Paypal Credit FAQs
Firstly, what is PayPal?
PayPal itself is an electronic wallet (e-wallet or online wallet), that allows you to pay or send and recieve payments online with an e-mail address and a password. It is a convenient, stress-free and safe method to pay online. You can link your PayPal account to your credit/debit card accounts and not have to worry about carrying your cards in order to make payments. We find paying flights with PayPal or PayPal Credit a great way when you're traveling and flying off-the-beaten track. If you’re unsure if you should be paying with PayPal or PayPal Credit for flights, read through our 10 reasons to use PayPal.
You can also pay flights with PayPal through Alternative Airlines in one simple transaction if you prefer!
Ok so what is PayPal Credit?
PayPal Credit is part of PayPal but with the added bonus of paying in installments, just like a credit card (but no physical plastic card involved). Make a purchase online and then spread the cost over time. Through the online flight search Alternative Airlines, you can spread the cost of flights and pay in monthly installments. Your credit limit is linked to your PayPal account used for purchasing online.
Once you have gone through to check-out and selected PayPal and PayPal Credit to pay for you flight reservation, a window will open up to give you a selection of instalment offers suited to you.
You will need to have a PayPal account set up before you can book flights with PayPal Credit. You can apply for a PayPal account buy clicking on the 'Sign Up' button above or Sign Up to PayPal. Or when you select the PayPal and PayPal Credit icon at checkout after filling in your passenger details, this will open a dedicated PayPal window to allow you to create a new account or log in.
By purchasing flights with PayPal Credit, you can buy flights now and pay later!
What is the difference between PayPal and PayPal Credit?
PayPal is a useful way to pay for flight reservations in one transaction through your smart-phone or desktop computer. Booking flights with PayPal Credit will allow you to spread the flight ticket costs in installments over time. All done electronically, you don't have to worry about plastic cards or losing them on your travels.
How to use PayPal Credit?
To start using PayPal Credit, you first need to create a PayPal account. Click on the 'Sign Up' button above or Sign Up to PayPal. You can even select the PayPal and PayPal Credit icon at the checkout page which will then open a PayPal window. This allows you to log in or create a new account.
After creating a PayPal account to pay for flights with PayPal Credit, you need to submit a short application to PayPal who will tell you if you are accepted to buy flights with PayPal Credit and how much you can spread the cost of flights over a period of time. Just select the PayPal icon at the Alternative Airlines checkout page and all you need then is your an e-mail address and a password to log into your account or pay. You can either pull through funds from your chosen bank account through PayPal when paying or a PayPal balance.
How does PayPal Credit work?
PayPal Credit works by being shown instalment offers to spread the cost of purchases. For full information see PayPal Credit FAQs.
How do I apply 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!
First you can simply create a PayPal account buy clicking on the 'Sign Up' button above or Sign Up to PayPal. Or select the PayPal icon at checkout which will open a dedicated PayPal window for you to either create a new account or log in. Once you have created a new account, then you link a payment type either your credit/debit card. Once this is completed, you are ready to use PayPal!
Look for the PayPal icon at checkout and all you need then is your an e-mail address and a password to log into your account or pay. You can either pull through funds from your chosen bank account through PayPal when paying or a PayPal balance.
How do I sign up for a PayPal Credit account?
To sign up for PayPal Credit account and start paying off flights in instalments, you need to first create a PayPal account. Start by clicking on the 'Sign Up' button above or Sign Up to PayPal. Then once this is done, complete a short application and PayPal will inform you whether you are able to pay for airfares with PayPal Credit. This can be submitted at checkout or before choosing to booking your flights with spreading the cost!
Where can I log in to my PayPal Credit account?
Log into your PayPal Credit account by logging into your PayPal account you signed up. Sign up to PayPal now if you don't already have one.
Can you use PayPal Credit for flights?
Yes! Through the easy online flight search alternativeairlines.com, which is a Travel website that accepts PayPal and PayPal Credit for buying airfares. Simply type in your departure and destination airports, select your dates, then flights, and once you have filled out all your passenger details, select PayPal and PayPal Credit icon. This will open up a window for you to follow the steps to.
just choose to pay with PayPal and PayPal Credit by selecting the icon at checkout and all you need then is your an e-mail address and a password to log into your account or pay. You can either pull through funds from your chosen bank account through PayPal when paying or a PayPal balance.
Do I have to pay for a PayPal Credit account?
No, it is completely free. You need to set up a PayPal account first before you can start using PayPal Credit to pay for flight reservations but you are not charged for opening a PayPal account.
Are there fee charges for using PayPal Credit?
See all information about PayPal Credit and PayPal Credit fee charges.
Is using PayPal Credit the same as paying on finance?
See all information of PayPal Credit and the uses of paying on finance with PayPal.
Who accepts PayPal Credit to book flights?
