Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the flag carrier of the Philippines and one of the leading airlines in Asia. PAL offers flights to over 30 domestic and 40 international destinations across Asia, Oceania, North America, and Europe. PAL also provides cargo services, charter flights, and ground handling services.
If you are planning to book a flight with PAL, you may be wondering what are the payment options available for you. In this article, we will discuss the different ways you can pay for your PAL tickets, whether online or offline, in Philippine Peso (PHP) or US Dollar (USD).
One of the easiest and most convenient ways to pay for your PAL tickets is through online payment. You can book your flight through PAL’s official website (www.philippineairlines.com) or mobile app and choose from various online payment methods, such as:
- Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, Diners Club)
- Debit cards (Visa, Mastercard)
- WeChat Pay
- Online banking (BDO, BPI, Metrobank, Landbank, etc.)
- BancNet ATM cards
To pay online, you will need to enter your card or account details and follow the instructions on the screen. You will receive an email confirmation once your payment is successful. You can also check your booking status online using your booking reference number.
If you prefer to pay in cash or do not have access to online payment methods, you can still book your flight with PAL and pay offline. You can reserve your booking through PAL’s website or Reservations Hotline and pay at any of their partner payment centers nationwide.
PAL has over 20,000 accredited payment centers across the Philippines where you can pay for your domestic and international flights in PHP or USD. Some of these payment centers are:
- Bayad Center
- Cebuana Lhuillier
- M Lhuillier
- One Network Bank
- Robinsons Department Stores
- SM Bills Payment Center
- Asia United Bank
- Banco De Oro Unibank
- Philippine National Bank
- Union Bank of the Philippines
To pay offline, you will need to note or print out your 16-digit reference code (for online bookings) or 8-digit reference code (for hotline bookings) and present it to the payment center of your choice. You will receive an email confirmation once your payment is processed.
Please note that offline payments must be made at least 48 hours before the scheduled flight. You can also check your booking status online using your booking reference number.
Buy Now Pay Later
If you want to book your flight now and pay later, you can also avail of PAL’s Buy Now Pay Later option. This is a flexible payment scheme that allows you to pay for your flight in installments using third-party platforms such as:
- PayPal Credit
To use this option, you will need to book your flight through Alternative Airlines (www.alternativeairlines.com), a UK-based online travel agency that partners with PAL and other airlines. You will then choose your preferred payment platform and follow the instructions on how to apply and pay for your flight.
Please note that Buy Now Pay Later option is subject to credit approval and terms and conditions of each payment platform. You will also need to pay interest and fees depending on your chosen payment plan.
Philippine Airlines offers various payment options for its customers, whether online or offline, in PHP or USD. You can choose the one that suits your preference and convenience. You can also opt for Buy Now Pay Later option if you want to pay for your flight in installments.
Whichever payment option you choose, make sure to confirm your booking and check your email for confirmation. You can also check your booking status online using your booking reference number.
We hope this article has helped you learn more about Philippine Airlines payment options. Have a safe and enjoyable flight with PAL!