Visa-FREE entry to Qatar
Nationals of New Zealand and Australia can enjoy a visa-free entry into Qatar with Qatar Airways' new waiver upon arrival. Terms and conditions apply.
Spotted an amazing airfare but don’t have the cash to pay in full just yet?
If you need some time to get things sorted before firming up your travel plans then these websites all allow you to layby flights.
Need a few days to submit your annual leave before committing to that holiday? Virgin Australia has the answer.
It’s called the Hold This Price option and lets you secure the price of your flights for up to two days. It’s only available for select domestic Aussie flights so if you’re planning a trip around Australia, this could be just the ticket.
Enjoy a little more time to make up your mind with the convenience of booking online and paying for it later with Qatar Airways.
If you’re still undecided but want to lock in a great fare, Qatar Airways will give you up to 72 hours so you can figure out your finances/annual leave/group situation before committing to purchasing your ticket.
Dreaming of exploring around Asia, the Middle East and Oceania? Take a few days to get your travel plans in order with Malaysia Airlines.
Whether you’re waiting for a transfer of funds, need to wrangle a few friends to join in or just need a few days to decide, take advantage of Malaysia Airlines’ Book Now, Pay Later feature.
Seen a bargain fare that you’ve got to have but short on cash? Air New Zealand has your back.
While it doesn’t have a lay-by option so to speak, the airline does offer a short fare-hold period of three days. That’s enough time to convince the crew to go on a well-deserved holiday, don’t you think?
Take off for your bucket-list adventure and take a few days to come up with the funds.
Sometimes you want to lock in the price before you can secure the funds. Luckily, Emirates lets you lock in a fare and take up to 72 hours to pay for it. It may not sound like much, but can be just enough time if you’re waiting for a transfer from another account.
The student life is hard, but STA Travel makes it easier by letting youths and students lay-by flights.
Even if you don’t fit the bill STA is targeting, you can still buy flights for a good price. If you’re not ready to pay for your adventure upfront, STA’s lay-by program gives you the chance to delay most of the payment until 10 weeks before you fly off.
Planning a big holiday with an equally big price tag? Break it up into more-manageable chunks with Mix&Match’s lay-by option.
Manage your travel bill for your domestic and international flights with the choice to spread it out over six weekly instalments.
This airline understands that planning a holiday can take time, so it gives you more than enough to pay for your flight.
When it comes to book now pay later options, Qantas has one of the best. This option is available on select flights departing from New Zealand, Australia and the UK so you have a lot to play with.
|Company||Required deposit or fee||Interest-free/cancellation period||Terms|
|Qatar Airways||Varies||Up to 72 hours||Must be booked at least 4 days prior to departure with 72 hours from the time of booking to pay.|
|Malaysia Airlines||MYR$30||Up to 72 hours||Cannot be used for fares booked via Miles and Cash.|
|Virgin Australia||AUD$15||48 hours||Available on domestic Australian flights booked at least 14 days in advance.|
|Air New Zealand||From $10||3 days||Available on select flights at least 21 days prior to departure.|
|Emirates||$0||72 hours||A variable fee is payable if the reservation is not paid in full.|
|STA Travel NZ||$99 deposit which includes a $39 service fee||Up to 10 weeks before departure||Must have flight paid in full no less than 10 weeks prior to departure.|
|Mix&Match||2.25%||6 weeks||First instalment is due on the day of booking followed by five weekly instalments.|
|Qantas||$50||Varies||Available on select flights. Payment due date varies and is noted when making the booking.|
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