family easily through the PayPal app and store the funds you're using to pay for your flights with Alternative Airlines. You can also find out the benefits of using PayPal for flight travel.

How do I use PayPal?

Whether you are using either a desktop or mobile, you will be able to use PayPal to see the funds available in your account, transfer money to friends and family or make instant purchases. Whenever you see a PayPal logo available at the point of transaction, you are able to use your account as a way of paying by just using your email address and password you used to create your account. To begin, you will need to either have an existing PayPal account and log in, or sign up to create one.

Do I have to pay for a PayPal account?

No, you are not charged to open a PayPal account, it is completely free. It is also free to send money for personal payments and between friends and families, if there is no currency conversion involved. Once you have linked your bank cards to your PayPal account, you are ready to use it to buy any airline ticket with Alternative Airlines.

Are PayPal accounts free?

Yes. PayPal accounts are free. There's no fee to create a PayPal account and no fee when buying goods and services and this is including flights! The only information you need to provide in order to create a PayPal account is a valid email address, your full name and your phone number.

What are the fee charges for using PayPal?

Fee charges for using PayPal vary depending on the country you are in. There are no charges for UK customers using PayPal to buy flights, however you can find out all information on fee charges in all other countries. US customers may be subject to a PayPal transaction charge when paying for flights via Alternative Airlines. If you are using your account in another country, such as China or the Philippines, there may also be a currency conversion fee applied if you are making oversea transactions.

How do I pay with PayPal?

To pay with PayPal, first you will need to create an account by signing up to PayPal and linking to a payment type of your preferred choice. This can either be a credit or debit card, which includes American Express, Visa or MasterCard. Once this is set up, you are then ready to make purchases by selecting to check out with PayPal and you will be then directed through to a PayPal dedicated window where you need to log into your account that you signed up with. This can include booking and paying for flights too. For future purchases, you are able to continue paying for items with just your email address and the password used to create your account.

How do PayPal payments work?

PayPal payments work by instant transfer. This means that the money will appear in the recipient's account in seconds. If you need to send a transfer to a family or friend, you must have registered with PayPal and have debit or credit card linked to your PayPal account in order to access funds.

What credit and debit cards can I use with a PayPal account?

Credit cards which include MasterCard, American Express (AMEX), UnionPay, Discover or Visa can be linked to a PayPal account. If you prefer to use a debit card, this can be linked where a MasterCard or Visa logo is displayed. It's simple to link a card to your PayPal account. First you click on "Wallet" at the top of your PayPal account and then click "Link a card". Then you need to fill in your details by following the instructions shown on the screen. Once a card of your choice has been connected, you are then ready to book flights such as United Airlines or American Airlines through Alternative Airlines. You need to ensure you have verified your account to proceed with PayPal payments. Otherwise, funds can be pulled through from a linked bank account to complete a purchase.

Can I link my AMEX card to PayPal?

An American Express (AMEX) card can be linked to your PayPal account, which allows funds to be withdrawn from your AMEX account when completing purchases using PayPal. By linking the two accounts, American Express cardholders can earn AMEX reward points when paying for flights with Alternative Airlines using PayPal.

Can I use my Discover card with PayPal?

By linking a Discover card, Discover Cashback bonus or Miles card to your PayPal account, you will be able to view your available reward balance and benefit from enrolling in many rewards. If you choose to use your Discover card as a preferred method, you can also receive cash back rewards on PayPal purchases. Find out how to pay with Discover Cashback bonus with PayPal.

How long does a PayPal refund take?

PayPal refunds for airline tickets are generally pretty quick, as it is instantly transferred back to your account. Depending on the dispute raised or the specific airline rules, you are able to get a PayPal refund quickly. In other events such as applying for a PayPal flight ticket refund for a death or last-minute air travel change, Alternative Airlines will be able to help you and advice on what to do next. See our refundable flights page to find out how you can book refundable flights with Alternative Airlines.

How do I access my online PayPal account?

