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What is Klarna?
Klarna provides interest-free finance. Founded in 2005, over 85 million customers trust Klarna to process their payments securely.
Klarna helps you buy the things you need now - but pay later. No fees, no interest. It's a simple way to spread the cost of your shopping.
At Mattress Online, we offer two Klarna payment options - Pay Later in 3 and 0% Finance. Here's a quick guide to help you compare both payment options.
|Payment option||Pay Later in 3||0% Finance|
|Instalments||3 equal instalments||Equal monthly instalments|
|Payment duration||60 days||Choose between 6, 10 or 12 months|
|Payment start date||On the day of purchase||30 days after your order is shipped|
|Credit check?||Soft search only||Yes|
Pay Later in 3 - no interest, no fees
Pay Later in 3 is a super-easy way for you to spread the cost of your purchase over 3, interest-free payments.
- Add your item(s) to your basket
- Spend between £300-£1000 on your order
- Go to checkout and select 'Pay later in 3 interest-free instalments'
- Your total amount is split into 3 equal instalments
- You'll pay the first instalment once your order is confirmed
- Klarna will take the remaining payments after 30 and 60 days
Klarna will automatically collect your payments in 3, interest-free instalments, from the debit or credit card you used at checkout. Klarna will always let you know - two days in advance - when they're about to collect your payment.
Klarna nor Mattress Online run credit checks against you that could impact your credit rating. Klarna may run "soft credit searches" (also known as "unrecorded enquiries"). These don't affect your credit score and are only visible to you and Klarna. They are not visible to other lenders.
If Klarna can't collect your payment on the due date, they will make a final attempt two days later. If this fails, you'll get a statement for the full outstanding amount, payable 15 days later. Your credit score won't be affected, even if you fail to pay on time.
0% Finance - up to 12 months interest-free
0% Finance is a simple way to spread the cost of your purchase across equal monthly payments, with no interest. You can choose between 6, 10 or 12 months.
- Add your item(s) to your basket
- Spend £500 or over on your order
- Go to checkout and choose 'Financing'
- Decide whether to split your total amount into 6, 10 or 12 equal monthly payments
- You'll be asked to create a Klarna account if you don't already have one
- Once you're approved, you'll be sent back to checkout to complete your purchase
- Pay your first instalment 30 days after your order is shipped
- Pay each instalment every month
Klarna will send you an email when payment is due each month, including instructions on how to pay and an overview of your account. Log in to Klarna, or use the Klarna app to review your purchases and settle your monthly statement. You can choose to pay by Direct Debit if you prefer.
Please remember to pay on time. Late or missing repayments may have serious consequences for you and cause you significant money problems.
Yes, Klarna will run a credit check.
Please note that credit checks can affect your credit rating. This can make it more difficult or more expensive for you to obtain credit in the future.
Don't forget to pay. If you miss monthly payments, promotional interest rates are cancelled and you will be required to pay interest on repayments. Representative 18.9% APR (variable).
Here is a representative example of interest incurred if you miss a repayment:
|Representative (variable)||Purchase interest rate||Assumed credit limit|
|18.9% APR||18.9% p.a.||£1,200|
To be eligible for Pay in 3 or 0% Finance, you need to:
- Be 18 or older
- Have a UK bank account and home address
For Pay in 3 and 0% Finance, Klarna needs your:
- Date of birth
- Mobile phone number
- Email address
- Debit or credit card
- Billing address
It's very important to check that you've entered all your details correctly. Klarna will need them to send you updates, including your monthly statements if you've chosen 0% Finance.
Klarna payment options aren't universally available - they're automatically generated by algorithms.
These algorithms take a number of factors into account, including:
- Address details
- Cardholder details
- Order total
- Online store
- Previous order history
- Item availability
For 0% Finance, Klarna will also perform an affordability assessment through their credit search to ensure you can meet your repayment obligations.
If you haven't been accepted, you can still pay for your order using your credit or debit card, as normal.
There are a few things you can do to improve your chances of being approved.
So long as you're 18 or over, please ensure that you:
- Hold a UK bank account and address
- Enter your full name and address details accurately
- Ensure your name and billing address match those held by your bank account
- Request delivery to your billing address
Klarna assesses all orders individually. Just because you've been accepted for a Klarna payment method before doesn't mean it will be offered every time. Similarly, just because you're not eligible this time around, this won't always be the case for all future orders.
You can pay in full or pay more towards your balance anytime.
Yes. Klarna process all payment information securely. All transactions take place via connections secured with the latest industry-standard security protocols.
No payment details are transferred or held by Mattress Online.
You'll always get an email and a notification from the Klarna app:
- When a payment is due and has been successfully collected
- If in the unlikely event that your payment failed
If you haven't received an email with your statement, you can view your statement in the Klarna app.
You can contact Klarna's customer service team via phone or live chat for further assistance.
In the unlikely event that you haven't yet received your items, please call Mattress Online on 01709 780 881 to check on your order and delivery status.
You can also contact Klarna's customer service team. They can:
- Postpone the due date on your payment
- Put your order on hold in the Klarna app while you wait for your goods to arrive
As soon as Mattress Online has processed your cancellation or return, Klarna will cancel all scheduled future payments, and refund any amounts paid.
You can check this immediately in the Klarna app.
Once Mattress Online has registered your cancellation or return, your refund will arrive within 5-7 business days.
Your refund will be credited back to your Klarna Account balance. If your Account is in credit, you can request for this money to be paid back to your debit or credit card, or you can use it towards future purchases.
Once Mattress Online has confirmed receipt of your return (partial or full), Klarna will send you an updated statement.
If your return is partial, your statement will show an adjusted payment schedule. If your return is full, Klarna will refund any payments collected and cancel your scheduled future payments.
You can always check your order and returns in the Klarna app.
There are lots of ways you can contact Klarna.