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Discover how you can make flight bookings easily and safely using Venmo with Alternative Airlines. FAQ's included!

Buy flights with Venmo

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It is easy and secure to purchase flights using Venmo with Alternative Airlines!

You can use Venmo to pay for flights when you book flights through Alternative Airlines. Simply use the search form at the top of the page to search for flights from over 650 airlines and choose Venmo as a payment method.

What is Venmo?


Venmo is a mobile payment service owned by PayPal, Inc. Venmo accounts are issued by PayPal, Inc. Venmo is an easy way to send, spend, and receive money.

Make and share payments with Venmo

Venmo makes it easy to pay friends and family with a Venmo account.

You can easily use money you have in your Venmo account, or link your bank account or debit card quickly. Split or share with Venmo friends

Transfer money to your bank

Venmo lets you move money from your Venmo account to your bank account.

Track your payments

Venmo makes it easy to track all your payments in one place.

Who can create a Venmo account?


To create a personal account, users must be a resident of the United States, or one of its territories

Venmo is available for customers with supported iOS and Android devices

Users need to be at least 18 years old

Users need to have a cellular or wireless telephone number

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How to create a Venmo account

It is easy to create a Venmo account via a mobile app or website by providing basic information and bank account information. Recipients of transactions can be found quickly, either via phone number, Venmo username, or email.

Users will have a Venmo balance that is used for transactions. Bank accounts, debit cards, or credit cards, can be linked to Venmo accounts. Alternatively, users can order a Venmo MasterCard and pay through the card.

If a user does not have enough funds in the Venmo account when making a transaction, the funds will automatically be withdrawn from the registered bank account or card.

When users first create an account, total transactions cannot exceed $299.99. This is until their identity is verified. After identity verification, users can send up to $2,999.99 in each seven-day period.

How to buy flights using Venmo with Alternative Airlines


Alternative Airlines is an authorized Venmo merchant. A Venmo-authorized merchant is a merchant that has been authorized by PayPal to accept Venmo as a payment method. When you purchase flight tickets through the Alternative Airlines website you can select Venmo as a payment method at checkout. Search for flights on over 650 airlines around the world!

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Venmo FAQs

Does Venmo charge a fee?

Alternative Airlines is an authorised merchant. Users do not pay a fee to Venmo when making a payment to an authorized merchant from a linked bank account, debit card or your Venmo balance. Venmo doesn't charge for basic services like sending money. It is free to receive and withdraw money into your Venmo account. Standard transfer to your bank account is free.

Venmo has no monthly or annual fees.

What if i don’t have enough money in my Venmo account?

When your available Venmo balance can’t cover the entire amount of a particular transaction, Venmo will use your preferred payment method.

Users can separate preferred payment methods for paying friends, purchases from authorized merchants, and Venmo Mastercard reloads. Payment methods, including selecting preferred payment methods, can me managed in the Payment Methods section of your Venmo account settings.

Can I make a purchase using my Venmo account from my computer?

Currently, purchasing with Venmo is only available on mobile devices through apps or mobile web browsers that are approved to offer Venmo as a payment option.

Can I book flights using Venmo?

Yes you can! You can buy flights using Venmo with Alternative Airlines, the online flight search website. It's easy, simply use the Search Bar at the top of the page to search for flights on over 650 airlines and select Venmo as your payment option on the payment page.