You can access your PayPal account online at any time by going to the PayPal page on desktop or through the App and then clicking on "Log In" and entering your email address and password. If you need to check a transaction on your PayPal account, it's easy to do by logging into your online account and checking your recent PayPal transactions. You can also see your available funds as well as your past transactions.

How do I find my Alternative Airlines PayPal payment?

If you are looking for your airline ticket PayPal payment that you made with Alternative Airlines, the first thing you need to do is login to your online PayPal account through either a desktop computer or on a smart-phone device with the PayPal app. Go to "transactions" in your PayPal account and your transaction will be under the name 'Alternative Airlines' alongside the quantity paid. If you are still having trouble trying to locate your flight ticket transaction, you can contact us by email and we will be happy to help. You can also read through the Alternative Airlines Help Desk articles regarding your PayPal flight payments.

Which Travel Agencies accept PayPal payments?

Alternative Airlines is an online travel agency that accepts PayPal and PayPal Credit payments for flight tickets in either one full transaction or by buying now and paying over time. You can find different airline ticket prices, depending on the destination search you make and can include airlines like Hong Kong Airlines, Aerolíneas Argentinas and Cebu Pacific, or even on flights for 4th July and Spring Break. PayPal payments can also be made on domestic flights around Indonesia, such as on airlines including Citilink and Garuda Indonesia.

Can I book a flight with PayPal?

Yes, flight tickets with airlines such as Jetblue or American Airlines can be booked with PayPal or PayPal Credit at the Alternative Airlines' checkout. A combination of flights from over 650 airlines can be found through Alternative Airlines, such as Air Serbia, airBaltic or even on smaller carriers such as Air Seychelles or Porter Airlines. Other airlines you can use PayPal with include Wizz Air, Air Transat and RwandAir. As a PayPal or PayPal Credit user, you will be able to go to 'My PayPal' where you can see your payment history. Once you found flights you wish to purchase on Alternative Airlines website, proceed to the payment page where you will see the PayPal logo icon. When you select this, a dedicated PayPal window will open, allowing you to sign in to an existing account or create an account using your email address and a memorable password. Once you have created this account, then you can link it to your bank account and start making purchases such as flights.

You may also choose to use PayPal split payments into two. This allows you to divide the cost of your airfare between two separate payment methods or between PayPal and PayPal Credit.

How can I pay for flights with PayPal?

To pay for flights with PayPal, all you need to do is simply enter your desired destination in the Alternative Airlines' search bar above, select from the range of flight results and then choose PayPal or PayPal Credit as your payment method before making payment. A PayPal window will then appear alongside your selected flights ready for payment. Once you have filled out your customer information, select PayPal as a payment option and follow the steps through the dedicated PayPal window. Here you will need to log in or Sign Up to a PayPal account. The total flight ticket amount will be displayed and you just have to confirm payment and the ticket confirmation will be then sent to you. You can use PayPal on airlines such as Copa Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and Sprint Air. It is easy to buy flights with PayPal when booking with Alternative Airlines.

Who accepts PayPal for flights?

Alternative Airlines is a travel website that accepts PayPal as well as PayPal Credit for any flight booking from over 650 airlines. Paying flights with PayPal is quick and easy, especially when you are on the move and can be used on airlines including Aeroflot, Avianca and LATAM. PayPal Credit is also accepted on the website which allows you to pay for the cost of your air travel in over time. If you are looking for a flight discount, you can find many promo codes to use with PayPal as well.

Can I use money in my PayPal account to pay for flights?

Remaining funds that are in your PayPal account can be used to book flights Alternative Airlines. You can even combine left over PayPal funds with another payment method when selecting the Split Payment option at checkout too. To do this, choose "Split Your Payment" icon at the checkout page and follow the steps on the page. Log in with your PayPal account details, choose the amount you want to withdraw from your PayPal account to pay for the flight ticket payments and then select another method of payment to pay the rest. This can be either a Visa, Mastercard or PayPal Credit. Find out all about Split Your Payment when buying flights with Alternative Airlines.

Can I pay with PayPal if there is no money in my account?

