Clearpay for flights has taken off thanks to new partnership with Alternative Airlines
For the first time, UK travellers can take to the skies and ‘Pay in 4’ with Clearpay thanks to new partnership with Alternative Airlines.
Alternative Airlines, the global flight booking platform, has announced its new partnership with payments provider Clearpay, to offer increased flexibility and choice to UK-based customers. Joining thousands of merchants already partnered with Clearpay, Alternative Airlines is the first in the UK to offer Clearpay for flights.
With more than 600+ global airlines to choose from, including British Airways, American Airlines, Norwegian and more, Alternative Airlines customers based in the UK can now book flights to any destination and select Clearpay spread the cost over four interest free instalments in six weeks.
This announcement follows the launch of Alternative Airlines as Clearpay’s first travel merchant in the US – where Clearpay is known as Afterpay – in 2021.
Rich Bayer, UK Country Manager at Clearpay, said: “Our research shows that nearly three in five people use ‘buy now, pay later’ to budget their money, so we’re delighted that Alternative Airlines now offers Clearpay. This partnership encourages responsible spending and makes travel even more accessible to everyone. With this partnership, we look forward to driving our young and loyal customer base to the global flight booking platform.”
Sam Argyle, Managing Director at Alternative Airlines commented: “We’re thrilled to have expanded our partnership with Afterpay into the UK market with Clearpay, to provide payment flexibility to even more customers. We continue to see increased demand in the UK, as well as in other markets, from customers looking for flexible payment options when booking flights and Clearpay allows us to serve this demand. Clearpay’s product is ideal, empowering people to book flights today and lock in the best prices, while managing their budget by paying in four interest free instalments.”
To use Clearpay for flights, customers simply need to search for flights through alternativeairlines.com then select Clearpay as their payment option at checkout. The total cost will be split into four equal payments over six weeks, with payment made every 2 weeks.
The service is completely free for customers who pay on time – helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest or extended debt. Late fees apply for late payment instalments.
When booking flights with Alternative Airlines, customers can enjoy a quick, seamless and customisable booking experience, supported by an expert Customer Service team. The booking platform makes it easy to book everything in one place, including seat selection, Cancellation Protection, Lost Baggage Protection and more, to ensure that air travel is as stress-free as possible.
To begin searching for flights, visit: alternativeairlines.com
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About Alternative Airlines
Alternative Airlines is a flight search and booking site that provides a quick, easy and personalised way to book flights online — with the support of an expert Customer Service team. With a choice of 600+ global airlines, including all major carriers as well as smaller airlines flying to more remote regions of the world, the site has developed industry-leading technology to offer customers more flight options per route. With a commitment to bring greater payment flexibility and convenience to customers, Alternative Airlines’ global audience can choose from 40+ international payment methods, including Buy Now, Pay Later, e-wallets and 70+ cryptocurrencies across 160+ currencies.
About Clearpay (Afterpay Limited)
Afterpay Limited, known as Clearpay in the UK and Europe, is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to buy products immediately and pay for their purchases over four instalments. The service is completely free¹ for customers who pay on time – helping people spend responsibly by paying over four instalments without incurring interest. Clearpay is offered by thousands of the world’s favourite retailers and used by millions of active global customers².
Afterpay is currently available in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, where it is known as Clearpay. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins. Afterpay is a wholly owned subsidiary of Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ).
¹ Late fees may apply. Eligibility criteria apply. See clearpay.com for full terms.
²Figures released in Block Q1 2022 results.