Amazon is introducing Layaway plans on select items

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You can now buy items at layaway at Amazon.

The mega-retailer introduced payment plans on thousands of Amazon Layaway items, including furniture, home entertainment, laptops and PCs, cameras and camera accessories, sports and training equipment, lawn and garden equipment, electronics, musical instruments and more.

No credit checks, no interest, no cancellation or storage fees. Before you get started, here’s what you need to know about the payment plan. Note: Amazon Layaway is not yet available for orders shipped to CT, DC, IL, MD, OH, and PA.

How Does Amazon’s Layaway Plan Work?

Shoppers can reserve items by clicking the “Reserve with Layaway” button next to the product (if the label is not near the product name, it may be due to multiple offers on the product, per Amazon) and pay 20% of the total cost of checkout to lock in the price. The costs are spread equally in five payments over eight weeks. However, standard shipping charges will be applied to the final payment Prime members can get free shipping with Amazon Layaway on eligible items. If you are not a Prime Member, please click here to start your free 30-day trial. Amazon Prime is $14.99 per month after the first month is free and student and justified EBT/MediCaid recipients can get up to a 50% discount on the membership fee.

Can you get sale items on Layaway?

Yes! Amazon’s holiday plan extends to sale items and is available year-round, which can come in handy when the holiday season kicks off.

How to cancel your Layaway plan

If you need to cancel the plan or do not complete the payments, Amazon will issue a refund of all amounts paid. If a payment fails, you will not be able to open additional payment plans while a previous plan is overdue.

click here for details on Amazon Layaway.

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