Where to buy a Nintendo Switch on finance
The Nintendo Switch is the latest and greatest console from the famed Japanese console maker, now the new home of popular franchises like Zelda, Mario and Metroid. It makes sense why those with a long commute or limited free time would want to pick one up, as the console is currently the only one that can be played on the go as well as on the big screen.
But with a Nintendo Switch retailing for £279, it’s a fair chunk of money to find and pay in one lump sum. That’s why it’s a good idea to buy a Nintendo Switch and spread the cost. So we’ve done the research for you and looked at all available Nintendo Switch finance plans available in the UK, starting with the retailers that offer zero interest Nintendo Switch finance.
Nintendo Switch 0% Interest Free Finance
Buying a Nintendo Switch as part of a 0% interest finance plan where possible is always the best choice, as it’s the only option where you can pick one up for solely the asking price. Luckily, there’s a wide swathe of retailers that make it easy for customers to pick up a 0% interest Nintendo Switch. Here’s just a few we at Console Deals compare:
AO interest free Nintendo Switch deals. AO’s interest free credit is offered over a length of 6 or 12 months, and is paid on a month-by-month basis. Your Nintendo Switch needs to cost over £350 for it to be included in the latter, so grab one as part of a bundle if you’d prefer a 12-month plan.
Argos interest free Nintendo Switch deals. Argos’ interest free credit is offered up to a period of 12 months, unique in that you can pay it back as and when it suits you providing its before that length of time. All you need to do is sign up for an Argos card, either online or in store.
GAME interest free Nintendo Switch deals. 0% interest via GAME is only available through their online storefront using a service called Paypal Credit. It’s applicable to any item over £99 – so the Nintendo Switch works fine – and must be paid over a 4-month period if you don’t wish to pay interest. Buying a Nintendo Switch with PayPal Credit is relatively quick and easy.
Music Magpie interest free Nintendo Switch deals. Being exclusively a retailer specialising in second-hand products (consoles included), Music Magpie offer refurbished Nintendo Switch consoles at a 0% interest rate. Your order will need to be over £99 and is only possible again using the PayPal Credit service, which offers a fast way of taking out Nintendo Switch finance.
Nintendo Switch Buy Now Pay Later Finance
If you want to buy a Nintendo Switch without any upfront cost, you can apply for a buy now pay later finance agreement. At the time of writing this guide, retailers offering buy now pay later games console finance include Argos, MusicMagpie, AO.com, GAME and Littlewoods. Make sure you check how long you have to pay for the Nintendo Switch console, as some offer terms of as little as 3 months, while some – like Argos – will give you a full 12 months to settle the account, with no interest to pay.
Nintendo Switch Pay Monthly Finance
Many retailers provide you the option with paying for a Nintendo Switch via monthly instalments, which can work out better for those not wanting to pay out for it in one lump sum.
One of the cheapest pay monthly retailers that we’ve researched is Currys PC World, at 24.9% APR representative. You can also buy a Nintendo Switch on a pay monthly plan from Very.co.uk – a highly respected online retailer – as part of either a 6- or 12-month plan at an interest rate of 39.9% APR variable representative.
Currys PC World representative example: Nintendo Switch £279.00. Pay 36 monthly payments of £10.71. Total amount payable £385.56. Rate of interest 24.9% (variable) 24.9% APR representative.