San Francisco, CA (January 16, 2024) – Uplift, the leading Buy Now Pay Later solution for the world’s travel brands, announced today a partnership with Club Med, the pioneer of the all-inclusive concept, to provide their guests with the ability at checkout on all reservations to spread the cost of their booking over time. This new payment offering provides customers the benefit of reserving an all-inclusive vacation by spreading the cost of their purchase across simple, affordable monthly installments.
“Club Med allows guests to craft and plan their ultimate dream vacation, and through this exciting partnership, we are enhancing that experience with the added convenience for them to be able to determine when and how they choose to pay for their extraordinary trip,” said Carolyne Doyon, President & CEO of Club Med North America and the Caribbean. “Considering our guests often plan their getaways well in advance, providing them with the flexibility to spread out the cost of their experience over time will be a significant consideration in their planning process.”
Uplift partners with over 350 of the world’s leading airlines, cruise lines, resorts, and other major travel providers to help more consumers make meaningful purchases and experience the travel they deserve.
“We are excited to welcome Club Med. to the Uplift hospitality family,” said Tom Botts, Chief Commercial Officer, Uplift. “This partnership will give guests the flexibility to book their vacations across nearly 70 all-inclusive Club Med resorts around the world in monthly installments, allowing them to explore all the experiences these resorts offer.”
Guests vacationing at Club Med can utilize Uplift pay-over-time monthly installments rather than paying in full at the time of their booking. Customers will see the total cost of their trip upfront along with the monthly payment amount and can choose from three months to 24 monthly installments.* There are no Uplift fees, including late fees or prepayment penalties, and travel can happen before customers complete their payments.
Uplift is a leading Buy Now, Pay Later solution that empowers people to get more out of life, one thoughtful purchase at a time. Serving the world’s top enterprise-level travel and hospitality brands, Uplift’s complete range of flexible payment options drives higher conversion and loyalty for partners while giving customers a simple, surprise-free way to pay over time with no late fees or prepayment penalties. Uplift is currently available throughout the United States and Canada. Loans are issued by Uplift, Inc., Uplift Canada Services ULC, or Celtic Bank. Uplift is a division of Upgrade, Inc., a fintech company that offers a full range of credit and banking services. To learn more, visit www.uplift.com and www.upgrade.com.
About Club Med
Club Med, founded in 1950 by Gérard Blitz, is the pioneer of the all-inclusive concept, operating nearly 70 premium resorts in stunning locations around the world including North and South America, Caribbean, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Mediterranean. Each Club Med resort features authentic local style and comfortably upscale accommodations, superior sports programming and activities, enriching children’s programs, gourmet dining, and warm and friendly service by its world-renown staff with legendary hospitality skills, an all-encompassing energy and diverse backgrounds.
Club Med operates in 40 countries spanning across 5 continents and continues to maintain its authentic Club Med spirit with an international staff of more than 23,000 employees from more than 110 different nationalities. Led by its pioneering spirit, Club Med continues to grow and adapt to each market with three to five new resort openings or renovations per year, including a new mountain resort annually.
For more information, visit www.clubmed.us, call 1-800-Club-Med (1-800-258-2633), or contact a preferred travel professional. For an inside look at Club Med, follow Club Med on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.