NEW Rent-To-Own options now available! 12/24/36/48 Month Terms

Shipping Container

Financing Options

At Container One we have two ways to finance shipping containers:

  • A Rent-to-Own option with up to 48 months of payments

  • A Financing option with installment payments up to 12 months

Both container financing options have very fast approval processes without hard credit checks. 


Last updated: November 2023

Shipping Container Rent to Own Details

Container One offers a rent-to-own option to purchase shipping containers through a partnership with a trusted third party. Fast approvals!

Rent-To-Own Container Purchase Process:

The process for buying a shipping container on rent-to-own terms is not much different than paying all cash. Here are the steps:

  • Order a container from our website

  • Click on 'Pay By Rent To Own' button in the cart

  • Complete the application

  • Once approved, we will arrange delivery

Get an estimated payment by adding containers to your cart, and you’ll see the estimated payment under the subtotal. 

* Rent-to-Own is not available in Minnesota, New Jersey, Alaska, and Hawaii.

Rent To Own FAQs

Q. How much down payment do I need to buy a container on rent-to-own terms?

A. The minimum down payment required is first and last month’s payment.

Q. Can I reduce the monthly payment?

A. Yes, you can reduce your monthly container payment by putting more money down upfront.

  • First and last month’s rent will be taken out of extra money down first

  • Remaining funds will be spread out throughout the term to reduce the monthly payment

Q. Can I pay off the container early?

A. Yes, you can pay off the container for the purchase price within the first 90 days. The future rent owed in the agreement will NOT factor into this payoff.

You may also pay off the contract balance early for a 33% discount at any time during the term. 

Q. What types of containers are eligible for rent to own?

A. All containers are eligible except AS-IS shipping container condition.

Q. Is the rent-to-own container option available in my state?

A. Rent-to-Own containers are available in all states except Minnesota, New Jersey, Alaska, and Hawaii.

Q. Is the rent-to-own program managed by Container One?

A. No. A third party - My Container Rental - manages the rent-to-own option. Container One has no ownership or management over My Container Rental.

Financing For Shipping Containers 

Container One has partnered with Shop Pay by Affirm to provide a financing solution. Shop Pay allows you the option to split your purchase into a payment plan with monthly installments.

Lightning-quick approval with no hard credit check. This process will take less than a minute.

Container Purchase Process With Financing: 

The process to buy a shipping container with financing is not much different than paying all cash. Here are the steps:

  • Order a container from our website

  • Click the "Shop Pay" button at checkout

  • Complete the application

  • Once approved, we will arrange delivery

Container Financing FAQs

Q. Do you check my credit score?

A. The financing company performs a soft credit check that doesn’t affect your credit score.

Q. Can I reduce the monthly payment?

A. Yes, you can reduce your monthly container payment by putting more money down upfront. 

Q. Is there a prepayment penalty?

A. No. There is no penalty for paying off the container before the end of the terms. 

Q. What types of containers are eligible for Financing?

A. All containers are eligible except AS-IS shipping container conditions.

Q. Is the financing program managed by Container One?

A. No. A third party - Affirm - manages the financing option. Container One has no ownership or management over Affirm.

Shipping Container Financing Disclaimer

All shipping container financing is handled through third parties. The financing companies are separate entities and are not affiliated with Container One in any way, except as our financing partners for customers who choose to use their service as a method of repayment. Questions about how container financing works can be answered on this page and on their respective websites.  

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