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Buy flights with WeChat Pay

Buy Flights with WeChat Pay & Alternative Airlines

Search for flights on over 650 airlines worldwide and choose to buy your flights with WeChat Pay at checkout.

WeChat Pay is a Chinese mobile app that allows you to quickly and conveniently complete in-store and online purchases on your smartphone or tablet. WeChat Pay can connect supported bank accounts and Visa, MasterCard and JCB credit and debit cards and be used to pay for flights online at Alternative Airlines.

At Alternative Airlines, you can use WeChat Pay to buy flights when paying in USD or EUR.

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Why use WeChat Pay to buy flights?

Pay on your mobile

When making a flight purchase with Alternative Airlines, WeChat Pay will generate a QR code that you can scan with your mobile. This means you can complete the purchase on your mobile using one of the payment methods already connected to your WeChat Pay account.

Quick and convenient

With your payment details already connected to your WeChatPay account, using it to buy flights is both quick and convenient. You won't have to re-enter any details, just use your fingerprint or security code to confirm the purchase.

More than 300 banks

WeChat Pay can be connected with over 300 banks and a range of different major credit and debit cards. This gives you the option to pay directly through your bank or, if you'd prefer, on a card.

Supports major currencies

WeChat supports the world's major currencies, with a total of 16 currencies supported altogether.


WeChat Pay puts a number of security measures in place to protect your wallet and personal and payment details. For example, users can only have three payment details added to their WeChat wallet at one time.

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WeChat Pay FAQs

Is WeChat Pay safe?

Yes, WeChat Pay is safe and there's a number of extra layers of security that you can add to your WeChat Pay wallet for peace of mind. For example, you can a pattern password and a personal password that needs to be entered to access your wallet.

In addition to this, WeChat Pay allows you to freeze your account if you think you've lost your phone or your account is in danger of being breached. WeChat also analyses any suspicious behaviour on your account and is able to intercept any payments that it thinks are not legitimate.

Are there any fees charged when using WeChat Pay?

No, there are no fees charged when using WeChat Pay at all. Registration is completely free and you will not be charged for using WeChat Pay when paying for flights with Alternative Airlines either.

Which countries is WeChat Pay available in?

WeChat Pay is available to residents in the following countries:

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA and Vietnam.

Which currencies does WeChat Pay support?

WeChat Pay supports the world's major currencies and 16 currencies in total. These include:

  • HKD
  • GBP
  • EUR
  • USD
  • JPY
  • CAD
  • AUD
  • NZD
  • KRW
  • THB
  • SGD
  • RUB
  • DKK
  • SEK
  • CHF
  • NOK

At Alternative Airlines, you can use WeChat Pay to buy flights when paying in USD or EUR.

How do I use WeChat Pay to buy flights?

Using WeChat Pay to buy flights is very straightforward. Once you've chosen the flights that you want to purchase, select WeChat Pay as a payment option at checkout. WeChat Pay will then generate a QR code that you can scan on whichever device your WeChat Pay app is installed on.

Then, simply complete the payment instructions on your mobile to confirm the flight purchase.