Q: What is Accrue Savings?
A: CheapOair has partnered with Accrue Savings to enable you to save up for your next trip over time in a dedicated savings account. You will earn rewards toward the cost of your trip:
- CheapOair will contribute 6% toward your trip in the form of rewards up to a maximum reward amount of $150 per trip.
- Friends and family can also chip-in along the way!
Q: How does Accrue Savings work for CheapOair?
A: You'll connect a debit card or checking account and make deposits to save up for your trip. Contributions from CheapOair (in the form of “rewards”) or friends & family help you reach your goal and pay less overall.
Q: What kind of trips can I book with Accrue Savings?
A: Using Accrue, you can save up to purchase anything offered by CheapOair
Q: How much of a discount will I get by using Accrue for my CheapOair trip?
A: You will earn 6% in rewards that are applied toward your booking. For example, if your trip costs $750, you will save up $705 and earn $45 in rewards.
Q: Do Accrue rewards apply to that purchase or a future purchase?
A: Accrue helps you pay less on the trip you are saving up for with rewards applied toward that purchase. It does not function as “cash back” or a rebate. Rewards are loaded onto a debit card that you'll use to make your purchase.
Q: Can I withdraw the money that I've deposited into an Accrue account?
A: Yes, at any time with no penalties. You will only be able to withdraw the money you've deposited. You will not be able to withdraw rewards, which will be forfeited if you close your account.
Q: Is Accrue “Buy Now, Pay Later”?
A: No. You can think of Accrue as Save Now, Buy Later. You cannot create an Accrue account and make your purchase at the same time. Accrue helps you budget for purchases — like a trip with CheapOair — by saving a little at a time and receiving rewards along the way. With Buy Now, Pay Later programs, you would begin a payment plan during checkout — with Accrue, you checkout using the money you've already saved up, plus rewards!
Q: How long does saving to purchase with Accrue Savings take?
A: Accrue Savings offers complete flexibility allowing you to save on your own schedule — weeks, months, or longer. Based on your preferences, configure auto-deposits by amount and on weekly, biweekly, or monthly intervals.
Q: Are there any fees for me to use Accrue?
A: Absolutely not! There are no fees or interest charges for using Accrue.
Q: Will creating an Accrue account trigger a credit check?
Q: How should I sign up to use Accrue with CheapOair?
A: Visit this page and enter a phone number to begin setting up an account. It just takes a minute!
Q: How do I pay using Accrue Savings at checkout?
A: Open your Accrue Savings dashboard (Click here).
- After logging in, click on your CheapOair wallet.
- Click on purchase
- Once you tap that button, you will see the total amount you can spend using your card .
Things to note:
- Any pending payments will not be applied towards your purchase amount
- There is a buffer built-in for taxes and incidentals (one-time transfer limit). If this applies, that amount will be charged to you after your purchase
- Click "Continue" and you will be prompted to enter a one-time code sent to your phone.
- Once you enter the code, a virtual debit card will be displayed on your device.
- Then, you can proceed to https://www.cheapoair.com/ to complete your booking.
- You can copy and paste the details of your virtual debit card during checkout
Q: Do I need a promo code if I am checking out using Accrue?
A: No. The discount comes in the form of “rewards” that will already be part of your balance.
Q: What will happen if I have less in my Accrue balance than the cost of my purchase?
A: When you are ready to make your purchase, you will authorize a one-time-transfer limit to cover costs that exceed your savings and rewards (for example, if a $400 purchase costs $436 with tax). Your funding method for Accrue (a checking account or debit card) will be charged this difference. This is mainly for the purpose of covering the cost of tax. If the final total of the purchase greatly exceeds the balance, the transaction will be declined.
Q: What if I end up spending more than the amount I've saved up with Accrue?
A: If you decide to make additional purchases that greatly increase your available funds (including the buffer for tax), you have three options. You can choose to deposit more into your wallet with Accrue, keep saving to reach your new purchase amount, or make the second purchase as a separate transaction with a different payment method.
Q: What happens if I have leftover funds after purchasing?
A: You can either make another purchase or request any remaining funds in your account be returned to you. You can always start saving up for another purchase if you'd like. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
Q: Can I use additional promotions and offers on top of the rewards through Accrue Savings?
A: That is up to the discretion of CheapOair, but generally, yes.
Q: I have more questions about Accrue Savings and how it works.
A: We’d love to hear from you — just email us at email@example.com and we’ll get right back to you.