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Book American Airlines Tickets & Pay With PayPal

Want to pay for flights with American Airlines and pay using PayPal? At Alternative Airlines, you can pay with PayPal for any American Airlines booking as well as the 600+ airlines we ticket on our site.

This guide will show you how to search for American Airlines flights, choose the flight that best suits you and select PayPal as a payment method at checkout. Purchasing flights through your PayPal account is as easy as the click of a button.

Buy American Airlines flights with PayPal

Can I pay for American Airlines flights with PayPal?

Absolutely! Paying for American Airlines flights with PayPal is made easier when booking through Alternative Airlines. PayPal is a popular payment method for any of the 600+ airlines we ticket at Alternative Airlines. You can also 'Pay in 4' bi-weekly interest-free payments, or spread the cost for longer with PayPal Credit.

No matter your destination or how much your ticket is, as long as you have an existing PayPal account, PayPal is available as a payment method for all American Airlines flights at Alternative Airlines.

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Can I pay for American Airlines flights with PayPal Credit?

Of course. Alongside PayPal, we also offer PayPal Credit as a payment method for American Airlines flights. With PayPal Credit, you can spread the cost of your American flights over time in instalments. To use PayPal Credit, you'll need to search for the American Airlines flight you want to buy on our site and select PayPal Credit as a payment method at checkout. PayPal will then do a quick check to see if you're eligible for a loan - if you're approved, you'll be able to book your tickets straight away.

It's not just PayPal that you can use for your American tickets - we have 40+ payment methods to offer, including buy now, pay later plans like PayPal Credit.

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How to pay for American Airlines flights using PayPal

Search for flights

Using our search form at the top of the page, choose your departure and arrival destinations and when you wish to fly. Hit the 'Search flights' button.

Select your preferred airline

Here, you'll be able to browse the flights available for the dates and destinations you have chosen. You can filter out your preferred airline (for example, American Airlines) either above the results or through the 'Airlines' drop-down tab.

Choose PayPal or PayPal Credit

Once you've selected the flight(s) you want and completed all necessary details for the booking, navigate to the payment stage and select 'PayPal'. After you've selected 'PayPal' as a payment method, scroll down and click on the 'Continue to Payment' button. Next, click on the PayPal checkout button to connect with PayPal and proceed with your booking.

Confirm your booking

You'll then be prompted to enter your PayPal login details. Follow the instructions on the screen to confirm your payment and booking.

Once confirmed, you'll receive your e-ticket via email straight away. Simple, right?

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Why should I use Alternative Airlines to buy American Airlines flights using PayPal?

We're proud to be one of the only places where you can buy American Airlines flights using PayPal. We also take pride in our easy and secure booking experience when paying with PayPal.

At Alternative Airlines, we sell all American Airlines flights and even let you pay in any currency accepted by PayPal. We ticket 600+ airlines and offer 160+ currencies to pay in, as well as 40+ different payment methods, making flights accessible to everybody!

Can I use PayPal to pay for flights on American's official site?

Yes but only on a selection of flights. At Alternative Airlines, we give you the flexibility to pay for ANY American Airlines flight with PayPal or PayPal Credit whether it's international or domestic.

Does PayPal offer discount codes?

PayPal doesn't offer specific American Airlines codes. However, when booking through Alternative Airlines you can use the promo codes on Alternative Airlines to save money for your next flight. To find out more check out our American Airlines flight deals page.

How do I pay for American Airlines flights with PayPal Credit?

It's easy! Follow the guide from earlier, but instead of selecting 'PayPal' you need to select 'PayPal Credit'. It's the same steps as before - you'll need to login to your PayPal account to check if you're eligible to use PayPal Credit.

What other payment methods can I use?

If you'd rather not use PayPal, that's no problem. We also accept 40+ different payment methods worldwide, including 'buy now, pay later' methods like Klarna and Afterpay, virtual wallets and even cryptocurrency. Depending on the country you reside in and the currency you choose to pay with, there will be different payment plans available at checkout.