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Olivia Partners with Uplift for ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ Option

Olivia, the travel company for queer women, has a new partnership with Uplift, a company that offers a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solution for some of the world’s top travel brands. So, what does that mean for customers booking Olivia cruises and resort packages? It means that customers now have can spread the cost of their travel over time with simple, affordable monthly installments through Uplift. It comes at a time when travelers are trying to find stress-free, cost-effective ways to travel.

For nearly five decades, Olivia’s mission has been to provide safe spaces for lesbians and LGBTQ+ women. In case you didn’t know, Olivia has managed and created more than 300 trips for more than 350,000 women. From large cruises to resorts, and intimate riverboats to adventure vacations, Olivia charters the entire ship or resort so that guests can always feel free to be themselves. A vacation with Olivia includes exceptional entertainment, friendly personalized service, visiting bucket list destinations, and creating friendships that last a lifetime.

And now, Olivia guests can make their travel dreams a reality with Uplift’s pay-over-time monthly installments, rather than paying in full at booking. Guests will see the total cost of their trip upfront along with the surprise-free monthly payment amount, providing customers the option to choose from three up to 24 monthly installments. 

Olivia partners with Uplift for a "buy now pay later" option for customers. (Photo Credit: Olivia)
Olivia partners with Uplift for a “buy now pay later” option for customers. (Photo Credit: Olivia)

“At Olivia, we pride ourselves on taking lesbian and LGTBQ+ women on trips across the world and we have been creating these vacation experiences for over 30 years,” said Judy Dlugacz, president and founder of Olivia Travel. “From the Arctic to the Caribbean, our trips are truly unique and extraordinary. With the addition of Uplift’s flexible installments, Olivia will be accessible to even more guests looking to make special memories for a lifetime.” 

Uplift partners with over 200 of the world’s leading airlines, cruise lines, resorts, and other major travel providers to offer BNPL payment options to help more consumers make meaningful purchases and experience the travel that they deserve. With Uplift, currently available in the U.S. and Canada, there are no fees including no late fees or prepayment penalties and travel can happen before guests complete their payments.

“We are a company of passionate jetsetters and travel enthusiasts and it’s important for us to make getaways available to more customers and guests through payment installments – Olivia is the ideal partner to continue with this mission,” said Rob Borden, Uplift SVP of Commercial.

Uplift’s Buy Now Pay Later flexible payment options are now available for booking, to learn more visit Olivia Travel.

*Down payment may be required. Actual terms are based on your credit score and other factors and may vary. Not everyone is eligible, and some states are not served, including IA and WV. Loans made through Uplift are offered by these lending partners: www.uplift.com/lenders.

Vacationer Staff

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