Alternative Airlines, the flight search website, accept PayPal Credit to pay for flights! We find this an easy, secure and convenient way of buying your flights now and paying later. We find it a safe and secure way to pay for a wide range of flights with PayPal Credit.
Is using PayPal Credit safe?
Using PayPal Credit is very safe. PayPal uses SSL technology which keeps your online information safe. Furthermore, when an individual sends a payment to someone through using PayPal, the recipient will not receive or see any sensitive financial information like details of credit cards or bank accounts. Therefore you do not have to worry about paying persons you don't know.
Can I pay off flights using PayPal Credit?
Yes you can pay for flights using PayPal Credit! Many travelers prefer to pay off flights in installments, by using PayPal Credit. To see if you are able to use PayPal Credit to pay off flights later, search and select the flights suitable to you and select the PayPal and PayPal Credit icon at the checkout page. You will be redirected to the PayPal website through a pop-up window to login and you will then see if PayPal Credit is an available option to you. Please note that if you are searching for Bill Me Later, this is now PayPal Credit.
What is Bill Me Later?
The term "bill-me order" is making and recieving an order but being billed for it at a later date. The finance firm Bill Me Later has now changed it's name to PayPal Credit so you can still enjoy all the financing benefits of buying now and paying over time. Bill Me Later was a PayPal service where customers had flexibility in flight payments and now it is PayPal Credit, which offers the exact same service! Bill me Later was the previous name for PayPal Credit, as PayPal took over Bill Me Later back in 2012. If you are searching for the Bill Me Later website (www.billmelater.com), it will redirect you to the PayPal website.
Can I use Bill Me Later for flights?
Yes, you buy flights now and be billed later with Alternative Airlines and PayPal Credit. The finance service Bill Me Later has changed it's name to PayPal credit but does not mean the concept doesn't exist! You are still able to buy flights now and pay later with Alternative Airlines! Make a flight reservation on our flight search via www.alternativeairlines.com, choose to pay with Paypal Credit and you will be billed later. Have the option to buy flights now and be billed later.
Can I still use Bill Me Later?
No, the finance service Bill Me Later no longer exists but you can still buy flights online with Alternative Airlines and PayPal Credit, which is the new name for Bill Me Later. Bill Me Later was rebranded as PayPal Credit. In 2012, PayPal acquired Bill Me Later and The Bill Me Later website (www.billmelater.com) will redirect you to the PayPal website. All travel and flights booked through Bill Me Later is now booked through PayPal Credit instead.
Can you buy flights with Bill Me Later?
No, you are unable to buy flights with Bill Me Later as PayPal Credit acquired the brand. However, with the online flight search Alternative Airlines, you can buy flights and spread the cost with PayPal Credit. Just select PayPal Credit as your preferred method of payment once you have set up your PayPal account and pay off your flight reservations later.
Can I travel using PayPal Credit?
Absolutely, paying for flight travel to anywhere and everywhere and paying later is easy with Alternative Airlines. By arranging your travel plans with PayPal Credit whilst on the road will allow you to book flights and pay later or another time. See all our reasons on why using PayPal and PayPal Credit for travel is a great idea. Alternative Airlines pride themselves that they are able to provide this secure and easy method for you to book flights for you or your family and spread the cost.
And the added benefit is that all you need to do is remember your e-mail address and password, not your plastic card!
What are the benefits of buying now and paying later for flights with PayPal Credit?
There are many benefits of using PayPal Credit for flights and for making flight reservations.
1. You can buy flights now and pay later! So you get to book your flights today, for example, and then pay later by spreading the cost! PayPal will let you know how much you can pay back in installments when you submit an application to PayPal.
2. You can do it quickly through a smart-phone or desktop computer.
3. You just need to remember the e-mail address and the password that you signed up to PayPal with.
See all our benefits and reasons for buying flights with PayPal.
The main benefit of using PayPal Credit to book flights is that you can find PayPal deals, PayPal flight discounts and coupons and PayPal Credit coupons with Alternative Airlines!
Which Airlines accept PayPal Credit?
Alternative Airlines, the online flight search, accepts PayPal Credit for any airline. This includes Delta Airlines flights, American Airlines tickets, Spirit Airlines airfares or United Airlines flights when booking with alternativeairlines.com. Collect air miles like AAdvantage points or SkyMiles too when you pay with PayPal Credit!
How can I pay for flights with PayPal Credit?
To pay for flights with PayPal Credit, you need to Sign Up to a PayPal account. Then search and select flights and routes suited to you on www.alternativeairlines.com and once you have completed filling in your customer detail information, select PayPal and PayPal Credit at the checkout page and follow the steps in the pop up PayPal window.
Which Travel websites accepts PayPal Credit?
The online flight search Alternative Airlines accepts PayPal Credit. We specialise in providing a wide choice of flights to off-the-beaten-track destinations to well-known locations. It is a safe and secure payment method for many of our travelers to book and pay flights online.
