Payment and Pricing

Paying with PayPal

Yes, Unique Magazines accepts PayPal for all orders. It's a quick, secure, and convenient way to complete your purchase.

PayPal Pay in 3 for Orders Above £30:

Flexible Payment Option: For orders over £30, you can take advantage of PayPal's 'Pay in 3' feature. This allows you to spread the cost of your purchase over three payments.

Easy to Use: Simply select the PayPal Pay in 3 options at checkout for eligible orders.

Using PayPal, whether paying in full or in instalments, ensures a secure and hassle-free payment process for your magazine orders.


Placing Orders by Phone

Yes, you can easily place your order over the phone with Unique Magazines. Our friendly customer service team is here to assist you:

Personal Assistance: Get help choosing the right magazine or subscription directly from our team.

Secure Phone Payments: We accept card payments over the phone, ensuring a secure and convenient transaction.

Just give us a call, and we'll take care of the rest, ensuring a smooth and personalised ordering experience.


Understanding Your Bank Statement: Payment Details

When you make a payment to Unique Magazines, it's easy to identify on your bank statement. Here’s what to look for:

Payment Description: All payments to us will appear as transactions made to "Unique Magazines."

This clear description ensures you can easily recognize and track your magazine purchases on your bank statement.



Redeeming Unique Magazines Gift Cards and Vouchers

Using your Unique Magazines gift cards and vouchers is a straightforward process:

Choose Your Magazines: After selecting the magazines, you wish to purchase, proceed to the basket page.

Redeem Your Code: On the basket page, you'll find a 'redeem discount/voucher' box beneath the order total. Enter the code from your gift card or voucher here and click 'redeem.'

Automatic Deduction: The value of the gift card or voucher will be deducted from your total order amount.

Complete Your Order: You can then finalize your order as usual, using any additional payment methods if necessary.

Additional Details on Voucher and Gift Card Use:

Full or Partial Payment: Gift cards and vouchers can cover the full cost or part of your order.

Remaining Balance: If your order total is less than your voucher amount, you will receive a new gift code for the remaining balance. This code can be used for future purchases.

Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of paying with your Unique Magazines gift cards and vouchers!


Invoice Payments for Businesses, Schools, and Libraries

Yes, Unique Magazines offers the option to pay via invoice for certain types of orders:

Eligible Orders: If you represent a business, school, or library and wish to place an order, we can accommodate payment through an invoice.

How to Arrange: Simply contact our customer service team. We'll guide you through the process and set up the necessary arrangements for your invoice payment.

We're here to make your purchasing experience as convenient as possible.


Paying for Your Order with a Cheque

Yes, you can pay for your Unique Magazines order with a cheque. Here’s how:

Ordering Process: Go through the normal ordering process on our website.

Select Payment Option: Before finalizing your order, you’ll see various payment options. Choose the 'cheque' option.

Cheque Details: Write your order reference number on the back of the cheque. This number can be found in the top right-hand corner of the order screen throughout the ordering process.

Mailing Your Cheque: Send the cheque to the following address:

Unique Magazines

Sands Industrial Estate


Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE16 3DJ

United Kingdom

Please make cheques payable to Unique Magazines.

Order Confirmation: Your order will be processed once we receive and clear your cheque. You'll receive a confirmation email once your order is complete.

Currency Note: We only accept cheques in British Pounds.

Paying by cheque is a convenient option for those who prefer traditional payment methods.


Paying for Your Order via BACS/Electronic Transfer

Yes, Unique Magazines accepts payments via BACS or electronic bank transfer. Here's how to do it:

Complete the Order Process: Go through the normal ordering process on our website.

Select Payment Method: Before finalising your order, choose the 'BACS' option from the list of payment methods.

Payment Details: You will need the following information to make the BACS payment:

Payable to: Unique Magazines

Amount: [Value of your order]

Reference: Your order reference number (found as UM******)

Sort Code: 40-34-18

Account No: 53924173

Confirmation Email: After placing your order, you will receive an email with all the necessary payment details.

Order Completion: Your order will be processed once we receive your payment into our account.

These steps ensure a smooth and secure transaction via BACS or electronic transfer for your convenience.


Keeping Your Payment Details Secure

At Unique Magazines, we prioritise the security of your payment information. Here's how we ensure it:

1. Secure Pages for Payment:

Encrypted Communication: Our payment pages are secure. The URL will begin with 'https://', indicating that communication between your computer and our website is encrypted.

Padlock Icon: You'll see a secure padlock icon in your web browser's address bar, ensuring that your card details are encrypted when sent to us.

2. 3D Secure Transactions:

Extra Layer of Security: All transactions on our website are 3D secure, a mandatory system since October 2009.

Bank Validation: After entering your card details, your bank or card issuer may ask for additional security information, confirming that you are the authorised user of the card.

3. Protecting Your Data:

One-Time Use: We use your card details only for processing your order, then they are discarded. Your details are never stored in a database or file.

4. PCI Compliance:

Adhering to Industry Standards: Our website is PCI compliant, adhering to standards set by Visa, MasterCard, and others to protect customer card details.

Regular Testing: We undergo rigorous testing every 3 months to ensure compliance and prevent hacking.

Rest assured; we take every measure to safeguard your payment details at Unique Magazines.

Auto-Renewal and Stripe:

Secure Storage with Stripe: For subscriptions with auto-renewal, your card details are securely stored with Stripe, our payment provider.

Privacy and Security: While stored securely for convenience, we at Unique Magazines do not have access to view your full card details.

Your payment security and privacy are paramount to us. We use advanced measures to ensure your transactions are safe and secure with Unique Magazines

We Accept payment by Stripe, PayPal, ApplePay, GooglePay, Visa, Mastercard and American Express