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Purchasing flights with Alternative Airlines just became even easier

You can now use PayPal to pay for your flights when booking through Alternative Airlines. Just search for flights as normal and simply select PayPal as your payment method when you decide to book. You can either sign in to your PayPal account or pay as a guest. This new process makes booking flights with Alternative Airlines easier than ever before.

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Paypal FAQs

What is PayPal?

PayPal is an e-wallet (electronic wallet) that is a safe, convenient, smart way to pay online. PayPal allows an individual with an e-mail address to send and receive payments online in a secure and cost-effective way.

PayPal can be used from computers or web-enable smart phones. All you need is an email address to make secure online payments using your credit, debit card, bank account or PayPal balance.

By using PayPal as a payment method, you are only a couple of clicks away from flying away and your payment is completed within seconds!

Why should I buy flights using PayPal?

There are many reasons we love using PayPal to buy flights at Alternative Airlines. In fact, there a so many, we wrote an article about it. If you’re not sure if you should be using PayPal or PayPal credit to make your flight reservations, have a read through our 8 convincing reasons to use PayPal here.

What is PayPal Credit?

Pay Pal Credit is a way of buying your flights now and paying later. Simply spend over £150 and get 0% interest for 4 months on your purchase. One of the best things about PayPal Credit is that you automatically get 0% for 4 months every time you spend over £150. PayPal Credit is a safe and user-friendly way of spreading the cost of huge purchases.

How do I sign up for PayPal Credit?

To apply for PayPal Credit, complete a short application and PayPal will let you know straightaway whether you are eligible to buy your flights and other purchases with PayPal Credit. You can do this before you book your flight or when you select your payment method at the checkout, whatever works for you!

What currencies can you use to pay with PayPal?

PayPal can be used for any online transactions on in: AUD $, CAD $, CHF, CZK, DKK, EUR €, GBP £, HKD $, HUF, ILS, JPY, MXN, NOK, NZD, PHP, PLN, RUB, SEK, SIN $, THB, USD $.

PayPal can be used from computers or web-enable smart phones. All you need is an email address to make secure online payments using your credit, debit card, bank account or PayPal balance.

By using PayPal as a payment method, you are only a couple of clicks away from flying away and your payment is completed within seconds!

Is PayPal safe?

Yes! PayPal uses SSL technology to keep your information safe. In addition, when sending a payment using PayPal, the recipient won't receive sensitive financial information like your credit card or bank account details. This makes sure that you don't have to worry about paying people you may not know.

Can I pay using PayPal Credit?

Yes! Many of our customers choose to pay in monthly installments by using PayPal Credit. To find out whether PayPal Credit is available to you, please book a flight and select PayPal as the payment method. Once you are redirected to the PayPal website, login and you will see PayPal Credit as a payment option if it's available to you.

What is Bill Me Later?

Bill Me Later was the previous name for PayPal Credit. PayPal Acquired Bill Me Later in 2012, in favour of a brand that reflected the name 'PayPal'. The Bill Me Later website ( now redirects you straight to PayPal’s domain, so you can buy all of your PayPal travel needs through PayPal credit instead.

Can you buy flights with Bill Me Later?

You can no longer buy flights with Bill Me Later as it no longer exists. However, you can buy flights with PayPal Credit and Alternative Airlines. Just select PayPal Credit as your preferred method of payment once you have set up your account.

Which Airlines accept PayPal?

You can buy flights with any airline that Alternative Airlines has to offer through PayPal. Because Alternative Airlines is an online travel site that accepts PayPal, you can purchase all of our flights using PayPal or PayPal Credit payment methods. This includes American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines flight reservations.

How can I pay for flights with PayPal?

First you will need to Sign Up to a PayPal account. Then search and select your flights on and once you have filled out your customer information, select PayPal as a payment option and follow the steps. Easily done in a couple of clicks!

What Travel website accepts PayPal?

We do at Alternative Airlines! We know that this is a safe and secure way to pay for many of our travelers and want to make sure they feel comfortable when reserving their flights.