You can still make PayPal payments if you don't have enough funds available in your account to cover the transaction. The remainder will be pulled through the debit or credit card that is linked to your PayPal account. Funds can also be pulled from your bank account even if it is not linked to your PayPal account, as PayPal can be used as an intermediary. This is a handy and convenient when you don't have your bank cards with you. For any money remaining in your PayPal account that you want to use for a flight reservation, try using Split Paymentwhich allows any leftover PayPal funds to be used with another payment method at the same time to pay for your booking. Make sure you remember your email address and password used to create the PayPal account in order to use PayPal.

What currencies can I use with PayPal?

PayPal accepts 26 different currencies from across the world. Here is a full list of currencies that PayPal supports and can be used to book flights with Alternative Airlines:

  • Australian Dollars (AUD $)
  • Brazilian Real (BRL)
  • Canadian Dollars (CAD $)
  • Swiss Francs(CHF)
  • Czech Koruna (CZK)
  • Danish Krone (DKK)
  • Euros (EUR €)
  • Great British Pound Sterling (GBP £)
  • Hong Kong Dollars (HKD $)
  • Hungariant Forint (HUF)
  • Israeli Shekels (ILS)
  • Japanese Yen (JPY ¥)
  • Malaysian Ringgit (MYR RM)
  • Mexican Peso (MXN)
  • Norwegian Krone (NOK)
  • New Zealand Dollars(NZD)
  • Philippine Peso (PHP)
  • Polish Zloty (PLN)
  • Swedish Krone (SEK)
  • Singapore Dollars (SGD $)
  • Thai Baht (THB)
  • Taiwan New Dollar (TWD $)
  • United States Dollars (USD $).


Only USD, GBP and Euros (in Germany) can be used with the PayPal Credit option. Ensure you have selected the appropriate currency that can be used with PayPal and PayPal Credit when you are making your flight booking.

Does PayPal accept New Zealand Dollars?

Yes, PayPal accepts New Zealand Dollars (NZD) and 25 other currencies to transact with which include Australian Dollars, Canadian Dollars and Korean Won. With Alternative Airlines, you can easily buy flights with currencies that PayPal accept. So you can buy flights with Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui and pay with NZD. Please note only USD, GBP and EUR (Germany only) can be used with PayPal Credit.

Can I use PayPal in different countries?

Yes, PayPal can be used in many countries and in 26 currencies. It be used to buy flights in countries including Philippines, China, the U.S and many more. Even if you are in a different location, you can pay in the currency that works for you for any airline such as Icelandair, Delta and many more. This is a great way to continue paying for your vacation, whether you're about to fly or in the middle of your travels. Note, that when you move to another country you may have to change your PayPal account details with the new phone number, address and bank accounts of that location and there may be a currency conversion fee applied if you are making oversea transactions.

U.S PayPal users are able to add their U.S bank account to a foreign PayPal account. Find full information on using PayPal in different countries. If you have bought airline tickets using PayPal or PayPal Credit with Alternative Airlines and have travelled or are traveling, you can still access your PayPal account and make transactions, but these will normally take place in your home currency.

Can PayPal be used internationally?

PayPal is available internationally in over 200 countries/regions including countries such as the Philippines, Thailand, Brazil and Zambia through a desktop computer or via the PayPal app. So, if you are travelling on the go and don’t have your payment card to hand, use PayPal to buy your flights quickly and securely with Alternative Airlines. Example airline tickets include Thai Airways flight tickets, Orient Thai Airways, Thai AirAsia and AirAsia. Just make sure that you link your debit card, credit card and bank account to PayPal and start making safe, convenient payments right away. Over 25 different currencies can be used with PayPal, including Thai Baht and others.

How can I make a PayPal flight payment if I don't have money in my account?

You can still make a PayPal payment for flights if there aren't any funds available in your PayPal account. Just make sure that your bank cards (either debit or credit) are linked to your PayPal account and once you have confirmed payment, funds will be pulled through from your the bank accounts. This is a safe and convenient method if you are traveling around and you don't have your bank card with you, then all you need to is remember your email address and password to log into your PayPal account. If you have funds left over in your PayPal account, you can also split the payment into two for your flight ticket, by using your leftover funds and a Visa card or debit card. Or you can share the cost with a friend or family.

