Afterpay Day Is Coming: Here’s What You Need To Know

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If you're looking for an excuse to freshen up your wardrobe with some staples that you've had on your wishlist forever, we've got good news for you. The major online and in-store shopping event that is Afterpay Day 2022 is almost here.
The four-day online shopping event kicks off on Thursday, August 17 and runs until Sunday, August 21. Each year, it typically features huge sales from thousands of Australian brands and retailers. Back in March, shoppers were treated to up to 70% on cult brands like Sephora, The Iconic, Dyson, Adore Beauty, P.E Nation and more. So here's hoping the August event is just as juicy.
Keep reading for everything you need to know about Afterpay Day 2022.

What is Afterpay Day?

Afterpay Day typically rolls around twice a year and is one of the biggest online shopping events in Australia. The upcoming event will be the second of the year with the last Afterpay day happening back in March. Typically, you can score up to 70% off both online and in-store across every category — fashion, beauty, homewares, tech and more — during APD.

When is Afterpay Day 2022?

Afterpay Day 2022 begins on August 17 and will run until August 21. That means shoppers (us!) will have four full days to score some serious discounts from some of our favourite Aussie brands and retailers.

The Best Afterpay Day Sales

While we don't know which cult brands and retailers are participating in Afterpay Day just yet, back in March brands like The Iconic, Dyson, Lululemon, Sephora, Lovehoney, The Good Guys and more joined the huge online shopping event. So we're anticipating a similar lineup.
As always, we'll be curating one big shopping guide on the day of the event, so be sure to bookmark this page.

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 new goodies home. The "buy now, pay later" service works by getting shoppers to pay one instalment upfront on the actual day of purchase and then pay the same amount fortnightly over six weeks until they're fully paid off, with four instalments in total.
You don’t pay any interest or fees as long as you make your repayments on time. If you are late on a payment, you’ll incur a $10 fee. However, that fee is capped and doesn’t compound.

Who has Afterpay?

According to Afterpay, around 63,000 small and large businesses offer Afterpay as a payment option these days, so it’s safe to say that most of your favourite major retailers and brands provide the service.
However, if you’re unsure, you can always check the retailer’s payment options via their website or the list of businesses on Afterpay’s store directory.
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