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Which payment methods are accepted on the Air France website?

Several different payment methods may be used on our website. The payment methods available to you may vary depending on the amount of time before your trip and whether you use the website or mobile app.

Secure and confidential payment

When you submit a payment on our website, your payment data is encrypted and transmitted via a secure connection. The encryption of information transmitted online is performed depending on the browser used, according to the highest standards (TLS 1.2).
Some transactions are processed through our partner Global Collect. Your payment data is transmitted to Global Collect via a secure connection and for the sole purpose of processing your requested payment. Your data is never communicated to third parties or used for commercial purposes.

Payment methods

Debit and credit cards

We accept the following payment cards: American Express, AIR FRANCE KLM – AMERICAN EXPRESS, Diners Club, Maestro, Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron and UATP / AirPlus.

Please note: A surcharge may apply on credit card payments up to a maximum of £20 per ticket. No fees apply to debit card payments made using available debit card options. Payments made by Visa, Mastercard or Maestro may be subject to 3DSecure payment authentication.

Bank transfer

You can pay by bank transfer if you book your trip at least 16 days before your departure date. Your bank may apply a bank transfer fee. Please contact your bank for more information concerning the amount of this fee.
Depending on your country or region, payments made by bank transfer may be processed by our partner Global Collect or by Air France directly.

Payment instructions
During the reservation process, we provide the bank information needed to process your bank transfer, including the IBAN and BIC codes for the receiving bank account.
You must proceed with payment within 3 days of booking your trip so we receive your payment in time to guarantee your reservation. To request a bank transfer, you must do the following:
  • Use your bank's online banking service (if your bank offers online bank transfers)
  • Complete a bank transfer request form at your bank

Depending on your country, please indicate the reference number (12-digit code located on the payment confirmation page and in the confirmation e-mail) or the reservation number in the payment instructions. This information helps us link the payment to your reservation.

As soon as we receive your full payment, we will send you an e-mail containing your e-ticket.

International bank transfers may be subject to additional bank charges. Bank transfer times may also exceed the ticketing time limit. Please contact your bank for more information.

Voucher

You can use a voucher to pay online for all or part of your booking.

Payment instructions

When paying for your booking, enter your voucher number in the field provided. You can use several vouchers for the same booking. Validate each voucher by clicking on "Add". The amount of your voucher will be automatically deducted from the total amount to be paid. If the amount of the voucher is greater than the price of the ticket, the remaining amount will be credited to a new voucher.

Please note:
  • Vouchers are non-transferrable and must be issued in the same name as the name indicated in the booking.
  • The payment of an option with a voucher is possible, after the purchase of the ticket, in the "My bookings" section of our website.
  • Vouchers issued by Air France (starting with 057) are valid on the Air France website. To use a voucher issued by KLM (starting with 074), you must visit the KLM website.  
  • You can use a voucher issued in another currency than the currency of your booking.

Western Union Quick Pay

You can pay by Western Union Quick Pay if you book your trip at least 16 days before your departure date. This payment method enables you to pay in cash at the Western Union Quick Pay location of your choice. Transfer fees apply based on the total amount of the transaction.

Payment instructions
During the booking process, download a Quick Pay form and locate the Western Union Quick Pay location nearest you using the Western Union website. You must print the Quick Pay form and submit it at a Western Union Quick Pay location to process your payment. The form contains a unique code (payment reference/account number) used to process your payment.
Once your payment is confirmed, we will send you an e-mail containing your e-ticket.

PayPal

You can pay by PayPal. Please note that you must have a PayPal account to use this method of payment. If you don’t have a PayPal account, you can create one for free by clicking here.

Payment by PayPal is not authorised for flights to and from Cuba.

Payment instructions
During the booking process, select PayPal as your payment method. You must click ‘Continue’ to proceed to the PayPal website, where you can log in to your PayPal account.

Once your payment is confirmed, we will send you an e-mail with your e-ticket details. The transaction receipt will appear on your bank statement under "Global Collect".

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