Vacasa partners with alternative credit card service Affirm

United States: based in Portland vacation rental management company Vacasa has partnered with Affirm, a seamless alternative to credit cards, to provide flexible payment options for those planning their next vacation.

Now, when booking on Vacasa, eligible travelers will be able to select Confirm at checkout and split the cost of US vacation rentals into monthly payments over three, six, or 12 months with an APR as low as 0%, depending on both companies.

For example, a $ 1,800 reservation on Vacasa.com can be split into $ 300 / month over six months at 0% APR. Customers see the total cost of their initial purchase, which will not increase because Affirm claims to never charge late or hidden fees.

Affirm can be used as a payment option when paying online or in-store at over 6,500 merchants of various categories and sizes.

Vacasa is one of the first vacation rental platforms to partner with Affirm, joining leading tour operators including Expedia, Priceline, Delta Vacations, CheapOair, Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Great Wolf Lodge, and more. Offering Affirm will help merchants increase cart conversion, average booking value, and repeat purchase rates.

Vacasa Chief Revenue Officer Mike Dodson said: “Professionally managed vacation rentals have become the preferred type of accommodation for travelers and we couldn’t be more excited to offer Affirm to Vacasa customers. .

Affirm CCO Silvija Martincevic said: “We want to make sure that those who book with Vacasa have flexibility throughout the booking process and are excited about their trip – without worrying about paying for their vacation in full. advance.

“According to a recent Affirm survey, 49% of consumers said they intended to travel more in 2021 and Vacasa booking data shows that demand for vacation rentals is on the rise. By giving travelers the ability to pay over time, our partnership with Vacasa will make their portfolio of high quality vacation rentals accessible to even more consumers.

“In addition, consumers will have peace of mind when booking their trip and stay because they know that with Affirm, they will never be charged any hidden fees or delays,” added Martincevic.

Founded in 2009, Vacasa provides travelers with professionally managed vacation rentals in North America, Belize and Costa Rica.

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