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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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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:

  • Zip (Qantas, AirAsia)
  • Humm (Flight Centre)
  • Pay Later Travel: Book now pay later for a variety of airlines

Do other companies have payment plans like Afterpay?

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

  • Pay Later Travel: 26-week payment plans
  • Zip: 3, 6 or 12 month payment plans
  • Flight Centre va Humm: 12-month financing plans

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.


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