FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Afterpay?
Afterpay is a service that allows us to offer our customers the ability to make purchases now and pay for them in four equal installments, every 2 weeks without any interest.
How do I use Afterpay?
Just shop Berne® and checkout as usual. At checkout, choose Afterpay as your payment method.You will be directed to the Afterpay website to register and provide payment details (Visa or Mastercard). If you've used Afterpay before, just log into your Afterpay account.
Please note: all items in your shopping bag must be eligible for Afterpay, and the order value must be between $35 and $1000.
Are there extra fees when I use Afterpay?
Afterpay is always zero interest. You pay nothing extra when you pay on time, according to your payment schedule. The only fees are late fees for missed payments.
Is there a minimum that I must spend in order to use Afterpay?
Your cart must exceed $35 in order to use Afterpay at checkout. Your first order may have a lower maximum value. You will receive an instant approval decision on your order at checkout. Afterpay and Berne® are committed to responsible spending and not all orders will be approved.
Is there a limit to how much I can spend on a single transaction using Afterpay?
Yes, your bag value must be between $35 and $1,000 to use Afterpay with Berne®.
Can I use Afterpay if I'm an international customer?
Afterpay is only offered to our customers who have a US billing address, a US Visa or Mastercard (credit or debit card) and a US mobile phone number. Customers with international billing addresses and/or phone numbers will not be able to set up an account with Afterpay.
What products are not eligible for purchase using Afterpay?
Afterpay is not available on purchases of Gift Cards or e-Gift Cards and may be unavailable on other additional products. If your order contains gift cards and other eligible products, you will need to purchase your gift cards separately.
How does the payment schedule work?
Customers are required to make their first payment at the time of purchase. The remaining three payments are due every 2 weeks in equal installments and will be drawn from your selected payment method. If you would like to make additional unscheduled payments before they are due, you may log in to Afterpay to make your payments early.
You can log in to your Afterpay account anytime to view your payment schedule or make a payment before the next due date.
Will I be notified when a payment is due?
Afterpay sends payment reminders via SMS and email prior to payments becoming due. It is also easy to view your orders and payment schedules on Afterpay.com or in the Afterpay App.
Can I pay early?
You can make payments anytime before your due date. If you'd like to make payments before your scheduled pay dates, you can do so through your Afterpay account. Just select the installment you'd like to pay early and hit 'Pay Now.'
What if I can't pay an Afterpay installment?
If you do not make a payment when due or funds are unavailable, you will be charged a late payment fee if the payment is not made within 10 days. For more information, visit the Afterpay Payment Purchase Agreement.
You can log in to your Afterpay account anytime to view your payment schedule or update your payment details.
For help with late payments, please contact the Afterpay's Customer Service team at 1.855.289.6014
Can I move or change payment due dates for an order?
To request an adjusted payment schedule, contact Afterpay's Customer Service team at 1.855.289.6014 and the team will review your account to determine eligibility. Not all requests can be accommodated.
When will my items be delivered if I use Afterpay?
Afterpay orders are delivered within our standard shipping time frames like any other order from Berne®.
How do I return or exchange an item purchased using Afterpay?
Afterpay returns follow our standard return process. Please note, refunds for Afterpay will first be refunded from Berne® to Afterpay, and then to you. We cannot provide an exchange or cash refund. Have more questions about Afterpay returns? Go to help.afterpay.com.
Can I edit or modify my order after placing it?
Once Afterpay has approved an order, the order details and order value cannot be changed by the customer. Berne® is able to issue partial refunds through Afterpay if items are not in stock or cannot be fulfilled for any reason.