What are PayPal limits?

Some PayPal accounts have limits in withdrawing, sending and receiving money. This can be due to European or regional laws. You have to ensure your PayPal account is "Verified" before you can apply to use PayPal Credit as an unverified account will vary in the limit amount. Find all information on PayPal limits on your PayPal account. This can be found by going to Settings once you have logged into your PayPal account.

Why do I have PayPal limits on my account?

There are many reasons for PayPal limits appearing on your account. This may be down to your bank account not being verified with your PayPal account, European laws or regional laws or many other reasons. But don't worry, read why your PayPal account has limits on it. You can see more information on using PayPal when booking flights with Alternative Airlines at the top of this page and where to sign up for a PayPal account.

What is PayPal Credit?

PayPal Credit is a service provided by PayPal where a credit limit is linked and provided to your account, allowing you to be able to spread the cost of purchases by paying back over time. Please note that Bill Me Later was rebranded to PayPal Credit in 2012 and is still a safe and user-friendly payment plan to use. Further PayPal Credit information is available.

Where can I access PayPal Credit?

PayPal Credit can be found through logging into your PayPal account and you can check your monthly statements online, view your balance, and manage your PayPal Credit payments.

How do I apply for PayPal Credit?

When completing a flight booking with Alternative Airlines, existing PayPal account users can apply for PayPal Credit or new users can sign up to one for free. Select "Apply now and pay over time with PayPal Credit". You will then need to complete a short application and a soft credit check will be carried out. PayPal will let you know straightaway whether you are approved for credit to begin buying flights tickets over time. This can be done before flights are booked or when PayPal Credit is selected as a payment method at the Alternative Airlines' checkout. All other information on PayPal Credit refunds and cancelling your account is available.

How to use PayPal Credit?

Using PayPal Credit is simple to set up. You will need an existing PayPal account or new users can sign up. If you are wanting to apply for a particular plan, a short application will need to be filled out with some information about you, agree to the terms and PayPal will check your credit history. You will then be an answered instantly whether you are successful or not. If successful, PayPal will send you a statement each month of your payment. Please be aware that a fee is charged for late payments. View all information on how to use PayPal Credit here.

Can I use my existing PayPal account for PayPal Credit?

If you already have a PayPal account, you can select to apply for PayPal Credit at the checkout. Once you have submitted your application to pay with PayPal Credit, a soft credit check will be carried out and you will get a response seconds later stating the amount you need to pay off over time. If successful, the credit limit will be linked to your existing PayPal account so all you need is use the same email address and password that you use for your current account. Find out more information on using PayPal Credit.

How do I pay back my PayPal Credit payments?

PayPal Credit payments can be easily be paid back through either Direct Debit or single payment. First you need to log in to your account, go to your 'Wallet' and then click 'PayPal Credit'. Here you have to select 'Make a Payment' and then choose to pay with either a Direct Debit or a single payment:

  • Direct Debit

To pay by Direct Debit, choose either one of the options available or another amount under 'Set up Direct Debit'. Once you have confirmed your funding method and payment details, this can be repeated as a Direct Debit straight from your bank account.

  • Single Payment

With 'Single Payment', you can make a one-off payment using your PayPal balance, a debit card or bank account. Just choose your preferred funding method and confirm your payment details.

There are no charges added for paying back due PayPal Credit payments, however, late payments may be charged a fee. Also interest charges may apply depending on the plan you choose. PayPal Credit will send you monthly email reminders up to 15 days before your payment is due. Payments with can be paid back through either the PayPal App or on the PayPal website.

Can I get a refund using PayPal Credit?

A PayPal Credit refund for your flight booking is dependant on Alternative Airlines' ticketing terms and conditions and the airline ticket you have reserved. Please allow 7-10 working days for the refund to appear in your PayPal Credit account. You can find out more information on all PayPal Credit refunds. Note that Alternative Airlines cannot provide advice for cancelling PayPal Credit.

Can I book flights using PayPal Credit?

