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Flights departing from the UK

Aegean Airlines: No charge for Aegean Bonus Visa, Aegean Visa (Cyprus), Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit and Maestro. 1.5 % charge for Visa Credit/MasterCard Credit, 2.5% for Diners, 2.7% American Express. Charges are applied on total fare plus taxes.

Aer Arann: Admin fee of £7 per person per flight.

Aer Lingus: Admin fee of £7 per person per flight.

Air Berlin:  €10 charge per person on credit card payments and payments made through PayPal, there is a service charge of €20 per person if payment is made via the Air Berlin Service Centre or at the ticket desk, Topbonus Gold and Platinum Card holders pay €10 per person if they book by phone.

Air France: No charge for payments made via Air France website, £13 fee per ticket for bookings made over the phone and £20 fee per ticket for bookings made at any Air France Ticket Office.

British Airways: No charge for payments made by debit card, £4.50 charge for credit card payments and payments made via PayPal.

Cathay Pacific: No charge.

easyJet: £12 Admin fee, plus additional 2% of the total transaction value is charged on payments made by Visa Credit Card, MasterCard, Diners Club, American Express, Carte Bleue (domestic transactions only) and UATP/Airplus.

Eurostar: No charge for payments made by debit card, £4 charge for paying by credit card.

Flybe: No charge for payments made by debit card. For payments made by credit card and PayPal there is a charge of 3% of the total transaction value, with a minimum charge of £5.

Jet2: No charge for payments made by debit card. 2.5% charge for payments made by credit card and 2% for payments made via PayPal.

KLM: No charge for payments made by debit card. For payments made by credit card there is a charge of €7.50 for flights within Europe and €15 for intercontinental flights.
LOT Polish Airlines: No charge.

Lufthansa: No charge for payments made by debit card. When paying by credit card there is a Ticket Service Charge.

Monarch: No charge for payments made by debit card or PayPal. For payments made by credit card there is a fee of 3% of total transaction per booking or £5 per booking, whichever is greatest.

Ryanair: No charge for payments made by debit card, 2% fee of total transaction value for payments made by credit card.

SWISS: No charge for debit cards, £4.50 fee for payments made by credit card.

Virgin: 1.5% fee for payments made by credit card.

WOW air: 2% charge for payments made by credit card. Debit cards can only be used to pay over the phone by contacting the WOW air sales office, booking fee applies.

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Author: Oonagh Shiel (3403 posts)

Content Manager at Cheapflights whose travel life can be best summed up as BC (before children) and PC (post children). We only travel during the school holidays so short-haul trips and staycations are our specialities!