Vrbo and Affirm team up to provide interest-free funding for future vacations booked through April 11
For a limited time, qualified travelers now have access to 0% APR financing when they book a vacation home through Vrbo and pay with Affirm. This offer is available for bookings made today through April 11 and means interest-free payments for Vrbo properties paid for with Affirm. Families who choose to pay with Affirm can split the total cost of their reservation into monthly payments with no hidden or late fees.
Vrbo data shows that over 80% of families already have travel plans for 2021 and are booking summer vacation homes earlier than ever. This booking frenzy means that many vacation homes in popular destinations book quickly. With this new offer, families can find and book their perfect vacation home now for any time in the future and, for the first time, pay in installments without interest.
“Vrbo has connected families with vacation homes for over 25 years, and we can now deliver even more value to our customers by being the only vacation rental platform to offer Payments Over Time with Affirm. This benefit allows families to plan and book their future vacations. now and pay them later, ”said Mike Sutter, vice president of product management at Vrbo. “The 0% financing offer celebrates spring and all families who want to reconnect with their loved ones after spending a year apart.”
“Travelers are increasingly looking for payment flexibility when booking their travel plans. In fact, a recent Affirm poll found that 54% of consumers are interested in a buy it now and payout solution later this year, ”said Silvija martincevic, Commercial Director of Affirm. “Whether it’s booking a road trip or a big family excursion on Vrbo, travelers can now choose Affirm to pay at their own pace with no hidden fees or confusing fine print.”
Affirm is currently available on select Vrbo properties, identified during payment by a badge with the Affirm logo. Click here to search for Vrbo properties that offer Affirm.
Before booking, families should check travel advisories and restrictions in their vacation destination and always follow the health and safety advice of health officials and local authorities. Visit this help article for more resources and information.
Affirm is uniquely designed to provide consumers and merchants with honest financial products and services that improve their lives. We are revolutionizing the financial sector to be more responsible and accessible while developing a beneficial network for consumers and merchants. Affirm offers more than 6.2 million US and Canadian consumers a better alternative to traditional credit cards, giving them the ability to buy now and pay over time at virtually any store. Unlike payment options that come with late fees, compound interest, and unexpected costs, Affirm tells customers exactly what they’ll be paying with no hidden fees or surprises. Affirm partners with more than 7,900 merchants in the United States, helping them increase sales and reach new consumers. Our merchants include brands like Walmart, Peloton, Oscar de la Renta, Audi and Expedia, and cover verticals such as Home & Lifestyle, Travel, Personal Fitness, Electronics, Clothing & Beauty, Automotive, etc. Payment options through Affirm are provided by these loan partners: affirm.com/lenders.
In 1995, Vrbo introduced a new way for people to travel together, matching owners with families and friends looking for accommodation. We were founded on one goal: to give people the space they need to let go of the distractions of everyday life and just be together. Since then, we’ve grown into a global community of owners and travelers, with unique properties around the world. Vrbo makes booking cabins, condos, beach houses, and any type of space in between easy and fun.
Vrbo is part of the Expedia Group and provides property owners and managers with exposure to over 750 million visits to Expedia Group sites each month. To learn more, visit www.vrbo.com.
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