Sunlight Air, BillEase announce partnership to offer cardless Fly Now, Pay Later

Revenge travelers who wish to explore the Philippines are up for a new year treat. This is after domestic boutique charter airline Sunlight Air, and the country’s top-rated consumer finance app, BillEase open 2023 with a partnership announcement, enabling tourists to book flights and pay later even without a credit card.

Established in 2019, Sunlight Air has been known for excellent service by creating unique and seamless travel experiences around the beautiful islands of the Philippines. Sunlight Air is a revolutionizer in the air travel industry with chartered flights bringing its guests to and from these travel destinations:

• Busuanga (Coron)

• San Vicente (El Nido)

• Camiguin

• Siargao

BillEase is an on-demand consumer credit app that provides personal loans, e-wallet top-ups, prepaid load, and gaming credits as well as buy now, pay later (BNPL) which allows customers to avail of installment plans even without a debit or credit card. 

Through BillEase and Sunlight Air partnership, customers can now purchase Sunlight Air’s SmartPass in an easy and cardless option. BillEase app users will only have to settle a minimum down payment, then split the rest of the payments for up to 12 months of customizable installments.

Sunlight Air SmartPass is a single-use voucher that provides passengers with added flexibility when they decide to fly wherever and whenever they want. Comes in a digital or printed booklet, one voucher gives passengers the opportunity to choose from the pristine destinations of Sunlight Air. Each SmartPass booklet contains ten (10) pre-paid one-way flight vouchers and 1 SmartPass voucher is equivalent to a one-way ticket that includes a 7kgs hand-carry and 10kgs check-in baggage allowance. 

To avail of a Sunlight Air SmartPass and pay later using BillEase, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download the BillEase app on your mobile phone and complete the simple quick registration process.
  2. Once your account is approved, go to and select the Sunlight Air SmartPass variation (digital or printed booklet) and the quantity.
  3. At checkout, choose BillEase as the payment method and choose the payment plan.
  4. Once confirmed, the digital SmartPass will be sent to you via email within 24 hours. For printed SmartPass booklet, it will be delivered to you within 3-7 days via local courier or you also have an option for pick-up.

With more long weekends in store for 2023, the Philippine tourism department is confident to see a boost in local tourism and benefit micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), especially in tourism hotspots.

“Local tourism is projected to return to pre-pandemic levels in 2023 and we believe that the underserved population deserves more options to travel while taking control of their financial future. Through this partnership, we want to give Filipinos opportunities to rest, recharge, and spend longer quality time with their families and loved ones,” Georg Steiger, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BillEase. 

Sunlight Express Airways Chief Executive Officer Ryna Brito: “We at Sunlight Air look forward to welcoming more business and leisure travelers on board our available flights to and from known tourist destinations in the Philippines. More local dream destinations and flight routes will also be added soon so this collaboration with BillEase came just at the right time.” 

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