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How to Buy Plane Tickets as a Gift

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Buying Airline Tickets
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Give someone the ultimate present when you buy airline tickets as a gift at Alternative Airlines.

How to buy airline tickets as a gift

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Buying plane tickets as a gift at Alternative Airlines is simple! All you need is the passenger details of the person you're gifting the flights to and your payment details to pay. You can have the travel documents sent to your email address and give them the airline tickets as a gift whenever you'd like.  

When you buy flights as a gift at Alternative Airlines, it doesn't matter if your payment details don't match the details of the person(s) flying. You can buy airline tickets as a gift without the hassle of the airline asking that the person who bought the flight be present at the time of boarding. 

 

How do I buy a plane ticket as a gift?

 

STEP 1

On the Alternative Airlines search form, enter the destinations/airports and the dates that you want to buy as a gift. Click 'search flights'.

Alternative Airlines search bar with London Heathrow to Bangkok selected

STEP 2

Take a look at all available flights from airlines that fly between your chosen destinations on your chosen date. Select the flight that you want to buy as a gift and click 'confirm selection'.

Alternative Airlines flight search result from London Heathrow to Bangkok

STEP 3

Enter the details of the person you're buying the flight as a gift for in the passenger details. Then, enter your details in the contact information. Only the passenger details will appear on the travel documents.

Jet Airways flight results for London Heathrow to Bangkok

STEP 4

Select your preferred payment method. You can buy flights as a gift with any of the payment methods available with Alternative Airlines.

Jet Airways flight results for London Heathrow to Bangkok

STEP 5

Confirm the payment method you've selected is correct by click 'secure payment'. 

Jet Airways flight results for London Heathrow to Bangkok

STEP 6

Enter your payment details and click 'Pay XXX' to confirm the booking. You'll now be redirected to the booking confirmation page — it's that easy to buy flights as a gift!

Jet Airways flight results for London Heathrow to Bangkok


More info on
buying a flight for someone else

Find out more information on buying flights for another person, including what you need at the time of booking and FAQs.

 

Buying a Plane Ticket as a Gift 
FAQs

How to buy a plane ticket as a gift?

You can buy a plane ticket as a gift by using the Alternative Airlines search form at the top of the page to search for flights and selecting the flights you wish to gift. Once you've decided which flights you want to buy, enter the details of the person you're gifting the flights for the passenger details and using your own payment details to buy the flight.

If you enter your information as the contact information, we will send you the travel documents, ready for you to give as a gift!

How to gift a plane ticket?

You can gift a plane ticket by buying a plane ticket at Alternative Airlines, entering the details of the person you want to gift the plane ticket to in the passenger details section and using your payment details to pay for the plane ticket!

How to give airline tickets as a gift?

There are many ways you can give airline tickets as a gift. We suggest either writing a nice message in a card or — if you can keep a good secret — don't tell the person you're giving the gift to until you arrive at the airport!

Can you buy airline gift cards?

No. You can't buy airline gift cards at Alternative Airlines.

It's really easy to buy airline tickets as a gift, though. Just follow our step-by-step guide.