Yes, if you are approved for PayPal Credit, flights from over 650 airlines can be booked using PayPal Credit in either US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros (for Germany customers only) on the Alternative Airlines travel website. The cost of the flight tickets can be paid bought now and paid over time. Airlines that you can use PayPal Credit with include Allegiant Air, Frontier, Alaska Airlines (used to be Virgin America) and more. PayPal Credit was originally BillMeLater but you can still to choose to travel on vacation with either domestic or international flights and pay back the ticket price over time. More information on how to apply can be found through the PayPal Credit FAQs.

Can PayPal Credit be used for flight travel?

Yes. PayPal Credit can be used to pay for a wide range of airline tickets when booked with Alternative Airlines, and can be paid back in over time. To find out if PayPal Credit is available to you, search and select your flights and click the "PayPal and PayPal Credit" button at checkout as the payment method. Once you are redirected to the PayPal website, login and you can submit an application and a decision is made quickly. Make sure to search for flights in either GBP, USD or Euros (Germany) as these are the only currencies accepted for PayPal Credit. It is what the Bill Me Later service used to be where you are billed later and you can pay back the payments over time.

What flights accept PayPal Credit?

Alternative Airlines accepts PayPal Credit to book flights with 600+ airlines with currencies in Pounds Sterling, Euros (Germany) and US Dollars. Example flights that can be paid back over time on Interjet, Brussel Airlines or any airline ticket offered through Alternative Airlines as well as Hawaiian Airlines and Philippine Airlines.

How do I use PayPal Credit for flights?

To use PayPal Credit to spread the cost of flight tickets, first you need to sign up to a PayPal account or log into an existing PayPal account to apply. Once you have completed the security steps, a soft credit check and decision will be made. If successful, you will be able to easily check your monthly payments due for your flight tickets through the PayPal app or online. There are also other flight payment plans offered to pay for tickets in installments, if you prefer to use an alternative to PayPal Credit.

Why was I declined to pay for flights with PayPal Credit?

If your application for paying for your flights with PayPal Credit was unsuccessful, you will receive an email from PayPal stating the reasons why. There may be a security measure and we advise to contact PayPal's help center for more information on why your PayPal Credit application for flight ticket purchases was declined. You can still pay for your flight tickets with PayPal at the checkout with either your credit or debit card.

Can I buy flights now and be billed later?

Yes, the online flight search Alternative Airlines accepts PayPal Credit to allow you to buy flights now and be billed later. If you are using PayPal already, just login to your existing account or sign up to PayPal and then apply to PayPal Credit. You can see all other available options to spread the cost when booking flights with Alternative Airlines. With these alternatives, customers are able to take out a loan for air travel and pay back over time.

What is Bill Me Later?

Bill Me Later was a separate PayPal service where customers had flexibility in purchase payments and now it is known as PayPal Credit, which offers the exact same service. The term "bill-me order" is making and receiving an order but being billed for it at a later date. PayPal took over Bill Me Later back in 2012 and if you are searching for the website (, you will be redirected to the PayPal website. What used to be Bill Me Later is now PayPal Credit so you can still buy flights and pay over time on airlines including JetBlue, Delta and even Spirit Airlines.

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What travel sites use bill me later?

Alternative Airlines is a travel website that accepts PayPal Credit as a bill me later service for airline tickets. This can be used on airlines such as American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and more. All you have to do is make a flight search via, insert your departure airport and the desired destination you wish to fly to. Then select the flights that are suited to you and choose PayPal and PayPal credit to begin the billing later process. Other bill me later alternatives for airline tickets can be found here. If you are unsure of who Alternative Airlines is, you can read all information about the flight booking website and also read how trustworthy it is.

Can I use Bill Me Later for flights?

If you are looking to use a Bill Me Later service for flights, Alternative Airlines offers PayPal Credit to allow you to enjoy all the financing benefits, by being able to buy them now and pay over time from the point of transaction. Bill Me Later was rebranded to PayPal Credit so airline tickets can be booked now at checkout and paid off later with Alternative Airlines in the exactly same way! For example, you can you apply the 'bill me later' concept on Delta flights, Caribbean Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Spirit Airlines and more by choosing to pay with PayPal Credit at the checkout. Depending on the price of your flights, you will be informed of when to pay back your flight payments.

