Klarna FAQ

Do you offer a financing plan?

We have partnered with Klarna to offer interest-free credit as an option when purchasing with us. With the Klarna Financing payment plan, you can spread your payments over 6,12,18 or 24 months.

Who is Klarna?

Klarna is a Swedish payment service provider that takes end-to-end responsibility for your payment. Klarna is the provider of smooth payments to more than 200,000 online stores. Over 90 million consumers worldwide have trusted Klarna to securely handle their payments.

How do I place an order using Financing with Klarna?

Purchasing with Klarna Financing is simple. Add the product you wish to purchase to your basket and proceed to the checkout as normal. Then select the “Pay Over Time” payment method. This will start your application with Klarna Financing. You will then be asked to provide some basic information, followed by details required to check your eligibility. If you’re approved, your payment plan will be created and your order will be automatically placed with us. It’s a short application and you won’t have to leave our website.

What details do I need to provide when I make my purchase?

You will need to provide your name, billing address, email address and phone number, as well as some basic employment and bank details.

Will I be required to pay anything when I apply?

In some cases, Klarna may offer finance contingent on the applicant paying a portion of the balance up front. If this is the case, you will be prompted to make a deposit during the application flow.

If I make my purchase on a Klarna Financing plan, will I pay interest?

Our interest-free offer means that you won’t have to pay interest. The monthly instalments will be collected automatically from your bank account via Direct Debit. Please ensure you have enough funds in your account to cover the repayment on your due date.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for Klarna credit products you must be at least 18 years old and a UK resident. Your application approval is subject to Klarna’s review of your financial circumstances and a full credit search.

If I apply for Klarna Financing, will this affect my credit score?

When you apply for Financing with Klarna, Klarna will make a full credit search with credit reference agencies who supply Klarna with credit information. The agencies will record details of the search, which can be seen on your credit file, whether or not credit is granted. This record will also be visible to third parties and may affect other organisations’ future decisions on whether or not to provide you with credit. For any questions relating to the credit check process, contact Klarna’s customer support team.


What if I am late or miss a payment?

Your monthly payment must reach Klarna by the payment due date. Klarna will also report information to credit reference agencies about the payments you make, and about any payments that you fail to make on time. Late or missing repayments may have serious consequences for you and cause you serious money problems. Your credit rating may be affected which will make it more difficult or more expensive for you to obtain credit in the future. If at any time you miss consecutive payments, Klarna may serve you a default notice requiring you to repay what you owe. If you fail to do so, Klarna may terminate the Agreement and assign or sell the debt to a debt collection agency who will become responsible for recovering the debt themselves.

If you are having trouble making repayments, please get in touch with Klarna customer service via the support section of the Klarna app or via Klarna’s customer support page.

Will I receive an email confirmation when purchasing with Klarna Financing?

If you have selected the Klarna Financing option to pay for your purchase, Klarna will send you an email confirming your purchase details. The email will contain a link to Klarna’s online portal or to download the app, where you can manage your purchases with Klarna. It is essential that you provide accurate information during checkout to ensure that you can receive Klarna’s communications.

Can I set up automatic monthly repayments?

During the Klarna Financing application you will be asked to set up a Direct Debit Mandate from your bank account. Klarna will draw your monthly instalments from your bank account automatically via this Direct Debit Mandate so you don’t need to do anything.

How long will it take until I receive my refund?

As soon as the store has registered your cancellation or your return, we will credit the balance back to you or process a refund within the next 5 business days.

I purchased my item on a Klarna Financing plan and I would like to return it.

Please contact our support team at info@bigbusinessevents.co.uk to process your return. Once your return has been processed your Klarna Financing plan will be adjusted.

I still have questions about Klarna Financing.

Please visit Klarna’s customer service page for a full set of FAQs. Alternatively, you can contact Klarna via live chat from their website, by downloading the Klarna app or over the phone at 0808 189 3333.

Reasons to use DivideBuy

No hidden fees and 0% interest APR

Spreading the cost of your order will not cost you a penny more than paying for it upfront.

96% approval rate

Our unique lending model allows us to offer Interest-Free Credit to more people.

Quick application

Complete the 60 second application and receive an instant decision.

No paperwork required

All documents are in digital format and signed using e-signature.

Look out for the DivideBuy button

DivideBuy is an Interest-Free Credit provider. In partnership with our retailer, we bring you 0% APR credit for selected products online, in-store or over the phone. You can Spread the Cost on one or multiple qualifying items online by simply clicking the DivideBuy button.

You can choose instalment options from 3 to 12 months depending on the value of your purchase and the retailer. Your application will take just 60 seconds to complete and we will provide an immediate decision allowing you to complete your purchase. Once approved, you electronically sign your agreement and the retailer will process your order.

With your DivideBuy account you get access to these great features:

  • Exclusive offers from our Retail Partners
  • Quick checkout with hundreds of Retail Partners
  • View your credit agreement
  • View your instalment amounts and dates
  • Review your payment history

To access your account or to find out more about DivideBuy, visit dividebuy.co.uk.

Alternatively, call our Customer Service Team who are available on 0800 085 0885.

FAQ's

What are the requirements for credit?

  • Be aged between 18 and 75
  • Be a permanent UK resident and have lived at your address for longer than one year
  • Have a debit or credit card
  • Have a valid UK telephone number

Will a credit check be performed?
Yes. DivideBuy uses a third-party credit reference agency to perform a credit check. This is used in combination with your entered details and our own unique algorithm to assess affordability.

Will I have to pay a deposit?
Your first instalment is payable on completion of your order. In some instances, you may be required to pay a deposit based on a combination of your credit score, size of order and number of instalments selected.

How many instalments can I Spread the Cost over?
Depending on the total value of your order and the Retail Partner, you may be able to Spread the Cost up to 12 monthly instalments.

What happens if I want to end my agreement early?
DivideBuy offers the option to repay the remaining balance on your account at any point with no additional charges or fees to pay. You can do this by logging into your DivideBuy account on our website or by calling the Customer Service Team on 0800 085 0885.

Are there any other charges or fees?
There is 0% APR interest and no setup charges, cancellation or hidden fees. DivideBuy reserve the right to add late payment fees to your account in the event of you missing payments. This is all explained in your credit agreement before you complete the checkout process.

 

Instalment Plans are provided by DivideBuy (DivideBuy is a trading name of Rematch Credit Limited, company number 08097204. Credit subject to status and age. Terms & conditions apply. Dependent on your credit score, you may be asked to pay a deposit or assign a guarantor. Rematch Credit is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority, registered number 626266.)