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We have teamed up with V12 Finance and OMNI Capital to offer you a range of interest-freest free and low cost APR deals. Loans are available from £250 right up to £15,000 and you can apply in store, online or on the phone and usually get an instant decision.

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  • Take it Away - Interest FREE Finance

    Now you can apply for a loan of up to £5000 completely interest FREE!* with the Take it Away scheme from Arts Council England.
    Take it away is an Arts Council initiative designed to help more people get involved in learning and playing music.

    Loans are available over 9 months for loans between £100 and £2,000 (subject to a minimum spend of £120) or 18 months for loans between £800 - £5,000) with a minimum 10% deposit payable on the day.


    How old do I have to be to apply?
    Either aged between 18 and 25 years old

    Or if you are over 18 and applying for a person who is under 18 years old (instore only) 

    What can I buy with the Take it Away Scheme?
    The scheme will allow customers to apply for a loan of upto £5,000 for musical instruments such as guitars, drums, cymbals, violins, wind instruments, pianos, keyboards etc plus any accessories needed.

    Although you cannot buy amplifiers or PA systems and the like on their own with Take it Away, you can include equipment and services such as amplifiers and PA systems, music stands, sheet music and tuition as part of your loan as long as it includes a playable instrument.

    How do I apply?

    You can apply in person or online.

    In-store
    Come into our store and choose your instrument and accessories
    We ask you a few questions about yourself and enter the details into our system for authorisation
    if successful, we complete the agreement and take your deposit
    You take your new instrument home!

    Online
    Use the finance calculator to see what finance options are available. You can find the calculator on each product page eligible for finance and on the checkout pages.
    Enter the checkout process as normal and select Take it Away as your credit option.
    Simply complete the online form and receive a totally automated answer and usually an instant decision. If accepted, you can pay your deposit and even sign your agreement online!
    What information do I need to know to apply?
    As well as the standard information about the applicant, we will need to know the following:

    Your bank account number and sort code to set up the direct debit
    Previous address including post code if you have lived in your current address for less than 3 years
    if you are employed, your employers address including post code and phone number
    Can I use take it away to buy something that costs more than the maximum loan amount?
    Yes. You can use Take it Away as a part payment and just pay the difference. Remember, you can even part exchange your old equipment!

    What deposit do I need to pay?
    You need to pay a minimum of a 10% deposit. You can pay a larger deposit if you wish as long as the amount you borrow is between £100 and £2,000 for the 9 month option or between £800 and £5,000 for the 18 month option.

    What payment methods can I use for the deposit?
    You can use Cash, Credit or Debit cards and even Part Exchange.

    Example

     

    *Representative 0% APR

    GigGear Ltd is registered in England and Wales 04708264. Registered office: 17 & 18 St James Centre, East Road, Harlow, Essex CM20 2SX. GigGear Ltd acts as a credit broker and only offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance. GigGear Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Credit provided subject to age and status.

  • Classic Credit

    We have teamed up with V12 Finance to offer you a range of superb interest free and low cost APR deals via our website. Loans are available from £250 right up to £15,000 and you can apply in store, online or on the phone and usually get an instant decision.

  • Roland Take it Today

    Roland Take it Today is a finance scheme run by Roland to help with the purchase of Roland musical instruments.

    There are four options are available:

    Option 1 – 6 Months Interest Free
    Interest free finance (representative 0% APR) is available on all Roland products over £350 (minimum balance £315). A minimum 10% deposit is required and the balance is to be paid over 6 monthly instalments.

    Option 2 – 9 Months Interest Free
    Interest free finance (representative 0% APR) is available on all Roland products over £835 (minimum balance £750). A minimum 10% deposit is required and the balance is to be paid over 9 monthly instalments.

    Option 3 – 24 Months Interest Free
    Interest free finance (representative 0% APR) is available on all Roland products over £1560 (minimum balance £1404). A minimum 10% deposit is required and the balance is to be paid over 24 monthly instalments.

    Option 4 – 36 Month Low Rate Finance
    Low rate finance (representative 3.9% APR) is available on all Roland products over £2000 (Minimum balance £1800). A minimum 10% deposit is required and the balance is to be paid over 36 monthly instalments.

     

    What can I buy on Take it Today?
    You can use the Take it Today schemes to purchase any Roland products over £350 (minimum balance £315). This includes but is not limited to: Electronic Drum Kits, Digital Pianos, Grand Pianos, Synths, Keyboards, Guitar Products, Recording Equipment, Amplifiers, and Accordions.

    Am I eligible for Take it Today?
    This scheme is open to UK residents only. All loans are subject to status and you must be at least 18 years old and a permanent resident in the UK. Customers from outside the UK cannot apply for finance through Take it Today, Pay for it Later. The applicant must also have a bank or building society account to authorise direct debits. Please note the minimum balance value of the product must be over £350.

    How to Take it Today
    Visit GigGear in store or online and select the Roland item that you wish to purchase. Complete a simple finance agreement, which takes a few minutes, and if approved the equipment can be taken straightaway.

    Requirements for a Take it Today loan application:

    10% deposit - payable with credit or debit card or cash
    A bank or building society account for direct debits to be set up.


    GigGear Ltd is registered in England and Wales 04708264. Registered office: 17 & 18 St James Centre, East Road, Harlow, Essex CM20 2SX. GigGear Ltd acts as a credit broker and only offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance. GigGear Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Credit provided subject to age and status.

GigGear Ltd is registered in England and Wales 04708264. Registered office: 17 & 18 St James Centre, East Road, Harlow, Essex CM20 2SX. GigGear Ltd acts as a credit broker and only offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance. GigGear Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Credit provided subject to age and status.

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