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Unfortunately, Pay with 2 Ways is temporarily unavailable on our site. However, if you wish to make your flights more affordable, you can use our Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) and financing options to split the cost of your flights.


Pay with 2 Ways on Airline Tickets

Divide the full price of your airline tickets across two different card payments, in one single transaction.
Or split the total airline ticket price between two people!

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Can I split the payment of flight tickets between two people?

Pay with 2 Ways allows you to divide the total amount of your flight into two portions at checkout, between two people, when booking with Alternative Airlines. This means that if you’re booking flights with a friend or a family member, you have the option to each pay for the flight ticket individually within the same booking. This could be flying anywhere for a city break, gap year or a family event!

Once you have chosen your flights through Alternative Airlines, select Pay with 2 Ways at the checkout. Enter one member of the party’s payment details for the first portion of the booking and another member’s payment details for the second portion. See all our different ways of paying for flight tickets.

A simple example: a £100 flight ticket can be divided into two amounts of £50, on different cards or PayPal accounts.

You can also spread the cost of airline tickets over time. Use PayPal Credit, Klarna, Affirm (US), Quadpay, Sezzle or see all other available ways to finance your flights.

Follow our step-by-step guide below which shows you exactly how to use split your payment between to separate cards or people.

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How to split payment on flight tickets with Alternative Airlines

There are not many travel sites that allow for dividing the cost for airline tickets and even less give you the option to do it online. Making a split airfare payment online with Alternative Airlines is simple. We realise how convenient making a split payment for airfares is and offer a quick, safe and easy way to do it.


On the Alternative Airlines search form at the top of the page, choose where you want to fly to and from and click Search flights.

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Select the flight(s) best suited to you.

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Enter the details of all passengers and your contact information.

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Under 'Payment type', select 'More Options (including Pay with 2 Ways) as shown in the image below.

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By selecting 'More Options' this will direct you to Pay with 2 Ways where you can select to highlight your method of payment. Then click Continue to payment.

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You are now through to the Pay with 2 Ways checkout page. From here the payable total of the flight tickets are displayed and an amount can be chosen to pay for the first payment.

First, enter the amount you'd like to pay for the first payment. In this example, we have chosen to pay £90GBP. Next, select the payment method you'd like to pay with. Please note: The '1st amount' and '2nd' will change depending on how much you choose to pay in the first payment.

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If choosing to pay by Credit/Debit card, enter the card details in secure pop up window and click 'Pay' to complete the first payment.

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If paying with PayPal, you'll be redirected to log-in to your PayPal account to complete your first payment.

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Once your first payment is complete, you'll be asked to pay the remaining amount of your flight(s). Select your payment method and complete Step 7a or Step 7b to complete your second payment.

Please note: Pay with 2 Ways can be used to split the flight ticket cost between two different people. Simply enter the payment details for the second person paying in this step to split payment of flights between two people.

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The split payment is complete! Once your flight(s) have been paid using two different payment methods, your Travel Documents will be emailed to you within 24 hours.

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Pay with 2 Ways FAQs

What is splitting payment using Pay with 2 Ways?

Pay with 2 Ways is a split payment option where the total airfare price can be divided into into two payments at the point of transaction. With Alternative Airlines, you can split the payment of your airline tickets from 650+ airlines into a maximum of two separate payments - handy between family and friends! Pay with two different cards (debit and credit for example) or PayPal combined with Visa or two people.

Can I split the payment on flights?

Yes, you can divide the total flight ticket cost into two amounts at the point of purchase or spread the cost over various months or weeks with flight instalment plans available at checkout too. Alternative Airlines allows you to divide the flight ticket cost with using a credit and debit card or PayPal and PayPal Credit accounts. This can be done with your own accounts or with someone else. Dividing the cost of a flight ticket is a convenient way to pay between friends and family or between various bank cards. By choosing "Pay with 2 Ways" at the checkout, the process is easy to do.

Can I split payment for flights using two PayPal accounts?

