Air Tahiti is the main airline connecting the islands of Tahiti, offering flights to more than 40 destinations in French Polynesia. If you are planning to book a flight with Air Tahiti, you might be wondering what payment options are available for you. In this article, we will explain the different ways you can pay for your Air Tahiti flight online, as well as some tips and conditions to keep in mind.
One of the most convenient and secure ways to pay for your Air Tahiti flight is by using a credit or debit card. Air Tahiti accepts the following cards: Visa, MasterCard and American Express. You can also use a prepaid card or a virtual card as long as it has sufficient funds and it accepted by Air Tahiti.
When you pay with a card, you will a
Depending on the country of residence you selected when visiting airtahiti.com, you will be able to pay in different currencies. However, if you are using a card issued in any country other than French Polynesia, you should be aware that your card issuing bank may charge you an additional fee for using the card in a foreign country. This fee not controlled by Air Tahiti and it may vary depending on the bank and the currency conversion rate. For more information, please contact your card issuing bank.
If you are using a card issued in French Polynesia, you will only be able to pay in Pacific francs (XPF) according to the Foreign payment law. If you try to pay in any other currency, your payment will not completed. And If you are abroad and want to use a card issued in French Polynesia, you should clear your web browser’s cache, visit airtahiti.com, choose French Polynesia as your country of residence and proceed with the booking and payment in XPF currency.
In some cases, you might asked to present the card or a copy of the card you used to pay for your flight at an Air Tahiti office or at the airport check-in counter. This is a security measure to verify your identity and prevent unauthorized use of your card. Please make sure that the card number, name of the owner, expiry date and signature are visible on the card or copy. After we complete all the necessary checks, you will receive your boarding pass either via online check-in or at the check-in desk.
Another option that Air Tahiti offers is the Multi-islands Pass. This option allows you to visit more than one island on the same trip with discounted fares. You can choose from different passes that cover different archipelagos of French Polynesia: Society Islands (including Bora Bora), Tuamotu Islands (including Rangiroa), Austral Islands (including Rurutu) and Marquesas Islands (including Nuku Hiva).
Each pass has its own conditions and restrictions regarding the number of islands, flights and stopovers allowed. You can also combine different passes or add extensions to visit more islands. For example, you can combine the Bora Bora Pass with the Marquesas Extension to visit Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Maupiti and Nuku Hiva.
To use this option, simply select one of the passes or extensions at the time of booking at airtahiti.com on the ticket payment page. You will receive a confirmation email with your booking reference and a link to manage your booking. You can then pay for your flight using any of the accepted payment methods.
Please note that infants aged 0-2 exempted from payment for this option. Also note that this option non-refundable and that passengers’ first and last names must listed as per their passports.
Other payment options
If none of the above options suit your needs or preferences, you can also pay for your Air Tahiti flight using other methods such as bank transfer or cash. However, these methods have some limitations and conditions that you should be aware of before choosing them.
Bank transfer: You can pay for your Air Tahiti