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Search and buy flexible airline tickets (flexi flights) and open-ended airline tickets with Alternative Airlines. Alternative Airlines offer flexi flights from over 600 different airlines!
Flexible flights, 'flexi flights' or a 'flexible fare' is an airline ticket that allows you to make changes to the date and time of your flight before departure. Flexi flights are great if — for whatever reason — you need to bring forward or delay the date you fly on.
You can book flexible flights at Alternative Airlines by checking the fare rules of the flight that you've selected. If the rules state that changes are permitted, you've selected a flexible flight. If the rules state that changes aren't permitted, then your flight is not flexible. We advise you to buy flexible flights in case you cannot make your flight and need to change the dates due to an unexpected circumstance.
See exactly how you know if you've selected a flexible flight.
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How To Buy Flexible Flights with Alternative Airlines
You can find out whether your flight is a Flexi flight or not but checking the fare rules of your ticket. If it states that changes are permitted, then your flight is a Flexi flight. If it states that changes aren't permitted, then your flight is NOT a flexi flight.
Where can I find the fare rules for my flight on Alternative Airlines? — we hear you! You can find the fare rules for your specific flight within the Alternative Airlines booking process after you've selected your flight. Here's exactly what you need to do:
Using the search form at the top of the page enter the departure and arrival destinations alongside the dates you wish to travel, the number of passengers and cabin class. Then hit 'Search Flights'.
After you've decided where you want to fly and used our search, decide which flight you want to buy and click 'confirm selection'.
Once you've selected your preferred flight, you'll be taken to the page where you enter your contact details for the flight.
This is also the page where you can view the fare rules for your ticket. To view the free rules, click on the drop-down that reads 'these are the fare rules of the ticket that you have selected'.
After you've clicked the drop-down, you'll be able to see the fare rules and find out whether your flight is a flexible flight or not.
Under the section 'can I change this ticket?' we'll tell you whether changes are permitted for your flight.
If changes are permitted — your flight is a flexible flight ✅
If changes aren't permitted — your flight is not a flexible flight ❌
In the example above, changes are not permitted.
However, if it states that changes on the airline ticket are free of charge, this means that your flexible air ticket is fully flexible and is available to change without any fee from the airline. Select this fare and continue with the booking to buy your flexible flight.
Please be aware that to make changes to the date of your ticket, you are subject to a $96 administration fee charged by Alternative Airlines. However, if you buy the Alternative Airlines Premium Service Package for $26, we will waive the $96 administration fee, which will make your airline ticket fully flexible and available to change without any additional fees from the airline or with Alternative Airlines.
Always check our terms and conditions if you're unsure whether the flight you want to purchase is a flexible airline ticket.