Buy Now, Pay Later with Affirm

Are you an event organizer searching for ways to enhance your attendees' experience while simplifying payment processes? Look no further than Affirm! Get your tickets now, pay in 4. In this article, we'll explore how Affirm can benefit event organizers and why it's tool you might need for your next event.


What is Affirm?

Affirm is a financial technology company that offers a unique approach to consumer financing. Unlike traditional credit cards or loans, Affirm provides flexible, transparent, and budget-friendly financing options for your customers. This means your attendees can purchase event tickets, packages, or merchandise and choose to pay over time with simple, easy-to-understand terms.

Why Choose Affirm for Your Events?

Increase Ticket Sales: Affirm's "buy now, pay later" model can boost ticket sales by making your events more accessible. Attendees can spread the cost of tickets over several months, reducing the financial burden of purchasing upfront.

Enhanced Conversion Rates: Offering Affirm as a payment option can lead to higher conversion rates. Many potential attendees may abandon their purchase if they can't afford to pay for tickets in full. With Affirm, you capture these potential customers.

Flexible Payment Options: Affirm empowers your attendees with flexible payment plans tailored to their budget. They can choose from a variety of payment terms, ensuring they can comfortably attend your event without straining their finances.

Transparent Fees: Affirm provides complete transparency with no hidden fees. Attendees will know exactly what they owe, making them more confident in their purchase decisions.

Seamless Integration: Affirm integrates seamlessly into your ticketing or event management platform. Setting up Affirm for your event is hassle-free, and it's designed to enhance the user experience, both for you as the organizer and for your attendees.

Things to Consider

  • Organization-Wide Enablement: Affirm is enabled organization-wide, meaning it is available for all events. There is no option to enable it selectively for specific events.
  • Mobile App Compatibility: Please note that Affirm is not compatible with our mobile Showpass app.
  • Widget Compatibility: Affirm is also not compatible with our widgets.
  • Transaction Limits: When using Affirm, the transaction limit falls within the range of $50 to $20,000, depending on the respective currency.
  • Exclusive Use of Affirm's Buy Now, Pay Later: You cannot enable both Affirm and Afterpay simultaneously. Our default choice is Affirm and the use of Afterpay will only be approved in specific situations.
  • Processing Fees: The processing fee for Affirm is set at 6% plus $0.30 per transaction.
  • Client Stripe Accounts: If you are a client using your own Stripe account, you can still utilize Affirm. However, you will need to enable it in your Stripe dashboard by visiting


Contact (or your CSM) to see if you qualify for Affirm payments and to have Affirm turned on for your organization.