Pay on your own terms: how to finance a dream watch

by John Wallis

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December 11. 2017 - by John Wallis

Many of us know the sweet siren song of the luxury watch. We probably have our favourites, our "dream" watches, over which we paw and salivate for months or years at a time. But there's a big difference between craving something and being able to afford it. For those who can't quite bring themselves to take the plunge, we have one word for you to consider: finance.

We get it. It's a big plunge to take. The idea of buying either women's or men's watches on finance can sound as scary or more so than paying outright, and for some it's not the best way. But if you are in a stable position in life and you're confident in your ability to negotiate a financing deal, there can be a lot to gain for a watch lover. The dream watch doesn't have to stay a dream forever.

For starters, a sound finance package helps you get your hands on that long-awaited timepiece faster while keeping hold of your cash for longer. There's clear benefit in not having to save up for so long.

For starters, a sound finance package helps you get your hands on that long-awaited timepiece faster while keeping hold of your cash for longer. There's clear benefit in not having to save up for so long.

Then there's something many overlook - the right watch can be an investment. The best watches to invest in, like many Rolexes for example, can appreciate in value over the period of financing, especially if you buy pre-owned. This means you are wealthier at the end than if you had waited and saved over the same period. Pre-owned Rolex watches on finance, as well as other major brands, have proved exceptionally tempting to many collectors. For those who have fallen for a dream watch outside of their previously established budget, financing can be even more appealing.

There are many ways to go about finding the right financing deal for you. The simplest and arguably safest is to go through your preferred, trusted retailer. At CHRONEXT, we are extremely pleased to offer a highly reputable finance service through our partner Close Brothers Retail Finance. We have teamed up with them to provide our customers with the easiest and most helpful options when it comes to paying for the watch of their dreams.

The way it works is simple. You can pick your financing package in three easy steps:

1. First, select the watch you love and proceed to checkout.

2. Second, choose "financing" at checkout. Here, you can customise all the terms of your package, up to and including its duration.

3. Finally, complete your order. That's it! Our partners will check your credit rating and confirm your purchase.

Remember, financing is not for everyone, particularly if you are not in an economically secure position in life. But for those who buy responsibly, it can be a dream come true.

If you have any inquiries or would like to consult one of our service managers, please do not hesitate to contact us via Phone (Mo-Fr, 9:00-20:00) +44-20-3588-0044 or via Email:

John Wallis

by John Wallis

Living and working in London, John has been writing about watches since graduating university. He got his start at SalonQP, London's finest watch show, where he was inspired by the breadth and creativity of the modern industry. His fascination with mechanical horology has only grown from there.

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