Do you offer PayPal Credit flight coupons?
Alternative Airlines offer great PayPal and PayPal Credit flight discount coupons to save when booking airfares online. Find out the many ways to save money on flight booking with the range of flight PayPal and PayPal Credit promo codes we have on offer through our flight deals page.
Please check our terms and conditions of each flight voucher code, and ensure that the PayPal Credit promo code you use is for the same currency in which you buy your flights, for example, the USD $20 PayPal coupon will only be effective if your are booking flights in US dollars. We love offering different PayPal and PayPal Credit coupons in different currencies, so keep checking back at the Alternative Airlines' flight tickets deals page!
Can I use PayPal Credit flight discount coupons?
Absolutely! The online flight search Alternative Airlines offers many flight promo coupons to get discounted prices when booking with PayPal Credit. So you can buy flights, pay later AND save money! Grab airline coupons in GBP Pounds Sterling, Philippino Peso (PHP), Singapore Dollars (SGD), Thai Baht (THB), Malaysian Ringgit (RM), , Vietnamese Dong (VND), USD, Hong Kong Dollar (HKD).
We advise that the PayPal flight voucher code you use is must be in the same currency that you are booking your flights with online (eg. A GBP £20 PayPal promo code will only work on flights bought in US dollars). See all our flight discount codes.
Where can I fly to using PayPal Credit?
With Alternative Airlines and PayPal Credit, you can book flights to anywhere and everywhere. The online flight search, www.alternativeairlines.com, accepts PayPal and PayPal Credit for any flight reservation. So if you are wanting to fly a really unique route that goes off-the-beaten-track, you can still use PayPal Credit to book flights. It's a great way to buy flights now and pay later by spreading the cost of the flight payment.
Want to fly to Tanzania and then on to Zimbabwe? Buy flights and pay later with PayPal Credit.
Looking to buy multi-city flights? Pay for flights on finance with PayPal Credit!
Other destinations include Singapore, Sydney, Denver, Florida, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, Miami, New York, Shanghai and Dallas.
Is there PayPal Credit for flights?
Yes with Alternative Airlines! The online flight search alternativeairlines.com accepts PayPal Credit to pay for flights and spread the cost over time. It can also be used internationally and paid in many different currencies. Let Alternative Airlines find you the flights and routes that suit you and pay later.
Are PayPal Credit accounts free?
PayPal Credit (and PayPal) accounts are free to sign up to. You need to create PayPal account to start using PayPal Credit but there is not a fee charged to do this. Also no fee is charged when flights paid in GBP with Alternative Airlines! A valid email address is needed, full name and your telephone number is needed to create a PayPal accountThe 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 Credit?
With Alternative Airlines, you can pay for flights with PayPal Credit and collect air miles and flyer loyalty points, depending on the frequent flyer program you are assigned with. We find this a great benefit of using PayPal Credit at Alternative Airlines by paying for flights now, pay later and collecting air miles! Example points you can collect when booking flights with PayPal Credit is SkyMiles with Delta Airlines tickets or AAdvantage points with American Airlines flight tickets. Check out our Airline Alliance page to find out more on collecting flyer points. We also give advice on the best frequent flyer programs available if you are unsure what to choose.
How do I collect air miles with PayPal Credit?
It's really simple. You first need to have a PayPal account to be able to start using PayPal Credit to pay for flights. Then make sure your bank credit card is linked to your PayPal account. Once you have this set up, search and select the flights suited to you and fill out your information in the Passenger Details page. As you go through, you will see the frequent flyer box where you can enter your frequent flyer program number that you are signed up to before you make payment. Then select the PayPal and PayPal Credit button to pay for your flights and this will open up a window where you will follow the steps and you will see the amount required to pay for your flights in monthly installments. You have now collected your flyer points and spread the cost of flights!
Which flyer reward programs allow you to collect air miles with PayPal Credit?
You should be able to collect points with any frequent flyer program or their alliance partners, if you have a credit card linked to your airline loyalty scheme which is also linked to your PayPal account. See information on airline alliances or our blog on the best frequent flyer programs.
Can I collect AAdvantage points or air miles with PayPal Credit?
Yes you can collect AAdvantage points or air miles when buying flights now and paying later with Alternative Airlines. Link your American Express (AMEX) card or any other card that is linked to your AAdvantage account to your PayPal account in order to start collecting points. American Airlines is a Star Alliance member. This means a PayPal account can be used for collecting air miles with all Star Alliance members.
Can I collect Delta SkyMiles with PayPal Credit?
Collect SkyMiles, buy flights now and pay later with Alternative Airlines and PayPal Credit. Gain the benefits of collecting air miles with PayPal by combining your Delta SkyMiles Credit Card with your PayPal account to feel the benefits. Delta is a Skyteam Alliance member, which allows travelers to use their PayPal account to collect air miles with all SkyTeam partners.