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Pay for airline tickets with UnionPay
Search for flights at Alternative Airlines and choose to pay with UnionPay at checkout. Alternative Airlines offers flights from over 650 airlines and accepts UnionPay credit and debit cards as a way to pay for your flights.
UnionPay is a Chinese financial services company and is one of the largest card payment providers in the world. UnionPay has existed since 2002 and is currently the only interbank network that connects all ATMs of all the banks in China. Thanks to its global alliances with other major payment networks around the world, such as Discover, JCB, RuPay and BC Card, UnionPay is ahead of both Visa and Mastercard in value of mobile and online payments.
How to buy flights with UnionPay
Use the search bar at the top of the page to find the flights that you're after, then follow the steps below:
- Select your chosen flights then proceed to the checkout page.
- Complete the passenger details page.
- Once you've filled out the required information, select UnionPay credit or debit card as your payment method.
- Enter the details that are found on your UnionPay card and click 'secure payment'. Your payment should be accepted instantly. You'll receive your receipt and e-tickets within 12 hours!
Buy flights using UnionPay
Use your UnionPay debit or credit card to pay for flights at Alternative Airlines. We accept Chinese Yuan and over 170 different currencies that you can use with UnionPay to pay for flights.
Alternative Airlines also offers a great selection of Chinese domestic and international flights, with over 50 different Chinese-based airlines, as well as other international airlines that fly to and from China.
UnionPay for Online Shopping
Union Pay is good for more than just purchasing flights, it can also be used for a variety of other online shopping. Currently, Union Pay is accepted in over 10 million online stores outside of China, including Europe, the US, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Macau. It's estimated that there are more than 2.5 million online merchants currently accepting Union Pay in Europe and that over 80% of online merchants accept Union Pay in the US.