Everything You Need to Know About Afterpay Day 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Afterpay Day 2022
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The next big Afterpay Day sale is fast approaching. Kicking off Thursday, August 18 and running until Sunday, August 21, the mega online shopping event will last for four whole days, so you can shop a range of massive sales from your favourite brands and retailers, both online and in-store. 

Typically, Afterpay Day offers Aussies up to 70% off from top retailers like The Iconic, P.E. Nation, Dyson, Kmart, Adore Beauty and more, and gives shoppers the ability to pay their payments in four fortnightly instalments without incurring interest. 

Keep reading for everything you need to know about Afterpay Day and how you can make the most out of the best Afterpay day sales. 

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What is Afterpay Day?

Afterpay Day is one of the biggest online shopping events in the country, so it generates a lot of excitement when it rolls around – typically twice a year. The most recent one happened back in March 2022 and was absolutely stacked with sweet, sweet sales. It was offering Aussies up to 70% off from top retailers both online and in-store across the country, so here’s hoping it does the same again later this month. 

When is Afterpay Day 2022?

Afterpay Day 2022 is currently slated to kick off Thursday, August 18 and will run until Sunday, August 21. That’s four full days to bag as many discounts as possible across some of your favourite retailers.

The best Afterpay Day sales

If March’s Afterpay Day sale lineup is anything to go by, we can expect big-name brands like The Iconic, P.E. Nation, Dyson, Kmart, Adore Beauty and more to get in on the action. And, as always, we will be compiling a round-up of the best Afterpay Day sales right here.

How does Afterpay work?

Afterpay is essentially like a virtual lay-by, except you don’t have to wait until you’ve paid in full before you take your purchase home. Translation? You don’t need to pay the total amount upfront if you don’t want to or can’t afford to at the moment. Huge win!

You simply pay one instalment on the actual day of purchase and then pay the same amount fortnightly over six weeks (four instalments total). You don’t pay any interest or fees as long as you pay on time. If you’re late on a payment, you’ll incur a $10 fee. However, that fee is capped and doesn’t compound. Afterpay also pauses your account until the balance is paid and you’re back on track. 

Who has the service?

At this point, around 63,000 small and large businesses offer Afterpay as a payment option, so it’s safe to say that most of your favourite major retailers are on board. However, if you’re not sure, you can always check out either the retailer’s payment options via their website or the list of businesses on its store directory.

If you’re looking for a complete round-up of deals on the day, bookmark this page as we’ll be bringing you a comprehensive list of the best afterpay day sales

This post has been updated since its original publication.

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