Can I travel using PayPal?

Absolutely! PayPal is accessible to use when you are travelling. Imagine you are in a location or remote destination where you cannot access your online banking, all you need to do is select PayPal at checkout and remember your e-mail address and password. It can be used to book air travel on airlines such as Air Canada, Delta and over 650 more whilst you are on the go, just make sure you have an internet or mobile data connection to access your account if it is required. This is a benefit for being able to pay for flights easily and securely, if you are unable to access your bank cards.

Where can I fly to using PayPal?

You can fly to lots of destinations around the world with PayPal and Alternative Airlines. Some of our popular destinations include Amsterdam, Denver, Florida, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, Miami, New York, Paris, Puerto Rico, Singapore and Sydney and you can fly on airlines that include Frontier, Virgin and Delta. Read all the reasons for using PayPal for traveling. The online flight search accepts PayPal for any domestic or international flight reservation as we know that is can be difficult to sometimes find safe and legit travel websites to use so it is a convenient and secure way to pay for your travel arrangements. As long as you are paying in a supported currency (see the list above), you can pay for any flight found on the travel site to any destination.

Can I use PayPal for my vacation?

PayPal payment options can be used to pay for your vacation, through the flight search Alternative Airlines. For any vacation, business trip or getaway, you can buy tickets on airlines that include American Airlines, Tigerair or Tigerair Australia using PayPal through Alternative Airlines online. PayPal Credit is also accepted to spread the cost of your air travel for your next vacation. Plus flight discount codes can be applied on any airline ticket which is a great added benefit for your vacation too! Read the cheapest countries to visit in Europe blog or Safari destinations if you are looking for vacation inspiration.

How to use PayPal for air travel

To be able to use PayPal and PayPal Credit for flight travel with Alternative Airlines, first search and choose the flights that suit you and your travel plans. Then when you have filled out your passenger details, select "PayPal and PayPal Credit" icon at the checkout page. A separate window will open which is a dedicated PayPal window where you are asked to sign in with your existing login. If you don't have a PayPal account, don't worry, you can register and all you need is a billing address, phone number and link to a debit or credit card. Link your bank account to a PayPal account by selecting "Bank and Cards" under Settings and there you can add your preferred bank payment. When you see the tickets you have selected with the Alternative Airlines as your merchant, then all you need to do is confirm the payment and your e-tickets will be confirmed and sent to you. You can then access your PayPal account at any time and there are tips within to help you find out how to use PayPal the best way possible.

What are the benefits of paying for flights with PayPal?

There are many benefits of paying for flights and making reservations with PayPal. One of the benefits is that if you are in a remote area where access to your online banking is limited, you just need to remember your e-mail address and the password that you used to sign up to PayPal with and pay at the point of transaction. Another is that you can do it quickly on either a mobile or desktop computer. There are also available PayPal deals and promo codes offered by Alternative Airlines on airlines such as Allegiant Air, FastJet and BH Airlines to save money on your flight reservations, which are other reasons to use the e-wallet for flights. Using PayPal for flight tickets also means that you'll get your money refunded quicker in the event of a death of a relative or a friend, or if you need to fly home for a funeral. You can read on all the benefits and reasons for buying flights with PayPal.

What travel website accepts PayPal and PayPal Credit?

The travel website Alternative Airlines is one of the only places that accepts both PayPal and PayPal Credit to book flights, for over 650 airlines. These can include airlines such as Delta, Turkish Airlines, TAROM and more. Checking out with PayPal Credit means flight tickets can be paid back over time. We know that this is a safe and secure way to pay for many of our travelers and want to make sure that they feel comfortable when reserving their flights if they are on the move or have little access to internet. You can find out how safe it is to use Alternative Airlines here.

Which airlines accept PayPal and PayPal Credit?