Do you offer PayPal coupons?

Yes! Alternative Airlines work with PayPal in order to provide our customers with PayPal coupons and and promo codes. Throughout the year, you can find different ways of saving money at Alternative Airlines by using PayPal to buy your flights. Find out what PayPal promo codes we currently have on offer by visiting our offers page. Make sure to check our terms and conditions, and ensure that the PayPal promo code you use is for the same currency in which you buy your flights (eg. A USD $20 PayPal coupon will only work on flights bought in US dollars). We often offer PayPal coupons in different currencies at different times of year, so be sure to keep checking back at Alternative Airlines for the best deals!

Where can I fly to using PayPal?

As long as you are paying in a supported currency (see above), you can pay for ANY flight found on our site using PayPal. Some of our popular destinations include Amsterdam, Denver, Florida, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, Miami, New York, Paris, Puerto Rico, Singapore and Sydney.

Can PayPal be used internationally?

Yes. PayPal can be used internationally. One of the great things about PayPal is that it can be used to pay in a number of different currencies across the world. You can link your debit card, credit card and bank account to PayPal and start making safe, convenient payments right away.

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 — 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.

Can I collect air miles with PayPal?

Yes! You don’t have to miss out on those precious frequent flyer points when you buy airfares with PayPal and Alternative Airlines.

How do I collect air miles with PayPal?

First, make sure your cards are linked to your PayPal account to enjoy the benefits of both PayPal and your chosen loyalty program. Once you’ve found the flight you want, you’ll be taken to our Passenger Details page. Here, all you have to do is select special assistance and find the frequent flyer box where you can enter your frequent flyer program and number before you make your reservation. It’s as simple as that! Visit our page on how to book frequent flyer flights for more information.

Which rewards programs allow you to collect miles with PayPal?

If you’ve got a credit card linked to your airline loyalty scheme which is also linked to your PayPal account, you should be able to collect points with any frequent flyer program or their alliance partners.

Can I collect AAdvantage points (or miles?) with PayPal?

AAdvantage: American Airlines. Yes you can when buying flights with 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! American Airlines is part of Star Alliance, which means you can use your PayPal account to collect air miles with all Star Alliance members.

Can I collect SkyMiles with PayPal?

SkyMiles: Delta. Buy flights with Alternative Airlines and PayPal to collect SkyMiles. You can combine your Delta SkyMiles Credit Card with your PayPal account to feel the benefits of collecting air miles with PayPal. Delta is part of Skyteam Alliance, allowing you to use your PayPal account to collect air miles with all SkyTeam partners.


Alternative Airlines is a online travel agency specialising in booking flights on lesser known airlines and to remote destinations. Alternative Airlines offers you a bigger, better choice of airlines supported by a team of expert travel specialists for help and advice on your travel plans.

Alternative Airlines handles all your travel arrangements and payments, complete with ticketed confirmation. We do not direct you to other websites or service providers. We help you through the process. This is what makes us Alternative Airlines. Check out our reviews on Feefo or our reviews page. If you want to know a little bit more about us, read our blog for our alternative travel secrets and stories. Browse for flights, find some amazing deals, make a reservation and pay in the currency of your choice today with Alternative Airlines. Let Alternative Airlines help find you the best prices and make international and domestic flight reservations with us today.

Alternative Airlines Announces PayPal as an Additional Payment Method
for Booking Flights

Alternative Airlines, the specialist online travel agent in booking lesser known airlines, is delighted to announce it will now accept PayPal on all of its websites making flight purchases easy and safe for its customers. PayPal is one of the leading forms of online payment, with more than 169 million accounts worldwide.PayPal's popularity among Alternative Airline's 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. Adding a convenient, secure payment method like PayPal was a natural fit. "PayPal enables any individual or business with an email address securely, easily and quickly to send and receive payments online. PayPal enables global ecommerce as consumers can purchase goods with PayPal in 190 markets and 24 currencies around the world.