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Amazon partners with Affirm to deliver pay-over-time option at checkout

By Edlyn Cardoza

August 31, 2021

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Amazon, Affirm, USA, Payments, Payments as a Service, Open Banking, CollaborationAffirm the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, recently announced that its flexible payment solution will soon be available to Amazon.com customers at checkout. Amazon and Affirm are testing with select customers now, and in the coming months, Amazon plans to make Affirm more broadly available to its customers.

As a result of Amazon and Affirm’s partnership, select Amazon customers now have the option to split the total cost of purchases of $50 or more into simple monthly payments by using Affirm. Approved customers are shown the total cost of their purchase upfront and will never pay more than what they agree to at checkout. As always, when choosing Affirm, consumers will not be charged any late or hidden fees.

“By partnering with Amazon we’re bringing the transparency, predictability and affordability that Affirm provides today to the millions of people who shop on Amazon.com in the U.S.,” said Eric Morse, Senior Vice President of Sales at Affirm. “Offering Affirm’s alternative to credit cards also delivers more of the payment choice and flexibility consumers on Amazon want.”

Affirm’s mission is to deliver honest financial products that improve lives. By building a new kind of payment network — one based on trust, transparency and putting people first — we empower millions of consumers to spend and save responsibly and give thousands of businesses the tools to fuel growth. Unlike credit cards and other pay-over-time options, we show consumers exactly what they will pay up front, never increase that amount, and never charge any late or hidden fees.

Recently, IBS Intelligence reported that GeoArm, a no-term contract nationwide security company focused first and foremost on the customer experience, has announced partnering with Affirm to offer BNPL “Buy Now, Pay Later” directly on its website for do-it-yourself security customers to choose from during online checkout.

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