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Buy Flights with Tamara

Search for flights from over 600 different airlines, and pay with Tamara at checkout to enjoy making your payments for flights over time, only when you book through Alternative Airlines. Airlines include Saudia, Emirates, Etihad, British Airways, and many more.

Tamara gives customers the ability to buy and enjoy flights now and pay back at a later date or overtime. There is 0% interest and no hidden charges, as long as loans are paid back on time.

When you book through Alternative Airlines and select Tamara at checkout, you have the option to spread the cost of your airfare into easy-to-manage instalments. With Tamara, you have the flexibility to split payments into Pay in 2, Pay in 3, or Pay in 4 instalments. Plus, it's also Shariah-compliant!

Search and book flights through Alternative Airlines and checkout using Tamara.

How to buy flights with Tamara

Step 1 - Search for flights

Search for flights

To begin searching for flights, fill in the search form with the following destinations you wish to travel to/from. Then enter that dates you want to travel and the number of passengers in your booking.

Hit the 'Search Flights' button to continue.

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Step 2 - Select Tamara at checkout

Select Tamara at checkout

Select 'Tamara' at checkout.

If you've already got an account with Tamara, you need to simply log in to your account. If not, create an account with Tamara first and then wait for it to get approved.

Once you're accepted by Tamara, you just need to wait for us to confirm your flight.

How to buy flights with Tamara

Step 3 - Pay later with Tamara

Booking confirmed!

When your flights have been confirmed by us, we'll then send you your e-ticket. All you have to do then is to enjoy your flight and pay back your loan in time.


Available in the following countries

Saudi Arabia - SAR

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To qualify for Tamara, you must:

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Be a resident of Saudi Arabia or the United Arab Emirates

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Be 18 or over

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Submit a few personal details for verification

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Have a valid mobile number

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Why buy flights with Tamara?

Whether you're travelling for leisure, business, with family, or going solo, Tamara provides a convenient and flexible method to buy your airline tickets. Choose to pay it all in one go, or split the cost of your flights into easy-to-handle instalments. Search for flights then select your preferred Tamara payment plan at checkout.

Split the cost

With Tamara, you can choose to split the cost of your flights and pay in 2, 3, or 4 monthly instalments, and the best part – no interest! At checkout, choose the payment term length that works for you. Tamara is also Sharia compliant.

Find your perfect flight & split the cost with Tamara

Ready to book your flights and pay with Tamara? Simply, click the button below to begin searching for flights from over 600 airlines and travel to anywhere in the world.

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600+ airlines

Looking to book flights with Tamara? You're in the right place! Alternative Airlines lets you pay with Tamara on over 600 airlines. Tamara is available as a payment option for every single flight we offer. Whether it's a short family visit or that special trip you've been planning, we've got you covered. Budget your flights with easy instalments through Tamara.

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E-tickets sent instantly

Once you've made your first payment using Tamara, we'll send you your e-ticket right away! In some circumstances, we might need to carry out a couple of extra checks before sending out your e-ticket. However, if this happens to you - don't panic! It's procedural. We'll make sure to send your ticket out within 24 hours and will keep you updated with its progress.

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Tamara and Flights FAQs

Can I use Tamara to buy flights at Alternative Airlines?

YES! When you book through Alternative Airlines you can buy flights with Tamara and spread the cost over time. With Tamara, you can choose to split the cost of your airfare into 2, 3 or 4 monthly instalments.

What happens if I missed my payment?

Tamara doesn't charge any fees however, they may charge late fees if a customer does not pay within the 30-day limit. All late fees, however, are donated to government-approved charities.

What cards does Tamara accept?

Tamara takes both debit and credit card payments including Mada, Visa, Mastercard, and Apple Pay.

Is Tamara Shariah-compliant?

Yes, Tamara is Shariah-compliant. It has been certified as compliant with the AAOIFI Sharia Standards by the Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB).

If you're looking to book Shariah-compliant flights to Saudi Arabia, we have a guide that covers important information like halal meal options, prayer areas and other onboard services that cater to Muslim travellers.

How do I sign-up to Tamara?

You can easily sign up via the Tamara app or Tamara website. To create your Tamara account, you'll need a valid phone number, ID, payment card details, and email address.

Where is Tamara available?

If you wish to buy flights and pay with Tamara you must be a resident of Saudi Arabia or the United Arab Emirates and be paying in SAR or AED.