Applications submitted between May 1st and Dec 31st paying the full price will end on the following May 31st (11 months). There is a half year price for applications submitted between January 1st and April 30th. If it is April consider waiting until May 1st to join.
Likewise, if it is November or December, consider waiting until January. A January-May applicant can be a member for three additional full years.
ALSO - You may pay by Debit/Credit Card or PayPal Account. But ALL transactions are handled by PayPal. Click on the PayPal button then choose which method you will use to pay. VNC does not accept payment by check.