Afterpay flights and travel guide

For the sites that offer the service, how it works when booking flights and other companies like Afterpay that you can use on travel – read on.

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Travel sales pop up sporadically – and when a hot one appears, take advantage with Afterpay even if you're short on cash.

Which sites offer Afterpay flights?

Afterpay isn't super commonplace among air travel, but that doesn't mean it's not entirely unavailable. The payment service can be found at:

  • Jetstar for flights and related products including checked luggage, seat selection and in-flight meals. Afterpay is available to you as long as the flight departs at least 48 hours from the time of booking. Bookings can be made up to $3,000 which must include the 1.5% service charge fee.
  • Webjet for flights, holiday packages and select hotel bookings. Purchases can't exceed $3,000 and a 1.15% payment fee must be included in the total amount. Bookings are available through mobile, desktop or the Webjet app.

How does Afterpay work for flights?

Just like you would opt to pay with a credit card or PayPal when making a purchase online, you can opt to pay via Afterpay and the item will be instantly yours.

Repayments are automatically taken from your account in interest-free instalments every fortnight for eight weeks. A text message reminder is sent before the deduction is taken, which is an easy reminder to make sure the funds are in your account.

Why buy flights with Afterpay?

Purchasing airfares with Afterpay comes with a string of advantages (see below), but how do the numbers actually stack up? We've checked out some of the most popular routes across Australia via Jetstar to see what payments look like when broken down into repayments.

Keep in mind full-price fares are accurate at the time of writing and serve as a guide only.

Flight routeFull price4 interest-free fortnightly repayments work out to
Sydney–Melbourne$60 return$15.23 a fortnight
Melbourne–Gold Coast$102 return$25.88 a fortnight
Adelaide–Sydney$126 return$31.97 a fortnight
Perth–Sydney$354 return$89.83 a fortnight
Brisbane–Hamilton Island$546 return$138.55 a fortnight
Hobart–Melbourne$94 return$23.85 a fortnight

What are the pros and cons of using Afterpay to book flights?

Not sure if Afterpay is right for you? We've got you sorted with the good and the bad:

  • You don't need to pay fares all at once if you're short on cash
  • Payments are interest-free
  • You have eight weeks to pay off
  • Afterpay covers flights and extras (baggage, seat selection)
  • High spending maximums
  • Instant approval
  • Late fees are capped at 25% of your total purchase (maximum of $68)
  • Afterpay purchases include payment fees
  • First payment can work out higher than the rest
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Late fees apply if the funds aren't paid on time
  • Refunds can get messy as they go through the airline/third-party site's policy

What happens after I buy flights with Afterpay?

Buying flights with Afterpay works the same way if you were to buy an item of clothing. Once purchased, four, interest-free fortnightly repayments will be made from your registered account. No stress, no fuss.

Are there other companies like Afterpay to book flights?

Afterpay is one of a few payment services on offer for airfares. Book your next flight with:

Do other airlines have payment plans like Afterpay?

Other airlines and booking sites use different options to book flights. Here are a few of them:

  • Flight Centre: Book now pay later
  • Qantas: Book now pay later

Latest flight deals

Note: These are some of our best flight deals at the moment, but Afterpay may not be accepted by these companies. Some do offer other buy now pay later options though. See sites for details.

Deal

Flights within Australia from $26 each way

Verified 3 days ago Expires 3 Aug 2021
Available on select flight dates from July 2021 - March 2022. Sample fare is Melbourne-Sydney with Jetstar. Destinations include Melbourne, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Launceston, Newcastle, Ballina, Brisbane and more.
Deal

Rex Airlines sale: Flights between Sydney and Melbourne from $39

Expires 28 Aug 2021
Available on select flight dates until December 2021.
Deal

Jetstar flights from $41 each way

Verified Yesterday Expires 2 Aug 2021
Available from September - December 2021. Destinations include Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Uluru and more. Sample fare is Hobart-Melbourne.
Deal

New Zealand flights from $316 return

Verified 2 days ago Expires 12 Aug 2021
Available on flights from July - November 2021 to Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland with Jetstar.
Deal

Australia-wide flights from $79 each way

Verified 5 days ago Expires 12 Aug 2021
Available on flights from 13 July 2021 - 31 March 2022 to Melbourne, Launceston, Gold Coast, Canberra, Darwin, Townsville, Sunshine Coast, Newcastle, Hobart, Adelaide, Brisbane and more. Sample fare is Ballina-Sydney. T&Cs apply.
Deal

Domestic flights from $59 return

Expires 6 Aug 2021
Available on Australia flights from July - September 2021. Destinations include Brisbane, Perth, Gold Coast and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar.
Deal

Australia-wide flights from $59 return

Expires 3 Aug 2021
Available on flights until December 2021 to Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Launceston and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar.
Deal

South Australia flights from $38 each way

Expires 3 Aug 2021
Available for travel from July - August 2021. Destinations include Kingscote, Whyalla, Port Lincoln and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide with Jetstar.
Deal

Flights within Australia from $34 each way

Expires 2 Aug 2021
Available on flights from July - September 2021 to destinations including Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Darwin, Adelaide, Hobart and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast with Rex Airlines.
Deal

Victoria flights from $36 each way

Expires 3 Aug 2021
Available on flights from July - October 2021. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar. Other destinations include Mildura, Avalon, Albury and Bendigo.

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