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Afterpay flights and travel guide

How to lay-by your holiday and take eight weeks to pay it off interest-free.

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Travel sales pop up sporadically, and when a hot one appears, you can still advantage even if you’re short on cash, this is where Afterpay comes in.

It’s like lay-by for online (and in-store) purchases, only you get to take your item home before you finish paying it off. You’ll have eight weeks from the time of purchase to pay it off before you’ll start being charged late fees and have your account paused.

Which sites offer Afterpay flights?

Afterpay is currently available with Jetstar for flights and related products including checked luggage, seat selection and in-flight meals. Purchases can be up to $1,200 excluding any booking or payment fees and made at least four weeks before departure.

All Afterpay bookings with Jetstar incur a 1.5% service charge fee of the total booking price. This is something new for Afterpay, as its retail merchants don’t charge its customers fees for opting to use this payment method.

Stay tuned for more as details, and Afterpay merchants, as they’re secured.

How does Afterpay work for flights?

Initially available for fashion, beauty and homewares purchases, it entered the travel space in September 2017 by partnering with budget airline Jetstar. 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 will be automatically taken from your account in interest-free installments every fortnight for eight weeks. You’ll be sent a text message reminder before the deduction is taken, which is an easy reminder to make sure the funds are in your account.

Are there other companies like Afterpay to book flights?

There are other companies like Afterpay along with airlines and travel booking sites with their own lay-by programs, price-holding and book now pay later options you can use on flights. Here’s a few of them:

  • Flight Centre
  • Virgin Australia
  • Qantas

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New Zealand flights from $36 each way

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USA flights from $911 return

Available on select travel dates to Hawaii, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, New York and more. Sample fare is Auckland-Honolulu with Air New Zealand. Other airlines include United Airlines and more.

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Australia flights from $335 return

Available on flights in 2021 to Gold Coast, Sydney, Brisbane and more. Sample fare is Auckland-Melbourne with Jetstar. Other airlines include Emirates, Air New Zealand and more.

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Dubai flights from $1,832 return

Available on select travel dates. Sample fare departs from Auckland. T&Cs apply.

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Delhi flights from $1,054 each way

Available for flights on select dates in January 2021. Sample fare departs from Auckland with Emirates.

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Manila flights from $1,407 each way

Available for flights on select dates in January 2021. Sample fare departs from Auckland.

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Christchurch flights from $40 each each

Available on select dates until May 2021. Sample fare departs from Auckland with Jetstar. Other airline includes Air New Zealand from $68. T&Cs apply.

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Queenstown flights from $71 each way

Available on select dates until March 2021. Sample fare departs from Auckland with Jetstar. Other airline includes Air New Zealand from $94. T&Cs apply.

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Auckland flights from $39 each way

Available on select flights until April 2021. Sample fare departs from Christchurch with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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Wellington flights from $36 each way

Available on select dates until March 2021. Sample fare departs from Auckland with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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Flights to USA from $921 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021 to Hawaii, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and more. Sample fare is Auckland-Honolulu with Fiji Airways. T&Cs apply.

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Flights to Europe from $1,362 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021 to London, France, Rome and more. Sample fare is Auckland-Paris with Swiss Airlines. T&Cs apply.

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Asia flights from $964 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021 to Bali, Philippines, Taiwan, India and more. Sample fare is Auckland-Narita with Fiji Airways. T&Cs apply.

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Cook Islands flights from $635 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021. Sample fare is Auckland-Rarotonga with Jetstar and Air New Zealand. T&Cs apply.

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Cook Island flights from $440 return

Available on flights from February - October 2021 departing from Dunedin, Christchurch and more. Sample fare is Auckland-Rarotonga with Jetstar. Other airlines include Air New Zealand from $733. T&Cs apply.

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New Zealand flights from $88 return

Available on select dates in 2021 to Dunedin, Queenstown, Taupo and more. Sample fare is Christchurch-Wellington with Jetstar and Auckland-Tauranga with Air New Zealand. T&Cs apply.

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Christchurch flights from $93 return

Available on flights until May 2021. Sample fare departs from Auckland with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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Fiji flights from $507 return

Available on flights until November 2021. Sample fare is Auckland-Nadi with Fiji Airways. Other flights depart from Christchurch, Wellington, Queenstown and more.

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Up to USD$30 off flight fees

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United States flights from $920 return

Available for flights on select dates in April 2021 with Hawaiian Airlines. Sample fare departs from Auckland. Destinations include San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. Other airlines include Air New Zealand and more.

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Dunedin flights from $168 return

Available for flights on select dates in February 2021. Sample fare departs from Auckland,

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Dunedin flights from $176 return

Available for flights on select dates until March 2021 with Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Sample fare departs from Auckland.

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Air New Zealand: Queenstown flights from $89 each way

Available for flights on select dates from February-March 2021. Sample fare departs from Auckland.

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Available for flights on select dates in March 2021. Sample fare departs from Christchurch.

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