Well, it has finally happened (in the U.S. anyway - I can't speak for international carriers)....a major airline has begun offering what is essentially a "lay-away" plan on airline tickets!
And yes - there's even a "NO PAYMENTS UNTIL 2005!" offer. Are they selling air travel or sectional sofas?
Bill Me Later®; is a convenient and secure new payment method designed for purchasing on the web. As a credit account, Bill Me Later® provides you with the flexibility to purchase without using your credit card.
To request a Bill Me Later® account, you do not have to complete a lengthy application prior to making a purchase. Simply select Bill Me Later® at checkout to complete your request.
There are no account numbers to enter, just top-of-mind information such as date of birth and the last four digits of your social security number. This information is easy to provide and helps us protect you against fraud.
Bill Me Later® offers “zero fraud liability” protection which means you are not responsible for unauthorized charges.
After you use Bill Me Later®, you will receive a billing statement.
Bill Me Later® offers flexible repayment options: you can choose to pay the entire balance with no additional charges or pay a portion of the balance and regular interest charges apply.
No Payments until January 2005 Offer
You must pay with Bill Me Later® to get offer.
The checkbox next to “Enjoy No Payments until January 2005.” must be checked in order to receive the promotional offer.