Technology

Webjet introduces Afterpay option for Aussie customers

Online travel giant Webjet has announced the launch of Afterpay as a new payment method now available to its Australian customers.

Joining other travel companies such as Qantas in offering Afterpay, Webjet claims to be one of the few OTAs in Australia to provide its customers with the option of using an interest-free instalment payment method.

Afterpay is the latest addition to the range of payment types already available on Webjet.com.au, including Visa Checkout, American Express Membership Rewards, PayPal, and major credit and debit cards.

Webjet managing director John Guscic said: “The last few months have been unprecedented for the travel industry and Webjet customers, and we are committed to making the process of booking travel even easier, when the time is right.

“Using Afterpay on Webjet is as simple as selecting it as the payment method of choice at checkout, and is available for all flight, hotel or package bookings that total less than $2,000.”

Afterpay CEO and co-founder Anthony Eisen said: “We are delighted to partner with Webjet to offer Australians access to millions of flight and package deals at a competitive rate.

“By splitting the transaction total into four, fortnightly and interest-free instalments, customers have a better ability to manage their budget, which is extremely important for families at this time.”


SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Leave a Reply

Tourism

South African Tourism officials ‘extremely disappointed’ by the latest international travel bans

South African Tourism and the Tourism Business Council of South Africa have expressed their upset in a joint statement.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Shocking video shows Ryanair plane’s engine on fire after flock of herons get sucked in

It’s quite a feat to take over ibises as the world’s most annoying bird, but these frightened passengers would put herons in first place.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Emerald Azzura celebrates successful sea trials

The staff at Travel Weekly were placing bets on whether Emerald Azzura is a precious mineral or a new brand of sparkling water. Turns out we were all wrong.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Jetstar pilot accused of murder to remain in custody until May after facing court

Greg Lynn will remain in custody at Melbourne Assessment Prison until May 2022 after being charged with the murder of two campers.

Share

CommentComments

Technology

Tourism

Riparide land $4 million capital raise

Don’t be fooled by the name: Riparide are an accommodation booking platform, not a car-stealing-for-hire service

Share

CommentComments

Tourism

Pajinka’s traditional owners are changing access to the site after disrespectful behaviour from tourists.

Acts of vandalism, graffiti and nudity have left the traditional owners close to closing the site.

Share

CommentComments

Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with Aurora Expeditions’ Steve McLaughlin

This week, Aurora Expeditions’ APAC sales director reveals the secret ingredient of his famous chilli con carne and the best British crime shows to watch while eating it.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Visit Victoria teams up with The Project to showcase Melbourne’s awesomeness

Here at Travel Weekly, we love visiting Melbourne. It’s perhaps the only place in Australia where you can hang out in a laneway without getting mugged or witnessing a drug deal.

Share

CommentComments

Tourism

Aussie is appointed as CEO of The Travel Concierge Sri Lanka

The new appointment could see quite a few more Aussies paying a visit to Sri Lanka once the pandemic is well and truly over.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Bonza announce key new hires in preparation for lift-off

The new hires seem fit and ready to go. Unfortunately they declined my job application which was a video of me playing flight simulator.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

FAA hands out fines worth over $US160,000 for alcohol-related unruliness

Rowdy passengers are footing the bill as they take “screaming drunk” to new heights.

Share

CommentComments

Travel Agents

AFTA reach out for further government support in the face of Omicron

AFTA hopes a “grassroots activation” will get them on the “same field” as Government.

Share

CommentComments