Yes. You can split the payment for flight tickets with PayPal with either two different credit and debit cards or two PayPal accounts through Alternative Airlines. Flight ticket costs can also be split over time to up to either 6 or 12 months options with PayPal Credit or you can find all information on financing airfares.

How do I split my flight ticket payment with two PayPal accounts?

Dividing the total ticket cost with two PayPal accounts through Alternative Airlines is simple and quick to do. When you reach the checkout stage of the booking process, select Pay with 2 Ways and choose PayPal as your preferred payment method. You can split your payment between PayPal and a credit or debit card, PayPal and PayPal credit, or you can split it between two separate PayPal accounts in one transaction.

Can I pay with PayPal and PayPal Credit at the same time?

Existing funds in your PayPal account can be used at the same time with PayPal Credit to pay for your flight ticket purchase. To do this you have to select Pay with 2 Ways at the checkout and at the next page you can choose how much you want to split the price between the two PayPal payment methods.

Can I book a flight with two cards?

Yes, the travel site Alternative Airlines allows you to pay with multiple credit or debits cards to buy flights using Pay with 2 Ways at checkout. Choose the amount you want to divide across two cards (either debit or credit cards) or across two PayPal accounts too. The Pay with 2 Ways option is accepted on over 650 airlines when booking with Alternative Airlines.

What cards can I use to divide the total cost?

Split Payment is available with Debit and Credit cards (Mastercard and VISA), PayPal. You can use any combination of these payment methods to divide the total price at the checkout. For example, you can use your Debit or Credit card to pay off one portion of your flight reservation and PayPal or PayPal Credit to pay off the rest. Alternatively, if you have a limit on your credit card, you can pay the remainder of the booking on a separate card.

Can I pay my flight tickets with two cards online?

Any airline ticket booked through Alternative Airlines can be paid with two cards at checkout, either with a credit and debit or two of the same. You can choose how much of the ticket price you want divided between the cards and can be for over 650 airlines

Can I buy airline tickets with multiple credit cards?

Two cards are accepted at the same time to buy flights (either two credit, two debit or both) at checkout when selecting Pay with 2 Ways with Alternative Airlines. This can be with VISA and Mastercard to split the payment for airline tickets. All you need to do is choose how much you want to split the cost by entering your first payment card details for the first amount and your second payment card details to make up the rest.

Which payment methods can I use to divide my flight ticket payment into two?

You can separate the total price into two payments across debit and credit cards (VISA and Mastercard), or two PayPal accounts.

Which travel site accepts multiple credit cards for one purchase?

Alternative Airlines is a flight booking travel website that allows you to split a single flight ticket purchase between multiple credit or debit cards. This can be split between Mastercard and VISA or even combined with PayPal or PayPal Credit. The option to divide flight purchases between multiple credit cards, at the point of transaction, gives travellers the ease to buy flights easily and quickly.

Can I use Discover card to split payment on flights?

Discover card cannot be used to split the payment of your airline tickets. Pay with 2 Ways allows you to split the payment of the cost of your airline tickets by using combination of either Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and PayPal Credit.

Can I split an American Airlines airfare over two payment types?

Yes. You can split the payment method of American Airlines airfares and on other airlines. You have the option to divide the total cost into two on all flights, or either finance monthly or weekly, including airlines such as Emirates, United, Qatar Airways and Avianca.

What travel websites allow split payments?

Flight ticket costs can be split into two amounts using Pay with 2 Ways through Alternative Airlines. The flight search allows payments to be divided into two card types or two PayPal accounts at checkout. Choose either to split between major credit or debit cards and PayPal and PayPal Credit.

If you are unsure about using Alternative Airlines, you can read all about the company and how it is legitimate.

Can I split payment on Delta airline tickets?

Yes. Delta airline tickets can be split into two when booking with Alternative Airlines, and on all other airline tickets, including Southwest, Virgin, Norwegian, LATAM and more. Paying over time is an accepted option too.

Can I spread the flight cost over time instead?

Instead of splitting the cost into two with Pay with 2 Ways, the option to separate flight ticket payments over time can also be done by choosing Affirm (US only), Klarna, Sezzle, Afterpay, QuadPay or PayPal Credit as a payment method.