Mountain Equipment Company

Payment methods accepted

In-store

  • Visa

  • MasterCard

  • MEC gift cards

  • Debit cards

  • Cash

Online

  • Visa

  • MasterCard

  • PayPal

  • Klarna

  • MEC gift cards

Combined payments

To pay with PayPal or Klarna, you must pay the full amount of your order. You can't split the order payment with another method such as credit card or gift card. Gift cards and credit cards cay be combined to pay for your order.

Using PayPal on mec.ca

When you select PayPal as payment method, you’ll be directed to login to your PayPal account to complete your transaction. There is no charge to open a PayPal account and there is no added cost for buying products or services. When you pay with PayPal, you don’t expose your financial information to MEC.

PayPal returns

If items are in resalable condition and meet the conditions of MEC’s Rocksolid Guarantee, they may be returned to MEC. PayPal purchases can only be refunded to the original PayPal account within 365 days of purchase. Items returned after 365 days will be refunded by MEC gift card. PayPal purchases returned to stores will be refunded by MEC gift card.

Using Klarna on mec.ca

When you checkout and choose Klarna as a payment method, you’ll spread the cost of your order over four interest-free payments. You’ll be directed to enter a credit card or debit card number for automatic payments every two weeks. There is no interest payable when payments are made on time.

  • The first payment is due when your order ships.

  • The remaining three payments are automatically charged to your credit card every two weeks.

  • Klarna currently accepts Mastercard or Visa. Please note, prepaid cards are not accepted.

  • You’ll need to have a credit card or debit card billed to a Canadian address, be over 18 years old and have a phone that can receive SMS text messages.

  • Klarna is available for orders under $4000.

Klarna Returns

If items are in resalable condition and meet the conditions of MEC’s Rocksolid Guarantee, they may be returned to MEC. Returns will be refunded as an MEC gift card, or can be exchanged for another item. You can use the Klarna app to manage your order and upcoming payments. If you need any help, Klarna Customer Service is always available.