What is Openpay?
Openpay first launched in Australia in 2013, and began offering payment services in the UK in June 2019.
Openpay lets you choose the right plan for you, so that you can choose whether to split the cost over 3-7 months. You'll pay in equal monthly instalments, with your first instalment paid on the day, once you reach checkout.
How can I use Openpay to pay for flights?
Search and book flights on the Alternative Airlines website and select Openpay at checkout.
How is the cost of my flights split?
Once you have registered and created a Openpay account, you'll be able to pick the right payment plan for you, then pay your first instalment. The rest of the payments will be spread over 3 – 7 monthly instalments.
Will interest be charged on my Openpay payments?
There's no interest charged when you buy flights with Openpay.
Does Openpay charge any fees?
Openday will only charge a fee if you miss a payment. The late payment fees are £7.50 per missed payment.
Is there a chance I won't be approved?
Openpay is dedicated to responsible lending, and therefore will need to perform some soft checks. To be eligible for an account, you will need to meet the following conditions:
1. You’ll need to be 18+ years old
2. You need to be a UK citizen
3. You'll need to have a valid government-issued photo ID
4. Have a debit or credit card (Visa/Mastercard) in your name
Is Openpay available outside of the United Kingdom?
Openpay can only be used is you are a U.K. resident.
Can I use Openpay to pay for domestic flights within the UK?
Yes, Clearpay can be used to pay for any domestic flights within the UK. Alternative Airlines lets you book flights on popular airlines that fly domestically within the U.K., including EasyJet, Blue Islands and Logan Air.
Can Openpay be used to book international flights?
Yes, Openpay can be used for travelling on international flights! Whether your flight departs or arrives in the U.K. or not, if you meet the conditions to be able to pay using Openpay, you can book flights on any of the 600+ airlines available through Alternative Airlines.