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Book Quick, Cheap Flights

Alternative Airlines is a flight search and booking site that makes it quick and easy to book flights with more than 600 airlines worldwide. Flying to New York? London? Sydney? Paris? Or somewhere more remote in South America or Africa? It doesn't matter where you're flying to, we have flights at great prices from airlines all over the world.

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More choice per route — and better prices too!

So, what makes Alternative Airlines unique? Well, we use our own industry-leading technology to bring you more flight options that you can't easily find elsewhere online. We combine flights from multiple airlines (even when these airlines do not share an existing partnership agreement) so that you can choose from more flight options per route. In the industry, this is known as Virtual Interlining and means we bring you more choices to get from point A to point B — no matter where these points may be!

Another benefit of our Virtual Interlining technology and the greater choice of flight options that we are able to offer you because of this technology is that you're also more likely to find cheaper flight options when you search with us.

Use our search form at the top of the page to begin searching for flights.

Book the Quickest Flights

Sometimes, speed is everything. Whether you're flying with a young family or just want more time to enjoy your vacation, we can help you find the quickest flights available.

How do we bring you the quickest flights?

Thanks to our industry-leading technology, we're able to bring you more flight options per route. We combine flights from airlines that would not normally be combined. This is because these airlines do not share a codeshare or interline partnership agreement. However, we use our special (Virtual Interlining) technology to mix and match flights with these different airlines, and therefore offer you more options per route. By mixing flights with multiple carriers, including transfers and connections, we're also more likely to bring you faster flight options.

Follow these simple steps to find the flights with the fastest journey time, and hit the beach as soon as possible...

Search for flights

Use the search form at the top of the page to begin searching for flights. Enter your departure airport or city, as well as your arrival airport or city, along with the number of passengers and cabin class. When you select your dates of travel, remember to use our Cheapest Dates Calendar to identify the cheapest dates to travel each month (more on this below!). Then, hit 'Search'.

Use our filter to find the quickest flights

After the flight search results have loaded, you can then use our 'Quickest' flights filter to view the flight options with the fastest journey time. You can then browse through the quickest flight options and select your preferred flights.

Complete your booking

Proceed to the next page to enter passenger details and complete your booking. You'll receive your e-tickets as soon as your flights are confirmed.

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Easy flight search

If you're looking for ease, Alternative Airlines can help. We've carefully considered every stage of the flight booking process so that you can enjoy an easy and seamless booking process. Here are some of the ways that we've made it as quick and simple as possible to book your flights...

Use our filters to refine the search results and choose the right flights for you. Use our interactive seat map to pre-select your seats, add additional baggage and more.

Easily add everything that you need to your booking to ensure that your journey is as enjoyable and stress-free as possible — including Cancellation Protection and Lost Baggage Protection. Visit Manage My Booking to easily manage your booking, including downloading your e-tickets, requesting changes and more.

Tips for booking cheap flights

Use our cheapest dates calendar

Our cheapest dates calendar is perfect if you can be flexible with your dates of travel. When you open our calendar, each date will be coloured from red to green (as demonstrated below). The dates that are coloured in green are the cheapest, whereas the dates that are red are the most expensive.

Using the calendar can save you a lot of time and hassle, as you'll be able to quickly identify and search for flights on the cheapest day of travel.

Spread the cost of your flights over time

Spread the cost of your flights over time with one of our Buy Now, Pay Later /finance payment options. Okay, so this won't make the total price of your flights any cheaper, it can definitely make your flights more affordable. Spreading the cost over a fixed number of weekly, bi-weekly or monthly instalments can help you better budget for your travel. We offer lots of Buy Now, Pay Later options, including Klarna, Affirm, Afterpay, Zip and more.

For more top tips, take a look at our full guide to booking the cheapest flights possible.

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How can I find the quickest flights?

Through Alternative Airlines! We've developed special filters so that you can easily refine the flight search results to easily find the flights that you're after. This includes filtering by the quickest flights, to view the flight options with the quickest journey time.

Where can I easily book flights online?

If you're looking for a quick, easy and simple way to book flights online, then Alternative Airlines can help. We've carefully considered every stage of the flight booking process, from searching for flights to comparing the search results to completing the booking, to ensure that it is as easy and convenient as possible. We also make it simple to add everything that you need at the time of booking, from adding baggage and selecting your seats to adding Cancellation Protection. And if you have any questions at any stage, our expert Customer Service team is always happy to help.

Find out more about booking flights with Alternative Airlines.