The online travel agency Alternative Airlines accepts both PayPal and PayPal Credit for over 650 airlines, to pay for your flight selection. This includes airline tickets with American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines. So you can choose to fly on either international or domestic flights and pay easily either with PayPal and PayPal Credit. Other airlines that these payment methods are accepted on include flights to Greece or the Mediterranean, with airlines such as Aegean Airlines, Air Europa and Asiana Airlines. You can also use PayPal on American Eagle, TUI Fly, Blue Bird Airways, Wingo, Bulgaria Air as well as many other airlines around the world, through Alternative Airlines.

Can I use PayPal for easyJet flights?

PayPal or PayPal Credit can be used for any easyJet flight when booked with Alternative Airlines. This also applies to booking British Airways, American Airlines and many others. Just make a search for the flights you require and then use the airline filter on the left to select easyJet. Once you have entered your details and any promo codes you may have, just select PayPal or PayPal Credit at the checkout and proceed as normal to pay for your easyJet flights. The airline is one of Europe's best-known low-cost airlines, who fly to many European destinations such as Barcelona, Greece and Lisbon.

Can I use PayPal on Norwegian Air?

Yes, with Alternative Airlines you can select PayPal or PayPal Credit once you have selected Norwegian Air flights. You can also use one of our PayPal flight promo codes, to get your Norwegian flights even cheaper when choosing to pay with PayPal. Norwegian is just one of the many airlines you can choose to pay with PayPal, with others including China Airlines, Air Mauritius and SAS Scandinavian Airlines.

Does Southwest Airlines accept PayPal?

PayPal and PayPal Credit are both accepted forms of payment for Southwest Airlines when using Alternative Airlines. Simply select your flights using the search bar at the top of the page, and select PayPal or PayPal Credit on the checkout page to open the PayPal payment window. If you wish to pay with PayPal Credit, you have the option to pay back the airline tickets over time later.

You can also you use flight promo codes are available too through Alternative Airlines to get discounted Southwest flights. If you are unsure about using Alternative Airlines, you can read all about the flight booking website and it's legitimacy.

Does jetBlue accept PayPal to buy airline tickets?

Use both PayPal or PayPal Credit on jetBlue tickets with Alternative Airlines. The online flight search accepts PayPal and PayPal Credit as payment for jetBlue flights and over 650 other airlines. You can also collect TrueBlue points when buying tickets, just make sure to add your Frequent Flyer Number during the booking process.

Does Delta accept PayPal?

Delta airline tickets can be paid with both PayPal and PayPal Credit through Alternative Airlines. This can be applied to both international or domestic Delta flights. PayPal is also accepted on over 650 other airlines that can be found on the website. It's a simple way to pay and your Delta ticket confirmation will be sent directly from Alternative Airlines.

Can I get PayPal travel deals?

There are PayPal and PayPal Credit discount deals available for air travel on over 650 airlines, with Alternative Airlines. You can view them all in either USD or GBP here. Airlines include Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines and many more.

Can I use a PayPal discount code for flight bookings?

Yes. Alternative Airlines provides many flight promo coupons to use with either PayPal or PayPal Credit on different airlines including American Airlines, Spirit and Allegiant Air. With the various airlines displayed in the search results, you can apply the Alternative Airlines' discount codes at checkout. These can be used on one airline or a combination of flights, in USD and GBP Sterling. Just look through all the available discount codes and make sure that the one you use is for the same currency that you are buying your flights with (eg. a $20 off PayPal promo code will only work on flights bought in US dollars). Once applied, you will see the offer amount deducted off the ticket price at checkout. The coupons are offered in different currencies at various times of year, so be sure to keep checking back for the best deals!

Can I collect air miles with PayPal?

Yes. Air miles can be collected when using PayPal with Alternative Airlines. So you can buy any airline ticket with PayPal via and you don't have to miss out on those precious frequent flyer points. This is a great benefit to build up air miles whilst on the road. If you are unsure about collecting air miles when buying flights online, you can check out our Airline Alliances page or the best Frequent Flyer program from the Alternative Airlines blog.

How do you collect air miles using PayPal?

