09 Feb 2022 News

Alternative Airlines and Fly Now Pay Later team up to provide travellers with even greater choice to finance their trips

07 February 2021, LONDON: From today, UK customers using global flight search and booking site, Alternative Airlines, will benefit from additional options to spread the cost of their flights at the time of booking.

Inking a deal with specialist travel fintech provider, Fly Now Pay Later – which offers consumers a new and more flexible way to finance upcoming trips – British passengers can now choose to split the amount owed over twelve months by selecting Fly Now Pay Later at the checkout on Alternative Airlines website.

Qualifying customers can make use of Fly Now Pay Later’s simple payment platform to book any of the 600+ global airlines that Alternative Airlines tickets, alleviating the financial burden of arranging travel and helping to facilitate a frictionless and less stressful booking experience.

“Our mission has always been to make seeing the world and connecting friends and family as easy and affordable as possible.”  said Jasper Dykes, chief executive at Fly Now Pay Later

“When passengers see Fly Now Pay Later at the checkout, they will be able to choose and set up their plan without even having to leave Alternative Airlines’ site.

“We strive for happier customers and simpler journeys, empowering people to pay for flights in the way that suits them best, and in turn we look forward to helping Alternative Airlines expand their reach.”

Alternative Airlines currently offers over 40 payment methods across 160 currencies.

With this partnership, customers using the travel-specific lender will have the flexibility to choose how and when they wish to pay, tailoring their budget to their needs, instead of their needs to their budget.

Defying the downturn, Fly Now Pay Later, founded by CEO Jasper Dykes (32) in 2015 now serves hundreds of thousands of travellers in the UK, US and Germany.

Sam Argyle, Alternative Airlines managing director said; “We’re extremely excited to be partnered with Fly Now Pay Later, so our customers have a greater choice and flexibility when they fly. By splitting the flight cost into monthly instalments up to 12 months, it makes travel more accessible for more people. With the maximum loan of £5,000, our customers also have the ability to make higher ticket value purchases affordable.”

“We have seen demand for buy now pay later increase, especially since the pandemic. It’s important to us to increase our range of payment options to meet those needs and Fly Now Pay Later is allowing us to do that with their flexible solution.”

“The decision to partner with Fly Now Pay Later was straight-forward, as they offer our UK customers the option to choose the payment plan that suits them best.