When you are ready to make your ticket purchase and have arrived at the checkout page, first ensure your cards are linked to your PayPal account to enjoy the benefits of both PayPal and your chosen loyalty program. Then all you have to do is enter your dedicated flyer number in the the "Frequent Flyer" box before you make your reservation. It’s as simple as that! This can also apply to paying with PayPal Credit. You can visit our page on how to book frequent flyer flights for more information.

Which rewards programs allow you to collect miles using PayPal?

If you’ve got a credit card linked to your airline loyalty scheme that is also linked to your PayPal account, you should be able to collect points with any frequent flyer program or their alliance partners when booking with Alternative Airlines. Read the full blog guide of the best Frequent Flyer programs.

Can I collect Delta SkyMiles with PayPal?

You can buy Delta flights with PayPal and collect SkyMiles too when booking through the flight search website Alternative Airlines. You can also combine your Delta SkyMiles Credit Card with your PayPal account to feel the benefits of collecting more air miles. Delta is part of Skyteam Alliance, allowing you to use your PayPal account to collect air miles with all SkyTeam partners. If you want to pay with PayPal and be able to collect air miles too, check out the Frequent Flyer guide blog and see what is suitable for you!

Can I collect AAdvantage points with PayPal?

AAdvantage points can be collected when buying American Airlines flights with PayPal and Alternative Airlines. Just make sure you upload your AMEX card details to PayPal, or any other card associated with your AAdvantage account and get all the rewards you’re entitled to. As American Airlines is part of Star Alliance, you can use your PayPal account to collect air miles with any Star Alliance member.

Alternatives to PayPal and PayPal Credit

If you are looking for an alternative e-wallet that isn't PayPal, Alternative Airlines provides other great payment options such as Apple Pay, Google Pay, Neteller and Alipay. Alternatives to PayPal Credit to spread the cost of flights over time include many finance options. You can also check out all the ways to pay with Alternative Airlines, and find out why it is safe to use Alternative Airlines.

I have more questions about paying my flight tickets with PayPal, who do I ask?

You can contact Alternative Airlines Customer Service about using PayPal for flights via our other contact us page. More information can be found on the Alternative Airlines' help desk articles about paying for flights with PayPal.

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Alternative Airlines Announces PayPal and PayPal Credit as Additional Payment Methods for Booking Flights

Alternative Airlines is delighted to announce it accepts PayPal on all flight purchases, making it easy and safe to book online for its customers. PayPal is one of the leading forms of online payment, with more than 169 million accounts worldwide. You can read how safe it is to buy flights with Alternative Airlines here.

Why is PayPal popular you ask? Making PayPal payments today are becoming increasingly popular because it is a secure way when people are on the go. In the travel world, we find it a great way to buy airline tickets because it is a fast, secure and convenient way to pay. We also offer coupon codes to get discounted flights when you pay with PayPal.

PayPal's popularity among Alternative Airlines' internet-savvy customer base is already apparent. Commercial Manager Sam Argyle, stated, "At Alternative Airlines, we are always trying to make flight bookings easier for our customers. PayPal enables any individual or business with an email address securely, easily and quickly to send and receive payments online. It also allows for global ecommerce as consumers can purchase goods with PayPal in 190 markets and 26 currencies around the world."

In 2019, Alternative Airlines collaborated with Braintree, a PayPal service, to provide a smoother flight booking experience.

Legal Statement

PayPal Credit using USD (U.S PayPal account owners only): For new account holders, variable APR 26.24% as of 3/1/2019. See full terms and conditions on using PayPal Credit. Subject to credit check and approval. Limitations apply.

*Up to $50 offer - Terms and Conditions

*Promo code offer can only be applied to up to 5 passengers in one booking, with a maximum of $10 being discounted per person. For example: 1 passenger booking will save $10 off their purchase. Applicable to flight ticket price over $200 only. More than 5 passengers can be booked in the same reservation, however the promo code can only be redeemed to up to 5 people. One voucher use per customer email address. USD only. Must be over 18 years old to purchase. Non-refundable. Expires 2nd February 2021.

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